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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Instructional Assistant Professor

Rangeland, Wildlife, and Fisheries Management

College Station, Texas
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The Department of Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University invites applications for one full-time professional track (non-tenure) academic position in Fisheries Management and Ecosystems with a 9-month academic appointment beginning August 1, 2022, or as negotiated. The positions will consist of 80% teaching (3-3), and 20% service appointment. We seek applicants for the faculty title of Instructional Assistant Professor.

The successful candidate will:

  • Teach undergraduate and occasional graduate courses in areas that may include courses such as Aquaculture I and II, Pond and Small Impoundment Management, Aquatic Vegetation Management, Fisheries Management Techniques, Principles & Practices of Wildlife/Fisheries Management, Fish Disease, and Fish Physiology.
  • Serve as a graduate faculty member.
  • Participate in university, college, and department activities and service including providing guidance in the department’s summer field course.
  • Engage external stakeholders in identifying and maintaining course content that is relevant and supportive of departmental curriculum.
  • Organize and supervise student-developed competitive submissions for local, regional, and national awards and recognition.
  • Mentor undergraduates and engage with undergraduate student organizations.
  • Demonstrate commitment to campus inclusivity and diversity.

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in an appropriate fisheries discipline with demonstrated capability in teaching programs and working with stakeholder groups. Applicants must document or otherwise demonstrate their:

  • ability to be creative, innovative, organized, detail-oriented, and resourceful;
  • Inclusive knowledge of fisheries management principles in application;
  • Ability to maintain a robust educational program that meets student needs;
  • Demonstrated ability to provide transformative learning to students; and
  • Knowledge of curriculum development, assessment, and longitudinal evaluation.

Ideal applicants will document or otherwise demonstrate having strong existing relationships with industry groups.

Application Instructions

Applicants must submit:

  • A letter of application describing interests, qualifications, unique skills, perspectives, and programmatic areas that contributes significantly to RWFM’s scholarly activities in research, teaching, and service.
  • An up-to-date, detailed curriculum vitae and official transcripts.
  • A statement of teaching and evidence of its impact.
  • A statement of service and evidence of its impact.
  • A statement of how personal commitment to diversity and inclusion informs their past and future professional contributions.
  • A list of names and contact information of three references.

Please apply at: http://apply.interfolio.com/105065. Review of applications will begin on or around June 15, 2022. Please direct any questions regarding the position to Gerard Kyle at gkyle@tamu.edu.

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.