Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering

Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, LA

ID: 7078059
Posted: May 10, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Thank you for your interest in employment with Louisiana Tech University.

Louisiana Tech University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Chemical Engineering. Academic requirements include Ph.D. and undergraduate degrees in Chemical Engineering or closely aligned area. 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. Preference will be given to candidates who possess expertise and a record of scholarly productivity in Advanced Manufacturing and Materials, Clean Technology, Next-generation Energy, and closely related fields. Strong commitment to collaborative, cross-disciplinary research is especially desirable.

Louisiana Tech University is a US News Tier 1 National University with an enrollment of about 12,000 students. The Chemical Engineering program at Louisiana Tech University is an ABET accredited program with a growing undergraduate enrollment of over 220 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 140 Ph.D. students in four programs (Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computational Analysis and Modeling, and Molecular Science and Nanotechnology) and over 190 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 attach a PDF file containing: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a detailed research plan, a teaching experience and philosophy statement, and the contact information for three current references.

Louisiana Tech University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer and places a high priority on the creation of an environment supportive of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Posting Close Date: This position will remain open until filled.
Please Note: Applications must be completed by 11:59 p.m. on the Job Closing Date to ensure consideration.


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