10 Reasons to Work for Pennington Biomedical
Excitement - Our researchers rely on the latest molecular, physiological, clinical, behavioral,
and bioinformatics technologies. Our research yields new knowledge and impacts many
lives. Our findings can be found here.
Distinction - Pennington Biomedical is one of the largest academic nutritional research centers
in the world.
Excellent Employee Benefits - As a campus of LSU, Pennington Biomedical offers a multitude of outstanding benefits
to eligible employees and their dependents such as: health insurance, retirement,
life insurance, dental and vision insurance, long term disability, accidental death
and dismemberment, flexible spending account, an employee fitness center and more!
Core Services - The center provides its research team with state-of-the-art core services designed
to improve efficiency, timeliness, and precision of vital technical procedures needed
across research boundaries.
University Support - As a campus of LSU, Pennington Biomedical benefits from close ties with the Baton
Rouge campus, the LSU Medical Centers, and the LSU AgCenter.
Knowledge - We are home to world-class researchers and specialists in neuroscience, stem cell
biology, skeletal muscle biology, statistical genetics, diabetes, behavior modification,
eating disorders and other areas.
Meaning - We are dedicated to stopping chronic disease before it becomes a killer. This
mindset is the catalyst for our team of scientists dedicated to pursuing a mission
of healthier lives through nutrition and preventive medicine.
- Diversity - At Pennington Biomedical we recognize that diversity in all dimensions contributes to the overall quality and success of the center.
Tuition Exemption - Full-time employees (other than faculty) that are employed for at least one year
at 100% effort may register for job-related courses up to six hours per semester (three
hours in the summer term) and receive tuition exemption. Three hours a week may be
taken during work time if approved by supervisor.
Work/Life Balance - Pennington Biomedical offers excellent annual leave, sick leave, and paid holidays
to employees. Many departments offer flexible schedules to better accommodate employee