Harte Research Institute Endowed Chair, Coastal and Marine Policy
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Harte Research Institute
Proposed Minimum Salary
Corpus Christi, Texas
The Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies (HRI) at
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites applications for an
Endowed Chair for Coastal and Marine Policy or Law at the rank of
Associate or full Professor. This position is tenure-eligible
pending approval from the Texas A&M System Board of Regents. We
seek applicants with a distinguished record of research in the
theory and practice of policy, law and/or governance focused on
addressing problems and developing solutions for issues facing our
coastal and marine environments. We are particularly interested in
candidates willing to coalesce research and engagement initiatives
within a strong interdisciplinary network, including collaborations
with international partners.
Candidates are expected to work primarily in the Gulf of Mexico and
develop synergistic relationships with existing programs at the
Harte Research Institute as well as with local, state, and federal
agencies, NGOs, and the private sector. The successful candidate
will also have an opportunity to guide the development of a center
focusing on environment, economics, and policy at HRI. Ideal
candidates will have an interest in international collaboration in
Mexico and Cuba, a widely recognized research program, a strong
record of science-driven stakeholder engagement activities, success
in mentoring graduate students, and a record of instruction at the
The Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas
A&M University-Corpus Christi is a leading marine research
institute dedicated to advancing the long-term sustainable use and
conservation of the world's ninth-largest body of water.
Established in 2001, HRI integrates outstanding scientific research
with public policy to provide international leadership in
generating and disseminating knowledge about the Gulf of Mexico
ecosystem and its critical role in the economies of the North
American region. Organized around the unique “HRI Model,” the
institute encourages interdisciplinary collaboration between its
nine specialty research areas to employ a holistic approach in
addressing large-scale ecosystem problems and recognizes that
people and the environment are inexorably linked in their solution,
a vision that makes HRI unique in the community of marine science
- A J.S.D., J.D., or Ph.D. in coastal and marine policy or law or
- A record of achievement in scholarship appropriate for
appointment with the rank of Associate or full
- An established reputation in the field of coastal and marine
policy or law and ongoing research that is relevant to issues in
the Gulf of Mexico,
- A strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals,
- Evidence of the ability to develop a collaborative
externally-funded research program.
- Strong experience interacting with coastal and marine
constituencies and policy makers to improve the application of
science to policy, strengthen resilience and enhance effective
coastal and ocean management.
- Experience in/with federal and/or state agencies.
- Widely recognized research program, a strong record of external
funding, and peer reviewed publications.
- Fluency in Spanish.
TO APPLY: https://www.tamucc.edu/human-resources/careers/index.php
All required documentation must be submitted to be considered for
A completed application will include:
1. Letter of application addressing qualifications listed.
2. Statement describing: a) research and teaching philosophies
(including graduate mentorship), b) philosophy and experience on
engagement aimed at solving environmental problems, and c) fit
within the HRI model.
3. Curriculum vitae.
4. Complete list of research funding obtained since 2010, to
include: Your Role (PI/Co-PI/Collaborator), Project Title, Funder,
Start-End Dates, Total Amount ($), Your Portion ($).
5. List of at least three professional references including name,
address, title, telephone number, and email address.
The position will remain open until a finalist has been
For questions, please contact the Search Chair: Dr. Dale Gawlik,
Endowed Chair for Conservation and Biodiversity, Harte Research
Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies, firstname.lastname@example.org
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a
criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon
the institution's verification of credentials and/or other
information required by the institution's procedures, including the
completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer
committed to diversity.
To apply, visit https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TAMUCC_External/job/Corpus-Christi-TAMUCC/Harte-Research-Institute-Endowed-Chair--Coastal-and-Marine-Policy-or-Law_R-046922