Senior Research Scientist
Educational and Experience Requirement: Ph.D or terminal degree. Three years as a faculty or administrative professor. Must demonstrate a clear record of sustained scholarship and leadership in respective research field. Broadly-trained exemplary research scientist with both national and international recognition is desirable. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Primary Responsibilities: Seeks opportunities to meet the charge of developing highly-visible and exceptional scholarship at the University. Increases and Improves research visibility, allowing TRIES to establish a recognized program on endangered species and participates in new State funding, furthers the academic reputation of TRIES, contributes to mentoring undergraduate research, and supports TRIES as a leader in environmental science. Seeks and procures national level external funding to support innovative research programs. Involves faculty and students in collaborative research. Supports the developing program in undergraduate research as a mentor and with resources. Develops and teaches undergraduate or graduate level course(s) in area of expertise. Performs other related duties as assigned.
This position will support the University Research Centers mission dedicated to the pursuit and dissemination of knowledge through innovative scholarship and to the growth of unique educational opportunities for both faculty and students at Sam Houston State University. Research Centers host and support leading researchers and provides opportunities for acquiring external funding to support innovative research programs. The university offers modern teaching and research facilities to support research in all fields of science.
Continuation of this position will be contingent upon continued grant funding.