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.

Academic Success and Bar Preparation Instructor - College of Law

Loyola University of New Orleans College of Law anticipates an opening for an Academic Success and Bar Preparation Instructor.  This will be a ten-month renewable appointment that will commence in August 2017.  The successful candidate will work closely with law faculty and administration to develop, create, and implement programs to support student achievement in law school and to help students pass the Louisiana Bar Exam and succeed in their professional lives.  The instructor will interact with students in formal and informal classes, conducting workshops and outreach on essential law school skills and bar exam preparation.  The instructor will also tutor students seeking to improve their academic performance. The instructor will play a role in new student orientation, introducing students to legal reasoning and analysis, task and time management, and the services provided by the academic success and bar preparation programs.

The duties of the instructor will include: (1) tutoring students in both the fall and spring semesters; (2) teaching a section of the Consolidated Legal Analysis course in the fall; (3) teaching a section of the Principles of Legal Analysis course in the spring; (4) teaching the Bar Preparation Seminar in the spring; (5) working with the Academic Success and Bar Preparation Directors in collecting data related to academic success and bar passage rates; (6) drafting reports, as necessary, regarding student performance; (7) counseling students regarding academic performance; (8) advising and assisting students in the bar application process; (9) providing assistance for repeat bar examinees; and (10) performing other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and be admitted to the Louisiana Bar.  He or she must also have a record of academic success in law school and excellent written and oral communication skills.  The successful candidate should also have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a collaborative environment.

Application Details: Applications are being accepted now and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants must submit a letter of interest, a detailed CV listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. 

Address all applications to:
Suzanne Scalise
Director of Bar Preparation and Learning Initiatives
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
7214 St. Charles Avenue
Campus Box 901
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118
sscalise@loyno.edu 
(504) 861-5483

 

Visiting Assistant Professor - Department of Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a one-year, Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin August 2017. Teaching load is 4/4, with no non-teaching duties. Ph.D. prior to appointment preferred. Loyola University is a highly selective, Jesuit, Catholic institution dedicated to liberal education, whose primary mission is undergraduate education. AOS: Epistemology and/or Philosophy of Mind AOC: Open. The preferred candidate will be able to teach logic (including symbolic) and lower-level ethics.

Applicants should send complete dossier (including cover letter, CV, transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, teaching statement or portfolio) to Philosophy Search Committee, Box 107, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA. 70118. Review of applications will begin April 28, 2017. Skype Interviews will be conducted in May. Loyola University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged to apply.

 

Lecturer with the equivalent rank of Assistant Professor - Department of Film and Music Industry Studies

The Department of Film and 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 August 15, 2017. This appointment will be made at the classification of Extraordinary Faculty and Lecturer with the equivalent rank of Assistant Professor in the Popular and Commercial Music Program of the Department of Film and Music Industry Studies.  This is a one-year, renewable appointment and is a non-tenure track position.

Description:This extraordinary faculty position will be responsible for teaching four (4) core courses in both the fall and spring semesters, within areas of expertise.  Furthermore, this position will assist in further planning and development of the Popular and Commercial Music degree program.  The ability to recognize and implement trends and developments in new media, production techniques, performance best practices, and innovative business strategies into current program curriculum and pedagogy is a critical component of this position.

Mandatory Qualifications and Experience: 

The winning candidate for this faculty position will hold the following:

●     A PhD, MFA, and/or Masters’ degree in the arts OR related media expertise OR commensurate professional experience and superior reputation within field(s) of instruction
●     Prior experience with college-level instruction
●     Prior experience as a performer, composer, and/or arranger in a professional setting
●     A manifest national reputation within field(s) of instruction
●     Proficiency working with computer software and hardware currently used in music production and post-production workflows, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Pro Tools, Logic, Finale, and so forth
●     Prior experience working in creative environments and interacting with artists and personnel within the entertainment industry
●     Prior experience and familiarity with the handling of secure and highly confidential information and digital content
●     Connections to related professional communities, including manifestations of success within such communities

The winning candidate will also demonstrate knowledge of and experience within traditional music performance and production techniques, as well as their concomitant business models, international distribution markets, and trends in content distribution.

