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Postdoctoral Researcher
LSU Agricultural and A&M College

Date Posted Nov. 22, 2022
Title Postdoctoral Researcher
University LSU Agricultural and A&M College
Baton Rouge, LA, United States
Department East Baton Rouge Parish
Application Deadline Dec. 6, 2022
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Agricultural - General


Postdoctoral Researcher

Work Location: School of Renewable Natural Resources, LSU AgCenter, Baton Rouge, LA


Position Description: The LSU AgCenter and School of Renewable Natural Resources is seeking applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher with experience in spatial ecology to be supervised by Dr. Ashley M. Long. The candidate will contribute to an on-going DoD-funded project using change detection analyses and habitat forecasting to identify areas at highest risk of habitat conversion for an endangered species. In addition to ecological modeling, the Postdoctoral Researcher will lead and assist with preparation of technical reports, peer-reviewed manuscripts, and presentations at scientific conferences, and will have other opportunities for professional development (e.g., mentoring students, grant writing). The Postdoctoral Researcher will also have some flexibility to develop original research questions in areas related to the project. This is a 12-month appointment with possibility of extension based on job performance.


Qualification Requirements: Ph.D. in relevant field (e.g., wildlife ecology, quantitative ecology). Applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills; a strong record of publications in peer-reviewed journals; and demonstrate fluency in spatial data analyses using R. ArcGIS, and Google Earth Engine.


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.


Date Available: Upon completion of the selection process.


Application Deadline: December 6, 2022 or until suitable candidate is identified


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:


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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