Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Commensurate with experience.
October 16 2018
Life Sciences, Zoology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)

Department of Biological Sciences

Louisiana State University


The Department of Biological Sciences at Louisiana State University (LSU) invites applications for a tenure track position as Curator of Birds at the level of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a vigorous extramurally funded research program on birds, contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching, collect bird specimens, curate the Museum’s bird collection, and participate in extracurricular activities in Biological Sciences and the Museum. 

Job Responsibilities:

Develop and maintain an independent and vigorous research program in the area of Ornithology

Teach undergraduate and/or graduate level courses in a biological sciences discipline and direct/supervise graduate students.

Curate bird collection in the LSU Museum of Natural Sciences.

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D., A successful record of independent research in bird biology, and a strong background in building, managing, and using bird research collections. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

Postdoctoral Experience

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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