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


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. 


Reference Librarian - College of Law Library

The Loyola University College of Law seeks to fill the position of Reference Librarian. This position will provide reference assistance to all Loyola Law Library constituents. This position will also provide direct reference assistance to specific law faculty through the faculty liaison program. Other tasks may include website management, outreach events, LibGuide creation, digital repository maintenance, or work on external committees. This position staffs the reference desk for three weekday afternoon/evening shifts, one weekday day shift, and one weekend afternoon/evening shift each week during the Fall and Spring semesters. Hours vary during the summer. There may be other duties and responsibilities, which would be developed in consultation with the Director. The position is a fulltime, non-tenure-track position and is classified as extraordinary faculty.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should possess a J.D. degree from an A.B.A. approved law school and an M.L.S. or the equivalent degree from an A.L.A. accredited institution. Applicants with completion of one of these degrees and substantial completion of the other degree with intent to finish the degree in the near future are eligible and welcome to apply for the position. Applicants should also have at least six months of work experience in a law library, with some level of reference experience and some webpage and/or technology experience. Candidates must be willing to work weekends and nights. Extensive intern/externships would count toward the work experience requirement. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: It is preferable that applicants possess strong technology skills; demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills; possess knowledge of current trends in instructional and educational technologies, and possess some experience with digital repositories. Additionally, successful candidates will display the ability to meet Loyola University New Orleans requirements for promotion and tenure, including excellence in performing primary job responsibilities, evidence of self-motivation, initiative, professionalism, scholarly productivity, and a commitment to professional and university service. While this position is not a tenure-track position, striving to meet this qualification is desired in an applicant.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Loyola offers an excellent benefits package including generous tuition benefits for full-time employees and their dependents. Fore more information regarding benefits, please visit http://finance.loyno.edu/human-resources/benefits .

APPLICATIONS: Interested applicants should mail or email a cover letter and resume along with three references including names and contact information to:

Brian Barnes

Interim Law Library Director, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

7214 St. Charles Avenue, Campus Box 903

New Orleans, Louisiana 70118


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; supported by the law library. For more detailed information about the College of Law and the Law Library, please visit law.loyno.edu and law.loyno.edu/library.

Loyola University 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.  


Advertising Faculty position - School of Mass Communication

Loyola University New Orleans School of Mass Communication seeks to hire an outstanding faculty member for a full-time position. The school seeks candidates to teach applied advertising courses to undergraduates. We welcome applications from creative, energetic individuals who are eager to work collaboratively. 

The School of Mass Communication seeks a talented and dynamic individual with award-winning professional advertising experience to teach full-time in the advertising track at Loyola University New Orleans. The individual would become a part of the school's extraordinary or ordinary faculty (tenure track) depending upon academic credentials. The individual would teach courses including the school's advertising competition team, advertising principles, and/or brand lab and other courses deemed necessary. While individuals with a master's degree and Ph.D. are preferred, professional advertising experience is required. This individual is expected to bring cutting edge ideas and creativity to the school, should be well versed in advertising trends, campaigns, social media, layout and design, and media planning. This position would be expected to have an active leadership role in the advertising curriculum with particular emphasis on student recruitment, placement, and an award-winning program.  This individual would also lead the school’s Advertising Club and be involved with the local chapter of the American Advertising Federation. The candidate would also be expected to participate in departmental duties including student advising, service, and research if a tenure-track position.

Applicants should send a resume or curriculum vitae and a list of three references to: Dr. Sonya Duhe’ Director, School of Mass Communication, sduhe@loyno.edu. Loyola University New Orleans is a comprehensive Catholic university with approximately 5,000 students. Loyola is an EEO, Affirmative Action employer that embodies the standards of academic excellence synonymous with a Jesuit education. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.