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Postdoctoral Researcher
Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Date Posted 10/27/2021
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Job Posting Title:

Postdoctoral Researcher

Position Type:

Other Academic


LSUAG PL2 - SRNR - Renewable Natural Resources (Qinglin Wu (00012560))

Work Location:

0134 Renewable Natural Resources Building

Pay Grade:

Other Academic

Job Description:

(This is a grant-funded, non-tenure track position, Continuation of appointment is dependent on funding, job performance, and continued need for the appointment.)

WORK LOCATION: School of Renewable Natural Resources, LSU Ag Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

NATURE OF WORK: Postdoctoral Researcher needed for projects using cellulose nanomaterials for composites, fluids and energy storage material. The Postdoctoral Researcher will perform assigned and independent research in the field; assist or lead preparation of peer-reviewed publications; train graduate students; assist with procurement and maintenance of equipment and supplies, and complete other job duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: PhD in Material Chemistry, Polymer Engineering, and related field. Applicant must have a strong record of publications in peer-reviewed journals, experience with energy storage and other material testing, equipment operation, and data analysis. Experience with outreach of technical material is desirable. Applicant must be able to obtain a Louisiana Driver’s License and drive state vehicles.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The LSU AgCenter has an attractive benefits package with a wide variety of benefit options. Current benefits offered include retirement, multiple medical insurance options, supplemental insurances (dental, life, long-term disability, accident, vision, long-term care, etc.), Tax Saver Flexible Benefits Plan (saves tax dollars on some child care and medical expenses), university holidays (14 per year, typically includes a week off at Christmas), generous annual (vacation) and sick leave benefits, Employee Assistance Program, and possible educational leave and tuition exemption for coursework at campuses of the LSU System. Specific benefits depend on job category, percent of full-time and length of employment.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 2, 2021 or until suitable candidate is located.

DATE AVAILABLE: Upon completion of interview process.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply online at by attaching a letter of application and vita, including contacts for three personal references. Questions about the online system should be directed to the HRM Office at 225-578-2258. For more information, contact:

Dr. Qinglin Wu

LSU School of Renewable Natural Resources

107 Renewable Natural Resources Building

Baton Rouge, LA 70803-6202

Tel.: (225) 578-0771

E-mail: qwu

Web site:

The LSU Agricultural Center is a statewide campus of the LSU System and provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:

Posting Date:

October 19, 2021

Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):

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; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Essential Position (Y/N):

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap . Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management ( ).

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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