Faculty Opportunities

Faculty Opportunities

Request for Proposals: Red Snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) Abundance Estimate in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico Region

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium (MASGC) is accepting proposal submissions to estimate the abundance of red snapper in the U.S. waters in the Gulf of Mexico. This funding opportunity is to develop an independent abundance estimate of Age-2 and older red snapper. The successful applicant will determine the absolute abundance of the red snapper population by habitat type, including artificial reefs, natural reefs and unclassified habitats. The design must include mark-recapture tagging and advanced technology methods. A Letter of Intent (LOI) is required to submit a full proposal and is due by 5 p.m. Central Time on Friday, April 7, 2017. Full proposals are due by 5 p.m. Central Time on Friday, June 9, 2017 More info…

LA DIA Fellows Program

These one-year fellowships represent an extraordinary opportunity for highly talented, tenure track faculty conducting research in coastal Louisiana. Over the course of three retreats, fellows will broaden their knowledge of coastal concerns, hone their science communication skills and expand their ability to address coastal challenges through applied research. LA DIA Fellows are selected based on their potential to develop innovative approaches to coastal research and willingness to explore innovative solutions to coastal challenges in Louisiana. Fellowship applications are due by April 14, 2017. More info…

Request for Proposals: 2018-2020 Competitive Research Program

Louisiana Sea Grant is pleased to announce the release of the Request for Proposals for the 2018-2020 Omnibus competitive research cycle. Two–year funding period from February 1, 2018 to January 31, 2020. About $700,000/yr available for research projects. Full Proposals will only be accepted if a SoI was submitted. Full Proposals due on May 22, 2017.  More info …