Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, Louisiana, United States
30+ days ago
Min Education
Job Function
Academic Faculty


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

Tenure Track Faculty Position, Chemical Engineering/Chemistry 

Louisiana Tech seeks applicants for one or more full-time tenure-track faculty positions in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or closely related disciplines with research aligned with our new Forestry Products Innovation Center. 

A Ph.D. is required in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or a closely related discipline. Expertise and/or interest is expected in the characterization or research of forest products and by-products. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to teach, conduct research, design studies, analyze and interpret data, publish manuscripts in professional journals, transfer information to users, and write funding proposals. The candidate selected for this position must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States when the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.  Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills are required. A strong commitment to collaborative, cross-disciplinary research is especially desirable. 
The Chemical Engineering program at Louisiana Tech University is an ABET accredited program with a growing undergraduate enrollment of approximately 200 students.  The Chemistry program offers ACS-certified undergraduate degrees with approximately 100 students. The College has 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. More information can be found at http://coes.latech.edu.  Louisiana Tech University is a US News Tier 1 National University with an enrollment of about 12,000 students.  The University campus is in Ruston in north central Louisiana, with centralized access to the larger metropolitan areas in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Mississippi.  

Applicants are encouraged to submit a single PDF with a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a detailed research plan, a teaching experience and philosophy statement, a diversity statement, the contact information for three current references, and unofficial academic transcripts. All application materials must be submitted to R-XXX at https://ulsltu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LATECHCareers. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The starting date may be flexible. Candidates that enhance the diversity of the university are encouraged to apply.

Louisiana Tech 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.

Note to Applicant:

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications in their cover letter. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

This position may require a criminal background check to be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions at the Louisiana Tech University may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Job ID: 70728752
Jobs You May Like