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Mechanical Engineering Tenure Track Position
Louisiana Tech University

Date Posted Apr. 28, 2021
Title Mechanical Engineering Tenure Track Position
University Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, LA, United States
Department College of Engineering and Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2021
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Engineering Mechanics
    Engineering - Other

College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University solicits applications for a tenure-track faculty position with an anticipated start date of September 2021.

The vision of the College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University 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 has provided the College an additional 128,000 square feet of educational space. To build a diverse workforce the College encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women. See the College website for more information:

Candidates must hold a doctorate or equivalent degree in Mechanical or Materials Engineering, or in a field with significant overlap. Candidates must demonstrate the potential to conduct high-quality research and teaching. Candidates with expertise relevant to one or more of the College’s interdisciplinary research centers ( who also place a high value on teaching quality and student interaction are of particular interest. Opportunities exist for the ideal candidate to leverage state-wide resources being coordinated through a $20M five-year project (2020-2025) to establish the Louisiana Materials Design Alliance (LAMDA) and transform research and education in advanced manufacturing and materials throughout the State.

Successful tenure-track candidates are expected to actively participate in multidisciplinary research efforts in the College; initiate, build and sustain an externally funded research program; and supervise masters and doctoral students. Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong teaching skills, and a commitment to high-quality university and professional service are also expected. The College is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Applications Open May 10th, 2021
Compile a PDF that includes 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statement of research interests and goals; 4) description of teaching experience and interests; 5) statement of diversity; and 6) the names and contact information for at least three references. The statement of diversity should highlight the applicant’s views, experiences, and plans to enhance the participation of members from underrepresented groups in research and education pursuits. Send the compiled PDF file electronically to

Review of applications and nominations will begin
Applications Open May 10th, 2021 , and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. The starting date for the position is September 1, 2021.

  • 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; email:

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