Research Associate

Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled

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The Dr. Rieucau’s Coastal Behavioral Ecology lab (CBEL) (https://lumcon.edu/grieucau) at the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) is seeking one Research Associate starting early 2020 to participate in a multidisciplinary project funded by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management dedicated to study the relationship of human disturbance to ecosystem services in offshore sand shoal habitats in coastal Louisiana. The candidate will join a vibrant research team of scientists to understand how marine organisms respond to changing environmental conditions in coastal ecosystems. The candidate will be responsible of the investigation of the quantify spatial and temporal patterns of abundance, size and behavior of the nekton community that use a sand shoal habitat using acoustic surveys. This part of the project will capitalize on the integration of cutting-edge observational methodologies by using high-resolution imaging sonar technology coupled with advanced quantitative analysis and processing methods.

 Project Title: Responses of Ecological Function of the Ship Shoal Biological Communities Subjected to Dredging. Full project abstract can be found here.

Location: The position will be based at the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) Marine Center in Cocodrie, LA (visit http://www.lumcon.edu for information on the facility).

To Apply: Send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the name, address, phone and email contact for at least three individuals qualified to comment on scientific and work qualifications to Dr. Guillaume Rieucau (grieucau@lumcon.edu) with “Research Assistant position” in the subject line. For questions or more information contact Dr. Rieucau by email or phone (985-223-7421).

LUMCON is an AA/EO employer.

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