Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Faculty Positions, Department of Biology at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

The Department of Biology at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is currently searching for 2 tenure-track, Assistant Professor positions beginning fall 2016. Areas of interest are Entomology and Behavioral Endocrinology. UTRGV is located in the southern tip of Texas with campuses in Edinburg, Brownsville, and Harlingen.

UTRGV is a Hispanic-Serving Institution with greater than 26,000 students. The department has more than 40 faculty members and more than 2000 declared majors. We are dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. In addition, UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly environment for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities. Please see the links to the announcements below or go to https://careers.utrgv.edu . Information about the department can be found at: www.utrgv.edu/biology.

The Department of Biology has active research programs in molecular biology, ecology and organismal biology. We offer B.S. degrees in Biology; undergraduate degrees with concentrations in pre-medical, pre-dental, and pre-optometry; a UTeach teacher preparation program; and a Master’s program.We seek outstanding candidates with a research agenda in related areas (please see the individual announcements for these details). The appointment involves teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels including the supervision of undergraduate research projects and Master’s theses. Applicants with experience teaching a diverse student body are especially welcomed as is the ability to use technology and innovative teaching methods to support students’ learning.