Faculty Employment Opportunities | Louisiana College

Faculty Employment Opportunities

Founded in 1906, Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducation college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs, located in Pineville, La.  Louisiana College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, governed by a Board of Trustees, affiliated with the Louisiana Baptist Convention, and accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of background screening checks.

 

Current Open Positions:

 

Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology

The Department of Psychology in the School of Human Behavior welcomes applications for a full-time, tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology. The successful candidate must be able to teach courses such as Statistics, Research Methods, Introduction to Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Theories of Personalities, Abnormal Psychology, Field Practicum, and upper level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. The appointment will begin in August 2020.

Position:
Applicants will need to demonstrate teaching competencies in both lecture and field courses that will include the candidate’s specialty area as well as other specific needs in the department. The position also requires that the faculty member be available for advising of students, have a willingness to serve on college committees, and assist in curriculum development and recruitment opportunities. Faculty development through scholarship activities is encouraged with some funding available through an endowment.

The successful candidate will acknowledge a life calling to liberal arts education at a Christ-centered college with a mission that seeks “to provide a liberal arts education characterized by devotion to the preeminence of the Lord Jesus, allegiance to the authority of the Holy Scriptures, dedication to academic excellence for the glory of God, and commitment to change the world for Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs, located in Pineville, Louisiana. The College was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention. It has an enrollment of about 1,200 students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Must be familiar with word processing software and have a basic understanding of computers and their application in an academic setting
• Ability to motivate students to excel
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Excellent planning and organizational skills
• Ability to teach through a variety of mechanisms to effectively instruct students

Minimum Qualifications:
A Ph.D. in Psychology is required by the time of appointment. ABD candidates with planned completion date by August 15, 2020, may also be considered. A successful background check is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience, evidence of scholarly activity, and a desire to work with students from diverse backgrounds.

To apply for this position, please submit all of the following directly to academicaffairs@lacollege.edu. (NOTE: Please do not submit documents through any online site.)

1. A cover letter
2. LC Faculty Application 
3. 
LC’s Christian Worldview Statement
4. Curriculum vitae
5. Undergraduate and graduate transcripts
6. Three letters of recommendation.

Inquiries and all submissions should be emailed to Dr. Cheryl Clark at academicaffairs@lacollege.edu

Or mailed to:

Dr. Cheryl D. Clark, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Louisiana College
1140 College Drive, P. O. Box 567
Pineville, LA 71359
academicaffairs@lacollege.edu

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Computer Science Faculty Position
Division of Natural Sciences / Mathematics/Computer Science

Full-Time Tenure-Track Faculty Position

The Division of Natural Sciences / Mathematics at Louisiana College seeks to fill a tenure-track position to begin August 1, 2020.

Description of Position

To meet the growing demand for IT and software skills in the state of Louisiana, and with the support of regional employers, Louisiana College has established a new degree in Computer Science to meet this demand. The College plans for this major to provide graduates with both a strong technical capability and solid ethical commitment. 

Louisiana College began offering the Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science in 2018. With this expansion of our programs at Louisiana College, the Division of Natural Sciences / Mathematics is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position to teach Computer Science coursework as part of the new degree program. This position offers the candidate the opportunity to develop the new program, impact students and the community, and engage regional employers to implement and grow the program.

Applicants will need to demonstrate teaching competencies in Computer Science, including content in programming, coding, security, and information systems. The successful candidate needs to be able to teach coursework in algorithms, applied networking, computer architecture, and operating systems.  Qualified individuals will be given leadership responsibilities as Department Coordinator and will have the opportunity to shape the goals and distinctives of this new degree program at the College. 

The position also requires that the faculty member be available for advising of students and have a willingness to serve on college committees. Faculty development through scholarship activities including travel and research with undergraduates is strongly encouraged and funding is available through an endowment.

The successful candidate will acknowledge a life calling to liberal arts education at a Christ-Centered College with a mission that seeks to provide a liberal arts education characterized by devotion to the preeminence of the Lord Jesus, allegiance to the authority of the Holy Scriptures, dedication to academic excellence for the glory of God, and commitment to change the world for Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs, located in Pineville, Louisiana. The College was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention. It has an enrollment of about 1,200 students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Qualifications

The candidate must have earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field. Proven research track record, outstanding teaching skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and a demonstrated commitment to high-quality student success are expected. Ability to perform exceptional research and to procure extramural funding, to advise students, and to collaborate with other faculty is also important. Areas of interest or expertise include cyber, mobile, and cloud security, critical infrastructure and systems security, cyber-physical and trustworthy systems, digital forensics, and agile software development. Other areas will also be considered.

To apply for this position, please submit:

  1. A cover letter
  2. LC Faculty Application 
  3. LC’s Christian Worldview Statement
  4. Curriculum vitae
  5. Undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  6. Three letters of recommendation

Inquiries and all submissions should be emailed to Dr. Cheryl Clark at academicaffairs@lacollege.edu

Or mailed to:
Dr. Cheryl Clark
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Louisiana College
1140 College Drive, P. O. Box 567
Pineville, LA 71359
academicaffairs@lacollege.edu