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Ecological Modeler (Assistant Professor)

Louisiana State University
Job Field:
Job Type:
Full Time
Location Detail:
2179 Energy, Coast, and Environment Building
Job Description:

Seeking candidates that use mathematical and simulation methods for understanding and predicting population, multispecies, community, and food web dynamics, including classical and agent-based approaches. We encourage applications from those who combine modeling and empirical research that may extend to coastal, estuarine, and/or marine fish population ecology and trophic dynamics.


~Successful candidates must possess a Ph.D. within their discipline and a strong record of research accomplishments and publications, or the capacity to build the same in the case of emerging scholars. A history or potential to attract extramural funding and to work with interdisciplinary teams that include doctoral students, post-docs, and research associates is expected. An individual candidate may apply for a position in one or more of the three core areas listed below.

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in the science field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. in fishery science, quantitative ecology, marine science, or related field

Postdoctoral experience is encouraged.


EEO Statement:

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.


HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed


LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

How to Apply:

Special Instructions:

Assistant/Associate Professor-Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences
Please provide three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.
Attach a Statement of Research and Statement of Teaching on our application.

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