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College-Wide Faculty Positions

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 experiencing significant growth in several program areas and is undertaking an aggressive faculty recruiting campaign to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. Construction of a new $40M, 128,000 square foot integrated engineering and science education building is anticipated in the 2016-17 academic year. To build a diverse workforce the college encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.

Multiple faculty positions are anticipated for the 2017-18 academic year in the following degree programs.

Biomedical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Chemistry

Civil Engineering

Construction Engineering Technology

Computer Science

Cyber Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering Technology

Industrial Engineering

Mathematics & Statistics

Mechanical Engineering

Physics

All professional ranks (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor) will be considered. Lecturer (non-tenure-track) positions are also available for highly qualified teaching faculty. Applicants must have a doctorate or complete one by their start date in the relevant area or a closely related field. 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 over 12,000 students from 48 states and 68 foreign 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:  http://coes.latech.edu.

Send curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and goals, a description of teaching experience and interests, and names and contact information for at least three references in a single PDF file electronically to facsearch@latech.edu with the subject line “<Last Name, First Initial> - COES faculty search”. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016, and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. The anticipated starting date for most positions is September 1, 2017 but earlier starting dates are possible in some program areas. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer.

Faculty to Support Teaching and Research in Advanced Materials

Louisiana Tech University invites non-tenured faculty applications to support the Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Programs at Louisiana Tech University as a Research Assistant Professor. Candidates must hold a doctorate or equivalent degree in an engineering discipline with a research focus on advanced structural materials. The appointment will include both teaching and research responsibilities. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates are expected to engage in university, professional and program service activities.

Send curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and goals, a description of teaching experience and interests, and names and contact information for at least three references in a single PDF file electronically to facsearch@latech.edu with the subject line "<Last Name, First Initial> - Materials Faculty Search." Review of applications and nominations will begin on September 12, 2016 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. The starting date for these positions is November 28, 2016. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. See the College website for more information: http://www.coes.latech.edu.

Biomedical Engineering Faculty

The Biomedical Engineering Program within the College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at all academic ranks. Applicants with an earned doctorate in biomedical engineering and/or a related engineering or science field, excellent oral and written communication skills, and an ability to work in a team-oriented environment are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants whose research leverages the program’s current focus on Neural Engineering and Micro/Nano Biotechnology.  However, outstanding applicants with expertise in other biomedical engineering concentrations are also encouraged to apply.

The Louisiana Tech University Biomedical Engineering (BME) Program (www.latech.edu/coes/biomedical-engineering), one of the first BME programs in the nation (1972), offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in biomedical engineering. Resources include the 52,000 sq. ft. Biomedical Engineering Complex (BEC), housing the interdisciplinary Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science (CBERS) (http://coes.latech.edu/cbers/), the biomedical engineering program’s administrative and faculty offices, faculty research laboratories, classrooms, vivarium, and core laboratories for microscopy, cell and tissue culture, analytical chemistry, molecular biology, physiology, and computational biology. BEC is physically connected to the 41,000 sq. ft. Tech’s nationally recognized Institute for Micromanufacturing (IfM) (www.latech.edu/ifm/), that supports research labs and cleanroom space equipped with state-of-the art microfabrication and nanofabrication equipment and characterization tools. Louisiana Tech houses one of the five nodes that comprise the Louisiana Optical Network Initiative (LONI), providing a total of 85 teraflops of supercomputing power to affiliated researchers. A $37M 110,000 sq. ft. building dedicated to freshman/sophomore science and engineering integrated education is currently in the detailed design phase.

Louisiana Tech University is a US News and World Report Tier 1 National University with enrollment of over 12,000 students. The B.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering was first accredited by ABET in 1978 and has an enrollment of 190 students. In addition to a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, the College has three other Ph.D. programs (Engineering, Computational Analysis and Modeling, and Molecular Science and Nanotechnology) with 130 students total and over 200 M.S. students in various programs. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of the College, faculty can have opportunities to advise students in all four Ph.D. programs.

