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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.

FACULTY POSITIONS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

Applications are invited for multiple faculty positions, at all ranks, in the Computer Science and Cyber Engineering programs within the College of Engineering and Science (COES) at Louisiana Tech University for highly qualified research faculty and educators. 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 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 candidate must have earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a closely related field. Proven research track record, outstanding teaching skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and a demonstrated commitment to high quality student success are expected. Successful candidates will be expected to perform exceptional research, procure extramural funding to support research, advise graduate and undergraduate students, collaborate with other faculty, and teach effectively both at undergraduate and graduate levels. Areas of interest include cyber, mobile and cloud security, critical infrastructure and systems security, cyber-physical and trustworthy systems, digital forensics, and agile software development. Other areas will also be considered.

Louisiana Tech is designated as a Tier 1 national university by the 2017 U.S. News & World Report college rankings, and is the only Tier 1 national university in the nine-member University of Louisiana System. COES currently enrolls over 2,900 students, including over 200+ masters and 120+ doctoral students. Annual research expenditures of the College have averaged $13M over the past three years. The College is amidst a $37M initiative to build a new Integrated Engineering and Science Education Building that will provide 128,000 square feet of space to expand its focus on project-driven curricula. COES launched the nation's first B.S. in Cyber Engineering in 2012, and has recently embarked on a bold partnership to significantly grow capacity and graduates in computer science, cyber engineering and related areas to support targeted research and development efforts in the region. More details about the college and the programs of Computer Science and Cyber Engineering are available at:  http://coes.latech.edu. Both undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered in the disciplines.

To apply, send (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, in a single PDF file electronically to cscfacultysearch@latech.edu with the subject line "CS/CYEN FacultyApplication: <Applicant’s Last Name, Applicant’s First Name>". Outstanding candidates can also be nominated with a corresponding letter of qualification. Review of applications and nominations will begin immediately, and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. Letters of inquiry can be submitted to Dr. Galen Turner, Director of Computer Science and Cyber Engineering, at gturner@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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