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

Visiting Assistant Professor - Environment Program

Landscape Ecology/Environmental Science/GIS:  The Environment Program at Loyola University New Orleans is seeking to fill a position for a full-time non-tenure-track Visiting Assistant Professor in Landscape Ecology or Physical Geography, beginning August 2017. Candidates are expected to have a PhD in ecology, geography or natural resources or a closely related discipline (e.g., environmental science, geosciences, geomorphology) and must have demonstrated interdisciplinary teaching and research experience in GIS, remote sensing and/or systems modeling to address landscape structure and function over a range of spatial and temporal scales. We seek candidates with research experience in subjects such as: urban systems, land use, restoration ecology and invasive species, carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas emissions, the responses of coastal systems to climate change including sea level rise, among others. Postdoctoral research experience and interdisciplinary teamwork skills are particularly valued. The successful candidate is expected to engage in undergraduate teaching and scholarly activities, investigate broad questions in landscape ecology or physical geography and conduct research projects that link the economic, biological, social, and environmental sciences. This position will require the candidate to develop and teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in GIS, landscape ecology and other courses in their area of specialty.   He/she will help develop and build GIS facilities on campus to serve our Environment major and minor students, as well as other programs at Loyola.  A commitment to effective and creative teaching at the undergraduate level is essential.  Service contributions to the development of the emerging interdisciplinary Environment Program are also expected. To learn more about the Environment Program and Loyola University New Orleans at http://cas.loyno.edu/environment .   Please send pdf versions of application letter, curriculum vitae, separate statements of teaching and research interests and expertise, and three letters of reference to: chood@loyno.edu – with “GIS Landscape Position” as part of the subject line.  Dr. Craig S Hood, Director, GIS/Landscape Ecology Search Committee, Environment Program, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA 70118. Review of applications will begin January 20, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled. The Environment Program seeks a highly qualified, diverse applicant pool and especially encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.  Loyola University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.



Two Faculty Positions - Assistant Professor and Lecturer - Computer Science Department of Mathematical Sciences
Start Date - August 2017

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Loyola University New Orleans invites applications for two 9-month appointments: a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, and a full-time Lecturer position (yearly, renewable contract), both in Computer Science and beginning in August 2017. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching.

Duties for the tenure-track position include teaching 3 courses per semester, doing research, and performing departmental and university service. This position requires a PhD in Computer Science.

Duties for the Lecturer position include teaching 4 courses per semester and participating in departmental activities. This position requires at least a MS in Computer Science or related area.

Interested candidates should electronically submit a packet containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference (individually emailed by recommenders) in PDF format to: tucci@loyno.edu. Priority is given to applications received by January 15, 2017, but applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Questions can be directed to Dr. Ralph P. Tucci, Professor and Chair, Department of Mathematical Sciences, at tucci@loyno.edu or 504-865-2663.

Loyola University New Orleans is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse campus environment. We are proud to be an 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.

Assistant Professor - Digital Filmmaking, Department of Film & Music Industry Studies

The Department of Music Industry Studies in the College of Music and Fine Arts of Loyola University New Orleans invites applications for a full time faculty position to begin January 2, 2017. The appointment will be made at the classification of Extraordinary Faculty and Lecturer with the equivalent rank of Assistant Professor in the Digital Filmmaking Program of the Department of Film and Music Industry Studies.  This is a partial term, one-year, renewable appointment and is a non-tenure track position.


This position will assist in the development and implementation of the filmmaking degree and teach core courses within the curriculum; help guide the program’s growth by maintaining a keen awareness of trends and developments in new media, filmmaking techniques, and innovative business strategies and continually integrate them into Loyola’s filmmaking program; assist with the purchasing, maintenance, and checkout of all audio/visual filmmaking equipment within the responsibility of the Department; teach four core courses in the fall and spring in various areas of expertise.

Qualifications and Experience:

PhD, MFA, or other terminal degree in arts or media related field desired; master's degree welcome; experience teaching 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); proficiency working with computer software and hardware currently used in film production and post production workflows (such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, Avid Pro Tools, etc.); experience working in 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; connections to the professional community including some manifestation of success in it; the successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of and experience in traditional filmmaking techniques and business models; international distribution markets and related media assets; social media as a marketing tool; and, modern trends in content distribution.

