Job ID: 184477

Physics Tenure Track Faculty

Louisiana Tech University

  • Apr. 25, 2022
  • Physics Tenure Track Faculty
  • College of Engineering and Science
  • Louisiana Tech University
    Ruston, LA
  • Open until filled
  • Expected Start Date September 1, 2022 or Sooner.
  • Assistant Professor
  • Physics - Elementary Particles/Nuclear
    Physics - General

Louisiana Tech University invites applications for one or more tenure/tenure-track faculty positions in physics. Louisiana Tech has active research in the areas of particle and nuclear physics, materials sciences, nanoscience, and biophysics. Particular interest will be given to candidates who can contribute to or enhance the existing particle physics research on the ATLAS experiment at CERN, or research in conjunction with the Louisiana Tech Research Institute (see for details.)

Louisiana Tech offers a B.S. in physics and M.S. in applied physics and has two Ph.D. degrees available for physics students: The Engineering Physics track in the interdisciplinary Engineering Ph.D., and the Ph.D. in Computational Analysis & Modeling. Louisiana Tech University is a US News Tier 1 National University with an enrollment of about 12,000 students, and is the leading research university in northern Louisiana, possessing world-class resources for the realization of commercially viable micro- and nanosystems. The physics faculty have research areas with close collaboration with other universities and national labs as well as strong international collaborations. The successful candidate is expected to actively participate in a multidisciplinary, team-oriented educational and research environment. See our website at for more information.

Qualifications include the ability to initiate, build and sustain a strong externally funded research program, the ability to supervise masters and doctoral students, excellent written and oral communication skills, strong teaching skills, a commitment to high-quality professional service and active participation in college responsibilities. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in physics or a closely related field. Review of applications and nominations will continue until suitable candidates are identified, with a projected start date of September 1, 2022. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer. Candidates that enhance the diversity of the university are encouraged to apply.

Applications must be submitted through the Louisiana Tech web portal at
Attach a single PDF with: 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 the participation of members from underrepresented groups in research and education pursuits.

  • 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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