College of Engineering and Science/Open Faculty Positions



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Job description

Ruston, LA

The vision of the College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University is to be a world leader in integrating engineering and science in education and research. The College is undertaking an aggressive faculty recruiting campaign to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. The College recently completed construction of a new $40M integrated engineering and science education building providing an additional 128,000 square feet of educational and laboratory space. To build a diverse workforce the college encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.

Multiple faculty positions are anticipated for the 2020-21 academic year in the following degree programs.

Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Construction Engr. Technology
Computer Science
Cyber Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Instrumentations & Control Systems Engr. Technology
Industrial & Systems Engineering
Mathematics & Statistics
Micro and Nanosystems Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

All professional ranks (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor) will be considered. Lecturer and Instructor (non-tenure-track) positions are also available for highly qualified teaching faculty. Applicants for Professor and Lecturer positions must have a doctorate or complete one by their start date in the relevant area or a closely related field, and Instructor applicants must have a minimum of a master’s degree. Successful tenure-track candidates are expected to actively participate in multidisciplinary research efforts in the College; initiate, build and sustain an externally funded research program; and supervise masters and doctoral students. Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong teaching skills, and a commitment to high quality professional service and active participation in college responsibilities are expected. The College is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The University is a doctoral granting public institution that enrolls nearly 13,000 students from 48 states and 69 countries.

Research activity is leveraged through one or more of the College’s multidisciplinary centers of excellence in micro and nanotechnology, biotechnology and biomedical applications, cyber security, trenchless technology, STEM education or applied physics research. See the College website for more information:

How to apply

Interested applicants should compile a single PDF that includes a 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statement of research interests and goals; 4) description of teaching experience and interests; and 5) the names and contact information for at least three references. The PDF file should be submitted electronically to [email protected] with the subject line “ – COES faculty search”. Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. The anticipated starting date for most positions is September 1, 2020. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer.

As a selective admissions, comprehensive public university, Louisiana Tech is committed to quality in teaching, research, creative activity, public service, and economic development. Louisiana Tech maintains as its highest priority the education and development of its students in a challenging, yet safe and supportive, community of learners.