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Louisiana Tech University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. As a Louisiana public university, Louisiana Tech University makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

 

 

Maintenance Foreman - Residential Life

POSITION: Maintenance Foreman

DEPARTMENT: Residential Life

MINIMUM: $17.46/hr.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 12/17/2018

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Five years of experience in the building construction trades, mechanical trades, or general building maintenance, three of which must have been at the journeyman level.

NOTES:

In trades classifications, two years of experience are required at the apprentice level before experience will be credited at the journeyman level. Journeyman level work.  Qualifying mechanical trades at the apprentice level include Mobile Equipment Maintenance Mechanic and Trades Apprentice doing mechanic work. Mechanical trades job which qualify for the required specialized experience include Machinist, Mobile Equipment Master Mechanic and Mobile Equipment Overhaul Mechanic. Experience as construction superintendent, project manager or project leader in construction involving no hands-on trades experience will not be considered qualifying.

Applicants must apply by the announcement deadline.  No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy and for information applicants should access the Civil Service website located at:   https://governmentjobs.com/careers/louisiana

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Alicia Foster
Human Resources Office
Louisiana Tech University
P.O. Box 3173
Ruston, LA  71272
(318) 257-2235

Assistant Director of Ticket Operations

The Assistant Director of Ticket Operations will assist in the oversight, management and accountability of the Louisiana Tech Ticket Office. This person will support the Assistant Athletic Director of Ticket Operations with all operations, sales and customer service efforts. This internship asks for a 12 month commitment, and includes a monthly stipend of $1,000. 

Your job duties include but are not limited to: 

  • Process and assist in the printing, organizing and distribution of all season tickets, mini-plans, and all daily mail, phone and walk-in orders. 
  • Assist in the hiring, training, scheduling, and managing of game day and box office staff, including student workers. 
  • Assist with ticket operations for all LA Tech ticketed events, including supervisory responsibilities of one sales gate during football season, supervisory responsibilities to either Men’s or Women’s basketball, and all aspects of ticket operations during baseball season. 
  • Maintain up-to-date daily/weekly ticket sales reports. 
  • Other tasks at the discretion of the Assistant Athletic Director of Ticket Operations. 

Qualifications 

The ideal candidate would have the following: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required (Master’s preferred) 
  • Knowledge and experience working with a ticketing system, Ticketmaster Archtics preferred. 
  • Previous cash handling experience preferred. 
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and superior customer service skills. 
  • Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to utilize MS Office Suite, specifically Excel. 
  • Ability to adapt to changes, work efficiently under high pressure and produce accurate results in a fast paced environment. 
  • Possess a team oriented attitude, relationship building, professional demeanor and attitude. 
  • This position requires work during non-traditional hours (nights, weekends, holidays). 

To apply, email cover letter, resume, and references to Alan Savage, Assistant Athletic Director of Ticket Operations, at asavage@latech.edu. 

Candidates will be interviewed and assessed as application materials are provided. Position will be filled as soon as possible. Anticipated and preferred start date as early as Tuesday, January 8, 2019. 

Social Media Strategist

Louisiana Tech University seeks a creative professional to help share the University’s brand and story in social media channels.

The Social Media Strategist is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive social media strategy to increase web traffic and brand awareness in support of the University’s strategic and enrollment goals. The successful candidate should have excellent multitasking skills to handle all social media channels in a cohesive way and meet deadlines.

Candidates must have superior communication and presentation skills and experience designing social media strategies to achieve marketing targets. Requirements include:

  • BS/BA degree from an accredited college or university and at least a year of experience in managing effective social media efforts 

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Ability to distinguish and behave with a good sense of decorum; comfort as a brand ambassador for Louisiana Tech
  • Aptitude to develop and maintain strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders

  • Exceptional leadership capabilities and strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated experience and a passion for the social technology universe
  • Desire to continue advancing knowledge related to social media
  • Experience with online monitoring and measurement platforms
  • Ability to determine and report ROI for online campaigns
  • Ability to identify target audience preferences and build content to meet them
  • Experience with creating and identifying quality social media content

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain content calendar for social media channels
  • Support alumni association with social media assistance
  • Willingness and ability to work after-hours or at irregular hours
  • Engage with internal and external audiences in social situations
  • Train internal teams to integrate and maintain a cohesive social media strategy
  • Evaluate social advertising opportunities and assist in preparation and delivery of associated materials.
  • Plan and execute assessment of online advertising and marketing initiatives
  • Provide marketing/communication coordination and assistance to staff and collegiate units.
  • Stay up-to-date with new digital technologies and social media best practices
  • Assist with website updates and initiatives as needed

Priority consideration will be given to applicants whose materials are received by Dec. 30, 2018. Please send letters of application, resume, and three professional references to:

Search Committee
c/o Tonya Oaks Smith
P.O. Box 3172
Ruston, LA 71272
Email: communications@latech.edu

Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Financial Aid Counselor

Louisiana Tech University is seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented and forward-thinking individual to serve as a Financial Aid Counselor in the Office of Student Financial Aid.  This individual will be responsible for managing the Taylor Opportunity Program (TOPS); insuring that the awards are accurate and funds are balanced. In addition this individual is responsible for reviewing files selected for verification prior to them receiving federal financial aid. This person will also counsel families and students in the office and by telephone regarding financial and aid.

Basic requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.  Hands-on experience with PC based information systems, proficiency with Microsoft Office products, solid written and verbal communication skills, collaborative ability and ingenuity.  Must be able to drive an automobile and carry materials to make presentations at remote sites.

Bonus skills/experience: PowerFAIDS software knowledge, Student Information System user experience, successful experience in a financial aid office. 

Application:  Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  Applications must include 1) a cover letter addressing the skills and knowledge you bring to this position, 2) a current resume’, 3) the names, telephone numbers, addresses and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references, one of whom must be a recent supervisor, and 4) an unofficial copy of your academic transcript from the school from which you received your highest degree.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Send applications to:  
Search Committee
Office of Student Financial Aid
Post Office Box 7925
Ruston, LA 71272

E-mail address:
techaid@latech.edu
Re: Financial Aid Counselor Search

Starting salary will be in the high $20K range depending on qualifications.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Louisiana Tech University, a member of the University of Louisiana System, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Athletics Academic Advisor

Louisiana Tech University is seeking applicants for the position of Athletics Academic Advisor. This is a full-time, 12-month position with flexible work hours that adapt to the needs of student-athletes.

Reporting to the Assistant Athletics Director for Academics, the successful applicant will administer and monitor a comprehensive academic support system for all assigned student-athletes to ensure compliance with NCAA, C-USA, and Louisiana Tech University rules, policies and regulations. This position will serve as the lead for LifeSkills and will propose a budget, coordinate presentations, seminars, and workshops for student-athletes under the guidance of the Assistant Athletics Director for Academics.  This position will coordinate with the advisor overseeing SAAC to organize and schedule presentations relevant to expressed student-athlete needs. 

Duties include monitoring degree progress and eligibility for assigned student-athletes; serving as a liaison with academic offices, support services and faculty; gathering data and preparing academic reports; coordinating and evaluating priority registration; assist with class and major selection; assist with class checking; assist with submitting NCAA waivers & appeals; supervise a study hall/computer lab area for student-athletes; preparing weekly study hall and academic reports and present them to assigned coaching staffs; and present academic information at all on-campus recruiting events. This position will assist in athletic events as well as miscellaneous other duties as assigned by the Athletics Director and the Assistant Athletics Director for Academics.

Minimum qualifications for the position are:

Master’s degree preferred with relevant experience in academic advising, counseling, & tutoring.  Review will include those applicants with a bachelor’s degree and verifiable recent experience in academic support activities for student-athletes.

  • Skilled application of the Microsoft Office Suite of products, with emphasis on Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Moodle, GradesFirst, and Blackboard experience a plus.
    • Communication skills, both written and oral, are critical.
    • Must be detail-oriented, organized, and deadline conscious.
    • Must be able to work well with senior and support staff across campus including Departmental Offices, Admissions, Financial Aid, Comptroller (Student Accounts), Registrar and Student Affairs.

Application Process includes submitting a cover letter, current résumé; contact information of three (3) professional references and unofficial transcripts to the Search Committee by email only to aburdge@latech.edu.Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Louisiana Tech University is an AA/ EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor Kinesiology - Exercise Physiology

The Department of Kinesiology at Louisiana Tech University is seeking a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology in Exercise Physiology to begin September 1, 2019. The successful candidate should have a research interest in exercise prescription, injury prevention, sports science, and strength and conditioning that complements the research of other graduate faculty within the Department of Kinesiology, is in line with the Sports Performance master’s concentration, and strives to enhance the department’s profile.

