Posting InformationPosition Title Postdoctoral Scholar in Wildfire and Wildlife Governance
Job Posting Number 202425NTL Job Location San Marcos College College of Science and Engineering Department/School Biology Position Description
Dr. Chris Serenari, Assistant Professor in Human Dimensions of Wildlife in the Department of Biologyat Texas State University – San Marcos, is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral researcher (24-month appointment), starting Fall 2023. Applications will be accepted from early career scholars (≤ four years post Ph.D.). Preference will be given to those with skill in qualitative data collection and analysis, expertise in wildfire social science, and a track record of peer-review publication.
Dr. Serenari's labfocuses on applied and rigorous social science to improve wildlife governance, with emphasis on designs for the future. The post-doctoral researcher will serve as co-PI for a Joint Fire Science Program- funded study to investigate the socio-political antecedents of fire suppression spending costs and how wildlife agencies can help build wildfire- resilient communities through collaboration. Duties include conducting a literature review, interviews, and qualitative data analysis, as well as contributing to writing and disseminating research findings.
The candidate will also be expected to lead or assist with external grant proposal writing, study design and data collection, course instruction, science communication, peer-review publication, student mentoring, among other related duties as assigned.
Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https: // jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/43446.
To ensure full consideration, please submit the following: 1. Current CV 2. Cover letter highlighting qualifications to conduct research in the wildfire or wildlife conservation governance domains 3. Three recent journal publications 4. Unofficial transcripts 5. Contact information for at least three references
The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree granting universities.
Type of Position Full-Time Proposed Start Date Fall 2023 Posting Date 07/25/2023 Evaluation of Applications Begins Full Consideration Date 09/15/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled? Yes EEO/AA Statement
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