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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, Wyly Tower 1620; phone: (318) 257-3785; e-mail flournoy@latech.edu.

The 504 Coordinator is Annie Jantz, Coordinator of Special Programs and Assistant to the VP of Student Advancement, Keeny Hall 305; phone: (318) 257-2445; e-mail ajantz@latech.edu.

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Individuals with disabilities needing special accommodations concerning accessibility or application materials/procedures should contact the Human Resources Office for assistance. Telephone (318) 257-2235.

CHEMISTRY TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR AND NON TENURE-TRACK INSTRUCTOR/LECTURER POSITIONS

Louisiana Tech University invites applications for one or more tenure-track Assistant Professor and one or more full time non tenure-track Instructor/Lecturer positions in Chemistry. Tenure-track hires with expertise in Inorganic Chemistry (broadly defined) are preferred, while the Instructor/Lecturer’s area of expertise is open.  

Louisiana Tech University has been consistently ranked in the top 200 best colleges and universities by US News & World Report. Chemistry is part of the College of Engineering & Science, which offers a unique multidisciplinary, team-oriented educational and research environment (http://coes.latech.edu/). Major research infrastructure and investments at Louisiana Tech are represented by multiple interdisciplinary research centers (http://coes.latech.edu/research-centers/).

Assistant Professor and Lecturer candidates must have earned Doctorates in Chemistry or a closely related field. The Instructor candidate must have at least a Master’s degree in Chemistry or a closely related field.  Instructor/Lecturer candidates with expertise in equipment upkeep, such as NMR and XRD, are especially encouraged to apply. The tenure-track hires will initiate, build, and sustain a strong externally funded research program. Preference will be given to tenure-track applicants whose research expertise and interests align well with one or more of the interdisciplinary research centers. All candidates must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, strong teaching skills, and display a commitment to high quality professional service and actively participate in college responsibilities.

Review of applications and nominations will begin on November 1, 2016 and continue until suitable candidates are identified, with a projected start date of September 1, 2017. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer.

To apply, send curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and goals, a description of teaching experience, philosophy, and interests, and names and contact information for at least three references in a single PDF file to chemsearch@latech.edu with the subject line "Last Name, First Initial – Tenure Track" for tenure-track positions and "Last Name, First Initial – Instructor/Lecturer" for instructor/lecturer positions.
 

 

 

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