Position

Assistant Professor. Tenure-track. Nine-month appointment with possibilities for teaching summer classes.

Faculty Responsibilities

Activities required for this tenure-track position include teaching undergraduate courses in area of expertise and graduate courses in our Sports Performance concentration, establishing a research agenda capable of using our Human Performance Laboratories (HPL), securing internal and external funding, supervising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, and developing undergraduate and graduate curricula. Numerous opportunities for collaborative research exist with Kinesiology faculty as well as other departments on campus. Additional responsibilities include department, college, university, and professional service.

Qualifications

Candidate must have an earned doctorate in Exercise Physiology or a closely related field (ABD will be considered). Certification with ACSM or NSCA is preferred. Candidates must display evidence of the capability to engage in and publish peer-reviewed research in scholarly journals and to present at professional meetings; demonstrated knowledge and awareness of professional developments related to area of expertise; have experience with relevant laboratory instruments and human performance testing; and have experience in working with students and colleagues from multi-cultural backgrounds.  Evidence of effective teaching and the ability to develop a focused line of research in exercise physiology will receive preferable consideration.

Department Information

The Department of Kinesiology (http://education.latech.edu/departments/kinesiology/) at Louisiana Tech University is one of the fastest growing departments on campus and is known for its quality of graduates at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The department offers a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in Exercise & Health Promotion, Health & Physical Education (K-12 CAPE accredited teaching licensure program), Kinesiology and Health Sciences, and the Master of Science degree with concentrations in Administration of Sport and Physical Activity and Sports Performance. This position presents a great opportunity for a qualified, committed, and enthusiastic professional who wants to be part of a highly successful and collegial team with departmental goals of continued growth and enhanced visibility.

University Information

Louisiana Tech University is a selective-admissions, comprehensive public university that maintains as its highest priority the education and development of its students in a challenging, yet safe and supportive, community of learners. The university provides a technology-rich, interdisciplinary teaching, learning, and research environment to ensure student and faculty success. Louisiana Tech’s pedestrian-friendly campus centers around the Quad with its shady trees and the Lady of the Mist fountain. The physical plant has grown to more than 130 buildings with the main campus of approximately 260 acres with additional farm, forest, pasture, and research land totaling over 1100 acres.

Community Information

Louisiana Tech University is located in the north central Louisiana town of Ruston, nestled between Shreveport and Monroe. Ruston has a friendly, college-town atmosphere and is known for its summer Peach Festival. Lincoln Parish boasts many arts, outdoor, and historic attractions, such as the Dixie Center for the Arts, Lincoln Parish Park (featuring world-class mountain biking), and the Louisiana Military Museum. Additionally, the city of Ruston will open a 36-field, 180-acre sports complex in July of 2019; hosting local, regional, and national events for sports participants of all ages. 

Application Process

Review of applications will begin December 17, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research plan or statement, a teaching philosophy statement, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Official transcripts will be required from the successful candidate. Please email required materials to:

Dr. Ben Gleason, Search Committee Chair
Department of Kinesiology
Louisiana Tech University
Phone: 318-257-5461
Fax: 318-257-4950
Email: gleasonb@latech.edu

Louisiana Tech University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. As a Louisiana public university, Louisiana Tech University makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Assistant Professor - Nutrition and Dietetics

Assistant Professor, Nutrition & Dietetics – 9-month appointment, 60% teaching, 30% research, 10% service; tenure-track position to begin September 1, 2018 or January 1, 2019.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in nutrition anddietetics
  • Recruit and advise undergraduate and graduatestudents
  • Chair graduate Committees
  • Maintain an active research program, including grants andpublications
  • Involve students in research and direct graduate student thesis/non-thesis researchprojects
  • Participate in professional, university, and communityservice

QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in nutrition, dietetics, or related area (if terminal degree is in related area, completion of 18 hours graduate credit in nutrition or dietetics courses is required);

Registered Dietitian credential and membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics required; practitioner experience preferred; evidence of effective teaching and /or research/publication record preferable

SALARY AND RANK: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

THE SCHOOL:Three Nutrition and Dietetics programs are housed in the School of Human Ecology in the College of Applied and Natural Sciences (http://ans.latech.edu). These include:

  • ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics (B.S. degree in Nutrition andDietetics)
  • ACEND-accredited Dietetic Internship and Graduate Certificate Program inDietetics
  • On-line Master’s Program (M.S. degree in Nutrition andDietetics)

Enrollment in dietetics programs is approximately 65 undergraduate students, 16 interns, and 40 graduate students.

Other programs in the School of Human Ecology include:

  • B.S. degree in Family and Child Studies (concentrations in Child Development Specialist, Child Life, and Family Science)
  • B.S. degree in Fashion Merchandising and Retail Studies

APPLICATION: Letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference should be submitted to Dr. Janet Pope, Chair Search Committee, PO Box 3167, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA 71272; email: pope@latech.edu. Phone: 318-257-4287.

EFFECTIVE DATES: Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

 

Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure track) - Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

The Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences at Louisiana Tech University invites applications for a tenure-track position in an open area of specialization (with a preference for experimental psychology/cognitive science), with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2019. We are seeking scientist-practitioners who are committed to effective pedagogy, have demonstrated a commitment to a programmatic line of research, and possess the interest and ability to engage and mentor doctoral students in high-quality research. Experience in pursuing external grant funding for research is also desirable. The position is at the Assistant Professor level, although exceptional candidates with appropriate experience and a record of research and grant funding may be considered for the rank of Associate Professor. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Open Area of Specialization:

Candidates should hold a doctorate in a psychology subfield by the time of hire. Area of research foci/expertise is open, and all qualified interested candidates are encouraged to apply. We are particularly seeking applicants whose areas of expertise include experimental psychology, cognitive science, or neuropsychology. Specific courses taught will depend on the successful applicant’s expertise and departmental needs, but may include personality, motivation, as well as experimental and quantitative methods. The successful candidate will contribute to the department’s growing interdisciplinary collaborations with STEM disciplines on campus.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. 

To apply, send a letter of application describing research experience/goals, as well as teaching experience, philosophy, and interests; curriculum vita; three letters of recommendation (sent directly from authors); contact information for references; and at least two samples of scholarship to:

Jane Jacob, Ph.D. at: jacobj@latech.edu

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.

About the University and Department:Louisiana Tech University is a selective-admission, comprehensive, public university committed to both excellence in teaching and the advancement of research. It is one of two universities in Louisiana named to World University Rankings. U.S. News and World Report has named Louisiana Tech University as a national university for the 8thyear in a row. For the third consecutive year, Louisiana Tech has been ranked number 1 in Louisiana on Kiplinger Best College Values list. It is also ranked as the best college in Louisiana by bestcolleges.com. The Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences includes an APA-accredited Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program, Ph.D. and M.A. programs in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, a CACREP-accredited Counseling and Guidance M.A. program, and an undergraduate psychology program. We are an active department with 18 full-time faculty budget lines and our master’s and undergraduate enrollments are among the largest across the university. 

About the Community:Located in northern Louisiana, Ruston is a small university-oriented city that boasts a number of outdoor recreational facilities and a strong sense of community. Located four hours from Dallas, Ruston offers the best of small city living with easy interstate access to metropolitan amenities.

Laborer

POSITION:  Laborer

DEPARTMENT:  Physical Plant/Grounds

MINIMUM:  $7.76/hr.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 16, 2018

Minimum Qualifications:

No experience or training is required.

Applicants must apply by the announcement deadline.    No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy and obtain information applicants should access the Civil Service website located at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisiana

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Alicia Foster
Louisiana Tech University/Human Resources Office
P.O. Box 3173, Ruston, LA  71272
(318) 257-2235
afoster@latech.edu

Lecturer in Mathematics

Pending budgetary approval, the Program of Mathematics and Statistics at Louisiana Tech University anticipates filling multiple non-tenure track Lecturer positions, commencing September 1, 2019. Each position requires a Ph.D. in Mathematics, Computational Analysis and Modeling, or a related field by the start date.

The Program of Mathematics and Statistics is 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 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 providing the College an additional 128,000 square feet of educational space is underway with an anticipated occupancy for Fall 2019. To build a diverse workforce the college encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women. The University is a doctoral granting public institution that enrolls nearly 13,000 students from 48 states and 69 countries. The Program of Mathematics and Statistics offers a B.S. and an M.S. degree in Mathematics and serves the entire campus community.

