Visiting Assistant Professor and Research Scientist in Conservation Biology (USA/Mexico) ~

15 de septiembre de 2016

Visiting Assistant Professor and Research Scientist in Conservation Biology (USA/Mexico)

The position is 9-month, tenure-track which has a 75% research/25% teaching responsibility (summer salary is secure for the first 2 summers). Candidate will be responsible for conducting research relative to desert grassland birds in the Chihuahuan Desert Region of Texas and Mexico. The effort will involve coordinating researchers and budgets from various grants. The individual will maintain communication with the researchers, landowners, funders, the general public, and with program officers with cooperating agencies. Additional duties will include coordinating project meetings, facilitating collaborations, organization and compilation of progress reports, and monthly financial reports; reviewing invoices; website maintenance, compilation of final project reports for public dissemination; assist, supervise, and mentor graduate students, research technicians, and undergraduate students working on projects; and other duties as needed. Initial teaching responsibilities include 2 classes/academic year and may include Conservation Biology, Nongame Management, Avian Ecology, and other topics. This position will also serve as an ambassador for the Institute and University for transboundary conservation efforts which may include serving on NGO committees, organizing binational workshops, providing technical expertise to landowners, and enhancing outreach efforts for binational conservation. Continuation of this position is dependent on extramural funding, but funding is secured for 2 years.

Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times. This position is security sensitive.

Compensation: Commensurate with Experience

Duration: 2 years minimum

Qualifications: Earned doctorate in Wildlife Science or closely related field, with a preferred emphasis in avian ecology, community ecology, or habitat management. Must have experience with field studies involving avian population monitoring, using geospatial analysis, and demographic data; excellent communication skills; technically current; enthusiastic team player who is willing to work in a multidisciplinary program; experience with database management; demonstrated skills in leadership.

To Apply: For more info go to https://sulross.peop...m/postings/2640


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