Lecturer in Mathematics
Louisiana Tech University
United States

Lecturer in Mathematics

Applications are invited for Lecturer positions in the Mathematics and Statistics program within the College of Engineering and Science (COES). Lecturers in the COES are highly respected, integral parts of the college’s mission and structure. In addition to their central role of teaching, they populate and chair various committees, provide leadership in many courses and other areas of institutional need, and are eligible for a promotion pathway that parallels the traditional tenure track. The College is experiencing significant growth in several program areas and is therefore undertaking an aggressive faculty recruiting campaign. The College seeks to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. To build a diverse workforce, the college encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.


The ideal candidate will have earned a Ph.D. degree in Mathematics or Statistics or a closely related field with significant graduate work in these disciplines. Demonstration of potential for outstanding teaching ability, written and oral communication skills, as well as a commitment to demanding high quality student work are expected. Candidates should also demonstrate: the ability to work collegially as well as independently; excellent leadership and organizational skills; and a willingness to keep abreast of developments in Mathematics and Statistics. All areas of expertise in the discipline will be considered.


Louisiana Tech has been consistently designated as a Tier 1 national university by the U.S. News & World Report college rankings. The vision of the College of Engineering and Science is to be a world leader in integrating engineering, science, and mathematics in education and research. The College currently enrolls over 2,600 students, including 120+ doctoral students. More details about the College and the Mathematics and Statistics program are available at: http://coes.LaTech.edu.


To apply, please attach the following to your application: (1) a cover letter, (2) a detailed curriculum vitae, (3) a teaching statement, and (4) full contact information for at least four references. Outstanding candidates can also be nominated with a corresponding letter of qualification. Review of applications and nominations will begin immediately and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. Letters of inquiry can be submitted to Dr. Galen Turner (gturner@LaTech.edu) or Dr. Jonathan Walters (walters@LaTech.edu)


Louisiana Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer and places a high priority on the creation of an environment supportive of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.



Posting Close Date: This position will remain open until filled.


Please Note:  Applications must be completed by 11:59 p.m. on the Job Closing Date to ensure consideration.



Note to Applicant:


Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications in their cover letter. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.


References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.


This position may require a criminal background check to be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.


As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions at the Louisiana Tech University may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.


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