(This is a grant-funded, non-tenure track position. Funding must be available for any continuation of appointment.)
Work location: School of Renewable Natural Resources, LSU AgCenter, Baton Rouge, LA
Position description: The LSU AgCenter and School of Renewable Natural Resources is seeking applications for a Research Associate. Participate in human dimensions research and limited field activities (e.g., fishes,benthic invertebrates, and water quality collections, etc.) related to an integrated long‑term research project; data analysis; assist principal investigators in the design and direction of research activities, reporting, and publication of results.
Qualification requirements: BS in natural resources management, wildlife management, or fisheries management, or related biological field; experience with human dimensions research, survey design and analysis in software; experience with database management and programming, and GIS and Microsoft applications; ability to work well independently or within collaborative teams.
Salary and benefits: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The LSU AgCenter has an attractive benefits package with a wide variety of benefit options, including retirement, multiple medical insurance options, supplemental insurances (dental, life, long-term disability, accident, vision, long-term care, etc.), Tax Saver Flexible Benefits Plan (saves tax dollars on some child care and medical expenses), university holidays (14 per year, typically includes a week off at Christmas), generous annual (vacation) and sick leave benefits, Employee Assistance Program, and possible educational leave and tuition exemption for coursework at campuses of the LSU System. Specific benefits depend on job category, percent effort and length of employment.
Application deadline: June 10, 2022 or until suitable candidate is identified.
Date available: Upon completion of selection process.
Application procedure: For consideration, please prepare the following materials: cover letter expressing interest, goals, and suitability for the position; curriculum vitae; relevant manuscript reprints; names and contact information for at least three professional references; and official undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Then apply online at https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU (or through Workday for internal applicants). For more information contact:
Dr. Michael Kaller
105 Renewable Natural Resources
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803
Phone: (225)578-0012Fax: (225) 578-4144
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture