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Texas Tech University TTU Research Aide in Lubbock, Texas

23566BR

Extended Job Title:

TTU Research Aide

Position Description:

Performs specialized work in conducting original research. Work is performed under general supervision with evaluation based on accomplishment of assigned objectives and overall effectiveness of project. May supervise research and student assistants.

Requisition ID:

23566BR

Travel Required:

Up to 75%

Major/Essential Functions:

  • Performs specialized work in conducting original research.

  • Work is performed under general supervision with evaluation based on the accomplishment of assigned objectives and the overall effectiveness of the project.

  • May supervise research and student assistants.

  • Survey and identify pinyon-juniper community birds by sight and sound.

  • Conduct surveys for woodland nesting birds.

  • Collect site location metrics.

  • Conduct vegetation inventories at sample sites.

  • Enter data into an electronic database.

Grant Funded?:

Yes

Minimum Hire Rate:

11.5

Pay Basis:

Hourly

Schedule Details:

6am-3pm

Work Location:

Lubbock

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge as to how to identify bird species by sight and sound and learn the bird species of the area.

  • Knowledge as to how to conduct field vegetation metrics.

  • Ability to collect and record data accurately.

  • Ability to hike over semi-rugged terrain.

  • Possess a driver's license.

  • Know how to drive a 4 wheel drive vehicle.

  • Overground navigation with compass and map.

  • First aid.

  • Demonstrated record of reliability and strong worth ethic.

  • Demonstrated interest in field ecology/wildlife management and a willingness to learn.

Department:

Texas COOP Research Unit

Required Attachments:

Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV, Transcript

Job Type:

Full Time

Pay Statement:

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group:

Research Technicians

Shift:

Day

EEO Statement:

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree particular field of science or engineering, One year research experience. Knowledge of modern research practices, the methods, resources, and standards thereof.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?:

No

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