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Laborde Endowed Chair: Application Guidelines

Laborde Endowed Chair

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Application Guidelines

Position Title: John P. Laborde Endowed Chair for Sea Grant Research and Technology Transfer and Visiting Professor

Agency/Location: Louisiana Sea Grant College Program, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Qualifications: The Louisiana Sea Grant College Program at Louisiana State University is accepting nominations for the John P. Laborde Endowed Chair for Sea Grant Research and Technology Transfer and Visiting Professor. Applicants should be nationally or internationally recognized for contributions in an area of marine/coastal research, technology transfer, education or business development. Academically affiliated candidates must hold the rank of associate or full professor or its equivalent and will carry similar faculty rank with the Chair appointment. Appointment duration can vary from a few months to a maximum of one year; nominations of individuals eligible for either one-half or full year sabbatical from their institutions are encouraged.

Responsibilities: Appointees will perform work at Louisiana State University that either directly supplements or complements activities being conducted by the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program or other sponsored research, technology transfer or education projects administered by the LSU Office of Sea Grant Development. Scholarly work in research, extension and/or teaching is encouraged with appropriate discipline-based academic departments at Louisiana State University.

Salary: Commensurate with rank, qualifications and available funding.

Application: Host faculty and departments interested in nominating individuals should confirm a nominee’s interest and submit a nomination letter with the candidate’s curriculum vitae, summary of expertise/interests, proposed activity, preferred appointment dates and salary requirements. This opportunity is open until filled.

Closing date: 31 December 2023 or until position is filled.

For additional information or to submit a nomination, contact:

Dr. Julie Lively
Executive Director
Louisiana Sea Grant College Program
239 Sea Grant Building
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Louisiana State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.