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Tenure-Track Faculty, Chemical Engineering/Chemistry

Louisiana Tech University, College of Engineering and Science
Ruston, Louisiana
Salary and Benefits
Closing date
Mar 30, 2023

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Field of specialization
Education, Engineering
Work Function
Research-Applied, Teaching-Graduate, Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

Job Details

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 characterizing or researching 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  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-845 at 

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 University is an EEO/AA employer. EEO/AA Policy: 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.

Louisiana Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer. It prioritizes creating an environment supportive of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. The Title IX Director is Mortissa D. Harvey, P.O. Box 3168, Ruston, LA 71272; phone: 318-257-5911; email:


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