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Job ID: 184560

Research Associate Specialist
LSU Agricultural and A&M College

Date Posted Apr. 26, 2022
Title Research Associate Specialist
University LSU Agricultural and A&M College
Baton Rouge, LA, United States
Department East Baton Rouge Parish
Application Deadline May 10, 2022
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Environmental Science & Ecology
    Agricultural - General

This is a grant-funded, non-tenure track position. Funding must be available for any continuation of appointment.

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

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Research Associate needed to support GIS projects including vegetation mapping and species distribution models. The Research Associate will also assist with preparation of technical reports and peer-reviewed manuscripts. This appointment is available through 31 December 2022 with possibility of extension.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: MS in relevant field (e.g., wildlife ecology, quantitative ecology). Applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills; publications in peer-reviewed journals; and demonstrate fluency in spatial data analyses using R and ArcGIS.

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, including 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: May 10, 2022 or until suitable candidate is identified.

DATE AVAILABLE: Upon completion of the interview process.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: For consideration, please prepare the following materials: cover letter expressing interest, goals, and suitability for the position; curriculum vitae; relevant manuscript reprints; names and contact information for at least three professional references; and official undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Then apply online at (or through Workday for internal applicants).

For more information contact:

Ashley M. Long, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Wildlife Ecology

School of Renewable Natural Resources

Louisiana State University

315 RNR Bldg, Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Phone: 225-578-4940 | Fax: 225-578-4227 |


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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