Opportunity: Research Associate/Assistant for Benthic Marsh Ecology Research, CWC

job_picCoastal Waters Consortium Seeks Research Associate/Assistant for Benthic Marsh Ecology Research related to Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.

Two research foci are (1) the microphytobenthos and associated pigments and (2) the subtidal benthic infauna associated with oiled/unoiled systems. Additional food web studies are planned. Specifically, primary skills in identification of bentic infauna are needed. Individuals should be capable of self-directed activities, developing and managing large data sets, working in marsh, 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 additionally include SCUBA diving, multivariate statistics, and GIS support. Term is up to three years, upon satisfactory job performance.

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, nrabalais@lumcon.edu.

LUMCON offers state benefits, and is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ADA Employer