The position is with the West Texas Native Seeds project, a collaborative plant material development and restoration research project of the Borderlands Research Institute at Sul Ross State University and the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute at Texas A&M Kingsville. West Texas Native Seeds works to develop ecotypic seed sources and grassland restoration methods for habitat restoration across the diverse ecosystems of West Texas. West Texas Native Seeds is part of the statewide Texas Native Seeds program of the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute.
The position will support personnel with native seed collection throughout West Texas. Assist with plant evaluation data collection and evaluation plot maintenance. Assist with seed farm operations, seed harvesting, and seed processing. Assist with the design, installation, and data collection of grassland restoration and demonstration plantings at multiple sites across West Texas.
B.S. in Range and Wildlife Management, Botany, or related field. Native plant taxonomy experience, research data collection experience, and agriculture equipment operation experience.