The Marine Biology Department at Texas A&M University at Galveston (TAMUG is looking for a non-tenure track Instructional Assistant/Associate Professor who will dedicate themselves to our freshman and sophomore level students. The person will teach all sections of beginning Biology courses, BIOL 111 and BIOL 112, and possibly other courses as appropriate to TAMUG’s marine and/or maritime programs. They will also integrate course materials with scholarly activities ongoing in the Marine Biology Department. They will also serve as a mentor to students enrolled as Marine Biology/Marine Fisheries majors in the Marine Biology Department. This is a full time appointment with a service period of nine months annually and a 9-1-2020 start date.
Texas A&M University at Galveston is an ocean-oriented branch campus of Texas A&M University which educates nearly 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students in a unique blend of marine and maritime programs, including majors in science, business, engineering, liberal arts, and transportation. It is the primary component that fulfills the sea-grant portion of Texas A&M’s land-, sea-, space-grant mission and has nearly $10 million annually in research expenditures. Texas A&M-Galveston is also home to the Texas A&M Maritime Academy, one of seven in the U.S. and the only academy integrated into a Tier 1 academic institution, which trains over 300 cadets annually for maritime service and employment around the world. Texas A&M-Galveston is ideally located in Galveston, Texas on the Gulf Coast where is it surrounded by the industry, environment and programs essential to fulfilling its special-purpose mission.