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Job ID: 166858

Research Associate Coordinator and Supervisor
LSU Agricultural and A&M College

Date Posted Sep. 9, 2021
Title Research Associate Coordinator and Supervisor
University LSU Agricultural and A&M College
St. Gabriel, LA, United States
Department Iberville Parish
Application Deadline Sep. 23, 2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Agricultural - General

Research Associate Coordinator and Supervisor

WORK LOCATION: Audubon Sugar Institute, LSU Agricultural Center, St. Gabriel, Louisiana.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordination and maintenance of the Audubon Sugar Institute (ASI) main building and sugar processing pilot plant equipment, and vehicles, that are all used for research. Supervision of a Maintenance Repair Master. Duties will also include managing ASI safety, equipment management, and inventory programs and preparing for annual audits.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: B.S. or M.S in industrial technology, chemistry, engineering, or related field. Course work or experience in sugarcane processing, safety management, and building management are preferred. The candidate must be highly motivated, have excellent communication skills, and be eager to work with other staff and sugarcane factory personnel.

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: September 23, 2021 or until suitable candidate is located.

DATE AVAILABLE: September 30, 2021.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Must apply online at (or through Workday for internal applicants) by attaching cover letter with resume, transcripts, and contact information of three referees. Paper, faxed or emailed application materials will not be accepted, except that in lieu of attaching the recommendation letters online, them may be sent directly to:

Dr. Gillian Eggleston, Director
Audubon Sugar Institute, LSU AgCenter
3845 Highway 75
Saint Gabriel, Louisiana 70776
Tel: +1 225 642-6902; Fax: +1 225-642-8790
Web site:

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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