Louisiana Tech University seeks to fill the position of Director
of the School of History and Social Sciences.
The ideal candidate will have some administrative experience at
the departmental or unit level, especially in budgeting, personnel,
scheduling, recruitment, and curriculum design. Along with the
usual administrative duties, the candidate will teach two classes
per quarter, and be tasked to develop our philosophy minor, which
has shown considerable growth in recent years, into a major. This
is a 12-month appointment.
The review process will begin immediately. For full
consideration, applications should be received by September 17,
2021. Louisiana Tech University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.
- Terminal degree in one of the areas currently taught in the
School, with preference given to a specialization in philosophy or
- Record of publication and academic accomplishment, commensurate
with appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level
- Administrative experience at the departmental or unit level,
especially in budgeting, scheduling, recruitment, and curriculum
- Ability to communicate with a diverse faculty and student
Please submit the following materials through the Louisiana Tech
University WorkDay portal:
- Letter of application that addresses your interests in the
position and outlines your qualifications and experience
- Current/updated curriculum vitae
- A list of 3-5 professional references that can speak directly
to qualifications for the position and administrative experience.
Please include name, job title, e-mail address, and a phone number
at which we can reach your references
You can find the WorkDay portal by visiting the Human Resources
and selecting this position as listed in the “Available Jobs”
Please direct any questions to Dr. Donald Kaczvinsky (email@example.com). Members of
under-represented communities are especially encouraged to
About Louisiana Tech:
Louisiana Tech University offers students an unparalleled
educational experience in its 79 undergraduate majors, 32 master’s
degree programs, and nine doctoral programs. Founded in 1894, the
University has been recognized as one of America’s Top Colleges in
Forbes and as the No. 1 college in the State of Louisiana for value
in Kiplinger’s. The University has been ranked as a Top Tier
research university in US News and World Report for 10
years, and is the only university in the state of Louisiana to be
recognized in the Times Higher Education (THE) 2020 University
Impact Rankings for its commitment to sustainable development.
The University has a history of and commitment to creating
programs that are the first in their fields, like biomedical and
cyber engineering. Louisiana Tech’s partnerships with business,
government, and the military help create both academic programs and
job development in the I-20 Cyber Corridor.
Louisiana Tech is an economic driver for our region and state,
and our campus is a home for new and growing enterprises. This
connection to innovation impacts our academic programs and provides
job opportunities for our students in fields like cybersecurity and
engineering. The traditional core campus of approximately 280 acres
connects with the Enterprise Campus, a home for new and growing
enterprises and to the heart of Ruston. Louisiana Tech and the City
of Ruston continue to work hand in hand to create a healthier and
more environmentally responsible community by developing safe
pedestrian paths, lighting, sustainable landscaping, bicycle paths
LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY, A MEMBER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF
LOUISIANA SYSTEM, IS AN AA/EOE UNIVERSITY. WOMEN AND MINORITIES ARE
ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.