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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

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.

PHYSICS/MATHEMATICS TENURE-TRACK FACULTY

Pending budgetary approval, the Programs of Mathematics and Statistics and Physics at Louisiana Tech University anticipate filling multiple tenure track positions, commencing September 1, 2017. The University is a doctoral granting public institution that enrolls over 12,000 students from 48 states and 68 foreign countries.

The Programs of Mathematics and Statistics and Physics are housed in the College of Engineering and Science whose vision is to be a world leader in integrating engineering and science in education and research. The College is experiencing significant growth and is therefore undertaking an aggressive faculty recruiting campaign. The College seeks to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. To build a diverse workforce the College encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.

The Program of Mathematics and Statistics offers a B.S. and an M.S. degree in Mathematics, while the Physics Program offers a B.S. in Physics and an M.S. in Applied Physics, and are major participants in the interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Computational Analysis and Modeling. The successful candidate is expected to teach both Physics and Mathematics in the College’s interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate curricula and to establish an externally-funded research program. Candidates must possess excellent teaching and research credentials as well as a Ph.D. in Mathematics or Physics or a related field by the start date. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

Most research activity in the College is focused around multidisciplinary research centers. Candidates whose research areas align with the missions of the research centers and current strengths of the Program are encouraged to apply. Center information is available at http://coes.latech.edu/research-centers/. Research interests related to Mathematical Physics are particularly desirable, including a possible collaboration with the in-state LIGO facility, although excellent candidates will be considered regardless of area of specialty.

Applications received by December 1, 2016, will receive full consideration.

Submit the following items in a single PDF file online to physicssearch@latech.edu with the subject line “<Last Name, First Initial> - Math Physics Search”:
•    Letter of Interest
•    Curriculum Vitae
•    Teaching Statement
•    Research Statement
•    Names and contact information for three references

Contacts: Dr. Katie Evans
Email: kevans@latech.edu
Dr. Steven Wells
Email: steve@latech.edu

College of Engineering and Science
P.O. Box 10348
Ruston, LA 71272
(318) 257-3011
http://coes.latech.edu/

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; phone: (318) 257-3785; E-mail: flournoy@latech.edu.


 

 

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