Research Associate (Plant Pathology) - Rice Research Station - R00041559

Research Associate

(Plant Pathology)

(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:Rice Research Station, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Crowley, Louisiana.

Responsibilities: Responsibility of working under the direction of a project leader doing research on rice disease control.The duties will include field research, as well as some laboratory and greenhouse work.The position will involve data collection, record keeping, and the use of materials and research equipment.The position will also include responsibility for supervision of certain personnel and cooperation with other projects.

Qualification Requirements: A bachelor’s degree in plant sciences, agronomy, plant disease management, plant pest management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university. Other degrees may be accepted with experience or education related to job duties.Computer skills required.

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: December 2, 2019 or until a suitable applicant is located.

Application Procedure: Apply online at (or through Workday for internal applicants) by attaching cover letter, resume, transcripts, and two letters of reference. 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:

Donald E. Groth

LSU AgCenter/Southwest Region

H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station

1373 Caffey Road

Rayne, LA 70578

Phone: 337-788-7531

Fax: 337-788-7553



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

11/18/2019 7:18:46 PM
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