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Job ID: 179362

Postdoctoral Researcher
LSU Agricultural and A&M College

Date Posted Feb. 18, 2022
Title Postdoctoral Researcher
University LSU Agricultural and A&M College
Baton Rouge, LA, United States
Department East Baton Rouge Parish
Application Deadline Mar. 5, 2022
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Agricultural - General
    Agronomy/Plant & Soil Sciences

WORK LOCATION:  Baton Rouge, School of Plant, Environmental and Soil Sciences, LSU AgCenter

RESPONSIBILITIES: The individual will be expected to perform a variety of duties as a post-doc researcher in the School of Plant, Environmental and Soil Sciences.  These duties include conducting laboratory and field experiments relating to soil chemistry/fertility with emphasis on nutrient management, running and managing laboratory instruments, writing scientific manuscripts and grant proposals. Responsibilities may involve some travel.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Minimum qualification include a PhD degree from an accredited institution in Agronomy, Soil Science, or Environmental Sciences. Candidate should be proficient in using statistical software SAS or R, able to work independently without supervision and as part of a team. Previous research experience in plant micronutrients and/or growth stimulants as well as using analytical instruments (ICP, TOC, GC, and FTIR, etc) are preferred.

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: March 5, 2022 or a suitable applicant is located.

Date Available:  March 15, 2022

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Must apply online at by attaching cover letter, resume, copy of highest degree transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (Paper, faxed or e-mailed application materials will not be accepted).  For more information, please contact:

Dr. Jim Wang

School of Plant, Environmental and Soil Sciences

104 Sturgis Hall

Louisiana State University

Phone: 225-578-1360 /email:

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

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