Job Posting Title:
LSUAM Science - BioS - Plant Physiologist (Paul South (00059646))
LSU - Baton Rouge
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral researcher position in the Li lab in the Department of Biological Sciences and the Center of Computation & Technology at Louisiana State University. The successful candidate will conduct research in the broad area of community ecology, potential projects include, but not limited to, effects of environmental changes (e.g. climate change, urbanization) on biodiversity and functional traits such as plant phenology, ecological modeling and statistics for ecological analyses, data-driven synthesis, etc. The candidate hired will have the freedom to develop projects of their interest.
Conduct research, disseminate research results by attending conferences, publish research
results in peer-review journals, develop and write grant proposals. (100%)
Ph.D. in ecology, biology, statistics, mathematics, or closely related fields.
Special or Physical Qualifications needed:
Desired skills include a solid working knowledge of ecology and statistics (e.g. hierarchical modeling), strong programming skills (R, Julia, Python, etc.), and good communication skills (verbal and writing).
Additional Job Description:
Prospective candidates should submit a cover letter that provides information about past and future research interests, CV, and three (3) professional references with name, email and contact phone number.
November 23, 2020
Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):
Additional Position Information:
Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!
Essential Position (Y/N):
LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.
HCM Contact Information:
Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu