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Department or College - Department of Engineering and Computer Science

MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY invites applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Engineering

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  The Department of Engineering and Computer Science at McNeese State University invites qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Engineering.   This is a full-time, 9-month, unclassified, tenure-track position. The appointment begins in Fall 2022.


Position Description and Responsibilities

POSITION DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Assistant Professor is responsible for functions related to teaching courses, advising students, and conducting research. The assistant professor/department head will work closely with faculty and staff in the department of engineering and computer science.


Required:  PhD in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering

Preferred:  Experience with either Chemical or Mechanical Engineering and some administrative experience


SALARY:  $76,000


DEADLINE:  Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

Application Materials and Contact

APPLICATION PROCESS AND MATERIALS:  To apply for this vacancy, and to ensure full consideration, applicants must submit the required documents listed below:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three Professional References (include: name, phone number, and email address)
  • Unofficial Transcripts for all degrees earned 

Please submit the required materials via email to: Srinivasan Ambatipati at

 Srinivasan Ambatipati, Chair

Asstistant Professor

Department of Engineering & Computer Science



Additional Information

McNeese State University, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a public university and a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and all supporting materials will become public record. All applicants are expected to submit complete and accurate materials as specified in the position announcement. A background check and an English Proficiency assessment (Faculty Only) will be conducted on selected finalists. We comply with Louisiana Revised Statute 49:1001, et seq, and State of Louisiana Executive Order 98-38, which provides for drug testing of employees, appointees, prospective employees, and prospective appointees. Prospective employees and employees are informed if a drug test is required.

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