Employment Opportunities


Job Posting Title:

Assistant Professor


Position Type:




LSUAM Engineering - Cain School of Chemical Engineering (John C Flake (00002004))


Work Location:

LSU - Baton Rouge


Pay Grade:


The Cain Department of Chemical Engineering is one of the first undergraduate programs in chemical engineering with roots in the Audubon Sugar School (1897).  For over 100 years, our faculty and alumni have established an outstanding record of advancing scholarship, producing goods and services on a global scale and serving our profession, academia and our communities.   Our department has recently moved to a new building and our growing faculty continues to honor our longstanding mission.   

Applications are invited for an Assistant Professor position in the Cain Department of Chemical Engineering at Louisiana State University. We invite applicants with a doctoral degree in Chemical Engineering (or closely related fields) from recognized institutions and a proven record of academic accomplishment. The broad research areas of interest include, but are not limited to, fields such as: energy, materials, environment, biochemical engineering, process systems and computational simulation / modeling.  The successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to teaching courses in chemical engineering and to build a strong research program through independent and collaborative work.   Applicants are also encouraged to review the strategic plans of the University (LSU Strategic Plan 2025) and the College of Engineering, both available online at lsu.edu.     

Responsibilities include: Teaching undergraduate and graduate chemical engineering courses., Building a recognized and sustainable research program. Supervising graduate student research and instruction. Providing service to LSU, the chemical engineering profession and the community.

Required qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Chemical Engineering or closely related field.  A.B.D candidates will be considered, as long as the Ph.D. is obtained by August 15, 2018.


Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:

Please attach ALL required documents under the Resume / CV section of your application. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, statement of research interest and statement of teaching interest.

Please submit names and contact information of 3 professional references.

Original transcripts are required prior to hire.


Posting Date:

October 6, 2017


Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):


Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!


Essential Position (Y/N):


EEO Statement:

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.


HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu