Assistant Professor: Marine Biology

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX

Posted 11/30/2022

The Department of Life Sciences of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences in the area of Marine Biology to begin fall 2023.  Possible research areas include but are not limited to marine animal physiology, systems ecology and community ecology, global change biology, and plankton ecology.  Expertise in other marine biology related areas is also welcomed.  This position will ideally be complementary to our current faculty research activities with existing strengths in estuarine and coastal ecological processes, fisheries, genetics, microbial ecology, community ecology, ecophysiology, ecotoxicology and tropical and subtropical systems at various taxonomic levels. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program, supervise graduate students, and teach courses consistent with their individual expertise. This position will further expand and support our graduate programs in Marine Biology (M.S. and Ph.D.), Fisheries & Mariculture (M.S.), and Biology (M.S.). Details about each of these programs can be found online at

Detailed information of this position can be found here:      (Search job post R-056129)

A completed application will include:

  1. A cover letter describing experience and qualifications, including prior service activities
  2. A research statement including plans for funding support
  3. A statement of teaching experience and plans for effective instruction, including any prior pedagogical training and professional development of teaching skills
  4. A statement of diversity, inclusion, and equity that addresses plans for success at our Hispanic Serving Institution
  5. A curriculum vitae
  6. The names and contact information of three references.

The position will remain open until a finalist has been selected. Applicants are encouraged to apply by January 16th, 2023. For questions, please contact: Dr. Wei Xu, Search Chair, Department of Life Sciences, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, [email protected].


Last Updated 11/30/2022