domingo, septiembre 25, 2016

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Micropaleontology or Invertebrate Paleontology

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Micropaleontology or Invertebrate Paleontology, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

The Department of Geology and Geophysics at Texas A&M University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in paleontology. Areas of interest include marine micropaleontology, marine invertebrate paleontology, paleoecology, paleoclimatology and biostratigraphy. Successful applicants are expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, externally funded research program and demonstrate a commitment to exceptional undergraduate and graduate teaching through effective pedagogical techniques. We are a collaborative, broad-based Department within the College of Geosciences, which includes the Departments of Oceanography, Atmospheric Science, Geography, Texas Sea Grant, the Geochemical and Environmental Research Group (GERG), and the International Ocean Discovery Program. Opportunities for collaboration also exist within the Faculty of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, which brings together faculty interested in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from across the campu! s.

Interested candidates should submit electronic versions of a curriculum vita, statement of research interests and teaching philosophy, the names and addresses of at least three references and up to four reprints by email attachments, to the Chair of the Paleontology Search Committee, paleosearch@geo.tamu.edu. Screening of applications will begin October 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. A Ph.D. is required at the time of employment.

Texas A&M University, a land-, sea-, and space-grant university, is located in a metropolitan area with a dynamic and international community of 255,000 people. Texas A&M University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through the recruitment and retention of a diverse faculty and student body and compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, underrepresented ethnic groups, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Texas A&M University also has a policy to address the needs of dual-career partners (https://advance.tamu.edu/dual-career-program-information/)