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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
The University of Louisiana at Monroe Occupational Therapy Assistant to Masters Occupational Therapy Bridge Program seeks applications for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty member to be appointed to a level of assistant professor effective August 2015.  (5605)

DEPARTMENT:
Occupational Therapy

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum qualifications include:
Candidates must hold a minimum of a doctoral degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a USDE-recognized regional accrediting body, and must be an occupational therapist who is certified by NBCOT and is eligible for licensure in the state of Louisiana.  

SALARY:
Rank and salary will be commensurate with scholarship and experience.

APPLICATIONS:
Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information (names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers) of three references to:

Dr. Patti Calk, OTD., M.Ed., LOTR
MOT Program Director/Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy
University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-0321

calk@ulm.edu

Information may be submitted electronically or by mail. Review of materials will begin upon receipt of materials and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
9-Month Faculty Position – Radiologic Technology (5599)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Department of Radiologic Technology is seeking a qualified individual to fill a 9-month faculty position in Radiologic Technology beginning the Fall Semester of 2015. ULM had a Fall 2014 enrollment of 8,527 students and this student body is provided with remarkable individualized attention by its exceptional faculty.  Overall, ULM is a welcoming and nurturing environment for both staff and faculty where academic and professional aspirations are fully supported. The Department of Radiologic Technology is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) and is the leading radiologic technology educator in the region.

The department of Radiologic Technology promotes a balance between teaching and intellectual contributions, combined with professional service to the university, discipline, and community.

QUALIFICATIONS:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Radiologic Technology is required, and a Masters Degree or Doctoral Degree in Radiologic Sciences or Education is preferred. Additional certifications in specialty imaging areas and teaching experience in a JRCERT accredited program are additional benefits.  The applicant must have a current American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) registry and hold a current Louisiana License. The ideal candidate’s qualifications will include: (1) excellent teaching skills; (2) coursework and/or teaching experience in the following areas: clinical radiology, radiologic procedures, radiologic technology ethics and law, and advanced radiologic procedures; (3) good interpersonal skills; (4) effective written and oral communication skills and (5) the ability to function collegially as a member of the faculty.

APPLICATIONS:
Interested candidates should send a letter of application, a current vita, transcripts (unofficial okay), and contact information for three references by August 10th, 2015 (electronic submission acceptable) to the following address:

Andy Allen, Ed.D., RT(R)(ARRT)
Associate Professor / Clinical Coordinator
University of Louisiana at Monroe
Radiologic Technology Program
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA  71209-0450
Ph:  318-342-1630
Email:  aallen@ulm.edu 

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Instructor of Kinesiology  (5604)

DEPARTMENT:
Kinesiology

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) Department of Kinesiology invites applications for a nine month full time position for an Instructor of Kinesiology beginning Fall 2015. The successful candidate will be expected to be actively involved in course delivery in face-to-face, hybrid, and online environments in the exercise sciences at the undergraduate level. 

QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidates must have a master’s degree in Kinesiology or in a related field such as Physical Education or Exercise Science. The ideal candidate’s qualifications will include teaching experience, to include designing or implementing hydrid and online courses in a university setting.

CLOSING DATE:
The Department of Kinesiology seeks a highly qualified, diverse applicant pool. A review of applications will begin immediately. The search will close when a candidate is selected for the position

APPLICATIONS:
Candidates should submit the following documents: (1) a cover letter describing their educational background and professional experience, (2) a statement regarding their philosophy of teaching and supervision, (3) a current curriculum vitae, (4) an unofficial or official transcript, and (5) contact information for at least three professional references, including telephone and email information. References should have current knowledge of candidates’ professional work. An initial unofficial or a certified copy of transcripts, proof of degree, license(s) held, and supervision status will be required prior to any interview as a finalist for this position. All communications and materials should be directed to:

Dr. Matt Lovett, Chair Exercise Physiology Search Committee
University of Louisiana Monroe
700 University Ave.
Monroe, LA 71209

Telephone: 318.342.1306
lovett@ulm.edu

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
1-Year Instructor Appointment (Fall 2015, Spring 2016) (5602)

DEPARTMENT:
School of Education

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The position entails teaching both undergraduate and graduate Professional Teaching Block courses, supervision of field experiences, and student advisement. A normal teaching load for an instructor is 15 credit hours per semester.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Qualifications for the position include a master’s degree or doctorate in Curriculum & Instruction/Elementary Education or a closely related field and a minimum of three years teaching experience in diverse elementary setting. The ideal candidate qualifications would include:

APPLICATIONS:
Screening begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit the following documents: (1) a cover letter describing how their educational background and professional experiences meet the required and preferred qualifications for the position, addressing each qualification in bulleted format (2) a current curriculum vitae/resume, , and (3) complete contact information for three professional references.

