Aquatic Ecology Postdoc - Texas Research Institute for Environmental Studies
Employer:Sam Houston State University
Job Field:Water and Soil Resources
Job Type:Experienced Professional
Position Summary: The Texas Research Institute for Environmental Studies (TRIES) is searching for a highly motivated and talented research scientist with an expertise in Aquatic Ecology. Candidates with a research background that highlights experiences in aquatic community and or aquatic ecosystem ecology, aquatic invasive species and biogeochemistry are preferred. TRIES is a collaborative research institute and the successful candidate will be expected to further develop their own research program while enhancing TRIES mission. The candidate will be expected to write and submit grants to external funding agencies and make strong attempts to acquire additional research funding. Both graduate and undergraduate students will be available for assistance in the candidate's research program with the option to formally train and mentor master's level graduate students. The successful candidate in this integrative post-doctoral position will also be expected to interact with a highly reputable research faculty within the Departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geology/Geography and Mathematics/Statistics. TRIES offers a state-of-the-art Analytical Laboratory that is available to assist in chemical and analytical analyses to fully facilitate the candidates research productivity.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biology, Ecology, Evolution, or related fields Demonstrated record of scholarship with national and international presentations and publications Demonstrated ability to work independently Demonstrated research interests which compliment the TRIES mission Appointment: This fulltime 12-month appointment is eligible for health insurance benefits and participation in a state retirement program with a competitive salary range of $32,000 - $45,000 depending on experience and qualifications. Application Procedure: E-mail an application file consisting of a single-merged PDF to include: (1) a letter of intent describing qualifications, (2) a current 1-page research statement and CV including a list of three references with full contact information, and (3) at least three reprints of your publications to Dr. William I. Lutterschmidt at Lutterschmidt@shsu.edu with TRIES Post-doc Application in the subject heading. For additional information on the position you may contact Dr. Lutterschmidt by phone at 936-294-1556.
How to Apply:
Review of applications will begin July 15, 2012 and continue until filled. Starting date is Fall 2012. Applicants are required to complete three employment forms (The State of Texas Application for Employment, the Applicant Questionnaire, and the Applicant Statistical Data Sheet) which maybe downloaded from and submitted directly to the Department of Human Resources (http://www.shsu.edu/~hrd_http://www.employment/staff/) at SHSU, an EEO/AAP employer. ________________________________________________________________ Chad W. Hargrave, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Biological Sciences and Center for Biological Field Studies Box 2116 Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX 77341 phone 936.294.1543 http://www.shsu.edu/~cwh005
07/15/2012 (All day)
Last updated June 25, 2012