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Post Doctoral Research Fellows

Texas A&M International University
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Oct 10, 2023

Post Doctoral Research Fellows

Job Title
Post Doctoral Research Fellows

Texas A&M International University

Office of the Provost & VP for Academic Affairs

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

Job Summary

The Post-Doctoral Research Fellow will conduct research on human trafficking research, develop training materials/courses, and teach courses for the Center for Center-Human Trafficking (CCHT). This is a Congressionally Directed Project funded through the U.S. Department of Education at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Conduct research on human trafficking.
  • Develop curriculum and training materials.
  • Provide training on human trafficking.
  • Teach undergraduate or graduate courses on human trafficking and/or criminal justice.

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements
  • Education - Doctorate degree in criminal justice, psychology, political science, public health, economics, or related field
  • Experience - Knowledge of human trafficking or its intersection with labor economics, immigration, health disparities, education, and other related areas,
  • ABDs will be considered but must have earned a doctorate before the time of appointment.

Preferred Education and Experience
  • Experience developing curriculum and delivering in-person and online training.

Preference will be given to candidates who have:
  • Prior experience conducting research on human trafficking or related topics.
  • Teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level
  • Policy formulation as it relates to human trafficking.

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Proficient with software that has to do with quantitative - R, SAS, SPSSS, etc. and qualitative - NVIVO, LLMs research.

Ability to:
  • Conduct research on human trafficking.
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses.
  • Develop program curriculum.
  • Provide training.
  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Interact professionally with University personnel, the general public, and students.
  • Demonstrate strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Multitask, prioritize, and work with deadlines.
  • Maintain confidentiality.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure - None.

Physical Requirements - None.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervision Received/Given

This position does not supervise employees.

Other Requirements
  • 12-month grant funded position - 23-24 academic year. Position is eligible for renewal for the 2024-2025 academic year
  • Start date August 16, 2023
  • Position may require evening and/or weekend hours.
  • Position requires on campus, face-to-face interactions.
  • Position requires maintaining a regular schedule of attendance on campus and in the workplace.

Salary: $60,000/annually

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you “Submit” the application materials. The software does not allow you to “Save” your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files. Be sure to include:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • At least 3 references and their full contact information, and
  • Unofficial transcripts (if applicable)

Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. “See resume” is not an acceptable entry in the job 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.

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