The United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas is soliciting qualified applicants in order to appoint a full-time United States magistrate judge for its McAllen Division. The current annual salary of the position is $199,088. The term of office is 8 years.
A full public notice for the position and application forms are available in the office of the United States District Clerk at Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Galveston, Houston, Laredo, McAllen and Victoria. The notice with instructions on how to apply are available on the Court's website.
All applications will be kept confidential, unless the applicant consents to disclosure. Applications will be examined only by members of the merit selection committee and judges of the district court. The committee's deliberations will remain confidential.
About U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas is one of the largest district courts among the country's 94 federal judicial districts. The district courts, combined with the appellate courts and the Supreme Court, make up the judicial branch of the federal government. The Southern District of Texas consists of the following seven divisional offices: Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Galveston, Houston, Laredo, McAllen and Victoria.