Faculty positions are anticipated for the 2013-14 academic year in the following areas.
• Biomedical Engineering • Electrical Engineering Technology • Chemical Engineering
• Industrial Engineering
• Chemistry • Mathematics & Statistics • Civil Engineering • Micro and Nanosystems Engineering
• Computer Science • Mechanical Engineering • Electrical Engineering • Physics
All ranks will be considered. Lecturer (non-tenure-track) positions may also be available for highly qualified teaching faculty. Applicants must have a doctorate in the relevant area or a closely related field. The 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 also expected.
Research activity is leveraged through one of the College’s multidisciplinary centers of excellence in micromanufacturing, biotechnology and nanotechnology, trenchless technology, biomedical applications, or information technology. See the College website for more information: http://www.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 email@example.com with the subject line "<Last Name, First Initial> - COES faculty search". Review of applications and nominations will begin on October 1, 2012, and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. The starting date for each position is September 1, 2013 (possibly sooner). Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Teaching Positions - Freshman & Sophomore Engineering Curricula
The College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University invites applications for lecturer (non-tenure track) positions to teach freshman and sophomore engineering courses within the College’s Living with the Lab curriculum (www.livingwiththelab.com). Lecturers may also teach upper level engineering courses within their area of expertise. A Ph.D. in an engineering discipline represented within the College is required. Successful applicants must demonstrate exceptional ability and innovation in teaching. Only U.S. citizens or permanent residents will be considered. Please see www.coes.latech.edu for more information on the College, our Integrated STEM Education Research Center (iserc.latech.edu), the University, and the community.
Send curriculum vitae, a description of teaching experience and interests, and names and contact information for at least three references to Dr. Hisham Hegab, Chair of Lecturer Search Committee, College of Engineering and Science, Louisiana Tech University. Applications should be submitted electronically in a single PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications and nominations will begin on February 1, 2013, and will continue until suitable candidates are selected. The starting date for each position is September 1, 2013. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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Biomedical Engineering Faculty Positions
The Biomedical Engineering Program within the College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University seeks applicants for tenure-track positions at all academic ranks. Positions require an earned doctorate in an appropriate engineering or science field, excellent oral and written communication skills, and an ability to work in a team-oriented environment. Preference will be given to applicants with research interests in Bioinstrumentation, Biophysics, or Biomaterials. Outstanding applicants with expertise other Biomedical Engineering concentrations are also encouraged to apply.
The Louisiana Tech University Biomedical Engineering Program offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Biomedical Engineering. The university also offers doctoral degrees in Physics and Molecular Science and Nanotechnology. Resources include a 52,000 square foot Biomedical Engineering Center (BEC) housing the 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. The BEC is physically connected to Tech’s nationally recognized Institute for Micromanufacturing, state-of-the-art Micro/Nanofabrication facilities, and high-end computational resources. For more information visit www.coes.latech.edu/biomedical-engineering and www.latech.edu/ifm/.
Faculty Responsibilities: Junior applicants must build and sustain an externally-funded research program, supervise masters’ and doctoral students, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses. They must also have a commitment to professional service and a desire to participate in college responsibilities. Senior applicants must have a sustained externally-funded research program, a history of masters’ and doctoral student supervision, a distinguished publication record, a history of professional service, and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.
Evaluation of applications will begin on November 15, 2012, and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. The projected start date is September 1, 2013, or sooner. Louisiana Tech University is a member of the University of Louisiana System, categorized as a Carnegie RU/H (Research Universities/High Activity) and a US News Tier 1 National University with enrollment of over 11,000 students. With a strong commitment to increase the diversity within faculty ranks, we are especially eager to receive applications from qualified women and minorities. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer.
