Postions Announcement - Posted on 1/10/2013

Position Announcement: Assistant Professor & Extension Range Specialist

Organization:    Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

Location:             San Angelo or Vernon, Texas


 Qualifications:  Ph.D. in Rangeland Ecology and Management, Ecosystem Science or other Natural Resources related discipline. The equivalent of two years in Extension, teaching, research, post-doctoral or related professional experience is preferred. Training and expertise in the use of prescribed burning or research in historical fire regimes as they relate to vegetation management is highly desirable. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse stakeholder groups, communicate effectively, conduct interdisciplinary program development, and effectively apply teaching and research methodologies is required. Writing-proficiency is required and experience with web-based and other distance-based education is preferred.
Area Served:  Position will be headquartered at the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center in San Angelo or Vernon. Districts served will include designated counties in Panhandle District 1, South Plains District 2, Rolling Plains District 3, and West Central District 7.
Salary:  Commensurate with ability, education and professional experience.
Administrative Relationships:  The individual selected will serve as a faculty member in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, Texas A&M University and will respond to AgriLife Extension Administration through the Department Head and Associate Department Head for Extension. Cooperation with district and county Extension faculty and other Extension faculty in planning, conducting and evaluating educational programs is expected.

Major Job Responsibilities:


Applications will be accepted immediately and until the position has been filled. A candidate for the position will not be selected until after March 1, 2013.  This is a 12-month 100% Extension, non-tenure track position. Apply online at for NOV 06597.

For more information contact Dr. Robert K. Lyons, Search Committee Chair at  830.278.9151
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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