Research Associate Specialist (Entomology) - East Baton Rouge Parish - R00070459

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

Work Location: Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Position Description: Responsibility of working under the direction of the project leader doing research on corn and small grain insect pest management. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the Corn and Small Grain Insect Research Lab in the Department of Entomology, field sampling, maintaining insect colonies, bioassays, and conducting laboratory, greenhouse, and field experiments.

Qualification Requirements: A master’s degree or above in Entomology or a closely related field with experience in field crop IPM is required. Experience in transgenic crop technology, insecticide resistance management, experimental design, and biostatistics 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. 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.

Date Available: Upon completion of interview process.

Application Deadline: August 31, 2022 or until a suitable candidate is selected.

Application Procedure: Apply online at Workday (or in Workday for internal applicants) by attaching cover letter with resume, official university transcripts, and three letters of reference. Paper, faxed or e-mailed application materials will not be accepted, except that in lieu of attaching the reference letters online, they may be sent directly to:

Dr. Fangneng Huang
404 Life Sciences Building
Department of Entomology
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Telephone: 225-578-0111
Fax: 225-578-1643
Website: 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.

8/10/2022 6:10:42 PM
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