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Louisiana Sea Grant’s Job Postings

  • Accounting Coordinator
    This position is responsible for the auditing and reconciliation for state and federal grant funds along with funding from private sector sponsors, state appropriations, revenue, and LSU Foundation.
  • Alternative Oyster Culture Grants Program Outreach Coordinator
    This position is an essential part of the Louisiana Sea Grant Alternative Oyster Culture (AOC) Program Initiative and will be the principal extension-type liaison with the AOC oystermen to help facilitate their efforts to develop a successful business on a statewide level. The requirements and duties include: oyster industry education and experience and coordination of trainings, meetings and workshops, assisting with development of best practices for the industry, acting as a liaison with the Louisiana Sea Grant Hatchery, and a working knowledge of appropriate habitats, methods, regulations, licensing and marketing for AOC oysters.
  • Research Associate 4
    The Research Associate 4 will work in the Transboundary Aquatic and Coastal Ecology lab in the Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences and with Louisiana Sea Grant to apply advanced knowledge in all research aspects of the Proof of Concept Testing and BRD vs. BRD testing. This includes: trips on the vessels as well as all research design, data input, data management, data analysis, communication of messaging resulting from the research component, research report summaries, and updates to NOAA and the working group as required.
  • Research Associate Specialist
    This position will involve research related to improving fish quality through cold chain management and packaging. The ideal candidate will be experienced in working in the field and working in laboratory setting. The individual filling this position will be responsible for managing all laboratory and field activities including inventory and procurement of supplies, as well as supervise undergraduate student workers. The RA will be responsible for coordinating research studies, sample collection, managing, preparation, and analyses. Statistical analysis also will be expected. The position involves supporting and working with faculty, graduate students, as well as state, federal, non-governmental organization, and industry collaborators. Sporadic travel to collect samples within Louisiana is expected, including overnight stays, and occasional weekend work may be required.

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