Applicants are encouraged to send a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research with current and future interests and goals, and contact information for three references to biensearch@latech.edu Only electronic versions of the requested information will be accepted. In your communications, please include “Biomedical Engineering Search 2016-2017” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and will continue until the positions are filled. The starting date is September 1, 2017 or sooner. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Chemical Engineering Tenure Track Position

Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Chemical Engineering program. Academic requirements include Ph.D. and undergraduate degrees in Chemical Engineering or closely aligned area.  Excellence in teaching is required, and candidates must have the ability to develop and sustain an externally funded research program. Outstanding candidates in all research areas are encouraged to apply although special emphasis will be given to candidates whose research leverages the University’s excellent experimental and computational resources in Nano/Micro/Biotechnology.

Louisiana Tech’s 41,000 sq. ft. Institute for Micromanufacturing (IfM) supports research labs and cleanroom space equipped with state-of-the art microfabrication and nanofabrication equipment and characterization tools. The 52,000 sq. ft. Biomedical Engineering Complex houses research labs and core equipment facilities for the interdisciplinary Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science (CBERS). A $37M 110,000 sq. ft. building dedicated to freshman/sophomore science and engineering integrated education is currently in the detailed design phase, with ground breaking expected Summer 2017. Louisiana Tech houses one of the five nodes that comprise the Louisiana Optical Network Initiative (LONI), providing a total of 85 teraflops of supercomputing power to affiliated researchers.

Louisiana Tech University is a US News and World Report Tier 1 National University with an enrollment of over 12,000 students. The Chemical Engineering program at Louisiana Tech University is an ABET accredited program with a growing undergraduate enrollment of over 330 undergraduate students. The strong presence of chemical, petro-chemical, and pulp-paper companies in the Gulf Coast region ensures the importance of Louisiana Tech’s Chemical Engineering program to the state and region providing excellent job placement and student internship opportunities. The College has a total of over 130 Ph.D. students in four programs (Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computational Analysis and Modeling, and Molecular Science and Nanotechnology) and over 200 M.S. students. Due to the multidisciplinary nature of the College, Chemical Engineering faculty have advised students from all four Ph.D. programs.

The University campus is located in Ruston, Louisiana (population ~25,000) with centralized access to the larger metropolitan areas in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Mississippi.

Applicants are encouraged to send a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a teaching philosophy statement, a research program summary, and contact information for three current references to cmensearch@latech.edu.Please add “Chemical Engineering Search 2016-2017” in the subject line to submit your information. Only electronic versions of the requested information will be accepted. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.  The starting date is September 1, 2017 (possibly sooner). Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Chemistry Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Louisiana Tech University invites applications for one or more tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Chemistry. One hire will have expertise in Inorganic Chemistry (broadly defined) while the area of the other anticipated hire is unspecified at this time.

Louisiana Tech University has been consistently ranked in the top 200 best colleges and universities by US News & World Report. Chemistry is part of the College of Engineering & Science, which offers a unique multidisciplinary, team-oriented educational and research environment (http://coes.latech.edu/). Major research infrastructure and investments at Louisiana Tech are represented by multiple interdisciplinary research centers (http://coes.latech.edu/research-centers/). To build a diverse workforce the college encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.

Candidates must have earned doctorates in chemistry or a closely related field. The successful candidates will initiate, build and sustain a strong externally funded research program, supervise masters and doctoral students, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, strong teaching skills, and display a commitment to high quality professional service and actively participate in college responsibilities. Preference will be given to applicants whose research expertise and interests align well with one or more of the interdisciplinary research centers.

Review of applications and nominations will begin on November 1, 2016 and continue until suitable candidates are identified, with a projected start date of September 1, 2017. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer.

To apply, send curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and goals, a description of teaching experience, philosophy, and interests, and names and contact information for at least three references in a single PDF file to chemsearch@latech.edu with the subject line "Last Name, First Initial – Tenure Track."

Chemistry Tenure-Track Assistant Professor and Non Tenure-Track Instructor/Lecturer Positions

Louisiana Tech University invites applications for one or more tenure-track Assistant Professor and one or more full time non tenure-track Instructor/Lecturer positions in Chemistry. Tenure-track hires with expertise in Inorganic Chemistry (broadly defined) are preferred, while the Instructor/Lecturer’s area of expertise is open.

