Job ID: 131162

Industrial Engineering Faculty Positions

Louisiana Tech University

  • Oct. 9, 2019
  • Industrial Engineering Faculty Positions
  • College of Engineering and Science
  • Louisiana Tech University
    Ruston, LA
  • Open until filled
  • Sep. 1, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Industrial & Systems Engineering
    Engineering - Other

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 recruiting campaign to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. Construction of a new $40M integrated engineering and science education space is underway with anticipated occupancy in winter 2019. To build a diverse workforce the College encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.

The Industrial Engineering Program invites applications for tenure-track faculty at all professional ranks (Assistant, Associate and Full Professor). Applicants must hold a doctorate in Industrial Engineering or a related field; applicants who are pursuing their doctorate are welcome to apply as long as the degree is completed by September 1, 2020. Successful 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 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 over 12,000 students from 48 states and 68 foreign countries.

Research activity may be leveraged through one of the College’s multidisciplinary centers of excellence by focusing on intelligent manufacturing systems, big data analytics, information assurance, neural networks, bioinformatics, health care systems, additive manufacturing, engineering education, micromanufacturing, nanotechnology, cybersecurity, and trenchless technology. See the College website for more information:

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 with the subject line "<Last Name, First Initial> – Industrial Faculty Search." Review of applications will begin in November 2019 and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. The anticipated starting date for the position is September 1, 2020. 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:

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  • College of Engineering and Science
    Louisiana Tech University
    Ruston, LA 71272

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