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Tenure-Track: Assistant Professor Maritime Economics
Texas A & M University at Galveston

Date Posted Nov. 11, 2020
Title Tenure-Track: Assistant Professor Maritime Economics
University Texas A & M University at Galveston
Galveston, TX, United States
Department Maritime Business Administration
Application Deadline Review of applications will begin March 15, 2021 and the position will remain open until filled.
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2021
  • Assistant Professor
  • Economics
    Business - General

Position Description:
The Department of Maritime Business Administration of Texas A&M University at Galveston invites applications for a full time, tenure-track position with a 9-month faculty appointment starting September 1, 2021. Applicants will be considered for the faculty title of Assistant Professor.

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct high impact research and teach undergraduate and graduate courses, both face-to-face and online in Maritime Economics. Through this position, the department expects to advance economic research for the Global Blue Economy. The candidate will be expected to publish in leading maritime and economic journals, participate in the bi-weekly departmental research meetings, and serve on an appropriate department committees. The candidate is also required to engage in internal (departmental and university) and external (professional) service. Salary and research budget are competitive. It is anticipated that this position will advance the department’s goal of AACSB accreditation and in becoming the premier Maritime research and blue economy academic leader in the USA. It is equally anticipated that the faculty member will actively contribute to the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME), which is housed in the department, enhance graduate research and research funding, and help the department in the near future develop a PhD program in Maritime Business in the Americas.

Texas A&M University at Galveston is an ocean-oriented branch campus of Texas A&M University which educates nearly 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students in a unique blend of marine and maritime programs, including majors in science, business, engineering, liberal arts, and transportation. It is the primary component that fulfills the sea-grant portion of Texas A&M’s land-, sea-, space-grant mission and has nearly $10 million annually in research expenditures. Texas A&M-Galveston is also home to the Texas A&M Maritime Academy, one of seven in the U.S. and the only academy integrated into a Tier 1 academic institution, which trains over 300 cadets annually for maritime service and employment around the world. Texas A&M-Galveston is ideally located in Galveston, Texas on the Gulf Coast where is it surrounded by the industry, environment and programs essential to fulfilling its special-purpose mission.

The candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Maritime Economics or closely related field and also have a demonstrated interest in basic/applied research. Complementarities with the research of current faculty are essential.

Preference will be given to individuals who conduct high impact research and teaching in maritime economics; have a strong record of relevant professional and/or research experience; demonstrate a commitment to ongoing professional development; and are able to show a successful college/university teaching experience, or show strong promise in research and teaching.

Application Instructions:
Applications are only accepted online at The application must contain electronic copies of: a) cover letter; b) curriculum vitae; c) Teaching and Research Statements; d) List of 3 references; e) Diversity Statement. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of Texas A&M University at Galveston’s academic community.

For more information on the position, please contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Uchenna Nwabueze at Review of applications will begin March 15, 2021 and the position will remain open until filled.

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
    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.
    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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Contact Information

  • Uchenna Nwabueze, Chair of the Search Committee
    Maritime Business Administration
    Texas A & M University at Galveston
    200 Seawolf Parkway
    Galveston, TX 77553
  • 409-740-4474


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