Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
The Department of Life Sciences at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and Texas A&M AgriLife Research has an outstanding opportunity for a strategic full-time joint appointment position as Assistant Professor of Fisheries and Mariculture. This position will be funded by the Chancellor's Research Initiative as a transformational hire of benefit to various collaborative entities within the Texas A&M System investigating aquaculture genetics.
The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a vigorous, externally funded research program in support of PhD and Masters programs, and teach and advise graduate and undergraduate researchers at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. The successful candidate will also be expected to provide day-to-day scientific, technical, and organizational leadership within his/her research team, and be willing to advance IP considerations to ensure optimal long-term patent protection.
Texas A&M–Corpus Christi and Texas AgriLife Research will provide start-up funding and research laboratory space in the new Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Life Sciences Building and marine wet laboratory space at the nearby Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Mariculture Research Facility. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment with Texas A&M AgriLife Research (https://agriliferesearch.tamu.edu), the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (http://tvmdl.tamuc.edu), and the private sector. Ample research opportunities also exist for collaboration with current cutting-edge genomic research programs on campus (https://genomics.tamucc.edu/contact-us.html), the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies (http://harteresearchinstitute.org), Center for Coastal Studies (http://ccs.tamucc.edu) and Conrad Blucher Institute (http://www.cbi.tamucc.edu/). Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi is a Hispanic Serving Institution and candidates seeking to mentor underrepresented groups in science are especially encouraged to apply.