Open position: P00059858 Instructor (R00058907)

The Craft and Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering is one of the leading petroleum engineering departments in the US, and offers BS, MS and PhD degrees. External funding for ongoing research includes support from state, federal and industry sources. Departmental resources to support this position include the Petroleum Engineering Research Teaching and Training Laboratory, the Chevron Reservoir Characterization Laboratory, and a variety of other experimental and computational laboratories.

Responsibilities:

The incumbent in this position will serve as instructor for a variety of undergraduate lab courses, which may include PETE 2034, PETE 4058, PETE 4059, or others. Includes conducting main lectures, lab sessions, performing or overseeing lab-report grading, conducting exams, and assigning grades. May be performed in conjunction with a course mentor or formal instructor of record depending on experience. Maintain equipment in three (3) teaching labs; develop new experiments as needed in consultation with PETE faculty. Manage student assistant(s), stocking, cleaning, and preparing labs for classes, and oversee inventory process within Patrick F Taylor Hall (PFTH.)

Minimum qualifications:

Master's degree in Petroleum Engineering or a related field. Must have 5 years of post-BSc experience as well as hands-on experience in a laboratory or the field, particularly with petrophysics or drilling/completions fluids. Experience designing and conducting laboratory experiments; knowledge of instrumentation; experience in education or professional training.

Preferred qualifications:

Master's degree in Petroleum Engineering or a related field. Must have 5 years of post-MSc experience as well as hands-on experience in a laboratory or the field, particularly with petrophysics or drilling/completions fluids. Experience designing and conducting laboratory experiments; knowledge of instrumentation; experience in education or professional training.

The Craft and Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, invites applications for one non-tenure-track instructor position in Petroleum Engineering, which has an anticipated start as early as August 2021.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated hands-on laboratory or industrial experience. An offer of employment is contingent upon 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; sick leave; paid holidays; wellness benefits; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, LSU is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty who are committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. As such, we strongly encourage all applicants who meet the above listed requirements to apply.  LSU actively seeks candidates, from underrepresented groups, and welcomes applicants from minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

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