Research Associate - School of Renewable Natural Resources - R00036175

Stephen Smith  |  7/8/2019 9:14:39 PM

Research Associate

(This is a grant-funded, non-tenure track position through December 31, 2019. Continuation will be dependent on funding, job performance, and continued need for the appointment.)

Work Location: School of Renewable Natural Resources, LSU Ag Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.Research Associate will perform ongoing field and laboratory work in the Atchafalaya River Basin and coastal plains streams.

Responsibilities: Participate in ongoing field activities (e.g., fishes, benthic invertebrates, and water quality collections, etc.) on integrated long term research project; assist principal investigators in the design and direction of research activities, as well as data analyses, reporting, and publication of results.

Qualification Requirements: BS in fisheries management, aquatic ecology, or related biological field; experience with operation and maintenance of water quality monitoring and field collecting techniques for fishes, aquatic insects, and invertebrates; experience with database management and programming, and GIS and Microsoft applications; ability to work well independently or within collaborative teams.

Salary and Benefits: Salary will be commensurate with education 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 effort and length of employment.

Application Deadline: July 22, 2019 or until a suitable applicant is located.

Application Procedure: Apply online at https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU (or through Workday for internal applicants) by attaching cover letter along with current resume, transcripts, and contact information for three references. Paper, faxed or emailed application materials will not be accepted, except that in lieu of attaching the recommendation letters online, they may be sent directly to:

Dr. Michael Kaller

105 Renewable Natural Resources

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803

Phone: (225)578-0012 Fax: (225) 578-4144

Email: mkaller@agcenter.lsu.edu

Website: www.lsuagcenter.com

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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