Louisiana Tech University, College of Engineering and Science

1204 13886Position ID: 1204-VISSTAT19 [#13886]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Ruston, Louisiana 71270, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2019/05/19help popup finished (2019/05/01, finished 2019/10/07)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Pending budgetary approval, the College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University anticipates filling one Visiting Assistant Professor position in statistics. This position may be considered for joint appointment between the Programs of Mathematics/Statistics and Industrial Engineering, commencing September 1, 2019. A Ph.D. in Statistics, Mathematics, Industrial Engineering, or related field by the time of appointment as well as excellent teaching and research credentials are required.

The Programs of Mathematics/Statistics and Industrial Engineering are 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. 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 integrated engineering and science education building providing the College an additional 128,000 square feet of educational space is underway with an anticipated occupancy for Fall 2019. To build a diverse workforce the college encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women. The University is a doctoral granting public institution that enrolls approximately 13,000 students from 48 states and 69 countries.

The Program of Mathematics/Statistics offers a B.S. and a M.S. degree and is a major participant in the interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Computational Analysis and Modeling. The Program of Industrial Engineering offers a B.S., M.S. in Engineering – Industrial Engineering concentration, and M.S. in Engineering and Technology Management. The Industrial Engineering Program also contributes to a wide range of Ph.D. programs offered by the College: https://coes.latech.edu/graduate-programs/.

The successful candidate is expected to teach two statistics and/or industrial engineering courses per term in the College’s interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate curricula and to conduct research. Most research activity in the College is focused around multidisciplinary research centers. Candidates whose research areas align with the missions of the research centers and current strengths of the College are encouraged to apply. Center information is available at https://www.latech.edu/research-enterprise/centers-of-excellence/.

Applications received by May 19, 2019, will receive full consideration. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, transcripts, and contact information for four references, one of whom should address teaching qualifications, via MathJobs.

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, Ruston, LA 71272; phone: (318) 257-3785; E-mail: flournoy@latech.edu.

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Further Info:
(318) 257-3011
College of Engineering and Science
P.O. Box 10348
Ruston, LA 71272

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