Departmental Openings | LSU Department of Geology & Geophysics

Faculty & Staff Openings

Staff Positions:

Analyst - Data Processing 1

The Department of Geology and Geophysics is seeking a full-time Data Processing Analyst.  This position will be responsible for supporting and maintaining the network servers, research and instructional hardware and software, as well as the planning of new purchases. This person will serve as technical liaison between the Geology & Geophysics department, Information Technology Services, and outside affiliates. The Data Processing Analyst will supervise students when needed and available. 

For more information on this position, please contact Charlotte Moore at

Grants Coordinator (Pre-Award and Post-Award)

The Geology and Geophysics department is seeking a full-time entry-level Grants Coordinator to administer the department's grants and contracts including all pre-award and post-award duties and serve as central grants/contracts liaison. The position will be responsible for pre-award duties such as assisting faculty with proposal submissions, coordinate reporting, filing extensions and modifications with faculty/Private Investigators (PI's) and providing grant proposal training and guidance to the faculty. Post-award duties include analyzing all financial transactions in compliance with each contract and providing financial guidance and assistance to faculty members to ensure compliance with grant restrictions and guidelines.  The individual would reconcile accounts, monitor financial activity and effort, handle long-range financial planning, analyze and audit daily business expenditures on grants and cost sharing accounts, prepare and process monthly journal entries, and advise Cost Center Manager (CCM) and/or HR Contact of necessary payroll adjustments.  The Grants Coordinator will keep faculty/Chair/CCM abreast of university regulations regarding overhead, benefits, various fees and other budgetary elements and serve as liaison with the University's central administrative offices for grants-related matters. 

For more information on this position, please contact Charlotte Moore at

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The Department of Geology & Geophysics offers programs leading to B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees with over 20 faculty ( The department is housed in the LSU College of Science and maintains research programs in geology, igneous and metamorphic petrology, geophysics, geochemistry, hydrology, palynology, paleoclimatology, earth and planetary materials, and earth and planetary surface processes. The successful applicant will complement these existing strengths. Numerous opportunities are available for collaboration with other departments on campus, including those in the College of Science, College of Engineering, and with the LSU High Performance Computing Center. LSU is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research R1 University, and a Land-, Sea- and Space-Grant University. LSU is the flagship school of the state of Louisiana, as well as the flagship institution of the Louisiana State University System.