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Texas A&M University System
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
College Station
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Posted: 05/12/2021
Assistant Professor of Aquaculture or Fisheries Management
Salary: commensurate with experience

POSITION: The Department of Rangeland, Wildlife, and Fisheries Management, in the College of Agriculture and Life Science at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas invites applications for one full position of Assistant Professor with an emphasis in aquaculture or fisheries management. This is a 9-month tenure-track academic appointment with (60%) research, (30%) teaching, (10%) services with an anticipated start date of no earlier than August 16, 2021.

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will be expected to enhance a faculty addressing various aspects of aquaculture and fisheries management in the Department of Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management. This position will be an integral component of the Department’s research and teaching programs in aquatic resources management. Included duties will be the development and leadership of an independent, extramurally-funded, internationally recognized research program in a discipline related to the fields of aquaculture or fisheries management. The appointee will be expected to teach courses related to their expertise in the recently established undergraduate curriculum. Courses such as Aquatic Ecology, Aquaculture Production, Pond Management, and Fish Health and Diseases are part of the curriculum and potential offerings to be taught by the successful candidate.

REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D. in Aquaculture, Fisheries Science, or related field is required. Postdoctoral experience is preferred. Evidence of outstanding research and publishing capacities is required along with the potential to establish and maintain strong teaching and graduate education programs.

RESOURCES: Texas A&M University (TAMU) is a public, land-grant institution with many high-quality academic units conducting research in areas of natural resource conservation and management. The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary, startup package and laboratory space and/or field equipment, as well as access to animal facilities located at the Aquacultural Research and Teaching Facility (ARTF) associated with the Department of Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The candidate will have opportunities to collaborate with a broad range of TAMU System researchers around the state.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications will only be accepted through Interfolio at Applicants must submit: 1) a cover letter of interest, 2) detailed curriculum vitae, 3) a two-page statement of teaching and research plans, and 4) contact information for three professional references who can provide a critical evaluation of the applicant’s qualifications for the position. Review of applications will begin July 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

For questions, email inquiries to the attention of Dr. Del Gatlin, Search Committee Chair, Department of Ecology and Conservation Biology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, via Ms. Theresa Nemec e-mail: