The Department of Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management,
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M
University invites applications for one full-time professional
track (non-tenure) academic position in Wildlife Management with a
9-month academic appointment beginning August 1, 2022, or as
negotiated. The positions will consist of 80% teaching (3-3), and
20% service appointment. We seek applicants for the faculty title
of Instructional Assistant Professor.
The successful candidate will
- Teach undergraduate and occasional graduate courses in areas
that may include Introductory courses to Wildlife Management,
Wildlife Habitat Management, Techniques of Wildlife Management, or
advanced coursework, such as large mammal management and upland
- Serve as a graduate faculty member.
- Participate in university, college, and department activities
and service including participation in the department’s summer
- Engage external stakeholders in identifying and maintaining
course content that is relevant and supportive of departmental
- Organize and supervise student-developed competitive
submissions for local, regional, and national awards and
- Mentor undergraduates and engage with undergraduate student
- Demonstrate commitment to campus inclusivity and
About the Department
The newly established Department of Rangeland, Wildlife, and
Fisheries Management (RWFM) resulted from the reorganization of
several departments within the College of Agriculture and Life
Sciences. RWFM is unique among most academic departments in that we
are focused on informing science-driven natural resource management
through teaching and research that engage the end user with their
needs in mind. The Department is currently comprised of 14 faculty
members (including two endowed chairs) on the flagship campus in
College Station and 10 additional faculty members located at
Research and Extension Centers across the state. Departmental
faculty also have appointments within Texas A&M AgriLife
Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas Water
Resources Institute, and Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute.
Our faculty maintain diverse state, national, and international
research collaborations. Student enrollment is approximately 530
undergraduate and 100 graduate students. Information about RWFM is
available at https://RWFM.tamu.edu/
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in an appropriate
wildlife discipline with demonstrated capability in teaching
programs and working with stakeholder groups. Applicants must
document or otherwise demonstrate their:
- ability to be creative, innovative, organized, detail-oriented,
- Inclusive knowledge of wildlife management principles in
- Ability to maintain a robust educational program that meets
- Demonstrated ability to provide transformative learning to
- Knowledge of curriculum development, assessment, and
Ideal applicants will document or otherwise demonstrate having
strong existing relationships with industry groups.
Applicants must submit:
- A letter of application describing interests, qualifications,
unique skills, perspectives, and programmatic areas that
contributes significantly to RWFM’s scholarly activities in
research, teaching, and service.
- An up-to-date, detailed curriculum vitae.
- A statement of teaching and evidence of its impact.
- A statement of service and evidence of its impact.
- A statement of how personal commitment to diversity and
inclusion informs their past and future professional
- A list of names and contact information of three
The application materials must be submitted online
Review of applications will begin on or around February
15, 2022. Please direct any questions regarding the position to
Roel Lopez at email@example.com.
This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct
this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier
account and can send all application materials, including
confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.
Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a
culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from
veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and
members of other underrepresented groups are strongly
The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional
faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and
therefore has a Dual
Career Program and implements policies that contribute