We are hiring graduate assistants!

TEXAS, COLLEGE STATION. Texas A&M University. The Department of Geography invites applications for graduate assistant positions in Geography with research interests in ------ to begin ------. The successful candidate will be required to ------ in the ----- Department at Texas A&M University. This position will be responsible for maintaining an ------ in coordination with the ----- Lab in the Department of Geography. This will include duties such as ---------. Minimum qualifications include ------. Experience in ------ is required. Familiarity with ------- are preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working in --------.

The Biogeography Lab at TAMU is engaged in using genetics/genomics techniques to investigate gene flow across topographically complex landscapes. One specific project aims to determine the importance of long distance dispersal to the migration potential of the alpine treeline in south central Alaska. More details regarding current and planned research projects are available from Dr. Cairns. The person hired for this position will be expected to work closely with Dr. ------ to strengthen the ------ research program. The Department of Geography has ----- faculty members with strengths in biogeography, climatology, geomorphology, human geography, human-environment relationships, geographic education and GIST (Geographic Information Science and Technology). We are based in the College of Geosciences with the Departments of Atmospheric Science, Geology & Geophysics, and Oceanography, and play a major role in the Environmental Programs in Geosciences. The College of Geosciences also includes Sea Grant, the Geochemical and Environmental Research Group (GERG), and the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP). Texas A&M University houses the Whole Systems Genomics Initiative that provides an intellectually vibrant community and state-of-the-art resources for genomics and bioinformatics research. Texas A&M University, a land-,sea-, and space-grant university, is located in a metropolitan area with a dynamic and international community of 175,000 people.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names and addresses (including e-mail addresses) of three referees to Dr. David Cairns (cairns@tamu.edu) Department Head and Professor, Department of Geography, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 77843-3147. Texas A&M University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through the recruitment and retention of a diverse faculty and student body and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, under-represented ethnic groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Texas A&M University also has a policy of being responsive to the needs of dual-career partners (hr.tamu.edu/employment/dual-career.html).