Louisiana Tech University in Louisiana

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted August 22, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Faculty Position: Biologist: The School of Biological Sciences at Louisiana Tech

University invites applications for a tenure-track, 9-month, Assistant Professor position.

We seek a broadly-trained collaborative applicant that is committed to both research and

teaching. Applicants whose research areas include plant biology, developmental biology,

and/or toxicology, are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will teach and

mentor undergraduate and graduate students in support of our degree programs, including

our environmental science program. In addition, the successful applicant will be

expected to establish and maintain an externally funded research program involving

graduate and undergraduate students. This position requires a Ph.D. in biology or a

related relevant field, prior teaching and postdoctoral experience is a plus. Position is

available to begin September 1, 2015.

Louisiana Tech University is a comprehensive selective-admissions public

university that is recognized by US News and World Report as a Tier One National

University and by the Carnegie Foundation as a Research University/High Research

Activity (RU/H). It is located in Ruston, a small college town of 22,000 residents in

North Louisiana. Our School of Biological Sciences is a dynamic, collegial unit with 21

faculty and approximately 480 undergraduate and 50 graduate students (M.S. and Ph.D.).

To apply, email application letter, curriculum vitae, separate statements of

research interests/plans and teaching interest/philosophy, and names and contact

information including email addresses for three references, to William Campbell, Chair

of Search Committee ( Review of applications begins September

22, 2014, and will continue until position is filled. Louisiana Tech University is a

member of the University of Louisiana System, AA/EOE. All qualified applicants are

encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with