Prairie View A&M University Research Assistant Professor/Research Associate Professor in United States
Research Assistant Professor/Research Associate Professor
Prairie View A&M University
Cooperative Agricultural Research Center
Proposed Minimum Salary
Prairie View, Texas
This position will plan, review, administer, and implement the biochemical and biotechnological aspects of the agricultural and scientific research mission of the Cooperative Agricultural Research Center as guided by the higher education mandate of the University.
Presents findings to stakeholders, especially limited resource clientele through different outreach platforms; Mentors research team members, including students, junior scientists, post-doctoral researchers, and visiting scientists.
Complies with compliance requirements including observing TAMUS, University, and CAHS policies and requirements; Serves on University and external committees such as peer review panels for funding agencies, search committees, and professional society committees.
Conducts research consistent with Plant Systems and CAHS objectives and aligned with university mission in the area of Biochemistry of Vegetables, Fruits, and Medicinal Plants. Provides administrative and intellectual leadership to the Plant Systems Research unit; Coordinates research efforts of this unit to conduct activities that are relevant to the needs of the citizens of Texas: Develops strong collaboration with counterparts in the Cooperative Extension Program (CEP) to address the needs of the citizens of Texas.
Pursues and obtains external research funding, shares discoveries through peer-reviewed publications, and presents outcomes at conferences, seminars, and various other forums.
Participates and assists in college-wide events, activities, and committees and performs other duties inclusive as deemed necessary.
Required Education & Experience:
Doctorate degree in a related discipline.
Six years of related experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of appropriate laboratory and technical equipment.
Knowledge of statistical analyses and statistical analysis software.
Knowledge of research in practical and/or basic sciences and scientific publications.
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Ability to present information clearly and concisely.
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently once given a project.
Job Posting Close Date:
- Until Filled
Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Application Submission Guidelines:
All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.
The required documents listed in the above "Required Attachments" section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or firstname.lastname@example.org should you need assistance with the online application process.
Background Check Requirements:
All positions are security sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
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All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses, and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees, and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research, and service. PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston.
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Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ Veterans/ Disability Employer.
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