The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a tenured
faculty position (Associate or Full Professor) in the Department of Marine
Science. We seek an accomplished scientist with expertise in any discipline
that investigates regional and/or global marine processes. Interdisciplinary
researchers who couple physical, biogeochemical, and/or biotic processes in
estuarine and coastal environments are especially encouraged to apply.
Candidates should have a strong research record, including significant
extramural research funding, and should have a commitment to excellent
teaching. The successful applicant will be expected to maintain a nationally
recognized research program, mentor graduate students and postdoctoral
scientists, and teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
The position is located at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute in
Port Aransas, Texas. The Institute and its excellent laboratory facilities are
adjacent to estuarine, inshore, and offshore habitats of the Gulf of Mexico.
Significant resources include: Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research
Reserve (in partnership with NOAA), Beaufort Lagoon Ecosystems Long Term
Ecological Research program, Fisheries and Mariculture Laboratory complex,
full-service core analytical facilities, marina and fleet of research vessels,
Marine Science Library, animal rehabilitation operations, and public Marine
Science Education Center, many of which have been recently renovated. A Center
for Coastal Ocean Science is being established, which will support marine
environmental science research in chemical ecology, toxicology, physiology and
The Institute and Department, in collaboration with the College of Natural
Sciences, value candidates who seek to build a diverse and inclusive
educational environment and have a demonstrated commitment to equity,
diversity, and inclusion in academia. We are also committed to addressing the
family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples.
Ph.D. in related field and postdoctoral experience.
Applicants should submit the following items via Interfolio: i) a cover
letter with contact information, (ii) a current CV, (iii) a research
statement, (iv) a teaching statement, and (v) a diversity statement
addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research,
teaching, and/or service. Applications received prior to December 1 will
receive full consideration. For additional information about the Institute and
Department, see https: // www. utmsi.utexas.edu. We are a vibrant and inclusive
community, and we seek candidates who are interested in contributing to
diversity and equal opportunity in higher education.
The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Background check conducted on applicant selected.
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nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a
policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or
veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and