An official or certified copy of transcripts and proof of certification will be required prior to any interview as a finalist for this position.

Application materials should be submitted electronically to:

Dr. Dorothy C. Schween
Director, School of Education

FAX: 318.342.3131

E-mail: schween@ulm.edu

Search Committee Chair, Dr. Ava Pugh

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
1-Year Visiting Instructor (Fall 2015 & Spring 2016) (5603)

DEPARTMENT:
School of Sciences/ Biology

The School of Sciences at ULM invites applications for a 1-year Visiting Instructor position beginning fall 2015.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Primary responsibilities will include the teaching of large lecture sections of introductory biology courses. The successful applicant must be able to teach Biology 1001 (The Living World - non-majors course) and Biology 1014, 1015 (Human Anatomy and Physiology for Health Science majors), and the laboratories that support these courses.

This is a teaching-only position and a full-time teaching load is 15 contact hours.

QUALIFICATIONS:
A Ph.D. is preferred, but candidates with a M.S. degree will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated teaching experience at the college level.

CLOSING DATE:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATIONS:
Candidates should send an application letter highlighting their qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, list of courses taught, and contact information for three professional references.

Application materials should be submitted electronically to:

 Dr. Sushma Krishnamurthy

*Email:  Krishnamurthy@ulm.edu

*Electronic submissions only.

The successful applicant will be asked to submit official transcripts prior to employment.

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Assistant Professor (non-tenure track), Stockroom & Instrumental Analysis Laboratory Manager (5588)

DEPARTMENT:
School of Sciences

The School of Sciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe invites applications for the position of a 9 month, non-tenure track position at the assistant professor level with a contract starting date of August 2015 (contingent on funding).

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The position is half time teaching and half time chemistry stockroom & instrumental analysis laboratory management. Job duties include: teaching 6 hours each semester, lab prep for chemistry labs, chemistry stockroom management and safety, instrument lab maintenance, developing and implementing a business plan for the Instrumental Analysis Laboratory. 

QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Chemistry, experience in chemistry lab preparation, and stockroom management.  The ability to use and maintain analytical instrumentation including NMR, GC-MS, LC, FTIR, Elemental Analyzer, and Spectrophotometers is preferred. Other responsibilities include the ability to work closely with faculty, train and supervise student workers, and work closely with the Facilities and Science Lab Manager. The candidate will be asked to develop and implement a business model for the use of the Instrumental Analysis Laboratory. 

CLOSING DATE:
Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATIONS:
Applicants should send an application letter highlighting their qualifications for the position, a current curriculum vitae, list of courses taught, a one page statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial copies of transcripts from all universities attended, and contact information for three professional references to the chair of the search committee below.  Application materials should be submitted electronically in a single merged PDF document to 

Dr. Richard Thurlkill
Search Committee Chair
thurlkill@ulm.edu

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Instructor, Coordinator, Juvenile Drug Court Treatment (5576)

DEPARTMENT:
The Marriage & Family Therapy Graduate Program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) is seeking a professional colleague to fill a full time 12-month position to begin August 17, 2015. This is a one year contract renewable upon satisfactory performance and continued funding.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervising the treatment services provided through the 4th Judicial District’s Juvenile Drug Court Program. This will entail the direct clinical supervision of interns, coordinating all aspects of treatment, and collaborating with all other team members. Teaching one MA level Marriage & Family Therapy/Counseling course per semester, directly related to clinical application and/or applicant’s expertise. Other program/clinic special duties, as assigned by Program Director.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
Candidates must have a M.A. or equivalent from a COAMFTE accredited Marriage and Family Therapy Program. The ideal candidate’s qualifications will include:

APPLICATIONS:
The School of Health Professions seeks a highly qualified, diverse applicant pool. A review of applications will begin immediately. Candidates should submit the following documents: (1) cover letter describing how their educational and clinical background and experience meet the qualifications for the position, (2) official transcripts, (3) a current curriculum vitae, and (4) contact information for at least three professional references. All communications and materials should be directed to:

