Postdoctoral Researcher - East Baton Rouge Parish - R00090890

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

Position Description: The post-doctoral position will support and engage in ongoing research activities at the Louisiana State University AgCenter, focusing on biomass, nanomaterials, composites, and bio-based coating technology.

Qualification Requirements:

-Ph.D. in Material Science, Polymer Chemistry, or closely related discipline.

-Experience of working with cellulose nanomaterial and coatings

-Evidence of quantitative skills and experience in technical writing

-Proven ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team

Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated skills in the field of natural polymers and cellulose nanomaterials and their applications composites and coatings. Note the successful candidate will be housed in the School of Renewable Natural Resources (this position is not eligible for remote work) at Louisiana State University.

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.

Date Available: Upon completions of the interview process

Application Deadline: February 20, 2024 or until suitable candidate is located.

Application Procedure: Apply online at LSU AgCenter Careers (or through Workday for internal applicants) by attaching a letter of application, vita, and official 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. Qinglin Wu
LSU School of Renewable Natural Resources
107 Renewable Natural Resources Building
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-6202
Tel.: (225) 578-8369
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 Employer.

2/6/2024 6:51:43 PM
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