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Ecologist (Assistant Professor)

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

Seeking candidates from academic backgrounds in ecology, including, but not limited to feeding relationships, environmental drivers, resource supply and demand and population, community and ecosystem level processes. Candidates who conduct empirical research related to spatial management, coastal, estuarine or marine trophic dynamics at spatial scales ranging from estuaries to the deep ocean are encouraged to apply.


~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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