Dr. Jana Sutton, Principal Investigator and Program Director
School of Health Professions, Strauss 368
University of Louisiana at Monroe
Monroe, LA 71209

sutton@ulm.edu

Telephone: (318) 342-1208

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Assistant/Visiting Professor of Kinesiology (5581)

PROGRAM:
Kinesiology

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) Department of Kinesiology invites applications for a nine month tenure-track position for an Assistant or Visiting Professor of Kinesiology beginning Fall 2015. The successful candidate will develop and maintain a program of research, including the pursuit of external funding. In addition, the candidate will be expected to be involved in course delivery in face-to-face, hybrid, and online environments in the exercise sciences at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  The candidate will serve as a member of the CAAHEP accreditation team, perform student advisement, and to be engaged in departmental, college, university, and professional service.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology or in a related field such as Kinesiology or Exercise Science. Assistant/visiting professor ABD candidates will be considered, but must complete all degree requirements by May, 2016. The ideal candidate’s qualifications will include:

Preferred Qualifications:

CLOSING DATE:
The Department of Kinesiology seeks a highly qualified, diverse applicant pool. A review of applications will begin immediately. The search will close when a candidate is selected for the position

APPLICATIONS:
Candidates should submit the following documents: (1) a cover letter describing their educational background, professional experience, and their philosophy of teaching and supervision, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) an unofficial or official transcript, and (4) contact information for at least three professional references, including telephone and email information. References should have current knowledge of candidates’ professional work. An initial unofficial copy of transcripts may be required prior to any interview as a finalist for this position. All communications and materials should be directed to:

Dr. Tommie Church, Chair of the Search Committee
University of Louisiana Monroe
700 University Ave.
Monroe, LA 71209

Telephone: 318.342.1321
church@ulm.edu  

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Associate/Assistant/Visiting Professor of Kinesiology (5582)

PROGRAM:
Kinesiology

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) Department of Kinesiology Program invites applications for a nine month tenure-track position for an Assistant/Associate or Visiting Professor of Kinesiology beginning Fall 2015. The successful candidate will develop and maintain a program of research, including pursuit of external funding for research. The candidate will be expected to be involved in course delivery in face-to-face, hybrid, and online environments in the exercise sciences at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  The candidate will serve as the director of the human performance lab, CAAHEP accreditation team member, chair or member of thesis committees, perform student advisement, and to be engaged in departmental, college, university, and professional service.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Exercise Physiology or in a related field such as Kinesiology or Exercise Science. Assistant/visiting professor ABD candidates will be considered, but must complete all degree requirements by May, 2016. The ideal candidate’s qualifications will include:

Preferred Qualifications:

CLOSING DATE:
The Department of Kinesiology seeks a highly qualified, diverse applicant pool. A review of applications will begin immediately. The search will close when a candidate is selected for the position

APPLICATIONS:
Candidates should submit the following documents: (1) a cover letter describing their educational background, professional experience, and their philosophy of teaching and supervision, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) an unofficial or official transcript, and (4) contact information for at least three professional references, including telephone and email information. References should have current knowledge of candidates’ professional work. An initial unofficial copy of transcripts may be required prior to any interview as a finalist for this position. All communications and materials should be directed to:

Dr. Matt Lovett, Chair of the Search Committee
University of Louisiana Monroe
700 University Ave.
Monroe, LA 71209

Telephone: 318.342.1306
lovett@ulm.edu

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 


Adjunct – Construction Management

(Planning & Scheduling using Software)

University of Louisiana at Monroe

DESCRIPTION:

Job Summary
The University of Louisiana at Monroe invites applications and nominations for a 9 month, non-tenure-track position as an Adjunct in the School of Construction Management in the College of Business and Social Sciences.

Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities are to teach undergraduate students in Construction Planning and Scheduling using Primavera P6 software.

Minimum Qualifications
The requirements for this position include: 

Preferred Qualifications
In addition to the required qualifications, additional consideration will be given to applicants who demonstrate evidence of the following:

Adjunct – Construction Management (Planning & Scheduling using software)

APPLICATIONS:
Interested candidates should send a letter of application, a concise current vita with 7 latest years, and contact information for three references by July 14, 2015 (electronic submission acceptable) to:

Dr. Edward “Ed” Brayton, CPC, CPE
Director of the School of Construction Management
College of Business and Social Sciences
University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209

brayton@ulm.edu

(318) 342-1871

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Associate/Full Professor/Program Director (#5535)

Program
Speech-Language Pathology

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Speech-Language Pathology Program in the College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe invites applications for the position of Program Director to begin July 1, 2016; earlier appointment possible.  This is a 12-month tenure-track appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor dependent on qualifications.  Teaching responsibilities will consist of six academic courses per calendar year preferably in the area of neurologically based communication disorders, voice, fluency, or AAC.