The successful applicant must have excellent teaching credentials, as the lecturer will be an active participant in interdisciplinary integrated engineering and science programs, serve as a model teacher for the College, and be involved in innovative curriculum development. Louisiana Tech University offers a promotion path for the Lecturer position. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate mathematics and statistics courses at all levels. A teaching load of 27 semester hours per nine month academic year is anticipated. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

The Program of Mathematics and Statistics offers a B.S. and an M.S. degree in Mathematics and it is a major participant in the interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Computational Analysis and Modeling. Most research activity in the College is focused around multidisciplinary research centers, including the Integrated STEM Education Research Center. More information is available at the college website: https://coes.latech.edu/.

Applications received by January 15, 2019, will receive full consideration.

Submit the following items online at the mathjobs.org website (job ID#13120):

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Statement
  • Names and contact information for three references

Contact: Dr. Brian Barron
Email: bbarron@latech.edu      
College of Engineering and Science
P.O. Box 10348
Ruston, LA 71272
(318) 257-2453

Counselor / Coordinator of Career Development

Counselor / Coordinator of Career Development

Position Announcement

  • To Provide/coordinate/promote career development/decision-making resources including  career workshops, groups, classroom presentations, and individual counseling.
  • Assess, acquire, and maintain state of the art technology for effective career development service delivery including Career Resource Lab, including coordination or career development web site and assist purchase/support of online resources and other career assessments.
  • Hold a professional mental health license and assist students through individual and group counseling for educational, career and personal concerns, including appropriate assessment administration, maintaining confidential records, and providing crisis intervention as needed
  • Support career development/job search resources including resume seminars/review, interview/mock interview seminar, Career Days, collaboration with academic areas and corporate representatives.

Qualifications include a minimum of a master’s degree in counseling or related field (doctorate preferred); five years of counseling experience; experience with college/university population; knowledge and experience in the field of career development; hold or be eligible for state Professional Counselor License (required). Skills needed also include strong organizational, leadership, and interpersonal skills, and ability to work effectively with students, university faculty/staff, and community members.

Position Closes: Monday, December 10, 2018 at 12 pm noon

Interviews:  Monday, December 17, 2018

Application packets* must contain the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial copy of transcript for graduate studies

*Incomplete application packets will not be considered

Applications will be received by
Email:  Counseling@latech.edu
Mail:  PO Box 3177
Ruston, LA 71272

Instructor positions in Computer Science

INSTRUCTOR POSITIONS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

 Applications are invited for Instructor positions in the Computer Science program within the College of Engineering and Science (COES).

The ideal candidate will have earned a minimum of a master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, and have several years of teaching experience in Computer Science. Candidates must have at least a master’s degree with 18 earned graduate semester hours in computational science disciplines. Demonstration of potential for outstanding teaching ability, written and oral communication skills, as well as a commitment to demanding high quality student work are expected. Candidates should also demonstrate: the ability to work collegially as well as independently; excellent leadership and organizational skills; and a willingness to keep abreast of developments in computer science.  Applicants are sought whose unique skills and interests can form the basis for curriculum enhancement in cyber-security.

To apply, send (1) a cover letter, (2) a detailed curriculum vitae, (3) a teaching statement, and (4) full contact information for at least three references, in a single PDF file electronically to csclectsearch@latech.edu with the subject line “CSC Instructor Application: <Applicant’s Last Name, Applicant’s First Name>”. 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, Academic Director of Computer Science, at gturner@LaTech.edu.

Louisiana Tech University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Lecturer positions in Computer Science and Cyber Engineering

LECTURER POSITIONS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE AND CYBER ENGINEERING

 Applications are invited for Lecturer positions in the Computer Science and Cyber Engineering programs within the College of Engineering and Science (COES). Lecturers in the COES are highly respected, integral parts of the college’s mission and structure. In addition to their central role of teaching, they populate and chair various committees, provide leadership in many courses and other areas of institutional need, and are eligible for a promotion pathway that parallels the traditional tenure track. 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 ideal candidate for Lecturer will have earned a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a closely related field. Demonstration of potential for outstanding teaching ability, written and oral communication skills, as well as a commitment to demanding high quality student work are expected. Candidates should also demonstrate: the ability to work collegially as well as independently; excellent leadership and organizational skills; and a willingness to keep abreast current technologies and emerging security developments.  Applicants are sought whose unique skills and interests can form the basis for curriculum enhancement in cyber-security.

Louisiana Tech is designated as a national university by the 2018 U.S. News & World Report college rankings, and is the only national university in the nine-member University of Louisiana System. The College of Engineering and Science currently enrolls almost 3,000 students, including 200+ masters and 140+ 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. More details about the College and the Computer Science program are available at: http://coes.LaTech.edu.

To apply, send (1) a cover letter, (2) a detailed curriculum vitae, (3) a teaching statement, and (4) full contact information for at least four references, in a single PDF file electronically to csclectsearch@LaTech.edu with the subject line “CSC Lecturer Application: <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 on November 30, 2017, and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. Letters of inquiry can be submitted to Dr. Miguel Gates, at mgates@LaTech.edu.

Louisiana Tech University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Faculty positions in Computer Science and Cyber Engineering

FACULTY POSITIONS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE AND CYBER ENGINEERING

Applications are invited for multiple faculty positions in the Computer Science program 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 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 allied funding agencies. We are therefore undertaking an aggressive faculty recruiting campaign. To build a diverse workforce, the college encourages applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and minorities. We are especially interested in candidates who are merging fundamental theory, concepts and approaches with interdisciplinary domain knowledge to address key societal challenges.

All areas of specialization will be considered, but we are particularly interested to hire candidates whose interests are primarily focused in cyber-security. These candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cyber 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.

Louisiana Tech is designated as a national university by the 2018 U.S. News & World Report college rankings and is the only national university in the nine-member University of Louisiana System. COES currently enrolls almost 3,000 students, including over 200+ masters and 140+ 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 a letter of inquiry with curriculum vitae to cscfacultysearch@latech.edu with the subject line “CS 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 is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Faculty Position in Engineering and Science Education Research

Integrated STEM Education Research Center (ISERC)

The Integrated STEM Education Research Center (ISERC) at Louisiana Tech University invites applications for top caliber researchers and teachers conducting engineering and science education research. All professional ranks (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor), STEM disciplinary backgrounds, and research specialties, including discipline-based education research, will be considered. ISERC is committed to the development and study of innovative, multidisciplinary STEM education practices. ISERC is primarily 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. Construction of a new $40M integrated engineering and science education building providing the College an additional 128,000 square feet of educational space is underway with an anticipated occupancy for fall 2019. The College is experiencing significant growth and is undertaking an aggressive faculty recruiting campaign to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. By the start of the appointment, applicants must have earned a doctorate in Engineering Education, a STEM discipline housed in the College, or a related field.

Successful candidates are expected to actively participate in ISERC research efforts; initiate, build and sustain an externally funded research program; and supervise graduate students. Candidates with excellent communication skills interested in engaging students across the curriculum are encouraged to apply. Faculty are expected to demonstrate a commitment to high quality professional service and active participation in College responsibilities. ISERC supports the Education concentrations in the College’s Ph.D. program in Engineering and the interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Computational Analysis and Modeling.

Louisiana Tech University is a doctoral granting public institution that enrolls approximately 13,000 students from 48 states and 69 countries. 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. To build a diverse workforce the College encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.

Send curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and goals, a description of teaching experience and interests, and names and contact information for at least three references in a single PDF file to facsearch@latech.edu with the subject line “<Last Name, First Initial> – ISERC faculty search.”  Review of applications and nominations will begin immediately and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. The starting date for each position is September 1, 2019. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer.

Faculty - Instrumentation and Control Systems Engineering Technology

The College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University invites faculty applications to support the Instrumentation and Control Systems Engineering Technology Program. Applicants must have a PhD or MS degree in an engineering discipline with practical experience in instrumentation and/or control systems. Candidates with a range of backgrounds will be considered; those who have earned a PhD will be considered for a Lecturer position while those who have earned an MS degree will be considered for an Instructor or Professional-In-Residence position.

Significant interest in working with physical systems is expected to support immersive, application-focused student experiences against the backdrop of fundamental engineering topics. Demonstration of outstanding teaching potential and a commitment to producing high quality graduates with proven competence in instrumentation and controls are expected. Candidates should also have an interest in keeping abreast of developments in engineering technology. Specific areas of expertise sought are PLC/DCS programming, industrial measurement instruments, actuators and networks. Fundamental understanding of thermal, fluid, and mechanical systems will be seen as significant assets toward effective instruction in the instrumentation and control of such systems.

