Job ID: 169291

Computer Science Assistant Professor

Louisiana Tech University

  • Oct. 11, 2021
  • Computer Science Assistant Professor
  • College of Engineering and Science
  • Louisiana Tech University
    Ruston, LA
  • Open until filled
  • Expected Start Date September 1, 2021 or Sooner.
  • Assistant Professor
  • Computer/Information Sciences

Applications are invited from highly qualified research-active individuals for a tenure-track faculty position in the Computer Science/Cyber Engineering programs within the College of Engineering and Science (COES) at Louisiana Tech University.

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 computational research initiatives through the Department of Defense and other partners and is undertaking an aggressive faculty recruiting campaign. We are especially interested in candidates specializing in (1) Cyber Security or (2) Machine Learning.

The successful candidate must have earned a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or a closely related field. A proven record of accomplishment in research, outstanding teaching skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and a demonstrated commitment to high-quality student success are prerequisites for the position. Tenure track faculty are expected to perform exceptional research, procure extramural funding to support research, advise graduate and undergraduate students, collaborate with other faculty, and teach effectively at undergraduate and graduate levels.

Cross-disciplinary collaboration is integral to research and instruction in the College of Engineering and Science. We seek candidates whose unique skills and interests can form the basis for new research thrusts and complement ongoing work in Cyber Security and Machine Learning.

The College seeks to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. The College encourages applications from those traditionally underrepresented in science and engineering to build a diverse workforce, including women, individuals with disabilities, minorities, and veterans.

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. At approximately 450 students, Computer Science is the second-largest undergraduate program in the College. Annual research expenditures of the College have averaged $10M over the past three years. In addition, 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. More details about the College and the Computer Science program are available at:

Both undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered in Computer Science and related fields, including both the BS and MS in Computer Science, the BS in Cyber Engineering, the Ph.D. in Computational Analysis and Modeling (CAM), and the Ph.D. in Engineering with a concentration in Cyber Engineering.

Applications should submit a single PDF file including: (1) a cover letter, (2) a detailed curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of research, (4) a teaching statement, and (5) full contact information for at least four references.

  • 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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