Employment Opportunities

Research Associate or Research Assistant

(Posted: 11/14/2011)

A Research Associate/Research Assistant is sought to assist in several research projects: coastal ocean ecosystem oxygen dynamics and phytoplankton community ecology, benthic ecology of marshes and the continental shelf related to the BP DW oil spill, low oxygen (hypoxia) environments on the Louisiana continental shelf. Individuals should be capable of developing and managing large data sets, working in marsh, offshore waters and laboratory situations, generating graphic materials and information for web sites, and performing other duties in support of the research programs of Dr. Nancy Rabalais, Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON). Special skills of interest include HPLC, SCUBA diving, multivariate statistics, and GIS. Position is with the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) at the LUMCON Marine Center in Cocodrie, Louisiana. Term is up to three years, with possible continuation. LUMCON offers state benefits.

A letter of interest, a current resume, and the name, address, phone and email of three individuals qualified to comment on scientific and work qualifications should be sent to:

Dr. Nancy Rabalais
Executive Director
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium
8124 Highway 56
Chauvin, LA70344
Telephone: 985-851-2801
Fax: 985-851-2874
Email: nrabalais@lumcon.edu@lumcon.edu

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