Overview

The Department of Science and Mathematics, College of Arts and Sciences, seeks applications from qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning fall 2018. The appointment is for an Assistant Professor of Biology with expertise in using molecular phylogenetic techniques to address questions and problems in systematics. This faculty member will be responsible for teaching courses in his/her areas of expertise, general biology for majors or for non-majors, and evolution. Other teaching assignments may be made as needed by the Department. We are especially interested in candidates working on taxa that can be used as indicators of water quality, and candidates with the ability to collaborate with the A&M-SA Institute for Water Resource Science and Technology will receive preferential consideration. The College seeks excellence in instruction, research, and service. The typical teaching load for active researchers is a 3/3. Summer teaching assignments may be available but are not guaranteed.

Application Process:
Applicants must complete the Application/Faculty Form as well as upload a letter of interest and their curriculum vitae on our online employment system: https://employment.tamusahr.com/.

Only applicants who are invited for an interview will be asked to submit three letters of recommendation to the Search Committee Chair. The letters of recommendations should be written on letterhead, be less than one year old, and must bear the writer’s actual signature. The letters of recommendation can be submitted electronically by the writer as a PDF attachment with the subject heading “Biology – Letter of Recommendation” to the Search Committee chair, Dr. Rodolfo Valdez at Jose.ValdezBarillas@tamusa.edu or sent through the mail to the address below.

The position is open until filled but review of applications will begin 4 December.

Please direct any questions to Jennfer.Ince@tamusa.edu

If selected for the position, prior to issuing a letter of appointment, the official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution. We cannot accept transcripts issued directly to the candidate. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated. Official transcripts should be sent to the address listed below.

Biology Faculty Position
c/o Jennifer Ince
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
College of Arts & Sciences
One University Way
San Antonio, Texas 78224.

About Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 6,500.