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Research Associate (Wildlife)
LSU AgCenter

  • Dec. 12, 2016
  • Research Associate (Wildlife)
  • School of Renewable Natural Resources
  • LSU AgCenter
    Baton Rouge, LA
    United States
  • Jan. 3, 2017
  • Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Environmental Science & Ecology
    Agricultural - General
    Forest Ecology & Management
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Research Associate

(This is a grant-funded, non-tenure track position through April 1, 2017. Funding must be available for continuation of appointment)

WORK LOCATION: School of Renewable Natural Resources, LSU AgCenter, Baton Rouge, La.

NATURE OF WORK: Responsibilities will involve research activities related to the operation of a variety of wildlife capture, tagging, and tracking projects in Louisiana.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: B.S. in Natural Resource Management, Wildlife Ecology, or a closely related field. Preference will be given to those with 2-3 years of field experience. Experience capturing wild turkeys and woodcock necessary. Familiarity and experience working with Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries personnel is preferred. Applicants should be able to work effectively with private landowners and land managers, state and federal biologists, undergraduate and graduate students, and must be capable of communicating effectively with diverse audiences.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The LSU AgCenter has an attractive benefits package with a wide variety of benefit options. 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: January 3, 2017 or until a suitable candidate is identified.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Must apply online at by attaching cover letter with resume, transcripts, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. (Paper, faxed or e-mailed application materials will not be accepted.) For more information contact:

Dr. Bret A. Collier
School of Renewable Natural Resources
227 Renewable Natural Resources Bldg.
Louisiana State University Agricultural Center
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803
Telephone: 225-578-4192

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