Postdoctoral Researcher – Spatial Ecology – Louisiana State University
LSU AgCenter and School of Renewable Natural Resources
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Post Doctoral Appointments
$50-60k, depending on qualifications
Last Date to Apply
The LSU 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 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.
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.
For consideration, please send the following materials to firstname.lastname@example.org: cover letter expressing interest, goals, and suitability for the position; curriculum vitae; relevant manuscript reprints; names and contact information for at least three professional references; and unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts. The application deadline is 06 April 2022 or until a suitable candidate is found. The start date is listed as 30 April 2022, but is negotiable.