[Coral-List] Fwd: [ECOLOG-L] Assistant Professor Position - Ecologist - LSU

Daniel Holstein dan.holstein at gmail.com
Mon Dec 4 16:10:52 EST 2017

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From: Michael Polito <mpolito at WHOI.EDU>
Subject: [ECOLOG-L] Assistant Professor Position - Ecologist - LSU
Date: December 4, 2017 at 10:45:19 AM EST
Reply-To: Michael Polito <mpolito at WHOI.EDU>

Assistant Professor–Ecologist
Louisiana State University, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences

Description: Candidates for this position must be from an academic 
background in ecology, including, but not limited to fisheries ecologist, 
feeding relationships, environmental drivers, resource supply and demand 
and population, community and ecosystem level processes. Candidates who 
conduct empirical research related to spatial management, coastal, 
estuarine, or marine trophic dynamics at spatial scales ranging from 
estuaries to the deep ocean are encouraged to apply.

Duties include: Develop and maintain a rigorous, externally funded research 
program that emphasizes trophic ecology in the marine environment, 
including coastal systems, using contemporary empirical (field and/or lab) 
methods, statistical tools, and other relevant approaches. Collaboration in 
multidisciplinary research projects with marine, coastal, and wetland 
scientists is expected. Teach courses that emphasizes the quantitative 
assessment of fishery resources and other related focus areas. 

Mentor graduate students. Provide service and advice to state and federal 
agencies and the University as necessary. Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in 
science field. 

Preferred Qualifications:  Ph.D. in ecology, marine science, or related 
field. Postdoctoral experience is encouraged. The Department of 
Oceanography and Coastal Sciences includes faculty with expertise in 
wetland ecology, coastal fisheries, biophysical modeling, as well as 
biological, physical, chemical and geological oceanography. Located in 
Baton Rouge, LSU is only an hour from the Lake Pontchartrain estuary and a 
few hours from extensive saltmarsh and mangrove wetlands and the Gulf of 

Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2018. Attach a cover 
letter, CV, a Statement of Research, and a Statement of Teaching with your 
application. Also, provide a list of three professional references 
including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.

Applications are not considered complete unless they include all requested 
documents. LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / 
equal access employer. For the complete and official position announcement 
and to apply: 

External applicant link: https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU/job/2179-

Internal applicant link: https://www.myworkday.com/lsu/d/inst/9925$5110/rel-

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management 
Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR at lsu.edu. Questions specific to the 
position can be directed to the search committee co-chair, Dr. Steve 
Midway, smidway at lsu.edu .

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