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Texas A&M University - Kingsville Assistant Professor of Research in Kingsville, Texas

Job Title

Assistant Professor of Research

Agency

Texas A&M University - Kingsville

Department

Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Kingsville, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

Position Description: We seek a highly motivated individual to assist 3 areas of need at the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute. Forty percent effort will be dedicated to working with collaborating scientists, landowners, and supporters to initiate a large quail study, 40% effort will go toward assisting CKWRI graduate students with data organization and analysis, and 20% effort will assist with CKWRI outreach efforts. Applicants should have experience with upland gamebird research, working with diverse groups of conservation supporters, data management and analysis, and wildlife extension and outreach. Teaching opportunities are possible.

Location: Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Kingsville, TX. This university is located in the biodiverse Tamaulipan Biotic Province of southern Texas about 40 miles southwest of Corpus Christi and 30 miles from the Gulf of Mexico.

Qualifications Required: B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in ecology, wildlife science, range science, or related field. A strong work ethic, good verbal and written communication skills, ability to mentor students and work independently and as a productive member of a research team is essential. Must be willing to travel.

Application deadline: Begin reviewing applications January 15, 2020 and will continue until a suitable candidate is selected. Start date will be February 1, 2020.

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.

Texas A&M University-Kingsville is the fastest growing public doctoral university in the nation. Degree offerings include well-known programs in engineering, agriculture and music, and new programs in veterinary technology and criminal justice. Classroom learning is enhanced through hands-on research opportunities at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Recognized for excellence in affordability, financial aid, athletics and more, Texas A&M-Kingsville offers a complete college experience.

Texas A&M University-Kingsville is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (361) 593-3705.

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