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Computer Science Faculty Positions
Louisiana Tech University

Date Posted Apr. 29, 2021
Title Computer Science Faculty Positions
University Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, LA, United States
Department College of Engineering and Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Expected Start Date September 1, 2021 or Sooner.
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Computer/Information Sciences


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 and is therefore undertaking an aggressive faculty recruiting campaign to hire candidates that can work with these research sponsors. To build a diverse workforce, the college encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.

The candidate must have earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field. Proven research potential, 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 2021 U.S. News & World Report college rankings. COES currently enrolls almost 3,000 students, including over 150+ masters and 120+ doctoral students. Annual research expenditures of the College have averaged $10M over the past three years. The College just opened a new $37M Integrated Engineering and Science Education Building that provides 128,800 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 grown its 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: Both undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered in the disciplines.

Applications Open May 10th, 2021
Review of applications and nominations will begin May 10th, 2021 and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. The starting date for the position is September 1, 2021.
To apply, send a letter of inquiry with curriculum vitae to Review of applications 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 and Cyber Engineering, at
Louisiana Tech University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity 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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Contact Information

  • Galen Turner
    College of Engineering and Science
    Ruston, LA 71272


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