Faculty Employment Opportunities

Loyola offers an excellent benefits package including generous tuition benefits for full-time faculty members and their dependents. Please complete our EEO Inquiry Form when applying for the following positions and e-mail to eeo@loyno.edu.


Extraordinary Professor -School of Mass Communication & Design

Position:  Non Tenure-Track, ten-month Extraordinary Professor position in the Mass Communication beginning August 2019

Salary:   Compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications

Responsibility: Primary responsibilities will include leading, developing, and teaching courses for the Adobe Creative Suite, serving as a design liaison in senior capstone courses for the School, and teaching other courses in digital communications.  Additional responsibilities may include recruiting, maintaining labs/materials, program development, and providing instruction that fosters students’ success in their chosen area of study.

Qualifications: A terminal degree in Mass Communication, Design, or a related field and significant knowledge and skills in computer applications used in the field is required.  Preference will also be given to candidates with professional experience and/or experience teaching design courses or the Adobe Creative Suite.

The Department: The School of Communication & Design, which offers eight undergraduate majors with more than 400 students, is the largest and most diverse School on the campus of Loyola University of New Orleans.  The School’s most recent accolades include:  Best College Media Outlet of the Year; student placement and employment at FaceBook®, faculty research, design and development of Arizona Senator’s campaign website; sponsored research with students for Entergy®; as well as numerous awards from the American Advertising Federation, Society of Professional Journalists, Associated Press, and New Orleans Press Club, to name a few.

The University: Loyola University New Orleans is a Jesuit Catholic University that educates diverse leaders dedicated to justice, compassion, service, and academic excellence.  Consistent with our mission, we welcome candidates who demonstrate strong commitments to fostering inclusion and equity in a culturally diverse environment.  Loyola University New Orleans is located in beautiful uptown New Orleans on Historic St. Charles Ave. across from Audubon Park.

Application: The initial application review will begin in May 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.  Complete applications will include a letter of application, current vitae, transcripts (official or unofficial), and names, mailing addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of three professional references.  A portfolio of professional design work and scholarly endeavors is required.  Digital portfolios are the preferred presentation format.  Electronic applications (single/combined pdf attachments will only be accepted.  Please indicate “Mass Communications Position” in letter of application or subject line.

For more information, contact:
Dr. Sonya Duhe’, Director
School of Communication & Design

Send applications:
Ms. Caleigh Flynn
School of Communication & Design


Assistant Professor - Digital Filmmaking Program - School of Communication & Design

The College of Music and Media of Loyola University New Orleans invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Digital Filmmaking to begin Fall, 2019. The appointment will be made at the classification of Extraordinary Faculty (non-tenure track) at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Digital Filmmaking Program within the School of Communication and Design. This is a one-year, renewable appointment.   

Instructor will teach four courses per semester each in the fall and spring terms focusing on courses within the Digital Filmmaking curriculum.  Courses will include, but not be limited to, Screenwriting, Documentary Filmmaking, Film Theory and Process, Film Internship, Directing, and Script to Screen and/or courses relevant to the applicant’s area of expertise. He or she will assist in the continuing development of the filmmaking program and help guide growth by maintaining a keen awareness of trends and developments in filmmaking techniques, business strategies, festivals and awards, and opportunities for collaboration with professional filmmakers and production companies.

Qualifications and Experience:

·      MFA or higher degree in an arts or media related field coupled with substantial professional industry experience required.

·      A demonstrated record of professional experience in screenwriting (scripts awarded, sold or produced) and directing both short and feature length films.

·      Experience teaching film Screenwriting courses at the college level.

·      Experience supervising and performing technical and production duties within a professional film production environment or media project or company.

·      Applicants should have a manifest national reputation in their field(s).

·      Knowledge of and established relationships with media production and development companies and their personnel on a local and national level.

·      Proficiency working with computer software and hardware commonly used by professionals in the candidate’s discipline.

·      Substantial experience working in professional creative environments and interacting with artists and personnel within the entertainment industry.

·      Experience and familiarity with the handling of secure and highly confidential information and digital content.

·      Membership in professional guilds or organizations associated with the professional film industry.

·      Connections to the professional film community including some manifestation of success in it.

A successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of and experience in traditional filmmaking techniques and business models; pitching and developing short and feature length film projects; current distribution markets and related media assets; and, modern trends in content distribution. The successful candidate should also demonstrate a desire and passion for teaching and facilitating student success.


·      Teach various courses from the Digital Filmmaking curriculum including Screenwriting, Documentary Filmmaking, Film Internship, Film Theory and Process, Introduction to Digital Filmmaking, Directing, Script to Screen, and other areas as needed.

·      Assist and support student efforts in producing and exhibiting their film projects through on and off campus forums and in all media formats.

·      Participate in outreach efforts aimed at expanding the presence, participation and success of Loyola’s filmmaking program.

·      Guide students in their readiness to become active professionals through the mentoring, advising, and encouraging of their efforts to enter competitions, festivals and internships within the professional filmmaking community.

·      Assist in obtaining film related internships for our students as well as cultivate placement opportunities locally, nationally, and internationally.

·      Advise student efforts to develop and sustain career readiness in film and other media related career paths.

·      Advise students in respect of the successful completion of their degrees.

·      Advise on equipment purchasing, curriculum, and facility upgrade decisions.

·      Participate in regularly scheduled college, school and departmental meetings, activities and events and demonstrate a collaborative and collegial demeanor.

Other Desirable Qualifications:

·      Ability to teach courses in multiple areas on the highest professional level and to facilitate award winning student productions.

·      Preference will be given to candidates who are professionally recognized screenwriters and directors with a demonstrable record of success in the industry.

About Us:

The School of Communication and Design offers various degree programs within the College of Music and Media of Loyola University New Orleans. We provide students with degrees in Journalism, Advertising, Public Relations, Visual Communication, Design, Art, and Digital Filmmaking.

Loyola University New Orleans, is a Jesuit institution of higher education and it welcomes students of diverse backgrounds and prepares them to lead meaningful lives with and for others; to pursue truth, wisdom, and virtue; and to work for a more just world in the service of others. Through teaching, research, creative activities, and service, the faculty, in cooperation with the staff, strives to educate the whole student to benefit the larger community.


Applicants should send a resume or curriculum vitae, a list of three references, and a portfolio of work(s) representative of the candidate’s skills to:

Dr. Sonya F. Duhé, Ph.D.
Director and Professor
School of Communication and Design
322E Communications/Music Complex
College of Music and Media
Loyola University New Orleans
6363 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 865-3450

Official transcripts certifying candidate’s degree(s) will be required prior to appointment.

Loyola University New Orleans is a comprehensive Catholic university with approximately 5,000 students. Located in beautiful Uptown New Orleans on historic St. Charles Avenue, Loyola is across from Audubon Park. Loyola is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that embodies academic excellence synonymous with Jesuit education. Women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged to apply.     

Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy at Loyola University New Orleans invites applications for a full-time, Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy (AOS: History of Philosophy, with a preference for Medieval Philosophy; AOC: Open), beginning in fall 2019.

Loyola University is a highly selective, Jesuit, Catholic institution dedicated to the liberal arts and sciences, whose primary mission is undergraduate education. The position has a 4/4 teaching load, and the ability to teach a broad range of material, including ethics and applied ethics, is an advantage. The candidate is expected to excel in teaching. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in philosophy, with degree in hand by August 2019, and they must be currently eligible to work in the United States during the entirety of the 2019-2020 academic year. Priority will be given to applications received by June 1, 2019, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should send complete dossier (including cover letter, CV, transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, teaching statement, and writing sample) to cdramey@loyno.edu, with “JOB SEARCH” as the subject heading. Loyola University New Orleans is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse campus environment. We are proud to be an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, and Equal Opportunity Educational institution and welcome all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

 How to apply:

  • Application type: Online
  • Email to apply: cdramey@loyno.edu
  • Deadline for full consideration: June 1, 2019, 12:00am EST
  • Hard deadline: None


Visiting Assistant Professor - Department of English

The Department of English at Loyola University New Orleans invites applications for a one-year full-time Visiting Assistant Professor specializing in African, African diaspora, and/or African American literature, with a course load of 4-4, beginning August 1, 2019.  Candidates must have completed the Ph.D. by the start date.