To Apply:

Candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, sample writings, syllabi, productions, or other related materials, and four (three?) letters of recommendation to:

John Snyder, Chair

Department of Film and Music Industry Studies

College of Music and Fine Arts

Loyola University New Orleans

6363 St. Charles Avenue 

New Orleans, LA 70118

(504) 865-3984


For more information please visit http://famis.loyno.edu/

This position will remain open until filled.

Loyola University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer. 



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 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 by May 31, 2017 to:

Dr. Laurie Anne Ferguson, Interim Director 

School of Nursing, Loyola University New Orleans

6363 St Charles Avenue, Campus Box 45

New Orleans, LA 70118

Attn: Elizabeth Wadsworth, Administrative Assistant

Email: ejwadswo@loyno.edu


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

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


Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (Fiction/Nonfiction)

The Department of English at Loyola University New Orleans invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Creative Writing, focusing on fiction and nonfiction, beginning August 2017. 

Qualifications: Candidates must have completed an M.F.A. or Ph.D. by the start date. The successful candidate will have a record of excellent undergraduate teaching and a demonstrated commitment to writing and publication. The teaching load is 3-3 and includes introduction to creative writing, fiction and nonfiction undergraduate workshops, literature courses, and courses fulfilling university-wide requirements in literature and writing. Experience in editing a literary journal is preferred.

To apply: Please submit a single .PDF or .DOCX file with a cover letter followed by a curriculum vitae and a writing sample of no more than 25 pages to: Ms. Heidi Braden at hbraden@loyno.edu by October 14, 2016.  Note “Creative Writing Position” in the subject line. Please also have three letters of recommendation emailed to Ms. Braden. For more information about the position, contact Dr. Mark Yakich at yakich@loyno.edu , Chair, Creative Writing Search Committee.


Assistant Professor, Behavioral Neuroscience – Department of Psychological Sciences

The Loyola University New Orleans department of Psychological Sciences invites applications for a tenure track appointment for the position of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2017.

Qualifications: PhD required although ABDs will also be considered. The ideal candidate will possess an expertise in Behavioral Neuroscience (with an interest in animal cognition/learning or behavior theory). This position will teach three courses per semester, which may include Psychology of Learning with an attached Animal Learning lab, History & Systems, Introduction to Research, and additional courses in the candidate’s specific field of expertise.  Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship as well as an interest in undergraduate mentoring.

About us: Our state-of-the-art animal vivarium was recently built with brand new lab space and operant equipment. Loyola University New Orleans is a Jesuit institution located in an urban setting.

To apply: Interested candidates should electronically submit one packet containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as a summary of teaching evaluations), and three letters of reference (individually emailed by recommenders) in PDF format to:

Diane Cousin, dcousin@loyno.edu. For more information, please direct questions to: Erin Dupuis, Associate Professor and Chair, edupuis@loyno.edu, 504-865-3133. http://cas.loyno.edu/psychology

Completed applications received by October 21st will receive full consideration.

Loyola University is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse campus environment.  We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity educational institution.


Visiting Faculty - Department of Physics

The Loyola University New Orleans Physics Department seeks to fill a 1-year, full-time visiting faculty position beginning Fall 2017. This position will teach undergraduate physics courses at all levels including lectures and labs for physics majors, other science majors, and non-science majors.  

Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in physics or a related field required.

To apply, please send electronic copies of a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching experience and philosophy, as well as a research statement, and the names of three references to:  Faculty Search Committee, physics@loyno.edu .

Consideration of applications begins on December 15, 2016. 

For more information, please visit cas.loyno.edu/physics

Loyola University New Orleans is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. 


Adjunct Faculty – School of Mass Communication 

Loyola University New Orleans School of Mass Communication seeks to hire adjunct faculty for fall 2016 and spring 2017. The school is searching for part time faculty with expertise in the following areas: writing for advertising; journalism and public relations; videography and editing; photography; social media strategies and analytics and content creation, app development and multi-platform and documentary journalism. 

Applicants must have a master’s degree in area of teaching and/or significant professional experience.

Applicants should send their resume or curriculum vitae to:

Attn: Mr. Edward Schneider

Assistant to the Director, School of Mass Communication


Loyola University New Orleans is a comprehensive, Catholic university with approximately 5,000 students that embodies academic excellence synonymous with Jesuit education. 

Loyola is an EOE/AA employer. Members of minority groups are especially encouraged to apply.