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Prairie View A&M University
College of Agriculture and Human Sciences
Prairie View
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Posted: 09/13/2021
Research Scientists, Research Technicians and Agricultural Research Workers (Poultry Center, Meats Lab, Goat Center, Greenhouses and Farm Services)
Salary: OPEN - OPEN

Prairie View A&M University, a member of the Texas A&M University System, is a public land grant university located 45 miles northwest of Houston, Texas, the nation’s fourth-largest city. It has an enrollment of more than 8,000 students and offers bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in a variety of disciplines. The University’s target service area for undergraduate, graduate and outreach programs includes the Texas Gulf Coast Region; the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor; and urban Texas centers.

Prairie View A&M University’s College of Agriculture and Human Sciences is home to a 788-acre farm which serves the needs of the Academic, Extension and Research programs. The Gov. Bill and Vara Daniel Farm and Ranch serves as a platform for high-quality, practical, hands-on teaching, impactful and novel research, and effective and engaging extension programs. The farm engages in beef cattle production, dairy and meat goat production, forage production, agriculture and natural resources, and horticultural crop production in both field and greenhouse settings. These enterprises serve as foundational resources for teaching, research and extension and create opportunities for integration of extension demonstration and data collection for dissemination through ongoing operations, and offer access to physical resources (space, livestock, etc.) to support current and emerging Cooperative Extension Program needs. The farm currently consists of the following areas: Greenhouses, Poultry Center, Meat Lab and the International Goat Research Center. Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) and the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions to support these areas:

Meats Lab

Research Scientist (Meat Laboratory Sciences)

Research Technician II (Meat Laboratory Sciences)


Poultry Center

Research Scientist (Poultry Center)

Research Technician II (Poultry Center)



International Goat Research Center (IGRC)

Research Scientist & Director

Research Scientist (International Goat Research Center – Breeding and Genetics)

Research Scientist (International Goat Research Center – Biosecurity)

Agricultural Research Worker



Greenhouses/Plant Systems

Research Technician II (Agronomy)

Research Technician II (Horticulture)

Research Technician II (Medicinal Plants)



Farm Services

Agricultural Research Worker (Farm Services)

Agricultural Research Worker (Farm Services)

Research Technician II (Beef Cattle)


APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The application deadline is specified on each job announcement and applicants must apply before the deadline for consideration. To view these job announcements in its entirety and to apply online, please visit our External Careers Site if you are an external applicant at: or at our Internal Careers Site at: if you are an internal applicant. Interested applicants will be required to submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses how their strengths and experiences match the qualifications for the position and a resume. Interested applicants must apply online via our Career Site to ensure full consideration for the position. For assistance, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 936-261-1730 or


Prairie View A&M University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disability Employer