Administrative experience as a program director is preferred and the individual should be prepared to assume a leadership role in continuing a vision for the program that builds upon the present strategic plan of the College and University.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Qualified candidates will hold a doctoral degree in speech-language pathology or a related field.  CCC-SLP and Louisiana licensure is required.  Evidence of effective leadership is preferable in conjunction with prior administrative experience.  Ideally this should include program development, management of personnel, budgeting, and successes in program advocacy.  Strong interpersonal communication skills are a must.  The candidate will foster an environment in which faculty can enhance scholarly activities.  This will include a strong commitment to mentoring of junior faculty and students.  The Program offers both undergraduate and graduate programs.  The graduate program offers on-campus practicum opportunities for graduate students to gain clinical experience as well as several off-campus clinical sites.

APPLICATIONS:
Candidates are invited to apply by sending their materials directly to the chair of the search committee.  This should include 1) a letter of intent that includes qualifications for the position; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) unofficial transcript; and 4) the names addresses and phone number of three to five professional references.  Questions can be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Paula Griswold at griswold@ulm.edu.  The application can be sent to the following address:

Dr. Paula Griswold
College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Louisiana at Monroe
Monroe, LA  71209-0410

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is located in Monroe, Louisiana and is a lovely 238-acre campus located along the beautiful Bayou Desiard amidst a warm, inviting community filled with southern charm.  ULM had a Fall 2014 enrollment of 8,527 students and this student body is provided with remarkable individualized attention by its exceptional faculty.  Overall, ULM is a welcoming and nurturing environment for both staff and faculty where academic and professional aspirations are fully supported.

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Assistant/Associate Professor, Doctoral Program Director, Curriculum and Instruction (5562)

The School of Education at the University of Louisiana Monroe, a public institution, is seeking an innovative, tenure track, faculty member to direct the active online doctoral program in Curriculum and Instruction and to teach doctoral courses. The successful candidate will join a dedicated faculty and leadership team working to enhance the quality of education in Louisiana in a nationally recognized online program.  

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required Qualifications
for Assistant/Associate Professor: Ph.D. or Ed.D. (ABD considered) in the field of Curriculum & Instruction or related field (e.g., Teaching, Learning, Curriculum); teacher certification and teaching experience in K-12 setting; demonstrated successful experience in undergraduate and graduate instruction; an established scholarly agenda.

Preferred Qualifications for Associate Professor: 3-5 years of public school teaching experience or administrative experience; interest and experience with online/distance learning systems; evidence of student-oriented instruction and learning within a collaborative environment; interest or experience with field-based learning activities. A documented history of course delivery focused on one, or more, of the following areas; educational statistics, educational research, educational foundations, instructional design and delivery, models of instruction, and/or classroom environment and management.

Preferred Qualifications

Position Availability: August, 2015

Application Deadline: Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATIONS:
The School of Education seeks a highly qualified, diverse applicant pool. The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. A review of applications will begin immediately. Candidates should submit the following documents, in a single PDF file: (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) an unofficial transcript, (4) contact information for five professional references, and (5) a one-page teaching philosophy

All communications and materials should be directed by email to:

Attn: Dr. Krishna Bista, E-mail: bista@ulm.edu

University of Louisiana Monroe
School of Education
700 University Ave
Monroe, LA 71209

Telephone: (318) 342-1266

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.



POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Associate Professor (5519)

The University of Louisiana at Monroe invites applications for a tenure-track Associate Professor of Accounting, starting August 2015.

School of Accounting, Financial and Information Services (Accounting Program)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The College of Business and Social Sciences promotes a balance between teaching and intellectual contributions, combined with professional service to the university, discipline, and community.  The normal teaching load will be 9 credit hours per semester.   

