Assistant Professor position in Systematic Entomology

Jim Woolley jbw6521 at VENUS.TAMU.EDU
Fri Apr 1 09:44:41 CST 1994


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Systematic Entomology
Department of Entomology
Texas A&M University

TENURE-TRACK, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position in the Department of
Entomology with joint appointment in the College of Agriculture
and Life Sciences and the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station.

SALARY:  Commensurate with qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Earned Ph.D. in Entomology or related
science from an accredited university and demonstrated expertise
in systematic entomology.  Training and experience in contemporary
systematics research methods such as phylogenetics and/or
molecular techniques is essential.  Should have experience with
and commitment to collection development sufficient to assume
curatorship of departmental insect collection.  Experience with
undergraduate or graduate teaching is highly desirable.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

TEACHING  (33%).  The incumbent will teach an undergraduate
course in Insect Systematics and Biology, and a graduate course in
either Immature Insects or Insect Phylogeny.  The incumbent will
be expected to participate in the graduate program in systematic
and evolutionary biology at TAMU and direct graduate student
research.
RESEARCH (67%).  The incumbent will be expected to develop an
externally-funded research program in systematic entomology.
Taxonomic orientation is open, however, a research interest in
orders such as Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, Diptera or Homoptera would
complement existing expertise in the department.  Preference will
be given to a research program that is collection-based.  The
research must be consistent with the goals of the Department of
Entomology and the mission of the Texas Agricultural Experiment
Station.
SERVICE.  The incumbent is expected to interact with Extension
faculty and other applied programs in the department and the
Agriculture Program at TAMU, and will assist other members of the
systematics group with identifications as appropriate.

TO APPLY:  Send Curriculum Vitae, a letter of application,
selected reprints, and the names and addresses of four references
to:

        Dr. Ray Frisbie, Professor and Head
        Department of Entomology
        Texas A&M University
        College Station, Texas 77843-2475
        (409) 845-2510,  FAX: (409) 845-6305

The letter of application should address the applicant's interest
in the position, credentials and experience that support
qualifications, and the applicant's professional and academic
career goals, including reference to teaching and research.

CLOSING DATE:  June 15, 1994.  Texas A&M University is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. Applications from women and minority
candidates are encouraged.


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Jim Woolley
Department of Entomology
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas 77843
jbw6521 @ venus.tamu.edu
(409) 845-9349
(409) 845-6305  FAX
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