Send electronic applications (including a CV, three references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of current/future research interests and goals) to:
Dr. Eric J. Guilbeau
Chair, Biomedical Engineering Search Team
Louisiana Tech University
P.O. Box 10157, Ruston, LA 71272
Tel: (318) 257-5208, Fax: (318) 257-4000
Mechanical Engineering and Materials Engineering Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
The College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions beginning in the 2013-14 academic year. The ideal candidate will teach mechanical or materials engineering courses and have research interests and expertise in one or more of the following areas: energy, nanoscale systems, materials science/engineering, polymer science/engineering, and environmental engineering. Preference will be given to candidates whose research expertise aligns with one of the College's multidisciplinary research centers in nano/micro/biotechnology and infrastructure systems and/or leverages the state-of-the-art computational facilities available on campus and within the State. The College also has a state-recognized Integrated STEM Education Research Center.
College research centers include the Institute for Micromanufacturing (41,000 sq ft world-class facility, 5,000 sq. ft. of clean rooms with fully certified class 1,000 and class 100 work areas, TEM, SEM, AFM, XPS, confocal microscopy, etc.), Trenchless Technology Center (unique 5,140 sq. ft. facility with high-bay research lab), and Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science (52,000 sq. ft. biomedical engineering center featuring research laboratories and animal care facility). The College has over 150 Ph.D. students in one of four Ph.D. programs (engineering, biomedical engineering, computational analysis and modeling, and molecular sciences and nanotechnology). College research expenditures have averaged $16M for the past three years. Louisiana Tech is located in Ruston, a town of approximately 25,000 in the north central part of the state. For more information about the College of Engineering and Science, please see our web page at http://www.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 email@example.com with the subject line "<Last Name, First Initial> - COES-ME faculty search". All ranks will be considered. A Ph.D. in an engineering or science discipline represented in the College is required. Review of applications and nominations will begin on October 1, 2012, and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. The starting date for each position is September 1, 2013 (possibly sooner). Louisiana Tech University is a member of the University of Louisiana System, an EOC/AA employer, and is categorized as a Carnegie RU/H (Research Universities/High activity) and a US News Tier 1 National University with enrollment of over 11,000 students. With a strong commitment to increasing the diversity in faculty ranks, we are especially eager to receive applications from qualified women and minorities.
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Institute for Micromanufacturing (IfM) and Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science (CBERS)
- To promote broad interdisciplinary collaboration of science and engineering with arts, humanities and social and behavioral sciences faculty at Louisiana Tech
- To stimulate productivity of faculty in all fields by broadening the understanding of the interactions of technology and society
- To increase awareness of bio , micro and nanotechnology on campus and off campus
- To initiate joint projects and programs, and
- To inspire faculty for novel breakthrough science, art and technology enterprises
Eligibility: Tenured or tenure-track faculty in College of Liberal Arts, College of Education, or College of Business at Louisiana Tech University
Fellowship Duration: Six months (January – June, July through December). Fellows will fulfill normal departmental faculty responsibilities; the fellowship is considered an additional professional development opportunity.
- Initial presentation to IfM/CBERS faculty and staff
- Summary presentation and recommendation to IfM/CBERS faculty and staff, including professional and scholarly contribution (e.g., art exhibition or music composition for presentation at IfM/CBERS, scholarly article on technology and society)
- Attending IfM/CBERS meetings and presentations, including laboratory group meetings, as invited and as scheduled
- Participation as associate member of IfM Leadership Team (bi-weekly meetings)
- Identify opportunities for proposals for external funding from state or federal agencies
- Office in IfM during fellowship duration, with computer access
- Travel support ($2000) and supplies as needed
- Access to labs, faculty and administrative support in IfM
- Fellowship certificate and permanent recognition
Application Procedure: CV with one page letter of application suggesting type of professional or scholarly contribution that would result from fellowship period, and personal goals for involvement with IfM and CBERS. Submit CV and letter to Jeanette Futrell, Administrative Assistant for IfM at firstname.lastname@example.org or campus box 43.
Louisiana Tech University is committed to the principle of providing the opportunity for learning and development of all qualified citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age disability, marital status, or veteran status for admission to, participation in, or employment in the programs and activities which the University sponsors or operates. Successful applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Individuals with disabilities needing special accommodations concerning accessibility or application materials/procedures should contact the Human Resources Office for assistance. Telephone (318) 257-2235.
Louisiana Tech University is a member of the University of Louisiana System