QUALIFICATIONS:
A doctoral degree in accounting or related field is required, although ABD candidates in late stages of dissertation will be considered.  The ideal candidate’s qualifications will include 

Excellent teaching skills
Willingness and ability to actively participate in and contribute to the accounting program
Coursework and/or work experience in financial or tax accounting
Evidence of an active research agenda and a documented record of research productivity
Good interpersonal skills
Effective written and oral communication skills

APPLICATIONS:
Applications will be accepted immediately and reviewed.  The application process will remain open until the position is filled.  Interested candidates should send a letter of application and current vita with three references to:

Dr. Michelle McEacharn
Director
School of Accounting, Financial and Information Services
College of Business and Social Sciences
700 University Avenue
Monroe LA  71209

Phone: 318.342.1100

Fax: 318.342.1101 

mceacharn@ulm.edu

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Instructor of Spanish and English (5587)

DEPARTMENT:
World Languages

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Department of World Languages seeks a qualified individual to fill a position as Instructor of Spanish and ESLG beginning in the fall of 2015.  The University of Louisiana Monroe has an enrollment of approximately 8,200 students.  The campus is located in a culturally rich metro area with a population of 150,000. 

The College of Arts, Education, and Sciences promotes a balance between teaching and intellectual contributions.  The normal teaching load for instructors is 15 undergraduate hours per semester.

QUALIFICATIONS:
A Masters with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Spanish.  Experience in teaching ESLG is highly desirable.  The ideal candidate’s qualifications will include:  (1) excellent teaching skills; (2) coursework and/or teaching experience in Spanish; (3) good interpersonal skills; (4) effective written and oral communication skills and (5) proficiency in both Spanish and English.

APPLICATIONS:
The search will continue until the position is filled. 

Interested candidates should send a letter of application a current vita, and contact information for three reference to:

Dr. Ruth E.Smith, Director
School of Humanities
College of Arts, Education, and Sciences
University of Louisiana Monroe
700 University Ave
Monroe, LA.  71209

E-mail:  rusmith@ulm.edu

Phone:  (318) 342-1526

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Assistant Professor (5327)

DEPARTMENT:
Occupational Therapy

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The University of Louisiana at Monroe Occupational Therapy Assistant to Masters Occupational Therapy Bridge Program seeks applications for a full-time, 9-month tenure-track faculty member to be appointed to a level of assistant professor effective August 2014.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum qualifications include: Candidates must hold a minimum of a doctoral degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a USDE-recognized regional accrediting body, and must be an occupational therapist certified by NBCOT and is eligible for licensure in the state of Louisiana.  

SALARY:
Rank and salary will be commensurate with scholarship and experience.

APPLICATIONS:
Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information (names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers) of three references to:

Dr. Patti Calk, OTD., M.Ed., LOTR
MOT Program Director/Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy
University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-0321

calk@ulm.edu

Information may be submitted electronically or by mail. Review of materials will begin upon receipt of materials and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Assistant Professor (5233)

DEPARTMENT:
Speech-Language Pathology

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The University of Louisiana at Monroe College of Health Sciences is seeking applicants for a faculty position in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology beginning in the Spring 2014 semester. This position is a nine-month tenure-track academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Teaching responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate speech-language pathology courses and practicum instruction. Other duties include student advising, committee involvement, recruitment, scholarly activities, and other activities deemed necessary by the Department Head.

QUALIFICATIONS:
A Ph.D. in Speech-Language Pathology and certification from the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) is required. Applicant must possess or be eligible for a license to practice Speech-Language Pathology in the state of Louisiana. Preference will be extended to candidates with strong teaching experience, knowledge of educational methodology, and evidence of an active, promising, and sustainable research program.

APPLICATIONS:
Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information (names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers) of three references to:

Dr. David Irwin, Interim Program Director
Speech-Language Pathology Program
College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-0321

irwin@ulm.edu

Information may be submitted electronically or by mail. Completed materials must be received by January 1, 2014. Review of materials will begin upon receipt of materials and will continue until the position is filled.

University of Louisiana at Monroe Is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Holder of Kitty DeGree Eminent Scholars Endowed Chair in Phar/Professor (4930)

DEPARTMENT:
Toxicology

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Department of Toxicology at the University of Louisiana at Monroe is seeking exceptional candidates for the Kitty DeGree Eminent Scholars Endowed Chair in Pharmacy with a specialty in Food Safety/Toxicology. The Endowed Chair is funded by the $600,000 donation of Mrs. DeGree and $400,000 matching funds from the Louisiana Eminent Scholars Trust Fund creating a $1,000,000 endowment.

