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.
LUMCON is searching for an experienced, reliable and task-oriented Executive Assistant. The Executive Assistant works directly with the Executive Director and will be responsible for performing a number of administrative duties. The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated, professional, and capable of managing their work load and prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced environment.
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.
LUMCON seeks a full-time HVAC/Facilities Technician to efficiently plan, operate, and maintain facilities, grounds and infrastructure on a cost-effective basis. This position may require varying shifts, multiple sites, and requires personal performance and hands-on work. This position is responsible for the daily maintenance, repair, and remodeling of facilities and associated grounds by performing semiskilled and skilled manual tasks related to the maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds, and equipment. This position performs a variety of technical duties and work assignments may be in any of the building trades.
The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) is seeking to fill a full-time position within the education program. The position is based at the DeFelice Marine Center in Cocodrie, Louisiana. The role of the Marine Education Associate is to support, facilitate, and ensure high quality experiences for all visitors within the LUMCON Marine Education Program. This includes leading field, lab, and classroom activities for a wide variety of audiences at the DeFelice Marine Center and off site field locations. The Marine Education Associate will also be responsible for some travel to classrooms, festivals, and other community events to educate people about the goals and mission of LUMCON and cover topics about marine science. This position requires extensive field work (including on boats), weekends, longer days, and travel to various events around the state.
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) located in Cocodrie, Louisiana operates a 134 ft. oceanographic research vessel, the R/V Point Sur, and is currently accepting applications for a First Mate. The R/V Point Sur is Mississippi’s premier Oceanographic Research Vessel conducting a wide array of research and education cruises for the State of Mississippi and scientist from around the country. The vessel is home ported at the Port of Gulfport in Gulfport, MS. but regularly docks in Cocodrie, Louisiana. 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.