Postdoctoral Researcher (Agrochemical Delivery Systems Research) - East Baton Rouge Parish - R00091736

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

Work Location: This position will be housed at the Louisiana State University AgCenter – Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department.

Position Description: The successful candidate will have research experience working in collaborative, multi-disciplinary teams toward research in the field of nanodelivery systems. Primary job requirements include performing nanoparticle synthesis and characterization, as well as testing. In addition to individual research, the post-doctoral researcher will assist graduate students in their research, will contribute to research proposal writing for external funding, present at national conferences, write reports for research projects, and write manuscripts for publication in refereed journals.

Qualification Requirements: The position requires a Ph.D. in Biological and Agricultural Engineering or a closely related field. Additional requirements include experience mentoring graduate students, working in teams, and successfully receiving grant support. Knowledge and skills in organization, time management, and data management are essential. The successful candidate must have acceptable written and oral communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in nanoparticle synthesis and characterization.

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: April 1, 2024, or until a suitable candidate is identified.

Application Procedure: Apply online at LSU AgCenter Careers (or through Workday for internal applicants) by attaching cover letter with detailed CV including educational, employment, and research experiences, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and any other pertinent information. Letters of recommendation can be sent directly to:

Dr. Cristina M. Sabliov, Professor
Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering
LSU AgCenter
141 E. B. Doran Bldg.
Baton Rouge, LA, 70803
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.

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