Research Associate Specialist - East Baton Rouge Parish - R00068831

(This is a grant-funded, non-tenure track position, Continuation of appointment is dependent on funding, job performance, and continued need for the appointment.)

Work Location: School of Renewable Natural Resources, LSU Ag Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Nature of Work: The LSU AgCenter and School of Renewable Natural Resources is seeking applications for a Research Associate. Participate in data management for finalizing a long-term fish and water quality study 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 comprehensive management reporting; experience with database management and programming, and GIS and Microsoft applications; ability to work well independently or within collaborative teams. Previous experience in field and laboratory fish and water quality research is preferred.

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. Current 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 of full-time and length of employment.

Application Deadline: July 20, 2022 or until suitable candidate is located.

Date Available: Upon completion of interview process.

Application Procedure: Apply online at Workday by attaching a letter of application and vita, official university transcripts, including contacts for three personal references. Questions about the online system should be directed to the HRM Office at 225/578-2258. For more information, contact:

Dr. Michael Kaller

LSU School of Renewable Natural Resources

105 Renewable Natural Resources Building

Baton Rouge, LA 70803-6202

Tel.: (225) 578-0012


Web site: AgCenter website

The LSU Agricultural Center is a statewide campus of the LSU System and provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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