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Dean of the College of Engineering & Science at Louisiana Tech University

companyLouisiana Tech University
locationWashington, DC 20037, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/20/2023

Thank you for your interest in employment with Louisiana Tech University.

Louisiana Tech University seeks an experienced and innovative academic leader to serve as Dean of the College of Engineering and Science (COES).  The College is a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary environment focused on innovations in both research and teaching.

Louisiana Tech University has been ranked 152-200 in Best Engineering Schools according to the US News & World Report’s 2023-2024 Best Colleges and Universities.  Overall Louisiana Tech enrolls on average 11,038 students in a diverse range of high-quality programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Programs specific to the College of Engineering and Science include Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering Technology, Cyber Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Instrumentation & Control Systems Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Molecular Science and Nanotechnology, NanoSystems Engineering, Chemistry, Mathematics & Statistics, and Physics.  Appropriate programs are accredited by the Engineering, Engineering Technology, and Computing Accreditation Commissions of ABET,, under the General Criteria and their respective Program Criteria.   Centers include the Institute for Micromanufacturing, the Integrated STEM Education Research Center, the Center for Secure Cyberspace, the MALT Industrial Assessment Center, and the Trenchless Technology Center.

The Dean will develop and execute a clear vision for the college and will advance and implement the University’s strategic plan that focuses on academic and professional excellence, research and innovation partnerships, and an integrated environment enabling an unparalleled learning experience.

The Dean will develop and sustain productive relationships with internal and external constituencies, have a strong commitment to development efforts, provide documented experience with accreditation processes, and have a strong commitment to innovative and interdisciplinary programs from bachelor’s to doctoral levels.

Applicants must have an earned doctorate from an accredited institution in a discipline offered in the College.  The successful candidate must have the qualifications and accomplishments, which include demonstrated excellence in research, teaching, and service with distinction in at least one of those areas, to earn tenure at full professor rank in a discipline offered in the College. Demonstrated leadership and administrative experience at the department or college level, including personnel management, is required. 

Letter of application or nomination, résumé, and names and addresses of four references should be submitted with the electronic application. Questions can be submitted to the Provost's office at

Additional information about Louisiana Tech University and the College of Engineering and Science can be found at  

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.

  This position will remain open until filled.

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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