Postdoctoral Researcher

Job Posting Title:
Postdoctoral Researcher   

Position Type:
Other Academic   

LSUAM Science - BioS - Plant Physiologist (Paul South (00059646))   

Work Location:
LSU - Baton Rouge   

Pay Grade:
Other Academic  

Job Description:
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.


Job Duties:

Conduct research, disseminate research results by attending conferences, publish research results in peer-review journals, develop and write grant proposals. (100%)

Minimum qualifications:
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:


Special Instructions:
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.   

Posting Date:
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):

EEO Statement:
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

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