Job Title Harte Research Institute Chair, Ecosystem Science and Modeling
Agency Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Department Harte Research Institute For Gulf Of Mexico Studies
Proposed Minimum Salary Commensurate
Job Location Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Type Faculty
Job Description The Harte Research Institute (HRI) for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites applications for an HRI Chair for Ecosystem Science & Modeling. We seek an ecosystem scientist with a distinguished record of research that addresses pressing environmental issues in marine and coastal ecosystems. We are particularly interested in candidates with strong ecosystem modeling capabilities, although we will give equal consideration to candidates with expertise in other areas of ecosystem science. The position is tenure-eligible at the Associate or Full Professor level in either the Department of Life Sciences or Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences. Applicants are expected to have qualifications that are commensurate with Associate or Full Professor rank.
The Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies (HRI) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is the only marine research institute dedicated solely to advancing the long-term sustainable use and conservation of the world's ninth-largest body of water. Established in 2001, HRI integrates outstanding scientific research with public policy to provide international leadership in generating and disseminating knowledge about the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem and its critical role in the economies of the North American region. Organized around its unique Harte Model, the institute encourages interdisciplinary collaboration between its nine specialty research areas to employ a holistic approach in addressing large-scale ecosystem problems, and recognizes that people and the environment are inexorably linked in their solution a vision that makes HRI unique in the community of marine science institutes.
A Ph.D. in Marine Science or related field.
An established reputation in the field of coastal and marine ecosystem science, ongoing applied and basic research that is relevant to issues in the Gulf of Mexico, a strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals, and evidence of significant external funding.
Strong ecosystem modeling capabilities, although equal consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in other areas of ecosystem science.
To be considered for the position, all required documentation must be submitted.
A completed application will include: 1. A letter of application addressing qualifications listed. 2. A statement describing: a) teaching and research philosophies, b) philosophy and experience on engagement aimed at solving environmental problems, and c) fit within the HRI model. 3. A curriculum vitae. 4. Three professional references including name, address, title, telephone number, and email addresses. 5. Copies of unofficial transcripts of graduate coursework.
The deadline for applications is Friday, January 31, 2020. All documents must be provided by the deadline for full consideration.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that proudly provides a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty and highly-rated degree programs since 1947. The University has a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement as part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. With palm tree-lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and a university beach, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is the only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast.