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Visiting Assistant Professor

Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas
To be determine
Closing date
Nov 13, 2021
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The Department of Biology at Texas A&M University (TAMU) invites applications for the ACES Fellows Program, a two-year (24 month) fellowship for early career PhDs. The search committee is particularly interested in candidates in the field of Neuroscience. This program aims to promote diversity by recruiting postdocs as Visiting Assistant Professors, with opportunities to transition to Tenure Track. The Department of Biology ( is part of an interactive and collegial research environment, offering a modern infrastructure and competitive startup packages. The broader Texas A&M research community includes a number of exciting interdepartmental doctoral programs such as Neuroscience (

Texas A&M University’s Accountability, Climate, Equity, and Scholarship (ACES) Fellows Program is a faculty pipeline hiring program that connects those advancing outstanding scholarship with relevant disciplinary units on campus. In recognition of Texas A&M University's Diversity Plan, the ACES Fellows Program promotes the research, teaching, and scholarship of early career scholars who embrace the belief that diversity is an indispensable component of academic excellence. From this experience at Texas A&M, fellows should develop an understanding of the value of diversity and inclusion and the power that it holds for students, faculty, and staff to enrich their lives. For more information please visit:,-Climate,-Equity,-and-Scholarship-F

Applications are welcome from scholars with a strength in, and evidence of, a respect for diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants' PhD degrees should be completed no more than four years from the time of application. Fellows begin their appointment August 2022. Application materials must be submitted online at

If you have questions about this search or candidate eligibility, please direct e-mails to Dr. Dylan McCreedy, Chair of the search committee, at Bryan-College Station, home to Texas A&M University, is a vibrant, dynamic, and rapidly growing community that offers cultural diversity, arts and entertainment, job opportunities, and overall quality of life. Located in the heart of the Houston-Dallas-Austin triangle, the region offers the modern amenities of a big city with a warm, small-town charm, and the community's low cost of living is advantageous to the student and general populations, making it an ideal place to live. Many exceptional natural history destinations (e.g. Big Thicket National Preserve) are less than a day’s drive away. Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

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