Posting Number SRGV5434
Working Title POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW
Number of Vacancies 2
Location Edinburg, Texas
Department College of Sciences / Physics and Astronomy
Scope of Job
Trainee position to pursue research as a vital component of their educational
mission and professional career development. Works under minimal supervision
with some latitude in the use of initiative and independent judgment in
research and/or teaching. Performs teaching and/or research work as required
within the classroom and/or project assigned.
Performs teaching and/or research work as required within the classroom and/or
Description of Duties
The following is a listing of typical duties that may be applicable to the
Developing, testing, and analyzing research projects based on application
expertise and interest; Aiding in the development of a survey instrument,
testing the instrument and disseminating the instrument; Writing narrative
summaries of the research results, and related tasks under the supervision of
the faculty member assigned; Conducting background research; Developing and
implementing an evaluation plan and preparing progress reports as needed;
Studying, testing, and maintaining accurate data identified as relevant and/or
best practice systems from research results obtained through national studies;
Designing and implementing training activities as required; Teaching one
course per year in conjunction with faculty member, if assigned; Publishing in
peer-reviewed publications related to the focus of the research activities
assigned; and performing other job-related duties as assigned.
General direction from the assigned supervisor.
Doctoral degree from an accredited University (based on funding restrictions
degree may need to have been conferred within a set period of time previous to
Use of personal computer and proficiency in software and research statistical
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Standard office
This is a trainee position subject to a specific time as agreed to by
Employment Category Full-Time
Minimum Salary Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date 10/28/2021
Grant Funded Position Yes
If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date 07/31/2026
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and
ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to
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orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected
veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil
rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section
504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act
of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government
requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and
activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and
differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.
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close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three
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Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
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