See the College of Engineering and Science website for more information: http://www.coes.latech.edu. The College is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The University is a doctoral granting public institution that enrolls nearly 13,000 students from 48 states and 68 foreign countries.

To apply, email (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a description of teaching experience and interests, and (4) contact information for four references in a single PDF file to facsearch@latech.edu with the subject line “your last name, your first name: ICET Lecturer.” Review of applications and nominations will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. The starting date for the position is September 1, 2019. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer.

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: flournoy@latech.edu

Chemical Engineering Faculty Position

Louisiana Tech University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Chemical Engineering. Academic requirements include Ph.D. and undergraduate degrees in Chemical Engineering or closely aligned area. Outstanding candidates in all research areas are encouraged to apply, although special emphasis will be given to candidates whose research leverages the University’s excellent experimental and computational resources. Preference will be given to candidates who possess expertise and a record of scholarly productivity in Advanced Manufacturing and Materials, Clean Technology, Next-generation Energy, and closely related fields.Strong commitment to collaborative, cross-disciplinary research is especially desirable. 

Louisiana Tech University is a US News Tier 1 National University with an enrollment of about 13,000 students.  The Chemical Engineering program at Louisiana Tech University is an ABET accredited program with a growing undergraduate enrollment of over 250 undergraduate students. The strong presence of chemical, petro-chemical, and pulp-paper companies in the Gulf Coast region ensures the importance of Louisiana Tech’s Chemical Engineering program to the state and region providing excellent job placement and student internship opportunities. The College has a total of over 140 Ph.D. students in four programs (Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computational Analysis and Modeling, and Molecular Science and Nanotechnology) and over 190 M.S. students. Due to the multidisciplinary nature of the College, Chemical Engineering faculty have advised students from all four Ph.D. programs. 

The University campus is located in Ruston, Louisiana (population ~25,000) with centralized access to the larger metropolitan areas in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Mississippi. 

Only electronic applications via email will be accepted.Please write “Chemical Engineering Search 2018-2019” in the subject line to submit your information.  Applicants are encouraged to send a single pdffile containing: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a detailedresearch andteaching plan, and the contact information for three current referencesto:

Dr. Daniela Mainardi
Interim Director of Chemical Engineering
cmensearch@latech.edu

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  The starting date is September 1, 2019.  Louisiana Tech University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Exercise and Sport Psychology - Assistant Professor

The Department of Kinesiology at Louisiana Tech University is seeking a tenure-track faculty member in exercise and sport psychology to begin September 1, 2019. Specific areas of interest include exercise behaviors, promoting physical activity across the lifespan, psychology of injury, health outcomes, and psychosocial aspects of sport and physical activity.

Position

Assistant Professor. Tenure-track. Nine-month appointment.

Faculty Responsibilities

Activities required of all tenure-track faculty include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, supervising graduate students, and curriculum development, while maintaining a productive research program. Substantial opportunities for collaborative research exist with faculty in the College of Education, School of Human Ecology, and Departments of Psychology, and Nutrition and Dietetics. Additional responsibilities include departmental, college, and university service assignments.

Qualifications

Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Kinesiology or a closely related field (ABD will be considered); evidence of capability to engage in and publish research and present at professional meetings; demonstrated knowledge and awareness of professional developments related to area of specialization; experience in working with students and colleagues from multi-cultural backgrounds. Evidence of effective teaching and ability to develop a focused line of research in the psychology of physical activity will receive preferable consideration.

Department Information

The Department of Kinesiology (http://education.latech.edu/departments/kinesiology/) at Louisiana Tech University is one of the fastest growing departments on campus and is known for its quality of graduates at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Health & Physical Education (K-12 CAEP accredited teaching licensure program), Exercise & Health Promotion, Kinesiology and Health Sciences, and the Master of Science degree with concentrations in Administration of Sport and Physical Activity and Sports Performance. Most recently, the 2,000 sq. ft. Sport and Movement Science Laboratory (http://www.latechsportscience.org) has been created for teaching and research. This position presents a great opportunity for a qualified, committed, and enthusiastic professional who wants to be part of a highly successful and collegial team with departmental goals of continued growth and enhanced visibility.

University Information

Louisiana Tech University is a selective-admissions, comprehensive public university that maintains as its highest priority the education and development of its students in a challenging, yet safe and supportive, community of learners. The university provides a technology-rich, interdisciplinary teaching, learning, and research environment to ensure student and faculty success. Louisiana Tech’s pedestrian- friendly campus centers around the Quad with its shady trees and the Lady of the Mist fountain. The physical plant has grown to more than 130 buildings with a main campus of approximately 260 acres with additional farm, forest, pasture, and research land totaling over 1100 acres.

Community Information

Louisiana Tech University is located in the north central Louisiana town of Ruston, nestled between Shreveport and Monroe. Ruston has a friendly, college-town atmosphere and is known for its summer Peach Festival. Lincoln Parish boasts many arts, outdoor and historic attractions, such as the Dixie Center for the Arts, Lincoln Parish Park (featuring world-class mountain biking), and the Louisiana Military Museum. Additionally, the city of Ruston will open a 36-field, 180 acre sports complex in July of 2019; hosting local, regional, and national events for sport participants of all ages.

Application Process

Review of applications will begin November 2nd, 2018 and continue until position is filled. Please submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, a research plan or statement, a teaching philosophy statement, and the names and contact information of three references. Official transcripts will be required from the successful candidate. Please mail or email submitted materials to:

Dr. Jordan Blazo, Search Committee Chair
Department of Kinesiology
Louisiana Tech University
P.O. Box 3176 Ruston, LA 71272
Phone: 318-257-4033
Fax: 318-257-4950
Email: Jblazo@latech.edu

Louisiana Tech University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. As a Louisiana public university, Louisiana Tech University makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Position Title:  ASSISTANT ATHLETIC TRAINER

Louisiana Tech Athletics is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Athletic Trainer. Full-time, 12-month position with benefits.

Sport Assignment: Men’s Basketball, Men’s Golf

Salary: $31,350

Primary Function:

To assist with the supervision and coordination of the University’s overall sports medicine program, including, but not limited to: injury prevention, evaluation, management, and treatment of injuries, short-term and long-term rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Educate and counseling of student-athletes, and athletics related health care administration in consultation with and under the supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer, Team Physician(s) and other qualified medical personnel. Other responsibilities of the assistant athletic trainer include but are not limited to: supervision of graduate assistant athletic trainers, assist with hiring and coordination of student employees, keeping accurate and current medical records for assigned sports, assist in supervision of athletic training room operations, team travel and other duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer.

Background Requirements:

Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization, NATABOC Certification, current CPR/AED certification, Licensed or eligible for licensure within the state of Louisiana, and two years of directly related professional experience preferred.

Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Submit cover letter, resume with three references and unofficial transcript to the Search Committee by email only to: gjordan@latech.edu and to melanie@latech.edu

Louisiana Tech University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Open Faculty Positions – College of Engineering and Science

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 providing the College an additional 128,000 square feet of educational space is underway with an anticipated occupancy for fall 2019. To build a diverse workforce the college encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.

Multiple faculty positions are anticipated for the 2019-20 academic year in the following degree programs:

  • Biomedical Engineering          
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Engineering Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Instrumentations & Control Systems EngineeringTechnology
  • Industrial & Systems Engineering
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Micro and Nanosystems Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics

All professional ranks (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor) will be considered. Lecturer (non-tenure-track) positions are also available for highly qualified teaching faculty. Applicants must have a doctorate or complete one by their start date in the relevant area or a closely related field. 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 professional service and active participation in college responsibilities are 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. The University is a doctoral granting public institution that enrolls nearly 13,000 students from 48 states and 69 countries.

Research activity is leveraged through one or more of the College’s multidisciplinary centers of excellence in micro and nanotechnology, biotechnology and biomedical applications, cyber security, trenchless technology, STEM education or applied physics research.  See the College website for more information:  http://coes.latech.edu.

Interested applicants should compile a single PDF that includes a 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statement of research interests and goals; 4) description of teaching experience and interests; and 5) the names and contact information for at least three references. The PDF file should be submitted electronically to facsearch@latech.eduwith the subject line “<Last Name, First Initial> – COES faculty search”. Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. The anticipated starting date for most positions is September 1, 2019. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer.

