(This is a grant-funded, non-tenure track position. Funding must be available for any continuation of appointment.)
WORK LOCATION: Department of Entomology, LSU AgCenter, Baton Rouge, LA.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Funding is currently available for a postdoctoral researcher in the area of stink bug intra-guild competition. The successful applicant will conduct research at the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Department of Entomology. The scientist will be expected to publish the results of his/her research in refereed journals and to pursue extramural funding. Funding is currently available for 6 months and will be extended for 1 year if monies become available.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: PhD in Entomology or related discipline. Experience in soybean IPM, ecology, and insecticide toxicology is preferred. Proven ability in diligent documentation, record-keeping, and reporting of experimental data is required.
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: July 30, 2018 or until suitable candidate is located.
DATE AVAILABLE: Upon completion of interview process.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Must apply online at https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU (or through Workday for internal applicants) by attaching cover letter with resume, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three professional references. For more information contact:
Dr. Jeffrey A. Davis, Associate Professor
Louisiana State University
Department of Entomology
404 Life Sciences
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: (225) 578-5618
Web site: www.lsuagcenter.com