Louisiana Tech University has been consistently ranked in the top 200 best colleges and universities by US News & World Report. Chemistry is part of the College of Engineering & Science, which offers a unique multidisciplinary, team-oriented educational and research environment (http://coes.latech.edu/). Major research infrastructure and investments at Louisiana Tech are represented by multiple interdisciplinary research centers (http://coes.latech.edu/research-centers/).

Assistant Professor and Lecturer candidates must have earned Doctorates in Chemistry or a closely related field. The Instructor candidate must have at least a Master’s degree in Chemistry or a closely related field. Instructor/Lecturer candidates with expertise in equipment upkeep, such as NMR and XRD, are especially encouraged to apply. The tenure-track hires will initiate, build, and sustain a strong externally funded research program. Preference will be given to tenure-track applicants whose research expertise and interests align well with one or more of the interdisciplinary research centers. All candidates must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, strong teaching skills, and display a commitment to high quality professional service and actively participate in college responsibilities.

Review of applications and nominations will begin on November 1, 2016, and continue until suitable candidates are identified, with a projected start date of September 1, 2017. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer.

To apply, send curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and goals, a description of teaching experience, philosophy, and interests, and names and contact information for at least three references in a single PDF file to chemsearch@latech.edu with the subject line "Last Name, First Initial – Tenure Track" for tenure-track positions and "Last Name, First Initial – Instructor/Lecturer" for instructor/lecturer positions.

Faculty Position in Engineering and Science Education Research

Integrated STEM Education Research Center (ISERC)

The Integrated STEM Education Research Center (ISERC) at Louisiana Tech University invites applications for top caliber researchers and teachers conducting engineering and science education research. All professional ranks (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor), STEM disciplinary backgrounds, and research specialties, including discipline-based education research, will be considered. ISERC is committed to the development and study of innovative, multidisciplinary STEM education practices. ISERC is primarily housed in the College of Engineering and Science whose vision is to be a world leader in integrating engineering and science in education and research (http://coes.latech.edu/). The College is experiencing significant growth and is undertaking an aggressive faculty recruiting campaign. By the start of the appointment, applicants must have earned a doctorate in Engineering Education, a STEM discipline housed in the College, or a related field.

Successful candidates are expected to actively participate in ISERC research efforts; initiate, build and sustain an externally funded research program; and supervise graduate students. Candidates with excellent communication skills interested in engaging students across the curriculum are encouraged to apply. Faculty are expected to demonstrate a commitment to high quality professional service and active participation in College responsibilities. ISERC supports the Education concentrations in the College’s Ph.D. program in Engineering and the interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Computational Analysis and Modeling.

Louisiana Tech University is a doctoral granting public institution that enrolls over 12,000 students from 48 states and 68 foreign countries. 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. To build a diverse workforce the College encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.

Send curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and goals, a description of teaching experience and interests, and names and contact information for at least three references in a single PDF file to facsearch@latech.edu with the subject line “<Last Name, First Initial> - ISERC faculty search.” Review of applications and nominations will begin December 1, 2016, and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. The starting date for each position is September 1, 2017. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer.

Mechanical Engineering Lecturer

The Mechanical Engineering Program at Louisiana Tech University invites applications for a lecturer in Mechanical Engineering. Candidates must hold a doctorate or equivalent degree in Mechanical Engineering or a field with significant overlap and be enthusiastic about application-focused approaches to engineering education. The successful candidate will teach courses across the curriculum, including our Living with the Lab first-year courses (www.livingwiththelab.com), foundational sophomore courses, and upper level mechanical engineering courses. Lecturers are expected to serve on committees, advise students and student groups, and participate in curriculum development efforts as part of a diverse, interdisciplinary and supportive community of learners. See the College of Engineering and Science website for more information: http://www.coes.latech.edu.

Send curriculum vitae, a description of teaching experience and interests, and contact information for at least three references in a single PDF file electronically to facsearch@latech.edu with the subject line "your last name, your first name: ME Lecturer." Review of applications and nominations will begin on October 17, 2016 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. The starting date for the position is September 1, 2017. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer. Women and members of underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

EEO/AA Policy: Louisiana Tech University adheres to the equal opportunity provisions of federal and civil rights laws, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.

