Assistant Professor – Plant Physiologist (Tenure Track)

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Commensurate with experience.
October 08 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor – Plant Physiologist (Tenure Track)

Department of Biological Sciences

Louisiana State University


The Department of Biological Sciences at Louisiana State University invites applications for a tenure-track Plant Physiologist at the level of Assistant Professor. The position is open to all areas of plant physiology including cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, biophysics, genetics, environmental biology, and algal physiology. The Department of Biological Sciences currently consists of 60 tenure-track faculty members studying a wide range of biological questions at scales from molecules to ecosystems. The successful candidate will complement these strengths, and will be expected to maintain a vigorous, extramurally funded research program, and to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching.

Job Responsibilities:

50% - Develop and maintain an independent and vigorous research program in the area of plant physiology

50% - Teach undergraduate and/or graduate level courses in a biological sciences discipline, including a course in plant physiology, and direct/supervise graduate students.

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. in plant physiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, or related field; Successful track record of independent research.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Postdoctoral experience or its equivalent preferred.

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


HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed

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