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Assoc./Full Prof. of Philosophy and Director of History and Social Sciences (EXPIRED)

School of History and Social Sciences, Louisiana Tech University

Job category Senior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Ruston, Louisiana, United States
Start date Jan. 1, 2022
Job description

Louisiana Tech University seeks to fill the position of Assoc./Full Professor of Philosophy and 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. Position open until filled.

The review process will begin immediately. For full consideration, applications should be received by October 15, 2021. Louisiana Tech University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Salary: Commensurate to academic rank and experience


  • Terminal degree in one of the areas currently taught in the School, with preference given to a specialization in philosophy or related area
  • 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 design
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse faculty and student body

Application Procedure:

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 website (https://www.latech.edu/administration/finance/human-resources/) and selecting this position as listed in the “Available Jobs” tab.

Please direct any questions to Dr. Donald Kaczvinsky ([email protected]). Members of under-represented communities are especially encouraged to apply. 

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 and more.


How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://www.latech.edu/administration/finance/huma...
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: October 15, 2021, 11:00pm CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://www.latech.edu/
Contact name Dr. Donald Kaczvinsky
Contact email
Contact phone 3182574805
Time created September 27, 2021, 8:17pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date March 26, 2022, 2:50pm CST
Expired on March 26, 2022, 3:46pm CST
Last updated March 26, 2022, 8:46pm UTC
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We would like the person to start in January.