The Chair is expected to be a distinguished scholar with a record in research and development related to Food Safety and Toxicology. Examples of research areas involve investigating the toxic effects, in animals or humans, of natural or synthetic chemicals occurring in the human environment with particular emphasis on food safety, microbial and/or chemical safety, and other areas of consumer product safety. Additional areas of interest may include pharmacologic food reactions, effects of veterinary drugs, and biomedical applications of natural food products.

Responsibilities will include developing and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Food Safety/Toxicology and mentoring graduate students. The Eminent Scholar will hold the academic rank of Professor within the College of Pharmacy and be appointed for a five-year term, which is renewable.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The holder of the Chair is required to have a Ph.D. in Food Science, Food Toxicology, Chemistry, Biology or related discipline, excellent academic credentials, and an established capacity for publishing results of original research and receiving extramural funding.

CLOSING DATE:
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2012 and will continue until the position if filled.

APPLICATIONS:
Applicants should submit the following materials:

• Curriculum vitae
• Names, email addresses and telephone numbers of at least four professional references
• Copies of five recent publications
• Brief proposal of research plans for the initial term of the Endowed Chair

Application materials and requests for additional information should be sent to:

Kevin N. Baer, Ph.D., Department Head of Toxicology
Waste Management Endowed Professor of Toxicology
Department of Toxicology
College of Pharmacy
The University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-0495

Email: baer@ulm.edu

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Department Head (5043)

DEPARTMENT:
Clinical & Administrative Sciences
College of Pharmacy

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
As administrative officer is responsible for comprehensive programmatic delivery on Department of Clinical and Administrative Sciences (CAS), the Department Head is responsible to the Dean and Associate Deans for Academic Affairs and Assessment.
Responsibilities include the following, with other duties that may be assigned by the Dean:
1. Oversee the development of faculty in the department.
a. Recruiting, selecting, and evaluating faculty.
b. Provide informal leadership to enhance faculty morale and professional development.
2. Manage the department.
a. Participate in the development of a departmental budget in collaboration with the Dean.
b. Maintain departmental records
c. Assign duties to faculty members
d. Supervise departmental staff
e. Maintain finances, facilities, and equipment.
3. Serve as leader for the department.
a. Provide long-term direction and vision for the department.
b. Solicit ideas for improvement of the department.
c. Plan and execute departmental faculty meetings.
d. Represent the department at professional meetings, when working with alumni, and with other stakeholders.
4. Maintain proficiency within academic discipline.
a. Continue to teach in departmental courses.
5. Provide general program support by attending University, Community and Professional events as requested by the Dean.
6. Serve on the College Administrative Council.
7. Serve on professional, college and university committees as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Have an earned professional pharmacy degree (Pharm.D. preferred) and a terminal degree if the professional degree is a not a Pharm.D; seven years relevant experience in pharmacy education. Documented accomplishments in teaching, research and service at a level to be appointed as a tenured professor/associate professor in the Department of Clinical and Administrative Sciences of the College of Pharmacy.

Language Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquires or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, faculty, staff, students, and members of the profession of pharmacy and other business entities. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to individuals at all levels, ranging from children to members of boards of director and legislators.

Reasoning Abilities: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions to solve problems and plan initiatives. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with various abstract and concrete variables.

Other Qualifications: Demonstrate ethical behavior, professionalism, interpersonal skills, demonstrate academic leadership and management abilities sufficient to effectively direct the support staff. Imminent knowledge of current professional trends in pharmacy, and general knowledge of current trends in the pharmacy practice relating as they relate to curricular aspects of the school. Eligible to receive a Louisiana Pharmacy license.

Work Environment: Normal job functions performed within a standard office environment. Exposure to clinical patient care and/or research laboratories is likely. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

APPLICATIONS:
Applications will be accepted immediately and reviewed. Interested candidates should send a letter of application, current vita, and three letters of recommendation (along with the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of the three references) to:

Dr. Karen Briski
Head, Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
College of Pharmacy
The University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209

Telephone: 318 342-5821

FAX: 318 342-1737

Email: briski@ulm.edu

University of Louisiana at Monroe Is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: (TENURE TRACK) 
Assistant/Associate, Clinical Assistant /Clinical Associate or Full Professor in Pharmacy Practice (5071, 5427)

DEPARTMENT:
Clinical & Administrative Sciences

College of Pharmacy

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The position of tenure-track Assistant/Associate or Full Professor in Pharmacy Practice has a multitude of responsibilities that are divided in the areas of teaching, service and scholarship. Tenure-track faculty are expected to develop a substantial program of scholarship that can withstand review from faculty at peer institutions. The Department describes scholarship in a broad sense, and expects that tenure track faculty will spend a significant amount of time pursuing and participating in scholarly activities.

