Postdoctoral Research Associate

Texas A&M University-San Antonio
San Antonio, TX, United States
Position Type: 
Postdoc
Organization Type: 
University/Academia/Research/Think tank
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Doctorate
Apply By: 
ASAP

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Job Description

The Postdoctoral Research Associate will conduct scientific research in both laboratory and field environments. Help build and manage new laboratories. Perform grant proposal writing. Data collection, analysis, and manuscript writing.

The Postdoctoral Research Associate will also teach and mentor students as well as support lecture and laboratory sessions.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in water resource, science, engineering or related fields. If the degree has not been conferred at the time of the application, a letter must be attached from the school official departments or offices certifying that all requirements for the doctoral degree have been met and stating the expected degree conferring date.  
  • At least two publications in peer-reviewed journals. Must demonstrate significant contribution to the publications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aquatic chemistry, electrochemistry, microbiology, and sufficient skills in water or wastewater treatment engineering.
  • Experience in grant proposal writing and academic writing.
  • Experience in conducting lectures and instructing laboratory sessions.

Required Licenses and Certifications:
A Driver’s License is required, as frequent site investigation and stakeholder engagement activities are expected for the position.

This is a two-year, research-oriented position. The contract for the second year will be contingent upon the performance evaluation of the first year.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

For External Applicants:
Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at:  https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TAMUSA_External Applicants .

Applicants must complete the online application by either downloading your resume to auto-populate the application, or manually complete the application fields. After the Work History section in the application process, scroll down to select UPLOAD and attach the following required documents:

•    A curriculum vitae (CV)
•    A cover letter
•    A statement of purpose including biography and highlight of credentials relevant to the position. 
•    Two reference letters (one of which must be provided by the candidate’s doctoral advisor).

For Internal Applicants:
Go to your Workday Profile to upload your resume:
1) Select CAREER
2) From top bar, select the EDUCATION tab
3) Upload your resume by selecting the button - UPLOAD MY EXPERIENCE
4) Select file, upload resume, and click OK

Internal applicants must complete the online application by selecting the CAREER application from the employee’s Workday home page. Select ‘Find Jobs – Internal Career Site’ from the View menu and search for the position you are interested in. Once the posting has been selected click ‘Apply’. The information from your Workday profile will auto-populate the application, review the information, scroll to the bottom of the page to answer required questions and to upload the following required documents.
•    A curriculum vitae (CV)
•    A cover letter
•    A statement of purpose including biography and highlight of credentials relevant to the position. 
•    Two reference letters (one of which must be provided by the candidate’s doctoral advisor).

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. 

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

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.