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.
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 Mexico.
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.
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.
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