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Job ID: 169249

Assistant Professor
Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College


Date Posted Oct. 10, 2021
Title Assistant Professor
University Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Baton Rouge, LA, United States
Department Gordon and Mary Cain Department of Chemical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Chemical/Petroleum
 
 

Job Description:
Applications are invited for an Assistant Professor position in the Cain Department of Chemical Engineering at Louisiana State University. We invite applicants with a doctoral degree in Chemical Engineering (or closely related fields) from recognized institutions and a proven record of academic accomplishment. The broad research areas of interest include soft materials, biotechnology and biochemical engineering.

Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to teaching courses in chemical engineering and to build a strong research program through independent and collaborative work. Applicants are encouraged to review the strategic plans of the University (LSU Strategic Plan 2025) and the College of Engineering, both available online at lsu.edu.

Successful candidates will benefit from LSU’s synchrotron facility (CAMD), and a new state-of-the-art transmission electron microscopy coming online in 2022.
The incumbent in this faculty position will have a part-time teaching load of undergraduate and/or graduate course in the subject of chemical engineering and a part-time research appointment. They are expected to demonstrate a commitment to teaching courses in chemical engineering and to build a strong research program through independent and collaborative work.

45% Teach undergraduate and graduate chemical engineering courses.

45% Lead a recognized and sustainable research program, which results in procuring external funding and leads to publications in peer-reviewed journals, along with associated service in support of the research mission and reputation of the unit. Supervising graduate student research.

10% Provide service to LSU, the chemical engineering profession and the community.

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in chemical engineering or equivalent degree in Chemical Engineering or closely related field. Ph.D. candidates will be considered, as long as the Ph.D. is obtained by August 15, 2022.

Additional Job Description:
Special Instructions:
Applications should include: a curriculum vitae, statement of research interest, statement of teaching interest, and a diversity equity and inclusion statement. Reference letters may be requested after an internal review. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

About the department: The Cain Department of Chemical Engineering is one of the first undergraduate programs in chemical engineering with roots in the Audubon Sugar School (1897). For over 100 years, our faculty and alumni have established an outstanding record of scholarship, manufacturing and service to our profession and communities. Our department has recently moved to a new building and our growing faculty continues to honor our longstanding mission.

Details of available benefits are provided online at LSU’s benefits website (http://www.lsu.edu/hrm/employees/benefits/Employee_Benefits.php.) Applications are due by January 3, 2022 or until candidates are selected. Applicants may be submitted at the link below. Questions may be addressed to Frank Blystad via email or phone (fblyst13@lsu.edu or 225.578.1426). Applications should include: a curriculum vitae, statement of research interest, statement of teaching interest, and a diversity equity and inclusion statement. Reference letters may be requested after an internal review. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Additional Position Information:
Background Check – An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits – LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:
LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (hr@lsu.edu).

HCM Contact Information:
Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu


  • LSU IS COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY AND IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/EQUAL ACCESS EMPLOYER


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Cody LeJeune
    Gordon and Mary Cain Department of Chemical Engineering
    Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
    Baton Rouge, LA
  •  
  • 2255781034
  • clejeune2@lsu.edu

 

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