The University of Louisiana at Lafayette ’s College of Engineering, located in Lafayette, Louisiana, is seeking candidates with a robust academic record who will be active educators in their fields, serve as mentors to students, work with colleagues to assess and improve curricula, conduct research and/or creative works in respective area of specialization, and demonstrate institutional citizenship for academic positions.
Successful candidates must be committed to working effectively with diverse student populations. Applicants are expected to describe their commitment to fostering a diverse educational environment through their research, teaching, and/or service activities.
General Requirements: All tenure track positions require a PhD in the particular discipline or a closely related discipline. All instructor (Professor of Practice) positions require a minimum of a Master’s degree in the specific discipline or in a closely related discipline.
Positions within the College by Department:
Civil Engineering: Assistant Professor (Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering Instruction and Research). Apply Here
Engineering Technology: Instructor (Professor of Practice) Position (Engineering Technology). Apply Here
Engineering Technology: Assistant Professor (Engineering Technology). Apply Here
Mechanical Engineering: Assistant Professor (Mechanical Engineering, Cluster Hire in Solar Energy). Apply Here
The University is the largest in the University of Louisiana System with about 850 faculty members and over 19,000 students, including undergraduates, graduates, and non-degree seekers. The University is designated by the Carnegie Foundation, as an R1 University, placing it among those with “very high research activity.” The College of Engineering offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees, with current research expenditures over $10M.
The mission of the University is to offer an exceptional education informed by diverse world views striving to develop innovative leaders who advance knowledge. The essential values of the University are: equity, integrity, intellectual curiosity, creativity, tradition, transparency, respect, collaboration, pluralism, and sustainability. Academic excellence is the objective of 68 undergraduate and 45 graduate certificates and degrees in the arts, sciences, and professional education The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges accredits the University, which is a public doctoral research university with higher research activity. Additional information is available at https://louisiana.edu/
The University is located in Lafayette, LA, an exciting community within Louisiana’s beautiful Cajun Country. The community is highly technology-oriented and has a reputation of being a community in which people are prone to remain due to the high-quality lifestyle, pleasing climate, and the friendly nature of its people. Lafayette is located midway between New Orleans and Houston and is the heart of Louisiana's Acadian-Creole region. The city of over 130,000 is part of the Lafayette-Acadiana area, which has a total population of over 625,000 and is one of Louisiana's fastest-growing metropolitan areas. Lafayette serves as the energy, financial, retail, and medical center for South-Central Louisiana.
Salary: Commensurate with experience and rank.
Application: Application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and a list of three references. Preferred start date is August 1, 2024. Applications submitted by September 29, 2023, will receive preferential consideration. The review process will continue until the position is filled.