School of the Coast & Environment
Louisiana State University
The Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences in the School of the Coast and Environment seeks applications for two tenure-track faculty positions.
The Department has 30 full time faculty members, about 70 MS and PhD graduate students, and is a partner in a new undergraduate major in Coastal Environmental Systems. The Gulf of Mexico and coastal Louisiana offers an exciting arena for theoretical and applied research and LSU, with its 35,000 faculty, staff, and students, is located in the capital city of Baton Rouge, about 80 miles northwest of New Orleans in the heart of a culturally diverse region.
We seek a Coastal Wetland Scientist (Position Number: 000279) whose focus is on plant community ecology or eco-physiology, with applications to hydrology of wetlands, habitat assessment, or coastal restoration.
We also seek an Ecologist (Position Number: 006386) who studies the population to ecosystem dynamics of marine or coastal systems; individuals whose research uses integrative field methods, such as stable isotopes or field manipulations, with applications to coastal restoration, conservation, or fisheries are particularly encouraged to apply.
Job Duties Include:
Develop vigorous, externally funded research program in ecology or coastal wetlands; mentor students; teach the department's courses in ecology or coastal wetlands/plants; develop other courses in area of specialization.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Science. Preferred Qualifications: Post-doctoral experience.
Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Application deadline is April 20, 2013 or until candidates are selected. Apply online and view a more detailed ad at: www.lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu. Position #000279/006386
LSU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/EQUAL ACCESS EMPLOYER
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