Research Scientist

Tarleton State University

Stephenville, TX, United States 🇺🇸

Posting Details

Posting Number0801602
Requisition # 
Position LocationStephenville campus
DepartmentTexas Institute for Applied Environmental Research (TIAER)
Classification TitleResearch Scientist
Working TitleResearch Scientist
Annual SalaryCommensurate with Qualifications
Work HoursMon-Fri; 8 AM-5 PM or as work requirements indicate
Duration of PositionRegular/budgeted – FT
Term12 months
Percent Effort100
Tenure StatusNot Applicable
Position Summary

Responsible for coordinating and directing day to day project activities, supervising the work of others on project tasks, and aiding in the development new project proposals. Performs applied research across a broad spectrum of activities including development and application of environmental models, performance of field studies, and analysis of environmental data. Prepares and publishes project reports, conference papers, educational brochures and peer reviewed journal articles.

Posting Text

Tarleton State University, a member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven educational experience marked by academic innovation and exemplary service, and dedicated to transforming students into tomorrow’s professional leaders. With campuses in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and online, Tarleton engages with its communities to provide real-world learning experiences and to address societal needs while maintaining its core values of integrity, leadership, tradition, civility, excellence and service.

Males, age 18 through 25, must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire. This position is designated as a security sensitive position and requires a satisfactory criminal history background check.
Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. As a member of The Texas A&M System, Tarleton will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity through The Texas A&M System.

Required Education/Experience/Skills

Master’s degree and 7 years of relevant experience in environmental work; or Doctoral degree and 5 years of experience in environmental work; Progressively responsible experience with program oversight and grant proposal writing.

Preferred Education/Experience/Skills (additional qualifications)

PhD in environmental sciences, water resources or environmental engineering. Experience applying surface water quality models and watershed models. Experience with statistical methods employed with water resources and performance of field studies and surveys. Demonstrated success in obtaining extramural funding and supervisory experience.

Date Opened11/07/2016
Open Until FilledYes

Job Duties

Work Performed

Responsible for development and application of watershed models and water quality models to confirm acceptability of model results for use in informing environmental decisions. Responsible for analysis and presentation of model results using appropriate methods.

Work Performed

Responsible for statistical analyses of data and presentation of results in required formats including technical reports, presentations, and refereed journal articles.

Work Performed

Directs projects or portions of projects including development, supervision, and performance of field surveys and studies. Assists with administrative aspects of project management (e.g., budget tracking, personnel allocations, progress reports, and work plan and budget revisions).

Work Performed

Responsible for new project and proposal development for future TIAER funding opportunities.

Work Performed

Supervises or assists with supervising project staff. Work as a team mentor (as appropriate) with personnel that are not within direct supervisory lines on all aspects of project development and management. Obtain annual training specific to supervisory skills.

Work Performed

Performs ther duties as assigned.