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Employment Opportunities


We are currently conducting a search for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position specializing in the ecology of aquatic and/or wetland plants. The successful candidate will be expected to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses in the biology of aquatic and wetland plants and to develop an externally funded research program involving graduate students that complements the strengths of our 50-member faculty. Required qualifications are an earned Ph.D. in the biological sciences or related field with a research emphasis and a record of peer-reviewed publications on the ecology of aquatic and/or wetland plants. Preferred qualifications include postdoctoral experience, a record of grant funding to support research, the ability to also teach a course in aquatic/wetland plant identification, and research experience in plant ecology that complements the strengths of the department.

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered: https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/23351.

Salary and start-up package are negotiable. For full consideration, all application materials must be received by November 01, 2018. Applicants should submit the following materials: 1. letter of application; 2. research statement; 3. statement of teaching philosophy that addresses teaching at a large public university with a diverse student body; 4. current CV; 5. pdfs of up to five relevant publications; and 6. contact information for five individuals willing to serve as references.

Contact Dr. David Lemke (512.245.3364 or david.lemke@txstate.edu) for more information or if you have questions.