College of Engineering and Science, Louisiana Tech University

1204 11999Position ID: 1204-TTCS [#11999]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Ruston, Louisiana 71270, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science
Application Deadline: none
Position Description:    

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Applications are invited for multiple faculty positions in the Computer Science program within the College of Engineering and Science (COES) at Louisiana Tech University for highly qualified research faculty and educators. The vision of the College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech is to be a world leader in integrating engineering and science in education and research. The College is experiencing significant growth in computational research initiatives through DoD and allied funding agencies and is therefore undertaking an aggressive faculty recruiting campaign to hire candidates that can work with these research sponsors. To build a diverse workforce, the college encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.

The candidate must have earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field. Proven research track record, outstanding teaching skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and a demonstrated commitment to high quality student success are expected. Successful candidates will be expected to perform exceptional research, procure extramural funding to support research, advise graduate and undergraduate students, collaborate with other faculty, and teach effectively both at undergraduate and graduate levels.

Louisiana Tech is designated as a Tier 1 national university by the 2017 U.S. News & World Report college rankings, and is the only Tier 1 national university in the nine-member University of Louisiana System. COES currently enrolls over 2,900 students, including over 200+ masters and 120+ doctoral students. Annual research expenditures of the College have averaged $13M over the past three years. The College is amidst a $37M initiative to build a new Integrated Engineering and Science Education Building that will provide 128,000 square feet of space to expand its focus on project-driven curricula. COES launched the nation's first B.S. in Cyber Engineering in 2012, and has recently embarked on a bold partnership to significantly grow capacity and graduates in computer science, cyber engineering and related areas to support targeted research and development efforts in the region. More details about the college and the programs of Computer Science and Cyber Engineering are available at: Both undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered in the disciplines.

Review of applications and nominations will begin immediately, and will continue until suitable candidates are identified.

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. The Title IX Coordinator is Carrie Flournoy, President's Office, P.O. Box 3168; phone: (318) 257-3785; E-mail:

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Further Info:
College of Engineering and Science
P.O. Box 10348
Ruston, LA 71272

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