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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Company: Texas A&M University at Galveston
Location: Galveston
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Idc Research Management

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Galveston, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & identities. Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our core values which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service.

Who we are

We are the ocean campus of Texas A&M University at College Station. Our employees come from throughout the world, with many different backgrounds, cultures and interests. Aggies by the Sea promote a welcoming and highly productive work environment. We support the university's goals to recruit and retain a quality workforce and encourage life-long learning practices. We will do our part to assist you in your new position and encourage you to take advantage of training and development opportunities that are available to help you be successful.

What we want

The successful candidate will perform research activities under the direction of a TAMUG faculty member which may include multiple and multi-disciplinary projects. Fellows are expected to elevate the research effort at TAMUG working alongside faculty members, developing research ideas and publishing the results of their work in top tier journals. If this job description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity!

What you need to know

Salary: Compensation will be commensurate with selected hire's experience.

Required Documents:

  • Short research proposal (2-3 pages) to be carried out at TAMUG in collaboration with current TAMUG faculty member(s)
  • Description of Doctoral Research and publication record

    Please Note: Fellowships will provide 100% salary support for 1 year, with potential for a one-time 1-year renewal upon performance and successful recommendation of the advisor. Each fellowship must be sponsored by a TAMUG faculty member who may only support one research proposal per year. TAMUG faculty members must be able to provide support for items such as travel, computer and miscellaneous expenses. Each fellow will receive a competitive compensation package. Publications in open access journals only (e.g., PLOS One) will receive funds to defer publication costs. Post-doctoral Fellows will be selected by a multi-disciplinary university faculty committee from an applicant pool based on their application materials.

    Contact potential TAMUG faculty advisor/mentor for information on projects of interest and available resources. A list of laboratories at TAMUG may be found at

    Cover Letter/Resume: A cover letter and resume will assist us in our review of your application materials. These can be uploaded on the application under CV/Resume.

    Required Education:
    • Appropriate doctoral degree in field relevant to proposed area of study; If the degree has not been conferred at the time applicant applied for a postdoc position, a letter needs to be attached from the school's official Graduate Office and/or Registrar's Office certifying that all requirements for the degree have been met and stating the degree conferral date

      Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
      • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others

        Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
        • Research experience that can be applied to the study of the Blue Economy of Texas and the Gulf of Mexico, in particular research that focuses on one of the five strategic areas of:
        • Coastal Resilience
        • Ocean Exploration
        • Marine Transportation/Power at Sea
        • Seafood Production and
        • Resilient coastal Communities.
        • Collaboration with TAMUG faculty member who has agreed to serve as a sponsor and contributed to the research proposal is preferred

          • Research activities - Research activities under the direction of a TAMUG faculty member may include multiple and multidisciplinary projects. Fellows are expected to elevate the research effort at TAMUG and as such will be expected to publish in top tier journals.
            • Supervision - Supervision of other research personnel. Performs other duties as assigned.

              Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

              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 committed to diversity.

Keywords: Texas A&M University at Galveston, Galveston , Postdoctoral Research Associate, Other , Galveston, Texas

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