Mechanical Engineering Tenure Track

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 experiencing significant growth in several program areas and is therefore undertaking an aggressive faculty recruiting campaign. Construction of a new $40M, 128,000 square foot integrated engineering and science education building is anticipated in the 2016-17 academic year. The College seeks to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. To build a diverse workforce the College encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.

As part of this effort, the College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Mechanical Engineering. Candidates must hold a doctorate or equivalent degree in Mechanical or Materials Engineering, or in a field with significant overlap. Candidates must demonstrate high-quality teaching and research potential. Candidates with expertise relevant to the university's research centers who also place a high value on teaching quality and student interaction are of particular interest. These centers of excellence include micromanufacturing, biotechnology and nanotechnology, engineering education, and trenchless technology. Further, opportunities exist for the ideal candidate to leverage state-wide resources being acquired and coordinated through a $20M five-year project (2015-2020) to establish a Consortium for Innovation in Manufacturing and Materials in Louisiana.

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 university and professional service are also 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 over 12,000 students from 48 states and 68 foreign countries. See the College website for more information: http://coes.latech.edu.

Send curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and goals, a description of teaching experience and interests, and names and contact information for at least three references in a single PDF file electronically to facsearch@latech.edu with the subject line “<Last Name, First Initial> - mechanical tenure-track search”. Review of applications and nominations will begin October 15, 2016, and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. The starting date for each position is September 1, 2017. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer.

EEO/AA Policy: Louisiana Tech University adheres to the equal opportunity provisions of federal and civil rights laws, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.

Physics Tenure Track Assistant Professor

The Physics program at Louisiana Tech University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Experimental Physics. Emphasis of this search will be on condensed matter physics, nanophotonics, and optoelectronics but outstanding applications in any area of experimental physics will be considered.

Louisiana Tech University, has been consistently ranked in the top 200 best colleges and universities by US News & World Report. Physics is part of the College of Engineering & Science, which offers a unique multidisciplinary, team-oriented educational and research environment (http://coes.latech.edu/). Major research infrastructure and investments at Louisiana Tech are represented by multiple interdisciplinary research centers (http://coes.latech.edu/research-centers/). To build a diverse workforce the college encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.

Candidates must have an earned doctorate in physics or a closely related field. The successful candidates will initiate, build and sustain a strong externally funded research program, supervise masters and doctoral students, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, strong teaching skills, and display a commitment to high quality professional service and active participation in college responsibilities.

Review of applications and nominations will begin on November 1, 2016 and continue until suitable candidates are identified, with a projected start date of September 1, 2017. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer.

To apply, send curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and goals, a description of teaching experience, philosophy, and interests, and names and contact information for at least three references in a single PDF file to physicssearch@latech.edu with the subject line "<Last Name, First Initial> - Experimental Physics Search."

Structural Engineering Faculty at Louisiana Tech University

Louisiana Tech University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Civil Engineering with emphasis in Structural Engineering. Candidates must hold a doctorate or equivalent degree in Civil or Structural Engineering and demonstrate high-quality teaching and research potential. Licensed engineers with structural design experience are preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the areas of advanced structural analysis and concrete/steel design of structural systems, develop an effective program of externally funded research, advise M.S. and Ph.D. students, and engage in university, professional and program service activities. There are opportunities for collaborative research with current Civil and Mechanical Engineering faculty members performing ongoing research with the Southern Plains Transportation Center and the Trenchless Technology Center. Louisiana Tech’s structural testing facilities include an array of screw-driven and servo-hydraulic testing systems as well as a strong floor facility equipped with 120-kip and 350-kip horizontal actuators and with a 250-kip vertical actuator. Outstanding candidates at the assistant, associate and full professor level will be considered.

Send curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and goals, a description of teaching experience and interests, and names and contact information for at least three references in a single PDF file electronically to facsearch@latech.edu with the subject line "<Your Last Name, Your First Initial> - Structural Faculty Search." Review of applications and nominations will begin on May 13, and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.  The starting date for each position is September 1, 2016. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. See the College website for more information: http://www.coes.latech.edu.


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