LUMCON is searching for an experienced, reliable, and task-oriented Consortium Coordinator. LUMCON not only represents a traditional marine laboratory, the DeFelice Marine Center, but also a Consortium of public and private colleges and universities in the state of Louisiana.
The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium for Research and Education (LUMCON; https://lumcon.edu) seeks to hire two new Assistant Professors in the second phase of multi-year faculty expansion. We invite well-qualified coastal or marine scientists, regardless of discipline, to apply. We are interested in scientists that address a wide range of fundamental problems in ocean and coastal sciences, as well as interdisciplinary research questions, using observations, modelling, theory and/or field and laboratory experiments.
The duties of this position are specialized, advanced level professional human resources responsibilities coupled with payroll processing for the agency. The incumbent must perform these duties for the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) a division of the Louisiana Board of Regents.
On a thin strip of land in Terrebonne Parish, researchers with the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium study the problems facing coastal Louisiana, the Gulf of Mexico and ocean ecosystems. But with its location outside the levee system, the marine lab has become ground zero for the very issues it is tasked with studying.
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) located in Cocodrie, Louisiana operates a 116 ft. oceanographic research vessel, the R/V Pelican, and is currently accepting applications for a First Mate. The vessel is home ported at the LUMCON facility in Cocodrie, LA. The First Mate is under general supervision of ship's captain, perform various functions pertaining to operation and maintenance of the vessel, waterfront maintenance, field work and related lab research projects and serve as relief captain as needed.
LUMCON is once again opening its doors to the community during this FREE one-day event at the Marine Center in Cocodrie.
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium is seeking a full-time Dive Safety Officer (DSO). The DSO is responsible for the development, implementation, training, and maintenance of all dive activities associated with LUMCON. The DSO will work under the authority and direction of the LUMCON Marine Superintendent, and the Dive Control Board. This position provides the principal technical expertise, assistance, and training on a wide range of disciplines necessary to conduct advanced underwater research or academic investigations safely and efficiently and to assist scientists in accomplishing specific research goals and objectives. This job requires a highly organized and motivated individual with strong communication and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will serve by proxy as LUMCON’s emissary for the community, both academic and public. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.