Assistant Professor of Entomology-Arthropod Systematics and Biodiversity-Tenure Track at Texas A&M

Assistant Professor of Entomology-Arthropod Systematics and Biodiversity-Tenure Track. The Department of Entomology at Texas A&M University and the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station seek qualified applicants for this position with a 62% research, 33% teaching appointment, and 5% service. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Entomology or related biological science field with emphasis on insect systematics is required. Demonstrated skills in working with a major insect or arthropod group that includes a collections-based research program that is broadly based and uses next-generation DNA sequencing, phylogenomics, bioinformatics, cybertaxonomy, or other relevant emerging research areas to conduct comprehensive, comparative, systematics program. Other desired qualifications include excellent written and oral communication skills, strong record of scholarly achievement, experience in teaching at the undergraduate levels, mentoring students, and obtaining extramural support and an ability to collaborate in multidisciplinary teams. See details at http://insects.tamu.edu for a full description and instructions for submission of application materials. The closing date for applications is January 16, 2014. Texas A&M University seeks individuals who are able to work with diverse students and colleagues, who have experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives, and who will contribute to the diversity efforts of the University.

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