Search for University Jobs in Agriculture

Job ID: 198946

Research Associate Specialist (Animal Sciences)
LSU Agricultural and A&M College

Date Posted Nov. 9, 2022
Title Research Associate Specialist (Animal Sciences)
University LSU Agricultural and A&M College
Baton Rouge, LA, United States
Department East Baton Rouge Parish
Application Deadline Nov. 27, 2022
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Agricultural - General


Work Location:  School of Animal Sciences, LSU Ag Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana


Position Description: A research associate position is available in a pathobiology laboratory. The position will involve conducting both laboratory and field studies with oysters. The successful candidate will be responsible for field logistics and sampling, laboratory activities and analyses, data management, and preparation of figures.


Qualification Requirements:  Applicant must hold a B.S, in biological sciences or a related field.  The preferred applicant will have experience in some, or preferably all, of the following (1) demonstration of skills through field experience in estuaries (2), maintenance of saltwater recirculating systems, (3) cell culture aseptic techniques, (4) motivation and initiative to work with little supervision.


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. 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 of full-time, and length of employment.


Date Available:  Upon completion of the interview process.


Application Deadline: November 27, 2022 or until a suitable candidate is located.


Application Procedure:  Apply online at (or in Workday for internal applicants) by attaching cover letter with resume, official university transcripts, and three letters of reference. Paper, faxed or e-mailed application materials will not be accepted, except that in lieu of attaching the reference letters online, they may be sent directly to:


Dr. Jerome La Peyre

Louisiana State University Agricultural Center

Baton Rouge, LA  70803-6202

Tel.: (225) 578-5419


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 

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

Please see the job description for contact details
pertaining to this university job announcement.


Refer this job to a friend or colleague!

New Search | Previous