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Dear Friends of LUMCON

Dear Friends of LUMCON

In the days since Hurricane Ida, I have had the privilege to see the very best of people; including staff members who have lost their own homes volunteering to get essential supplies to others. Whereas we are not on a normal schedule or routine at LUMCON, we are doing our very best to support our staff members and our local community in any way, shape, or form.

Notice to Visitors

The Marine Center is closed to visitors until further notice.   LUMCON has also suspended education and research groups until January 2, 2022.

Marine Education Associate

The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) is seeking a Marine Education Associate to assist with the development and facilitation of online and digital content within the LUMCON Marine Education & Outreach program.

R/V Point Sur QMED Engineer

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES R/V Point Sur QMED Engineer Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) located in Cocodrie, Louisiana operates a 134 ft. oceanographic research vessel, R/V POINT SUR, and is currently accepting applications for a [...]

R/V POINT SUR & R/V PELICAN Second Mate/Relief Mate

LUMCON is currently accepting applications for a Second Mate/Relief Mate. The Second Mate/Relief Mate is under general supervision of the ship’s captain, performs various functions pertaining to operation and maintenance of the vessel, waterfront maintenance, field work and related lab research projects.

Port Engineer

The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) is seeking a motivated individual to be a Port Engineer. The Port Engineer supports oceanographic research for Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium in the Ship Operations group.

Groundbreaking for LUMCON’s Blue Works Facility

State and local dignitaries, including Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Louisiana Commissioner of Higher Education Dr. Kim Hunter Reed, will participate in a groundbreaking event to celebrate the start of construction on LUMCON’s Blue Works facility.

Research Opportunity in Coastal Ecosystem Ecology and Biogeochemistry

Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) is seeking a postdoctoral research associate in wetland plant ecology to help organize and lead a series of field studies and manipulative experiments studying the effects of the Macondo Oil Spill on coastal marsh ecosystems. The primary focus of the postdoc position will be to continue research projects initiated by a large, multi-institution team of researchers on the Coastal Waters Consortium (CWC) project funded by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative to study the impacts of the oil spill and future spills on marshes and coastal environments.

T. Bradley Keith named as new Director of BTNEP

NEWS AND EVENTS T. Bradley Keith named new Director of BTNEP Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) and the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP) announced the hiring of a new director. T. Bradley Keith will join the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program team as its new leader beginning late [...]

Gulf – Caribbean RCRV Receives a Name

A Gulf Coast civil rights icon is being honored as the namesake of a new, $100 million National Science Foundation (NSF) oceanographic research ship, to be operated by the Gulf – Caribbean Oceanographic Consortium (GCOC), led by the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) and the University of Southern Mississippi (USM).

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