Statistics Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Mathematics & Statistics and/or Industrial Engineering

Pending budgetary approval, the College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University anticipates filling multiple tenure track statistics positions. These positions may be considered for joint appointment between the Programs of Mathematics/Statistics and Industrial Engineering, commencing September 1, 2019. A Ph.D. in Statistics, Mathematics, Industrial Engineering, or related field by the time of appointment as well as excellent teaching and research credentials are required. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

The Programs of Mathematics/Statistics and Industrial Engineering 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 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 providing the College an additional 128,000 square feet of educational space is underway with an anticipated occupancy for Fall 2019. To build a diverse workforce the college encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women. The University is a doctoral granting public institution that enrolls approximately 13,000 students from 48 states and 69 countries.

The Program of Mathematics/Statistics offers a B.S. and a M.S. degree and is a major participant in the interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Computational Analysis and Modeling. The Program of Industrial Engineering offers a B.S., M.S. in Engineering – Industrial Engineering concentration, and M.S. in Engineering and Technology Management. The Industrial Engineering Program also contributes to a wide range of Ph.D. programs offered by the College: https://coes.latech.edu/graduate-programs/.

The successful candidate is expected to teach statistics and/or industrial engineering courses in the College’s interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate curricula and to establish an externally-funded research program while working in interdisciplinary research teams. 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 College are encouraged to apply. Center information is available at https://www.latech.edu/research-enterprise/centers-of-excellence/.

Applications received by October 16, 2018, will receive full consideration.

Submit the following items online at mathjobs.org (job id #12539):

  •  Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Statement
  • Research Statement
  • Names and contact information for four references, one of whom should address teaching qualifications.

Contact: Dr. Katie Evans
Email: kevans@latech.edu
College of Engineering and Science
P.O. Box 10348
Ruston, LA 71272
(318) 257-3011
http://coes.latech.edu/

Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer. Women and members of underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

Applied Algebra Tenure-Track Positions

Pending budgetary approval, the Program of Mathematics and Statistics at Louisiana Tech University anticipates filling multiple tenure track positions, commencing September 1, 2019. Applicants should have research interests related to Cryptography, Number Theory, or Applied Algebra.

The Program of Mathematics and Statistics is 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 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 providing the College an additional 128,000 square feet of educational space is underway with an anticipated occupancy for Fall 2019. To build a diverse workforce the college encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women. The University is a doctoral granting public institution that enrolls approximately 13,000 students from 48 states and 69 countries.

The Program of Mathematics and Statistics offers a B.S. and an M.S. degree in Mathematics and is a major participant in the interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Computational Analysis and Modeling. The successful candidate is expected to teach 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 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 https://www.latech.edu/research-enterprise/centers-of-excellence/. Opportunities for collaboration may also exist with Louisiana Tech’s strong industrial partners engaged in cyberspace research both on-campus and in North Louisiana.

Applications received by October 21, 2018, will receive full consideration. Applicants should submit the following items online at mathjobs.org (job id#12540):

  •  Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Statement
  • Research Statement
  • Names and contact information for four references, one of whom should address teaching qualifications.

Contact: Dr. Katie Evans
Email: kevans@latech.edu
College of Engineering and Science
P.O. Box 10348
Ruston, LA 71272
(318) 257-3011
http://coes.latech.edu/

Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer. Women and members of underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

Mechanical Engineering Tenure Track Faculty Position

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 providing the College an additional 128,000 square feet of educational space is underway with an anticipated occupancy for fall 2019. To build a diverse workforce the college encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.  See the College website for more information:  http://coes.latech.edu.

As part of this effort, the College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Mechanical Engineering Program. Candidates must hold a doctorate or equivalent degree in Mechanical or Materials Engineering, or in a field with significant overlap.  Candidates must demonstrate potential to conduct high-quality research and teaching. Candidates with expertise relevant to the university’s research centers who also place a high value on teaching quality and student interaction are of particular interest.  These centers include micromanufacturing, biotechnology, nanotechnology, engineering education, and trenchless technology. Opportunities exist for the ideal candidate to leverage state-wide resources being coordinated through a $20M five-year project (2015-2020) to establish a Consortium for Innovation in Manufacturing and Materials in Louisiana.

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.

To apply:  Compile a single 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 participation of members from underrepresented groups in research and education pursuits.

Send the compiled PDF file electronically to: facsearch@latech.edu with the subject line “<Last Name, First Initial> – mechanical tenure-track search”

Review of applications and nominations will begin September 25, 2018, and will continue until suitable candidates are identified.  The starting date for each position is September 1, 2019. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer.

Civil Engineering Lecturer Position

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 providing the College an additional 128,000 square feet of educational space is underway with an anticipated occupancy for fall 2019. To build a diverse workforce the college encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women. See the College website for more information:  http://coes.latech.edu.

As part of this effort, the College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University invites applications for a lecturer to support the Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Technology programs. Candidates must hold a doctorate or equivalent degree in construction engineering technology, construction engineering, civil engineering, or a related field.   Candidates should have a demonstrated interest and passion for teaching that fosters ingenuity, innovation, communication, and leadership skills against the backdrop of rigorous engineering fundamentals.  The successful candidate will teach courses across the curriculum including upper level Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Technology courses.  These can include Water Resources, Fluid Dynamics, Civil Engineering Materials, Structures, Construction and Surveying, Environmental Engineering, and related labs.

Lecturers are expected to serve on committees, advise students and student groups, and participate in curriculum development efforts as part of a diverse, interdisciplinary and supportive community of learners. See the College of Engineering and Science website for more information: http://www.coes.latech.edu.

To apply:  Compile a single PDF that includes 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) description of teaching experience and interests; 4) the names and contact information for at least three references. 

Send the compiled PDF file electronically to: facsearch@latech.edu with the subject line “<Last Name, First Initial> – civil construction lecturer search”

Review of applications and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. The starting date for the position is September 1, 2019.

Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer. Women and members of underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

Mathematics Non-Tenure-Track Instructors

Pending budgetary approval, the Program of Mathematics and Statistics at Louisiana Tech University anticipates filling multiple non-tenure-track instructor positions, commencing September 1, 2019. A successful candidate is expected to teach mathematics courses that serve general education requirements, elementary education majors, and/or first-year engineering and science majors. Candidates must possess excellent teaching credentials as well as a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in mathematics and/or statistics by the start date.

The Program of Mathematics and Statistics is 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 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 providing the College an additional 128,000 square feet of educational space is underway with an anticipated occupancy for Fall 2019. To build a diverse workforce the college encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women. The University is a doctoral granting public institution that enrolls approximately 13,000 students from 48 states and 69 countries. The Program of Mathematics and Statistics offers a B.S. and an M.S. degree in Mathematics and is a major participant in the interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Computational Analysis and Modeling.

Applications received by October 22, 2018, will receive full consideration.

Submit the following items online at mathjobs.org (job id#12538):

  • Letter of Interest
  •  Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Statement
  • Names and contact information for three references who can address teaching qualifications.

Contact: Dr. Charles Patterson
Email: charlesp@latech.edu
College of Engineering and Science
P.O. Box 10348
Ruston, LA 71272
(318) 257-2538

Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer. Women and members of underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

Civil Engineering Tenure Track Assistant Professor

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 providing the College an additional 128,000 square feet of educational space is underway with an anticipated occupancy for fall 2019. To build a diverse workforce the college encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.  See the College website for more information:  http://coes.latech.edu.

 

As part of this effort, the College invites applications for a tenure track, assistant professor faculty position in the Civil Engineering Program. Candidates must hold a doctorate or equivalent degree in Civil Engineering, or in a field with significant overlap.  Expertise and candidate experience in the fields of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering are of particular interest.  Candidates with expertise relevant to the university’s research centers who also place a high value on teaching quality and student interaction are of particular interest.  These centers include micromanufacturing, biotechnology, nanotechnology, engineering education, and trenchless technology.

 

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.

 

To apply: Compile a single 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 participation of members from underrepresented groups in research and education pursuits.

 

Send the compiled PDF file electronically to: facsearch@latech.edu with the subject line “<Last Name, First Initial> – civil tenure track search”

 

Review of applications and nominations will begin September 25, 2018, and will continue until suitable candidates are identified.  The starting date for each position is September 1, 2019. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer.

Web Developer

Applications and nominations are invited for Web Developer at Louisiana Tech University.  The web developer will create and maintain web applications, such as WordPress, and in-house applications using industry best practices.  Duties include translating wireframes and sketches into working prototypes to refine interface behaviors and working with legacy system back-end developers to integrate front-end and back-end code to ensure design integrity.  The web developer will participate in user-centered research through client focus groups, interviews, usage analysis, and rapid prototyping.

