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Biologist
Louisiana Tech University | Ruston, Louisiana
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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

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, Wyly Tower 1620; phone: (318) 257-3785; e-mail flournoy@latech.edu.

The 504 Coordinator is Annie Jantz, Coordinator of Special Programs and Assistant to the VP of Student Advancement, Keeny Hall 305; phone: (318) 257-2445; e-mail ajantz@latech.edu.

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Individuals with disabilities needing special accommodations concerning accessibility or application materials/procedures should contact the Human Resources Office for assistance. Telephone (318) 257-2235.

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 who is committed to both teaching and research. We are particularly interested in applicants able to teach courses in Human Anatomy and Physiology, Developmental Biology, Neurobiology, or Toxicology. Applicants having research interests in one or more of these areas are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students in support of our degree programs, including offering courses in their area of expertise. 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 an earned Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in biology or a related relevant field. Prior teaching experience is a plus. Position is available to begin September 1, 2017. Louisiana Tech University (http://www.latech.edu) is a comprehensive selective-admissions public university that is recognized by US News and World report as a Tier One National University. We are located in Ruston, a college town of about 22,000 residents in North Louisiana. Our School of Biological Sciences is a dynamic, collegial unit with 21 faculty and approximately 600 undergraduate and 50 graduate (M.S. and Ph.D.) students.

To apply, email application letter, curriculum vitae, separate statements of research interests/plans and teaching interests/philosophy, and names and contact information, including email addresses, for three references to Dr. Bill Campbell, Chair of Search Committee (campbell@latech.edu). Review of applications begins November 15, 2016, and will continue until position is filled. Louisiana Tech University is a member of the University System, AA/EOE. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

UL SYSTEM POLICIES REGARDING THE PROHIBITION OF HARASSMENT, DISCRIMINATION AND RETALIATION AGAINST INDIVIDUALS BASED UPON ANY PROTECTED STATUS, INCLUDING THEIR RETIREMENT STATUS OR AGE. POLICIES REGARDING RETALIATION HAVE UNDERGONE MANY REVISIONS. ALL EFFORTS HAVE BEEN MADE TO REMOVE ALL DOCUMENTS FROM THE LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY WEBSITE THAT CONTAIN INFORMATION THAT IS MISLEADING OR IN CONFLICT WITH ITS POLICIES REGARDING HARASSMENT, DISCRIMINATION, AND RETALIATION. THIS INCLUDES A REMOVAL OF ALL REFERENCES TO SUBJECTING INDIVIDUALS TO ADVERSE ACTIONS FOR FALSE COMPLAINTS OF HARASSMENT, DISCRIMINATION, OR RETALIATION WHICH MAY HAVE AN UNDULY CHILLING EFFECT ON AN INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS BEEN SUBJECTED TO SUCH ACTION. Click here if you believe that you have identified information on the Louisiana Tech University website that is out of compliance with UL SYSTEM policies.

About Louisiana Tech University

Louisiana Tech was founded in 1894 and has a current total enrollment of 10,607 students from 46 states and 68 countries. The university is located in Ruston, a friendly, historic town of 22,000 that is close-knit with its university neighbor. Students are actively engaged in cooperative projects with Ruston businesses and serve in local civic and church organizations. Ruston is home to parks, lakes, and world-class mountain-biking trails. Louisiana Tech works to strengthen relationships with neighboring communities in north Louisiana. One of the ways the university does this is by providing important resources. Numerous programs, services, and partnerships are offered to residents, community organizations, and businesses beyond the campus. The links on their web site offer an array of services for children, adults, and agencies.

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