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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, 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.

 

Computer Science Faculty Position: Division of Natural Sciences / Mathematics

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, 2018. 

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 is establishing 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 will begin offering the Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Science in 2017.  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 are 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. Curriculum vitae

3. Undergraduate and graduate transcripts

Candidates should also arrange for submission of three letters of recommendation.

Additionally, candidates must complete both the LC application and Christian Worldview forms and submit them via email.

 

Inquiries and all submissions should be made to:

Dr. Cheryl Clark, Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs

Louisiana College

1140 College Drive, P. O. Box 567

Pineville, LA 71359

cheryl.clark@lacollege.edu 


 

Tutors Needed
Louisiana College is seeking to hire Math and English high school teachers (retired or currently employed) to tutor in Math or English in the Student Success Center. The hours needed are 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Teachers who are interested in the part-time positions should complete both the LC application and Christian Worldview forms (above right under Employment Forms) and submit them via email to the interim VPAA cheryl.clark@lacollege.edu. All applicants must undergo a background screening as well. 

 


The Department of Health and Physical Education is seeking applicants tenure-track position to begin Fall 2017.

The department offers the following programs:
Adapted Health and Physical Education
Exercise Science
Health and Physical Education (with and without teacher certification).

Position
Applicants will need to demonstrate teaching competencies in both lecture and activity 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 is 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
Training and/or expertise in Health Education and Teacher Certification preferred.
Applicant needs to be qualified to teach classes in the different curricula areas.
Ph.D. preferred in Health and Physical Education or closely related Allied Health field.
Masters will be accepted with graduate school training.

To apply for this position, please submit the following:
A Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Louisiana College Application & Christian World View (See Employment Forms tab above right)
Undergraduate and Graduate Transcripts
Three References with addresses and telephone numbers.

Applications should be submitted to Dr. Cheryl D. Clark, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, 1140 College Drive, P.O, Box 567, Pineville, LA, 71359 or email information to cheryl.clark@lacollege.edu.

The review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.


Psychology: The 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. Cheryl D. Clark, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, 1140 College Drive, P.O, Box 567, Pineville, LA, 71359 or email information to cheryl.clark@lacollege.edu.

The review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.


 Master of Social Work Program is seeking applicants for a tenure-track faculty position to begin Fall 2017. Rank and salary commensurate with experience. The successful applicant will be expected to teach in at least two of the following areas: Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Social Work Practice, Social Welfare Policy, Ethics in Social Work, Research/Statistics, Healthcare/Behavioral Health (may include foundation and/or advanced level courses). A PhD in social work or related field is required, or an ABD candidate will be considered if completed prior to the start date of employment.

The applicant must demonstrate teaching competencies in both lecture and field courses (undergraduate and graduate levels) 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 is encouraged, and some funding is available through an endowment. The successful applicant will assist with curriculum development, assist with developing and implementing the MSW program, assist with recruitment effort and retention efforts, and assist with program assessment efforts

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

MSW degree from CSWE accredited program
Must hold a Louisiana social work license (LMSW or LCSW) and be in good standing OR must be eligible for licensing in the state of Louisiana and obtain this license prior to start of teaching
Two years post MSW clinical experience preferred
Hold a PhD in social work or related field OR an ABD candidate would be considered if completed prior to start date of employment
Evidence of knowledge or ability in teaching quantitative and/or qualitative research methods as well as mixed methods
Record of quality scholarship and ability to effectively teach and guide students through scholarly research projects
Expected to engage in research/scholarly/creative activities in social work
Expected to teach Foundation and Advanced Year Research courses as well as one of the following areas:  HBSE, Social Work Practice, Social Welfare Policy
Must reflect a Christian worldview in his or her academic discipline, compatible with the Baptist Faith and Message, and a commitment to continuously integrate Christian values/worldview into all aspects of teaching

 

To apply for this position, please submit the following:
A Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Louisiana College Application & Christian World View (See Employment Forms tab above right)
Undergraduate and Graduate Transcripts
Three References with addresses and telephone numbers.

Applications should be submitted to Dr. Cheryl D. Clark, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, 1140 College Drive, P.O, Box 567, Pineville, LA, 71359 or email information to cheryl.clark@lacollege.edu.

 

The review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.

 


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