The successful candidate will have a record of excellent undergraduate teaching and a demonstrated commitment to research and publication.  Teaching responsibilities include topics in the candidate's field of expertise, as well as courses fulfilling university-wide requirements in literature and writing.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and list of three references by April 19, 2019 to Christopher Schaberg, Chair of the Search Committee, at schaberg@loyno.edu

For more information about the position, contact Christopher Schaberg at schaberg@loyno.edu


Reference Librarian (part-time) / Visiting Professor-College of Law Library

DESCRIPTION: The Reference Librarian position has the following responsibilities: Provide reference services to library patrons at the reference or circulation desks; facilitate Interlibrary Loan transactions; serve as library liaison to assigned law school faculty members; provide legal research instruction for College of Law classes; supervise student workers; and other duties as assigned. This position is a 20 hour per week position and will involve working evening and weekend hours. The position is a law library extraordinary faculty position.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:   Applicants should possess a J.D. degree from an A.B.A. approved law school. Applicants with substantial completion of the degree and an established interest in working in a library are eligible and welcome to apply for the position. Extensive intern/externships would count toward this experience requirement.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  It is preferable that applicants possess substantial knowledge of legal bibliography and legal research techniques in both print and electronic formats; supervisory experience, teaching experience, experience working with an integrated library system; strong technology skills including the use of outreach through social media; knowledge of current trends in instructional and educational technologies; reference desk experience; and are able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

ENVIRONMENT:  Established over a century ago, the College of Law follows the Jesuit tradition of strong academic programs, with an emphasis on justice and service to others. Both civil and common law curriculums are offered, through full-time day and part-time evening programs, including five joint degree programs by the law school and are supported by the law library. For more detailed information about the College of Law and the Law Library, see: law.loyno.edu and law.loyno.edu/library .

COMPENSATION:  Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Loyola University is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.

APPLICATIONS:  Interested applicants should email or mail a cover letter and resume along with three references to Brian Barnes, Law Library Director – bcbarnes@loyno.edu .


Assistant/Associate Full Professor- School of Nursing

Loyola University New Orleans, a progressive Jesuit University, is seeking to hire outstanding faculty for tenure track and non-tenure track positions at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor. Several positions are available.

The School of Nursing awards degrees for students in BSN, MSN, and DNP programs. Responsibilities include: teaching online; community engagement; student supervision; curriculum development, revision and evaluation; program development funding; research translation for practice and a progressive record of scholarship and community service. 

Qualifications: Candidates will have a doctoral degree; national certification or eligibility to complete certification as a Nurse Administrator or Family Nurse Practitioner is required; expertise in Finance and/or Informatics is desirable; experience in education and practice is desired. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications.

If you are interested in being part of a growing institution executing innovative programs, please submit a letter of interest, vitae, and three letters of reference to:

Dr. Laurie Anne Ferguson, Dean – College of Nursing and Health
School of Nursing, Loyola University New Orleans
6363 St Charles Avenue, Campus Box 45
New Orleans, LA 70118
Attn: Elizabeth Wadsworth, Executive Assistant
Email: ejwadswo@loyno.edu

For more information, please visit http://cnh.loyno.edu/nursing

Positions will remain open until filled.

Loyola University New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.



In accordance with the Campus Security Act as amended, Loyola University publishes annually and distributes to members of the academic community, and upon request to prospective (students/employees), an annual security report.  That report includes current policies and procedures of the University Police Department for the reporting of campus crimes, notifying the campus community of occurrence of campus crimes, policies regarding access to campus buildings, the enforcement authority of the University Police Officers and their relationship to local police.  University policies on the possession, use and sale of alcohol and illegal drugs are outlined. The Campus sexual Assault Program and policy is described.  Campus crime statistics as defined under this law for the last three calendar years are included.  A copy of this report may be secured from the (Office of Admissions), (Office of Human Resources), or from the University Police Department. 

Loyola University New Orleans does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, veteran's status or national origin in its educational programs or activities, including employment and admissions. At the same time, Loyola cherishes its right to seek and retain personnel who will make a positive contribution to its religious character, goals, and mission in order to enhance the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.