Texas A&M University, Senior Research Associate in Sea Grant Administration & Program

Reference: JOB36777
Application deadline: 11 weeks 2 days 20 hours 43 minutes

Position Title

Senior Research Associate
Posting Title Senior Research Associate
System Member Institution/Agency TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY (TAMU)
Department SEA GRANT ADMINISTRATION AND PROGRAM / 02-153001
Posting Number O00077FY14
Salary $60,000
Pay Basis Annually
Job Close Date  
Geographic Location Galveston
Budget Type Budgeted/ Benefits - Full-Time (Soft Money/Contingency Funds)
Is this position restricted by the Patriot Act? No
Is this position D.O.T. regulated? No
EEO AA Statement

The Texas A&M System is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to diversity.

Position Summary Information

 

Job Summary

Responsibilities involve statewide leadership and coordination for applied research and outreach, engagement and education programs in sustainable and healthy coastal ecosystems.

Major/Essential Duties of Job

Conduct applied research in sustainable and healthy coastal ecosystems. Develop grant and contract proposals to support applied research and extension programs. Extension program delivery to include peer reviewed and extension publications, workshops, conferences, computer and web based software, electronic and mass media releases. Plan, develop, implement outreach, engagement and education programs for the public.

Occasional Duties

Other non-essential job duties as required

Required Education and Experience

Master’s degree in social science or closely aligned field or a Bachelor’s degree in social science or closely aligned field with five years of relevant experience. Strong quantitative skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Research experience in sustainable and healthy coastal ecosystems.

Preferred Education and Experience

Doctoral degree in social science or closely aligned field preferred. Interdisciplinary thinking and successful track record working in areas that complement the research interests of existing faculty members at Texas A&M University at Galveston, including initiatives developed through the Institute for Sustainable Coastal Communities and the Center for Texas Beaches and Shores. Ability to leverage resources of TAMUG and neighboring institutions. Able to interact with coastal communities, resource managers, policy and decision-makers and other stakeholders.

Required Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations

None.

Preferred Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations

None.

Required Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Areas of current interest include: climate change; coastal hazards; energy; water in the Galveston Bay watershed and globally; ecosystem-based management; ecosystem restoration; human health impacts associated with coastal and marine ecosystems.

Preferred Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

None.

Other Requirements or Other Factors

None.

Preferred Other Requirements or Other Factors

None.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Where did you see this position advertised?
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    • HigherEd Jobs
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    • Work in Texas
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Job Fair
    • This Website
    • Other
  2. If you selected Other, please let us know where you saw the position advertised.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Master’s degree in social science or closely aligned field or a Bachelor’s degree in social science or closely aligned field with five years of relevant experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document 1

see https://jobpath.tamu.edu/postings/67115 to apply.