Stephen Smith  |  7/11/2017 2:05:31 PM

Research Associate

(Part time)

(This is a grant-funded, non-tenure track position. Funding must be available for any continuation of appointment.)

WORK LOCATION: Biotechnology Laboratory, LSU AgCenter, Baton Rouge, LA

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The LSU AgCenter Biotechnology Laboratory is seeking a part-time research associate to observe trespass horses and deliver contraceptive vaccines to the trespass horses at Ft. Polk, LA. The incumbent will also be expected to work in the field, as needed, in collaboration with scientists from the LSU AgCenter as well as personnel from Ft. Polk.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: M.S. in Environmental Science, Wildlife Management or other related fields is required. The applicant should have a demonstrated record of experience in the following aspects of wildlife management: identifying, tracking, surveying, managing and maintaining population databases. Candidates with experience working with trespass horses in and around the Kisatchie National Forest will be given preference. The candidate should be able to work independently as well as in a team environment.

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. Benefits offered include 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: July 31, 2017 or until suitable candidate is located.

DATE AVAILABLE: Upon completion of interview process.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Must apply online at https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU (or through Workday for internal applicants) by attaching cover letter with resume, transcripts, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. Paper, faxed or e-mailed application materials will not be accepted, except that in lieu of attaching recommendation letters online, they may be sent directly to:

Ted Gauthier, Ph. D.

Research Associate Professor

Director, LSU AgCenter Biotechnology Laboratory

Louisiana State University Agricultural Center

115 H.D. Wilson Laboratories

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Phone: 225-578-530; Fax: 225-578-7863

Email: tgauthier@agcenter.lsu.edu

Web site: www.lsuagcenter.com

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