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Assistant Professor of Research
Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

  • Dec. 6, 2017
  • Assistant Professor of Research
  • Center for Energy Studies
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
    Baton Rouge, LA
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Energy Technology
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The Center for Energy Studies ("CES") at the Louisiana State University ("LSU") seeks applicants for an energy research position at the Assistant Research Professor rank. We seek motivated individuals with strong oral and written communication and applied research skills in such areas as conventional/unconventional oil and gas development, electric power industry analysis, electric power systems modeling, natural gas and electricity usage modeling, industrial energy usage, energy infrastructure development, energy finance, energy law and regulation, renewables, and energy efficiency. This is a non-teaching positions that emphasizes externally-funded research, publications, public speaking, and service.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop his or her own unique energy research agenda, attain external financial support for this research, publish in academic and professional journals and periodicals, and participate in academic and professional association meetings and conferences. A successful candidate will interact with, and provide advice to, a wide range of Louisiana energy stakeholders, such as state and federal government agencies, industry, trade associations, other LSU academic departments and colleges, and the media.

The currently-advertised position represents a unique opportunity for motivated researchers. While a successful applicant is expected to develop external funding to support their research agenda, the position is financially supported through a state appropriation. A successful candidate will be able to leverage CES’ network of industry and government contacts, as well as the financial resources needed to support their respective research agenda. CES has a staff of supporting research assistants and graduate students, in addition to offering financial support for conference and research related-travel and to cover the cost of data/software/computational resources.

Job Responsibilities:
Develop his or her own externally-funded research program over a three-year period. (40%)
Publish in both academic and professional periodicals. (40%)
Contribute to other CES activities that include periodic conferences, workshops, and meetings. (10%)
Speak to professional and trade associations, as well as interact with local, national and trade media. (5%)
Provide advice and counsel to the Louisiana Legislature (as requested), Louisiana executive agencies, as well as Louisiana Congressional delegation. (5%)

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in field related to energy that includes engineering, statistics, business, and physical or social sciences
Special / Physical Qualifications: Applicants must have a doctoral degree in a field related to energy that includes engineering, statistics, business, and physical or social sciences. Applicant must have strong written and oral communication skills and have the ability to address the technical, policy, and business aspects of the energy industry in an accessible fashion that also meets traditional academic standards.

For additional information and to apply, please visit:—-Baton-Rouge/Professor-of-Research—-Assistant—Associate—or-Full-Professor_R00018166-1

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.


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