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Assistant Professor, Cyber Engineering/Computer Science
Louisiana Tech University

Date Posted Jan. 12, 2023
Title Assistant Professor, Cyber Engineering/Computer Science
University Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, LA, United States
Department College of Engineering and Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2023
  • Assistant Professor
  • Computer Engineering
    Computer Science
    Engineering - Other

Assistant Professor, Cyber Engineering/Computer Science at Louisiana Tech University

Applications are invited from highly qualified research-active individuals for multiple tenure-track faculty positions in the Computer Science program within the College of Engineering and Science (COES) at Louisiana Tech University. 
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 computational research initiatives through DoD and other partners and is undertaking an aggressive faculty recruiting campaign.  We are especially interested in candidates specializing in (1) Cyber Security, (2) Machine Learning, or (3) Artificial Intelligence.

The successful candidate must have earned a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or a closely related field. A proven record of accomplishment in research, outstanding teaching skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and a demonstrated commitment to high-quality student success are prerequisites for the position. Tenure track faculty are expected to perform exceptional research, procure extramural funding to support research, advise graduate and undergraduate students, collaborate with other faculty, and teach effectively at undergraduate and graduate levels. 
 The College seeks to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. The College encourages applications from those traditionally underrepresented in science and engineering to build a diverse workforce, including women, individuals with disabilities, minorities, and veterans. 

Louisiana Tech is designated as a national university by the 2022 U.S. News & World Report college rankings. COES currently enrolls nearly 2,700 students, including approximately 280 graduate students (120 doctoral students). Computer Science is the second-largest undergraduate program in the College and the third-largest at the University. Annual research expenditures of the College have averaged $16M over the past five years.  More details about the College and the Computer Science program are available at: Both undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered in Computer Science and related fields, including both the BS and MS in Computer Science, the BS in Cyber Engineering, the Ph.D. in Computational Analysis and Modeling (CAM), and the Ph.D. in Engineering with a concentration in Cyberspace.

Applications should submit a single PDF file with: (1) a cover letter, (2) a detailed curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of research, (4) a teaching statement, and (5) full contact information for at least four references to R-778 at The review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. The anticipated starting date of the position is September 1st, 2023, for the start of the academic year.

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 and places a high priority on the creation of 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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