CHAIR APPLICATION GUIDELINES
of Sea Grant Development at Louisiana State University is accepting
nominations for the John P. Laborde Endowed Chair for Sea Grant
Research and Technology Transfer and Visiting Professor for the
2009-2010 fiscal year. Nominees should be either nationally or
internationally recognized for contributions in an area of marine/coastal
research, technology transfer, education, or business development.
Academically affiliated nominees must hold either the rank of
full professor or its equivalent and they will carry similar faculty
rank with the Chair appointment. Appointment duration can vary
from as few as six months to a maximum of one year; we particularly
encourage nominations of individuals eligible for either one-half
or full year sabbatical from their institutions.
will perform research at Louisiana State University that either
directly supplements or complements the activities of the Louisiana
Sea Grant College Program or other sponsored research, technology
transfer, or education projects administered by the Louisiana
Sea Grant College Program. Scholarly work in either research or
teaching would also be encouraged within appropriate discipline-based
academic departments at Louisiana State University.
in nominating individuals to the Chair should confirm a nominee’s
interest and submit a packet including a nomination letter, the
nominee’s curriculum vitae, a summary of nominee’s
expertise/interests, an outline of proposed research activity,
preferred appointment dates, and salary requirements. Although
this opportunity is open until filled, we plan to review nominations
after 1 November 2008.
should be submitted to:
“Chuck” Wilson, Executive Director
Office of Sea Grant Development
239 Sea Grant Building
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
If you have
any questions concerning either the Laborde Chair or the nominating
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