Director and Associate/Professor of Research (Louisiana Geological Survey) ORED – Center for Energy Studies Louisiana State University
The (Associate) Research Professor / Director develops the program, faculty and staff of the Louisiana Geological Survey which is recognized for its preeminence interpreting important geological features, resources, and processes that impact and benefit Louisiana. The position reports to the Executive Director of the Center for Energy Studies.
Direct and supervise LGS research and administrative policies, activities, and budgets carried out by faculty, research staff, and support personnel. Facilitate the development of intellectual property that can be used to generate supplemental funding for LGS. Establish and implement program priorities and allocation of resources under the direction of the Executive Director of the Center of Energy Studies (CES). (30%)
Develop externally-funded research programs and activities. Publish in peer-reviewed journals as well as developing geosciences publications intended for other types of LGS stakeholders. Present research papers at academic and professional meetings and conferences on topics of current energy and/or environmental importance. Speak to civic and business groups. Interact with local, regional, and national media. Pursue collaborative activities with faculty within and outside of LSU. (30%)
Develop and supervise external activities of LGS in coordination with other CES programs that include, but are not limited to, organizing information transfer activities, conferences, workshops, and continuing education/professional certification courses. Develop and maintain relations with state and federal executive agencies. Coordinate with the CES Executive Director in fund-raising activities to create new and supplemental sources of funding. (30%)
Develop relationships with academic department that can include, but is not limited to providing guest lectures, periodic lectures, or “team teaching” on energy, natural resource, physical science and other topics. This can include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in the Department of Environmental Sciences or the Department of Geology and Geophysics under an instructor, adjunct or joint appointment depending up on the faculty member holding this position. This requirement can also include supervising, mentoring and and/or directing the research and academic studies of geology, physical sciences and engineering students at the undergraduate and graduate level. (10%)
Ph.D. in Geology, Geophysics, or other Geoscience and 9 - 15 years of professional or academic experience in earth-science related programs; 5 years of supervisory experience that includes serving as a PI of funded research or manager/supervisor of consulting projects. Additional Position Information:
Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; annual and sick leave; 14 paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption; training and development opportunities; employee discounts and more!
LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer
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Louisiana State University was founded by the Louisiana General Assembly in 1853. It was founded under the name Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy and was located near Pineville, Louisiana. The first session began January 2, 1860. LSU is a land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant institution, and is one of only 30 such universities in the nation. LSU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The University includes 9 senior colleges and 4 schools, in addition to specialized centers, divisions, institutes, and offices. Enrollment is more than 28,000 students, including more than 1,600 international students and nearly 5,000 graduate students. LSU has more than 1,100 full-time faculty members and a staff of more than 3,500. LSU Libraries contain more than 3.2 million volumes. The School of the Coast and Environment (formerly CCEER) was designated as the first Coastal Marine Institute by the Minerals Management Service of the U.S. Department of the Interior. LSU is located in Baton Rouge, the capital of Louisiana, a rapidly growing metropolitan area. South Louisiana is home to great historical traditions from plantation homes along the Miss...issippi River to food and music from New Orleans to Cajun country. As an institution, LSU is the flagship university in Louisiana and leads the nation in knowledge and research of coastal environments.