TEACHING (30-50%)
Teaching is a primary responsibility for tenure track Pharmacy Practice faculty. Faculty are expected to provide 20-40 didactic lectures as well as teach six to eight months/year in the Advanced Practice Experience Program. Didactic lectures may be taught on campus or through distance learning technology. Teaching responsibilities are at the discretion of the Department Head. Specific responsibilities may include.

5. Coordination or Co-coordination of (a) team taught course(s).
6. Provision of lectures in team taught courses. This responsibility includes providing appropriate exam questions covering the material taught in a timely manner.
7. When appropriate, provision of a single instructor course (Serving as coordinator and lecturer).
8. Precepting students in the Advanced Practice Experience Program. Precepting responsibilities include not only direct supervision of students in patient care encounters, but also appropriately conveying expectations at the beginning of the experience, individualized teaching, and providing formative feedback at the midpoint of the experience and summative feedback at the end of the experience.

SERVICE (20-40%):
Service is the second area of primary responsibility for non-tenure track Pharmacy Practice faculty. The provision of professional services through contractual agreements with affiliated institutions may be a contributing factor in the relative weights of teaching and research assignments and annual evaluation of progress in these areas. Specific responsibilities may be delineated in a service contract; however, in general, responsibilities include.

9. Provision of pharmaceutical care for a defined population of patients.
10. Documentation of the service, including the financial impact of the service on the affiliated institution and/or   the patient population.
11. When appropriate, seeking patient or third party reimbursement for services.
12. Serving as a member, secretary or other officer on committees at the affiliated institution with the approval of the Department Head.
13. Serving as a member, secretary or chair of a Departmental, School, College or University committee.
14. Participation in graduation ceremonies when assigned.
15. Participation in Local, State and National Professional Organizations.
16. Provision of Community service.

SCHOLARSHIP (20-50%)
The Department relies upon tenure-track faculty to support the Department with extramural funding and create national and international recognition for scholarship at the institution. Department does expect that individual faculty will pursue the discovery, integration, and application of knowledge as well as try innovative teaching techniques in the classroom. It is also expected that tenure-track faculty will aggressively pursue extramural funding for scholarly activities as well as publish in peer reviewed journals. Examples of desired Scholarly activities include.

7. Invited research symposia at State, Regional, National or International meetings.
8. Poster presentations at State, Regional, National or International meetings.
9. Podium Presentations at State, Regional, National or International meetings.
10. Peer-reviewed publication of
a. Book reviews
b. Letters to the editor
c. Case-report or case-series publications
d. Review or systematic review articles
e. Original research articles
f. Book Chapters
g. Books
11. Serving as a manuscript or book reviewer for peer reviewed publication.
12. Pursuing and/or obtaining extramural funding for scholarly activities.
13. Development of computer related programming for educational or research purposes. These items should be peer reviewable.
14. Peer reviewable documentation demonstrating the quality and usefulness of novel Pharmaceutical Care Services or the application of new or novel models to your patient population.

PROMOTION AND TENURE
The awarding of tenure and the promotion from Assistant to Associate and /or Associate to Professor will occur according to the guidelines set-forth in the Department and University’s guidelines; however, for tenure track faculty, the greatest emphasis will be placed in the areas of teaching and scholarly activities.

WORK ASSIGNMENTS
The relative weight of the each individual’s expected contributions to teaching, service and scholarship will be determined based on the skills of the individual, external funding obtained, available university resources, and the needs of the University at any point in time.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidates should have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited college/school of pharmacy (or equivalent) with residency and/or fellowship training. Those with equivalent experience in the area of practice will also be considered. Eligibility for Louisiana state pharmacy licensure is required. Board certification in a pharmacy care specialty is strongly desired. Candidates should exhibit effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, and dedication to student-centered education and lifelong learning.

APPLICATIONS:
Applications will be accepted immediately and reviewed. Interested individuals should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three (3) letters of recommendation (along with names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of the references) to the following. Electronic submissions of all materials are encouraged.

Jessica H. Brady, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Clinical and Administrative Sciences
Clinical Faculty Search Committee Chair
ULM College of Pharmacy
1800 Bienville Drive
Monroe, LA 71201
Phone: (318) 342-1697

E-mail: brady@ulm.edu

University of Louisiana at Monroe Is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 



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