Other Desirable Qualifications:

●     Ability to instruct courses in other areas, such as music industry, entrepreneurship, popular music history, marketing, music supervision, and professional networking
●     Preference will be given to candidates who have attained commercial and artistic success, and/or have founded or managed music and entertainment enterprises

Responsibilities/Duties:

This extraordinary faculty position will be responsible for each of the following:

●     Instruct four (4) core courses per semester within the program curriculum, including music theory, ensemble supervision, music production, style and practice, film scoring, arranging, and private lessons on primary instrument
●     Participate in university outreach and recruiting efforts to market this program to potential students, instructors, donors, and other stakeholders in the music and entertainment industries
●     Serve as a liaison between the students in the Popular and Commercial Music degree program and other university departments, administrators, and faculty with respect to student productions and activities
●     Supervise the planning and production of our annual student-run festival
●     Supervise our weekly master class series
●     Supervise a student-run booking agency
●     Serve as a liaison between the Popular and Commercial Music degree program and the greater professional community
●     Assist in obtaining internships for our students, as well as cultivating placement opportunities both locally and nationally
●     Assist with grant writing and fundraising, as needed
●     Advise students with respect to the successful and timely completion of the degree program
●     Advise the department with respect to upgrading equipment and facilities
●     Assist in the development of new curriculum and new degree programs, as needed

Application Process: Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials: One (1) letter of application, one (1) updated curriculum vitae, four (4) letters of recommendation, any additional writing samples, syllabi, productions, or other related materials

Application materials should be forwarded 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
jsnyder@loyno.edu
http://famis.loyno.edu/

This position will remain open until filled.

Loyola University New Orleans is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. We particularly invite applications from women and members of minority groups underrepresented within academic institutions.
 

 

Visiting Assistant Professor - Department of English

The Department of English at Loyola University New Orleans invites applications for a full-time, one-year Visiting Assistant Professorship in medieval literature beginning August 2017. Candidates must have completed the Ph.D. by the start date.

The teaching load is 4-4, with two sections of composition likely each semester. The successful candidate will have a record of excellent undergraduate teaching and a demonstrated commitment to research and publication. Teaching responsibilities include topics in medieval literature and culture (including Chaucer), courses in literature before 1800, and courses fulfilling university-wide requirements in literature and writing.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a conference-length writing sample by April 3 to the Loyola English Search Committee via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/41319. In addition, please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio.

Review of applications will begin on April 3 and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information about the position, contact Prof. Laura Murphy at lmurphy@loyno.edu, Chair, Loyola English Search Committee.

 

Assistant Clinical Professor - Coordinator of Skills and Experiential  Learnings - College of Law

Responsibilities include teaching and managing all educational tasks necessary to institute and maintain an innovative skills curriculum for all law students; to oversee, manage the academic externship program to include teaching each semester; and to expand experiential practice-based learning experiences for law students. 

This position requires: a JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school; substantial experience, including a minimum of 5 years practice and/or teaching experience at an accredited law school; being licensed to practice law in Louisiana; and demonstrated commitment to social justice and working with low income people; a long-term commitment to teaching law students to maintain strong academic credentials and practice experience.  Strong preference will be given to candidates with experience with planning, organizing and administering lawyering skills curriculum and experiential learning.

Send resume, writing sample and references with letter of application to:

Ramona Fernandez
Associate Director of Clinic
Stuart H. Smith Clinic & Center for Social Justice
Loyola University College of Law
504 Broadway Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118
Email: cmluwisc@loyno.edu

Loyola is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Deadline for application is May 1st. 
 

Visiting Professor - Department of Biological Sciences - 2 Positions

The Department of Biological Sciences at Loyola University New Orleans seeks highly qualified applicants for two one-year visiting professor appointments beginning Fall 2017.  The teaching load is 4 courses (or 12 contact hours) per semester.  We are particularly interested in applicants able to teach one or more upper-level courses in microbiology, immunology, virology, ecology, conservation biology, as well as intro-level majors’ courses in the areas of cell and molecular or organismal biology.  In addition, we expect the successful candidates to contribute to non-majors science courses in the Loyola Core curriculum. A PhD is required at the time of application along with demonstrated teaching experience in relevant courses. A commitment to effective and creative teaching at the undergraduate level is essential. Lab space can be made available for those interested. Learn more about the biology program and Loyola University New Orleans at www.loyno.edu/biology.

Please send pdf versions of application letter, curriculum vitae, separate statements of teaching and research interests and expertise, and three letters of reference to: hauber@zmail.loyno.edu – with “Biology Faculty Position” as part of the subject line.  Dr. Don Hauber, Chair, Biology Search Committee, Department of Biological Sciences, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA 70118. Review of applications will begin February 20th and will continue until the positions are filled. The Department of Biological Sciences 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. 

  

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/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

504-865-2307

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

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

 

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.

 

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

smc@loyno.edu

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.