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree (a BS in Computer Science or related field is preferred.  The candidate must have relevant experience, with a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience preferred.  Experience with handcoding PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS is required.  The candidate must demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of responsive web design, proficiency at resolving cross-bowser compatibility issues, and familiarity with creating websites that meet accessibility standards.  Experience with WordPress content management system and with online monitoring and measurement platforms is preferred.  The web developer must have excellent problem-solving skills, be proactive, and lead through collaboration.  Experience in a higher education setting is an advantage.

Review of applications will begin March 9, 2018.  Letter of application or nomination, résumé, and names and addresses of four references should be submitted electronically to Dr. Terry M. McConathy, Provost, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA 71272.  Email:  tmm@latech.edu.  Additional information about Louisiana Tech University can be found at www.latech.edu.  Louisiana Tech University, a member of the University of Louisiana System, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Cataloger/Systems Administrator

Louisiana Tech University seeks a motivated professional to join Prescott Memorial Library as the Cataloger/Systems Administrator. This is a 12-month tenure-track faculty appointment, at the rank of Assistant Professor, requiring research and publication, service to the University, the library, and the profession, and continuous professional development as criteria for promotion and tenure. Reporting to the Executive Director of the Library, the Cataloger/Systems Administrator directs and supervises Bibliographic Management Services. This position will be responsible for ensuring the internal consistency and overall quality control of the library’s discovery systems.

Duties and responsibilities of the Cataloger/Department Head:

  • Perform original cataloging/classification of materials in all formats and maintain authority control in the library catalog, using MARC or other appropriate schema
  • Ensure accurate bibliographic records, maintain records of library holdings, and provide annual statistics
  • Establish cataloging policies and procedures
  • Manage departmental workflow and projects
  • Oversee government publication processing and catalog access
  • Manage catalog web links and metadata as needed
  • Supervise a staff of 2 library paraprofessionals
  • Will have the option of providing reference services on occasional weekends

Duties and responsibilities of the LOUIS System Administrator:

  • Serve as liaison to the statewide library consortium (LOUIS)
  • Manage all Workflows modules of the integrated library system (SirsiDynix): maintain the databases; load bibliographic records; run administrative reports; troubleshoot, document, and communicate problems; coordinate and monitor testing and implementation of new releases; attend all LOUIS System Administrator’s meetings, inform staff about updates, and provide training
  • Maintain e-Library link customizations and administer the EBSCO Discovery Service and its use as a link resolver
  • Manage the interlibrary loan document delivery system (ILLIad)
  • Update patron files and IP addresses in EZProxy
  • Work collaboratively with the Backup System Administrator

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA accredited Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science
  • Working knowledge of current cataloging and metadata standards, including but not limited to: MARC21, RDA, AACR2, LCSH, LC classification
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with original cataloging of theses, dissertations, and other materials
  • Supervisory experience or demonstrated potential
  • Demonstrated potential to meet tenure requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 or more years of cataloging experience in an academic library, including metadata
  • 2 or more years of supervisory and management experience
  • Experience with automated library systems (preferably SirsiDynix) and bibliographic utilities (OCLC)
  • Knowledge of Superintendent of Documents classification system
  • Familiarity with Workflows, including creation of reports
  • Experience maintaining a local EZProxy
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and WinScp

Louisiana Tech University is a selective admissions public research university with an enrollment of 12,873 undergraduate and graduate students. The main campus in Ruston, a lovely small town of 22,370 with a growing economy, is conveniently located in the piney hills between the metropolitan areas of Shreveport and Monroe. Prescott Memorial Library has a staff of 22 and holdings of over 3.8 million items. It is a regional federal documents depository, a historical state depository, and a member of Lyrasis, OCLC, and the LOUIS statewide library consortium. LOUIS is a consortium of public and private college and university libraries in the state of Louisiana that is widely recognized as a model for cost-effective collaboration in higher education.

Rank/Salary: Competitive starting salary and benefits package. Twelve-month, tenure-track position with appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor.

Application Instructions: Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, and the names with contact information of at least three professional references, including mailing addresses, email addresses, and daytime phone numbers.

Application Review: Review of CVs will begin September 20, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Abigail DeSoto
Chair, Cataloger Search Committee
Prescott Memorial Library
P.O. Box 10408
Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, LA 71272
desoto@latech.edu

For more information about the library, consult our website: www.latech.edu/library.

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.

Information Technology Coordinator

Louisiana Tech University
IT and Infrastructure
Information Technology Coordinator

August 2018

PURPOSE
The Information Technology Coordinator will serve as one point of contact for IT related issues and functions for Louisiana Tech facilities and personnel in Northwest Louisiana. This position will be responsible for all IT duties assigned.

SCOPE
The Information Technology Coordinator reports to the Assistant Director of IT and Infrastructure and provides hardware and software maintenance, training and consultation, and recommendations about future planning and development of resources with a primary focus on Louisiana Tech facilities in the Bossier/Shreveport area. Providing these services in an effective and efficient manner will ensure maximum access to and implementation of technology services and resources for geographically separated locations. This position will be domiciled in the Louisiana Tech Academic Success Center (ASC) in Bossier City and will serve multiple Louisiana Tech locations including: the ASC, Tech Barksdale, Tech Shreveport Center, and Tech Ruston. Onsite supervision for this position will be provided by the Assistant Vice President for Academic Advancement and Partnerships with the intent to maximize resources.

REQUIREMENTS

  • An Associate’s degree and/or relevant IT experience
  • Good verbal and written communications skills
  • Positive interaction with staff and University community
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Ensure technology is accessible and equipped with current hardware and software:
  • Be familiar with and troubleshoot all hardware, software and network issues
  • Provide orientation, training and support to all users of existing technology
  • Provide recommendations about accessing information and support
  • Maintain current and accurate inventory of technology hardware, software and resources
  1. Monitor and maintain technology to ensure maximum access:
  • Troubleshoot all technology issues
  • Maintain log and/or list of required repairs and maintenance
  • Make recommendations about purchase of technology resources
  • Research current and potential resources and services
  • Perform routine IT functions, including repairs, security, loading software and monitoring.
  • Identify and prepare hardware for disposal when appropriate
  • Ensure hardware is stripped and secured before disposal
  1. Perform other related duties as required

KNOWLEDGE

The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:

  • Computer hardware, software, and network administration
  • Computer troubleshooting
  • Computer viruses and security
  • E-mail and internet programs

SKILLS/ABILITIES

The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:

  • Ability to install and administer computer hardware, software and networks
  • Ability to lift and move equipment and furnishings
  • Team building skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Decision making and Time management skills
  • Effective written communication, verbal, presentation and listening communications skills

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, a resume, transcripts, and three references to cethomp@latech.edu. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Louisiana Tech University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Assistant/Associate Professor - Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

The Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences at Louisiana Tech Universityinvites applications for one (1) and possibly a second tenure-track position in Counseling Psychology with an anticipated start date of September 1st, 2019. Primary appointments will be in our APA-accredited doctoral program, however, our faculty also contribute to our master’s program in counseling and guidance and undergraduate program. Responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching, establishing a research program that incorporates student mentoring, and clinical supervision. The position(s) are at the Assistant Professor level, although exceptional candidates with appropriate experience and a record of research and grant funding may be considered for the rank of Associate Professor. Previous university teaching experience is preferred. Candidates should hold a doctorate from an APA-accredited Counseling Psychology program, have completed an APA-accredited internship by the time of hire, and be license eligible in the State of Louisiana. In addition, the candidate(s) should demonstrate a strong commitment to multiculturalism, including the ability to work effectively with diverse populations and to teach courses that integrate culturally diverse content. The selected candidate(s) also will be expected to provide clinical supervision for counseling psychology doctoral students.

Area of specialization is open and all qualified interested candidates are encouraged to apply. We are particularly seeking applicants whose research focus and teaching qualifications can support the core areas of counseling psychology and can complement existing faculty interests in assessment, multiculturalism, positive psychology, and health psychology. Experience and interest in pursuing external grant funding for research is also desirable.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018 and will continue until the position(s) is filled. 

To apply, send a letter of application describing research experience/goals, as well as teaching experience, philosophy, and interests; curriculum vita; three letters of recommendation (sent directly from authors); contact information for references; and up to 3 samples of scholarship to:

Walter Buboltz, Ph.D., Director of Training at Buboltz@latech.eduOR Louisiana Tech University Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, P.O. Box 10048, Ruston, LA 71272.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Dr. Buboltz via email at the address above or via phone at 318-257-5066.

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.

