Faculty Positions Available

December 21st, 2023|

Coastal and Marine Science Faculty Positions Available LUMCON seeks to hire multiple new Assistant Professors as part of a multi-year faculty expansion. We are interested in hiring interdisciplinary scientists whose research addresses fundamental and applied questions in ocean and coastal sciences. We invite qualified coastal or marine scientists, regardless of discipline, whose research uses observational, modeling, theoretical, and/or experimental approaches, to apply for open positions based at both the Cocodrie and Houma locations. Specific questions about the positions can be directed to Dr. Brian Roberts, Executive Director and Chief Scientist, broberts@lumcon.edu (985)-851-2801 Review of applicants will begin December 15, 2023 and continue until the positions are filled. See the full job ad by clicking this link. see other news

LUMCON has been selected as the managing entity of the State’s National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR).

June 14th, 2023|

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has accepted Governor John Bel Edwards’ nomination of the Atchafalaya River System as the preferred site of a National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) in Louisiana.  Read the full CPRA press release using this link (https://coastal.la.gov/news/noaa-accepts-gov-edwards-nomination-of-atchafalaya-river-system-into-the-national-estuarine-research-reserve-system/) see other news

2023 Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program

January 3rd, 2023|

The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) invites highly motivated undergraduates to apply for Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) positions in our NSF-sponsored summer 2023 REU program in Interdisciplinary Research Experiences in Changing Coastal Environments.

New Graduate Student Fellowship Program

December 1st, 2021|

The graduate student fellowship program is designed to support the research of a graduate student from an underrepresented group in STEM. This fellowship provides an opportunity for graduate students to complete a summer in residence at LUMCON.

Dear Friends of LUMCON

November 1st, 2021|

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.

T. Bradley Keith named as new Director of BTNEP

January 14th, 2021|

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 January. “I am extremely excited and honored to bring on board someone with T’s level of experience and knowledge. I look forward to supporting and working with T to ensure that BTNEP continues its great legacy as Louisiana’s estuary program.  Under T’s professional leadership, we can look forward to continuing to honor LUMCON and BTNEP missions.” said Dr. Craig McClain, LUMCON Executive Director. BTNEP will strongly benefit from T’s in-depth knowledge of the geography, cultural landscape, and issues of importance to businesses, local governments, and officials throughout Louisiana and the Gulf South. T. Bradley Keith [...]

Gulf – Caribbean RCRV Receives a Name

November 25th, 2019|

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).

Blue Works

November 20th, 2019|

Blue Works at the Houma Maritime Campus will be LUMCON's new collaborative technology space of innovation boldly exclaiming a positive message of exploration and discovery.  Visit our Blue Works webpage for information about this exciting expansion of LUMCON programs. This expansion of LUMCON will better fulfill our mission to connect people, enrich education, and transform science.

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