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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 and is operated under the auspices of the Louisiana Baptist Convention.


Faculty Position: Mathematics

The Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Louisiana College seeks to fill a tenure-track position to begin August 14, 2017.

Description
Louisiana College’s Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position to teach Mathematics. Training and/or expertise in Computer Science, specifically programming, would be a strong plus with an anticipated start-up of a BS in Computer Science degree program in Fall 2017.

Applicants will need to demonstrate teaching competency in Mathematics. 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.”

Qualifications
PhD in Mathematics preferred but a master’s will be accepted with graduate school training which qualifies the candidate to teach Mathematics. Background in Computer Science (qualification to teach) is a plus.

Applicants should click on the Employment Application and Christian Worldview links (above right) to download and complete all application materials. In addition, prospective candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, teaching evaluations (if available), and the names and addresses of three references to: Dr. Jerry Pounds, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, P.O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or email information to: academicaffairs@lacollege.edu


Faculty Position: Biology

The Biology Department in Louisiana College’s Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics seeks to fill a tenure-track position to begin August 14, 2017.

Description of Position
Applicants will need to demonstrate teaching competencies in both lecture and laboratory 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 and have a willingness to serve on college committees. Faculty development through scholarship activities, including travel and research with undergraduates, is strongly encouraged and some 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.”

Qualifications
Ph.D. in life or biological sciences. 

Applicants should click on the Employment Application and Christian Worldview links (above right) to download and complete all application materials. In addition, prospective candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, teaching evaluations (if available), and the names and addresses of three references to: Dr. Jerry Pounds, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, P.O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or email information to: academicaffairs@lacollege.edu


Criminal Justice

The Louisiana College Division of Human of Human Behavior is seeking to fill a full-time tenure-track position in Criminal Justice to begin August 1, 2017.  Applicants with a JD degree are preferred but a Masters or Ph.D. will be considered. Area of specialization is open, but applicants with experience and teaching in the areas of criminal and civil law are preferred. Candidates must be willing to teach required and elective courses including criminal law, civil law, courts and the legal system, and  any required criminal justice special topics in our undergraduate program both in class and online. Rank and salary commensurate with education and experience. 

The position also requires that the faculty member be available for advising of students and be willing 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.” 

Applicants should click on the Employment Application and Christian Worldview links (above right) to download and complete all application materials. In addition, prospective candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, teaching evaluations (if available), and the names and addresses of three references to: Dr. Jerry Pounds, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, P.O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or email information to: academicaffairs@lacollege.edu.  


 

 Psychology 

The Louisiana College Division of Human of Human Behavior is seeking to fill a full-time tenure-track position in Psychology to begin August 1, 2017. The qualified applicant should hold a Ph.D. in any field of psychology. The applicant should be able to teach any of the major courses in the psychology degree, as well as, Introduction to Psychology as part of the central core curriculum. Applicants will need to demonstrate teaching competency in Psychology. Rank and salary commensurate with education and experience. 

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.” 

 

Applicants should click on the Employment Application and Christian Worldview links (above right) to download and complete all application materials. In addition, prospective candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, teaching evaluations (if available), and the names and addresses of three references to: Dr. Jerry Pounds, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, P.O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or email information to: academicaffairs@lacollege.edu

 


Division Chair of Allied Health

Louisiana College invites applications to fill the tenure-track position for the Chair of Allied Health and Assistant/Associate Professor. Reporting to the Dean of the School of Nursing and Allied Health, the Chair of Allied Health provides leadership and administrative oversight for all Health Sciences programs (HPE, HPE with certification, Exercise Science, Athletic Training, and PTA). This person plays a critical role in course development, oversees program directors, manages full-time faculty members, mentors adjunct faculty, and assures academic excellence in all programs. The successful candidate must demonstrate a vital Christian faith and integrate faith in teaching and learning. Position begins August 15, 2016.

Primary Duties:

     - Teach allied health courses

     - Recruit and advise students

     - Set high and challenging academic standards to enhance student educational merit and scholastic performance

     - Design and develop new academic courses and programs, as well as revise, support, and improve current course offerings

     - Maintain the accuracy of LC publications for the allied programs, such as the catalog and website

     - Prepare or oversee class schedules and provide oversight on faculty workload assignments

     - Conduct faculty evaluations that will include classroom observations each year.

     - Maintain division files including current course syllabi, student files, and minutes of divisional meetings

     - Pursue and secure articulation agreements with other regionally accredited universities

     - Promote LC’s health science programs within the local community, state, and region

     - Gather data, compile information, and write a yearly assessment report for all health science programs

     - Oversee assessment through Compliance Assist

     - Work in conjunction with the Vice President for Academic Affairs in hiring, retaining, and mentoring full-time and adjunct faculty

     - Assist the Dean and VPAA in accreditation and program assessment

     - Ensure compliance with accrediting agencies to ensure quality and integrity of the allied health programs

     - Serve on academic committees as assigned

     - Collaborate with internal and external constituencies as necessary

Other Essential Skills and Abilities:

     - Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, including the ability to organize, motivate, and work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body

     - Strong command of the English language with excellent written and oral communication skills

     - Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, with an ability to plan and manage multiple projects in a timely manner

     - Knowledge of standard budgeting and expenditure control procedures

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Health Science or related discipline from a regionally accredited college or university; Full-time teaching experience at an institution of higher learning; Experience in curriculum development and outcome assessment

Preferred: Experience with online instruction and development

Applicants should click on the Employment Application and Christian Worldview links (above right) to download and complete all application materials. In addition, prospective candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, teaching evaluations (if available), and the names and addresses of three references to: Dr. Jerry Pounds, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, P.O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or email information to: academicaffairs@lacollege.edu

 


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