About the University and Department: Louisiana Tech University is a selective-admission, comprehensive, public university committed to both excellence in teaching and the advancement of research. For the 6thconsecutive year, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Louisiana Tech University in its highest tier of “National Universities” for 2017. Louisiana Tech is also named Louisiana’s best institution by MONEY’s 2016 Best Colleges report. The Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences includes an APA-accredited Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program, Ph.D. and M.A. programs in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, a CACREP-accredited Counseling and Guidance M.A. program, and an undergraduate psychology program. We are an active department with 15 full-time faculty members and our master’s and undergraduate enrollments are among the largest across the university.

About the Community: Located in northern Louisiana, Ruston is a small university-oriented city that boasts a number of outdoor recreational facilities and a strong sense of community. Close to the larger cities of Monroe (30 miles east) and Shreveport (60 miles west) and a four-hour drive from Dallas, Little Rock, and Jackson, Ruston offers the best of small city living with easy access to metropolitan amenities. More information about Ruston and Lincoln Parish can be found at http://rustonlincoln.org/.

Nursing Tenure Track Assistant Professor

Position Announcement

Position: The Division of Nursing at Louisiana Tech University seeks candidates to fill a nine-month, tenure-track faculty appointment in the Associate of Science in Nursing program. The anticipated starting date for this position is January 2019.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Nursing required; earned doctorate recommended. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Must have at least five years of experience as a registered nurse and hold current unencumbered registered nurse license with eligibility for licensure in the state of Louisiana.

The Program: Offering an Associate of Science in Nursing, the Division of Nursing is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and has full approval by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN). For additional information, please visit our web page at: https://ans.latech.edu/nursing/. The Division is housed within the College of Applied and Natural Sciences and works collaboratively with other units in the college and across the university. The nursing faculty is committed to excellence in teaching, scholarly activity, and service.

University Description: Louisiana Tech is a selective-admissions, comprehensive public university in the University of Louisiana System. Louisiana Tech is committed to quality in teaching, research, creative activity, public service, and economic development. Louisiana Tech maintains as its highest priority the education and development of its students in a challenging, yet safe and supportive, community of learners. Louisiana Tech provides a technology-rich, interdisciplinary teaching, learning, and research environment to ensure student and faculty success. AA/EEO.

Application Procedure: Screening of applicants will begin November 16 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of official transcripts, and contact information for three references to:

Dr. Donna Hood, Director

Division of Nursing

Louisiana Tech University

PO Box 3152, Ruston, LA 71272

dhood@latech.edu

Founding Director: School of Music

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT – FOUNDING DIRECTOR: SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Louisiana Tech University is seeking a Founding Director of its School of Music. The post of Director is a ten-month administrative position with teaching responsibilities. Anticipated starting date is January 1, 2019.

As a new initiative, the School of Music will seek to develop contemporary curricula for the modern music student.  Applicants should have experience in creating or developing a technology-directed program with familiarity of studio- and live-music recording and production.

The School of Music is part of the College of Liberal Arts; the Director reports directly to the Dean of Liberal Arts. The Director must nurture faculty research, teaching, and service, and advance student development throughout the School.  Applicants for the position must have a terminal degree in Music or related field, a record of successful university administrative experience with demonstrated leadership ability.  Professional experience in the music industry a plus.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application outlining administrative goals and a vision for the School along with a curriculum vitae with contact information of three references as an email attachment with subject line Director of Music Search. Send all material to dkaczv@latech.edu by Aug. 15, 2018. Only electronic applications accepted.

Louisiana Tech University, a member of the University of Louisiana System, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor level for the Au.D. program

ACADEMIC FACULTY POSITION: AUDIOLOGY

Position. The Department of Communication Disorders, School of Communication, at Louisiana Tech University seeks candidates to fill a nine-month, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level for the Au.D. program. The starting date is September, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Rank and salary for the position are dependent upon qualifications and experience. 

Qualifications.  The successful candidate will hold the Au.D./Ph.D. in Audiology, a current CCC-A, and be eligible for Louisiana state licensure for the practice of audiology and dispensing of hearing aids. Expertise with vestibular systems disorders and/or electrophysiological procedures desired; however, the area of specialization in audiology is open. Higher education teaching and clinical supervision experiences are desirable but not required.  New Ph.D. graduates and mid-career scholars are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities. The major responsibilities will be to teach doctoral courses in audiology in areas of expertise and interest, provide clinical supervision to doctoral students in the Louisiana Tech Speech and Hearing Center, develop a personal research program, direct doctoral student research, and participate in the ongoing implementation of the Au.D. program.  Faculty members also participate in departmental, college, and university committee work.  

The Program.  The Department of Communication Disorders, administratively housed in the College of Liberal Arts, offers a pre-professional degree in speech-language pathology, a bachelor’s degree in speech communication, an M.A. degree in speech-language pathology, and the Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.). The program holds CAA accreditation in speech-language pathology and audiology. There are 10 full-time time faculty lines for approximately 50 full-time graduate students in speech-language pathology, 20 full-time graduate students in audiology, and 110 undergraduates; seven additional faculty serve the speech communication academic program.  The Louisiana Tech Speech and Hearing Center, housed within the department, serves as a major teaching and research source for the program and provides students with on-campus diagnostic testing and remediation for individuals of all ages and types of speech, language, and hearing disorders. Audiological facilities include double-wall, double-booth testing suites and state-of-the-art equipment for ENG, ABR, OAE, and tympanometry testing for adults and children and hearing aid dispensing. The clinical facilities also include individual and group treatment rooms with accompanying observation areas, a supportive speech and hearing science laboratory, and a student computer lab. On-campus training experiences are supplemented by a variety of opportunities in external affiliations with local, state, regional, and national facilities. The University has allocated funds for additional audiological equipment purchases to support the Au.D. program and future plans call for relocating the department to a newly renovated campus facility.

The University.  Louisiana Tech University is categorized as an SREB Four-Year 3 institution, as a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University-Intensive, and as a COC-SACS Level VI institution. As a selective admissions university, it offers a broad range of fully accredited undergraduate degrees to qualified students in Louisiana, as well as from the region, the nation, and foreign countries. Integral to the purpose of the University is its expanding commitment to graduate-level and interdisciplinary education in its areas of strength. Louisiana Tech offers master’s degrees in a variety of areas and doctoral programs in areas of specified expertise. Included among the university’s many special programs and facilities are the Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science which has been identified as a Center of Excellence by the Louisiana State Legislature and the University of Louisiana System, the Institute for Micromanufacturing, and the Professional Development and Research Institute in Blindness. The university campus is located in Ruston in north central Louisiana, 70 miles east of Shreveport and 30 miles west of Monroe on I-20.

Application.  Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of all transcripts (these may be unofficial at the point of application; official transcripts will be requested later in the process), and three recent letters of recommendation to Dr. Brenda Heiman, Director, School of Communication, Louisiana Tech University, by email only to bheiman@latech.edu.

For more information about the Department of Communication Disorders:
http://liberalarts.latech.edu/communication/language/index.php

Operating Engineer-Cogeneration

POSITION:  Operating Engineer-Cogeneration

DEPARTMENT: Power Plant

MINIMUM:  $16.32/hr.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:    06/10/2018

Minimum Qualifications:  Any of the following will qualify:

  1. Two years of experience in the operation or maintenance of a high voltage power generation facility, or
  2. Three years of experience in the operation, repair and/or maintenance of chemical, pulp and paper, or oil or gas processing facilities, or
  3.  Four years of experience in the operation, repair and/or maintenance of large commercial or industrial type stationary engines or mechanical equipment such as air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, pumping, generating or closely related systems

 

Substitutions (For Option 3 Only)  Full-time training in commercial air conditioning, refrigeration or diesel mechanics may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required experience on a month for month basis.

Note (For Option Only)  Incidental duties in operating or maintaining one’s own heating, air conditioning or related equipment will not be considered for this vacancy.

Applicants must apply by the announcement deadline. No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

For information about the online application process and to apply for this vacancy, applicants should access the Civil Service website located at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisiana.

For further information about this vacancy contact:  Alicia Foster, Human Resources Department, Louisiana Tech University, P.O. Box 3173, Ruston, LA  71272, (318) 257-2235.

Assistant Professor of English: Technical Writing

Assistant Professor of English: Technical Writing

Position:  Louisiana Tech University is seeking a nine-month tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach technical writing for fall 2018.  Salary is competitive.

Qualifications:  Ph.D. in Technical Writing/Communication or English with a specialization and dissertation in Technical Writing required. Evidence of potential for publication, as well as experience in online pedagogy and web-course design is desired.

Responsibilities: The position duties include teaching both graduate and undergraduate-level technical writing courses and serving on graduate committees of M. A. candidates with a concentration in technical writing. The course load is 3 sections per quarter with reductions for administrative assignments.

