Assistant Professor – University of Texas at Austin

The College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions from impactful researchers, teachers and scholarly community builders, who are also committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. The College is interested in and values candidates who have experience working with diverse and underserved populations, and have demonstrated a commitment to improving the diversity, equity and inclusivity of their academic communities. The College views inclusiveness and excellence as interconnected in the work of its faculty. Applications should be routed via the appropriate department within the College of Natural Sciences and all positions are subject to the availability of funding.

The Department of Marine Science seeks Assistant Professor candidates with expertise in any discipline that investigates regional and/or global marine processes. Applicants should have a strong research record and a commitment to excellent teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a nationally recognized research program, mentor graduate students and postdoctoral scientists, and teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels. A PhD or equivalent is required at the time of appointment, and postdoctoral research experience is expected.

The position is located at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas, Texas, adjacent to estuarine, inshore, and offshore habitats of the Gulf of Mexico. Significant resources include: Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve (in partnership with NOAA), Fisheries and Mariculture Laboratory complexfull-service core analytical facilities,  marinaMarine Science Libraryanimal rehabilitation operations, and public Marine Science Education Center, many of which have been recently renovated. A Center for Coastal Ocean Science is being established, which will support marine environmental science research in chemical ecology, toxicology, physiology and biochemistry. 

Application Instructions
Applicants should submit the following items via  Interfolio: (i) a cover letter that includes the names and contact information of 3 references, (ii) CV, (iii) a statement describing your contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service, (iv) a research statement, and (v) a teaching statement. Applications received prior to December 1, 2021 will receive full consideration. For additional information about the Institute and Department, see

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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