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Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor, Geology, Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi

The College of Science and Engineering ( invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Geology in the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences ( The position will begin in the Spring 2018 semester. The areas of expertise for this position are Structural Geology and Geophysics and the research is expected to be in the fields of structural geology, geophysics, sedimentary basin analysis and/or natural hazards. The successful candidate is also expected to: (1) demonstrate excellence in research and scholarship, both nationally and internationally; (2) teach undergraduate and graduate level Geology courses and laboratories in their field of expertise; (3) be an effective teacher and mentor to undergraduate students in geology; and (4) advise and supervise doctoral and master’s students in the Coastal and Marine System Science and Environmental Science graduate programs within PENS.

The Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences (PENS) of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is an interdisciplinary department that offers undergraduate degrees in Geology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science, and Physics. We also offer a PhD in Coastal and Marine System Sciences, and master’s degrees in Environmental Science, Coastal and Marine System Science and will soon be offering a master’s degree in Chemistry. With the physical sciences as our core, we seek to bridge academics and research through interdisciplinary collaboration that exists both in the classroom and in the field. We seek for our students at every level to grasp the real-life applicability of their research and its wide-spread impacts on environment and sustainability.

Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi is a rapidly growing doctoral research university with more than 12,000 students. A Hispanic-Serving Institution on the cultural border with Latin America, TAMU-CC provides a robust campus experience focused on student and faculty success. Located on its own island on the Texas Gulf Coast, the “Island University” was recently recognized as one of the most beautiful coastal campuses in the United States. State-of-the-art classroom and laboratory buildings, support facilities, and recognized faculty strategically position TAMU-CC to achieve its goal of national and international prominence as an emerging research institution.

Documents needed to apply: cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of references and transcript. Please apply online at