The Program:  The English Department offers a concentration and minor in technical writing at the undergraduate level, a graduate certificate in technical writing, and an M.A. in English with a Technical Writing specialization. For more information on the English Department and its technical writing program, please visit
http://www.latech.edu/tech/liberal-arts/english/html/literature/index.shtml

Application:  Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and three current references with telephone numbers in an email attachment to Dr. Susan Roach, Director, School of Literature and Language, msroach@latech.edu.  Application review will begin July 1, 2018 and will continue until position is filled.

The University: Founded in 1894, Louisiana Tech University has a tradition of commitment to a quality education for students. Located in north central Louisiana between Monroe and Shreveport, the University is categorized as a Doctoral Four-Year 3, as a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University-Intensive, and as a COC-SACS Level VI institution.  As a selective admissions, comprehensive public university, Louisiana Tech is committed to quality in teaching, research, creative activity, public service, and economic development. Louisiana Tech maintains as its highest priority the education and development of its students in a challenging, yet safe and supportive, community of learners. Louisiana Tech provides a technology-rich, interdisciplinary teaching, learning, and research environment to ensure student and faculty success. Louisiana Tech University primarily serves the educational needs of citizens of North Louisiana through strong baccalaureate programs in a broad range of studies in the arts, humanities, liberal arts, and sciences and areas such as agriculture, allied health, architecture, aviation, business, education, engineering, and forestry. As the only university north of Baton Rouge with a college of engineering, the University provides the services to meet the engineering needs throughout central and north Louisiana. Louisiana Tech has a rich engineering heritage and, therefore, has a special responsibility to integrate advanced technology into the teaching and learning of engineering and communication skills. As such, Louisiana Tech University is committed to providing its students with the advanced technological skills that will ensure their success in the internal environment of the University and will prepare them for working environments of the 21st century.

Louisiana Tech University, a member of the University of Louisiana System, is an EEO/AA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Director of Recreational Services

Director of Recreational Services
Louisiana Tech University

The mission of the recreation department at Louisiana Tech University is to enhance students’ fitness and wellness, knowledge, personal skills, and enjoyment by providing: a variety of activities; cooperative and competitive play that is supervised; opportunity for students to learn and practice leadership, sportsmanship, management, program planning, and interpersonal skills; access to quality facilities, equipment and programs; opportunities for students to compete and lead through spirit groups; and opportunities for students to expand and broaden their intellectual and recreational activities provided through trips outside the university.

Recreational Services provides recreational spaces that include the Lambright Sports & Wellness Center, Indoor and Outdoor Aquatics, Recreation Fields, and Hide-Away Park.  Ten major areas compose Recreational Services: Facilities Operations and Reservations; Membership; Fitness and Wellness; Intramurals; Club Sports; Bowling Services; Aquatics; Special Events; Rock Steady Boxing; Outdoor Recreation.

Job Purpose:  As the chief administrative leader for the Department of Recreational Services, reporting to the Dean of Student Engagement and Undergraduate Recruitment, the Director of Recreational Services is responsible for administrative and supervisory duties for a multi-faceted campus recreation program that fosters student engagement and overall student well-being.  The Director will work collaboratively with other departments within the Division of Student Affairs, which is dedicated to enhancing the students’ out-of-class experiences by fostering student development, retention, and overall student success. The Director will also work with other university areas to assist in fulfilling the overall mission of the University.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership in hiring, directing, supervising, and training for seven full time professional staff, multiple part-time staff, and over 120 student employees responsible for program coordination in the 10 major areas of Recreational Services.  Responsibilities include creating professional development opportunities for staff to include professional association involvement along with biannual/annual evaluations, and employment recommendations of classified and unclassified personnel within Recreational Services.
  • Provide an open and innovative culture that seeks to find cutting edge recreational services and activities with diverse, effective, measurable outcomes primarily for students, but accessible by faculty and staff.
  • Provide budget planning, supervision, and implementation for each budget area under Recreation Services.  This includes collaborative endeavors and partnerships involving alternative sources of funding to provide continued services for cutting edge recreational activities.
  • Provide strategies for the proper renovation, maintenance, and upkeep of all equipment, materials, and facilities needed to operate the various areas under Recreational Services.
  • Develop, facilitate, and communicate goals, needs, and accomplishments that promote effective collaborative relationships among students, faculty, and staff; alumni and community groups; national, regional, state, and local professional recreational sports associations to build strong partnerships with Recreational Services programs and services.
  • Develop and direct research efforts leading to student engagement and satisfaction with Recreation Services as it relates to student recruitment and retention efforts.
  • Develop and direct effective strategies of collaboration with academic departments to address healthy lifestyle issues, and provide non-credit (and potentially credit) instruction related to sports, fitness, and well-being.  This includes usage of Recreational Services facilities and services.
  • Work in collaboration with the Department Chair of Kinesiology housed within the College of Education to provide instruction of graduate level courses in the Administration of Sport and Physical Activity concentration along with collaborative work to provide opportunities for students to have practical, hands-on, innovative experiences through the Recreational Services programs and services.
  • Perform other duties and serve on select committees concerning university matters as the Dean of Student Engagement and Undergraduate Recruitment assigns them.

Qualifications

Be a highly motivated, energetic, self-starting team player with a proven record of success in administering a broad-based recreation or similar program experience with facility management expertise; proven ability to lead, organize, and supervise university-level intramural and recreational programs and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  Capable of obtaining a

Preferred requirements are an earned doctorate in the social sciences, humanities, education, kinesiology, or related disciplines, along with seven or more years of program management and facilities experience

Minimum requirements are an earned master’s degree in Sports Management, Sports Administration, Health and Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Student Personnel Service, or a related field; extensive research endeavors; 10 years in higher education, recreation management or related experiences will be considered.

To Apply: Send letter of application, resume, and three professional references to:

Samuel L. Speed
Dean, Student Engagement and Undergraduate Recruitment
Louisiana Tech University
P.O. Box 3178
Ruston, LA 71272
Email: lisam@latech.edu

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by May 4, 2018. Position is available immediately.

Tenure Track Counselor Educator Position

Counseling & Guidance Program
College of Education
Louisiana Tech University
Bossier/Shreveport Area

 

The Louisiana Tech University Counseling & Guidance Program is seeking a full-time, tenure-track, Counselor Educator beginning Fall 2018 for the Bossier/Shreveport area.  We seek applicants at the rank of associate professor, though applicants at the assistant professor rank will be considered.  The Counseling & Guidance Program is CACREP-accredited, with concentrations in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling, and is housed in the Department of Psychology & Behavioral Sciences.

The applicant must have an earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited program. Applicants must be eligible for licensure as a professional counselor in the state of Louisiana.  Primary responsibilities are teaching courses in clinical mental health counseling and school counseling, research/scholarly activity, service to the department, college, and university, and mentoring/advising students.  This faculty appointment will entail teaching classes and serving students mainly in the Bossier/Shreveport area, with an expectation of teaching on the main campus in Ruston periodically.

In addition to serving as a core faculty member in the Counseling & Guidance Program, the appointed faculty member will also have the opportunity to serve in a different capacity.  This position entails serving as the primary contact person for our Bossier/Shreveport area students, advising, establishing and maintaining community relationships, and assisting in growing the program in the Bossier/Shreveport area.  This faculty position will be housed mainly in the Academic Success Center, a partnership facility located on the Bossier Parish Community College campus.  It is pertinent that the appointed faculty member be organized, self-directed, and able to work autonomously while adhering to the mission of the Counseling & Guidance Program.  Applicants who have served in leadership roles are preferred.

The Counseling and Guidance Program, Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, and Louisiana Tech University have a strong commitment to diversity.  Applicants should be able to work effectively with diverse populations and groups. Applicants should have a strong professional identity as evidenced by membership in ACA, ASCA, ACES, AMHCA, etc.  Applicants should have knowledge of current CACREP standards, and preferably, experience as a clinical mental health counselor or school counselor.

This position will remain open until filled with a suitable candidate.  Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to the program director, Dr. Latoya Pierce at lapierce@latech.edu or P.O. Box 10048, Campus Box 9, Ruston, LA 71272, or fax to 318-257-3442.

Louisiana Tech University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to ensuring diversity in all campus employment.   Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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.

  • Title IX Coordinator: Carrie Flournoy
    Executive Assistant, Title IX & Compliance Coordinator
    President's Office, Wyly Tower 1620
    Phone: 318.257.3785
    Email: flournoy@latech.edu
  • Section 504 Coordinator: Annie Jantz
    Division of Student Affairs
    Keeny Hall 305
    Phone: 318.257.2445
    Email: ajantz@latech.edu

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