Research Associate 3

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Baltimore, MD
United States
Job Description

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Job Posting Title:

Research Associate 3


Position Type:




LSUAM Science - Museum of Natural Science (Christopher C Austin (00008258))


Work Location:

0119A M.J. Foster Hall


Pay Grade:


Job Description:

Research Associates are scholars associated with other departments or institutions whose association with the Museum enhances their research opportunities and also enhances the reputation of the Museum, both nationally and internationally

Job duties:
100%- Collaborate with museum Curators, staff and students on research projects, contribute to depositing research specimens in the collections of the Museum of Natural Science, work with faculty members on the submission of grant proposals and serving as Co-PI on those proposals, present occasional talks about their research in the Museum Seminar series

Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree in Zoological, Biological Sciences or closely related field. 2-4 years related experience


Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:

Visiting Scholar


Posting Date:

May 23, 2023


Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):


Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

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Essential Position (Y/N):


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