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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: 
Clinical Assistant Professor and Clinical Director (5647)

DEPARTMENT:
Speech-Language Pathology

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Clinical Director conducts, assigns, and reviews instructional training of the on-campus clinic at the Kitty DeGree Speech and Hearing Center.  The Clinical Director assigns and tracks student experiences, troubleshoots clinic problems, interacts with clients, supports students during clinical placements, reviews student evaluations and progress, advertises/recruits clients, ensures up-to-date materials; evaluates, enhances, expands, and ensures the quantity and quality of clinical services and student experiences.  The position manages clinical supervisors, sets up and acts a liaison to on and off-campus sites in the surrounding communities, assists in managing contracts related to clinical services, runs regularly scheduled meetings with students and supervisors, attends program meetings, works closely with faculty and support staff to facilitate integration of academic and clinical experiences.  This position also creates professional development, provides clinical supervision, and performs related duties as assigned to meet the requirements of an ASHA CAA accredited program.     

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
Applicants must have a Master’s degree in speech-language pathology from a CAA accredited program, hold CCC-SLP from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and have or be eligible for Louisiana state licensure.  A minimum of 5 years of clinical, professional experience is required.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills are a must.  This is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track position.    Previous experience with clinical administration and supervision is preferred. 

SALARY: 
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experiences.

APPLICATIONS:
Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcript and contact information (names, addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers) of three to five references to:

Dr. David Irwin, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow
Professor and Interim Director of 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   Phone: 318.342.3190  

website:   www.ulm.edu/slp

All information needs to 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 and Clinic Director (5638)

DEPARTMENT:
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) School of Health Professions in the College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences invites applications for a twelve month tenure track faculty position in the Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) Programs. The position is available July 1, 2016.   

The successful applicant will be responsible for the directing and administrative oversight of the MFT Clinic. Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:

Additionally, the successful applicant will be responsible for:

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
Required Qualifications:

A Doctor of Philosophy degree from a COAMFTE accredited program is preferred. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, or related field. The ideal candidate’s qualifications will include:

      Preferred Qualifications:

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) a cover letter describing how their educational background and professional experience meet the qualifications for the position, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) an unofficial or official transcript, (4) contact information for at least three professional references, and (5) a narrative detailing personal philosophy of Therapy, Supervision, and Pedagogy.  References should have current knowledge of candidates’ professional work. An official or certified copy of transcripts, proof of degree, license(s), and/or supervision status will be required prior to any interview as a finalist for this position. All communications and materials should be directed to:

Jana P. Sutton, Ph.D.
Chair of Marriage and Family Therapy Search Committee
University of Louisiana Monroe
School of Health Professions
Strauss 368
Monroe, LA  71209

Sutton@ulm.edu

Telephone:  318.342.1246

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

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
1-year Visiting Instructor Position in Chemistry (5659)

DEPARTMENT:
School of Sciences

The School of Sciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe invites applications for a one year Chemistry Visiting Instructor position starting Fall 2015.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
We are seeking an instructor capable of teaching introductory and general chemistry lab and lecture classes.  Please visit www.ulm.edu and http://www.ulm.edu/sciences/index.html for information about academic programs offered at ULM and the School of Sciences.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
Candidates must have at least a master’s degree in chemistry, but a doctoral degree is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated excellence in teaching chemistry at the college level, including the demonstration of innovative pedagogical approaches to teaching undergraduates from diverse backgrounds

APPLICATIONS:
Applicants should send an application letter highlighting their qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, list of courses taught, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Application materials should be submitted electronically in a single merged PDF document to thurlkill@ulm.edu.

SALARY:
Commensurate with experience

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

Requests for information should be directed to:      

Dr. Richard Thurlkill
Search Committee Chair

318-342-1853

Thurlkill@ulm.edu  

This position is contingent upon funding.

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

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Assistant Professor of Health Studies (5619)
Earned Doctorate (will consider ABD)

DEPARTMENT:
Health Studies

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties can be tailored to qualifications, but will include undergraduate teaching (classroom and online), research mentoring, advising, recruiting, and providing university/community service. In addition, responsibilities will include developing new courses/initiatives and continuing professional development associated with the health studies area.  The successful applicant will be able to contribute to the vision and mission of the department, college and university.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
The Health Studies Program seeks a qualified individual to fill a 9-month tenure track appointment as an Assistant Professor of Health Studies with summer teaching possible. Applicants should have an earned doctorate in public health, health policy and administration, healthcare management or closely related field.  In addition, the applicant should have online teaching experience. ABD candidates will be considered, but a completed doctorate will be required prior to consideration for tenure. Salary is competitive.

INFORMATION:
The Health Studies Program is within the School of Health Professions in the College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences and offers the multi-option Bachelor of Science in Health Studies (BSHS) degree. The two major options for students are the Pre-Professional (HSPP) Health Studies and Healthcare Management/Marketing (HSMM) options. The HSMM is also offered 100% online. The BSHS prepares graduates with a firm foundation in health science education that will support entry into mid-level managerial positions in healthcare or entry into graduate allied health programs such as Occupational Therapy (OT), Physical Therapy (PT) or Physician Assistant schools (PA). The College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences, a major center at the University, strives to provide the most up-to-date health education to students and the community. The College is comprised of 3 schools (Nursing, Health Professions & Pharmacy) and 11 programs including, Counseling, Dental Hygiene, Gerontology, Kinesiology, Marriage and Family, Medical Laboratory Science, Speech – Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy & Occupational Therapy Assistant, Radiological Technology and Health Studies. The Speech-Language Pathology and Dental Hygiene programs have patient care clinics on-campus that serve people from the Monroe region. The College of Health & Pharmaceutical Sciences at ULM has the largest variety of health sciences disciplines in the University of Louisiana system.

START DATE:
January 2016

APPLICATIONS:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Informal inquiries are encouraged and should be sent to Dr. Jessica Dolecheck at dolecheck@ulm.edu. Interested individuals should send letter of application, vita, statement of research and teaching interests, and three references to address or email below:

Jessica Dolecheck, Ph.D.
Program Director- Health Studies  
College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences
The University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209

dolecheck@ulm.edu

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

 

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Assistant Professor of Business Law (5642)

The College of Business and Social Sciences seeks a qualified individual to fill a position as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Business Law beginning with the Fall Semester of 2015. The campus is located in a culturally rich metro area with a population of 150,000. ULM’s business programs are AACSB accredited at the undergraduate, accounting, and MBA levels, and is a leading business educator in the region.

DUTIES AND 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 undergraduate credit hours per semester.  This position could entail teaching a variety of business courses, but the primary course to be covered is business law. 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
A Juris Doctorate or doctoral degree in related field is required.  Professional business experience in a field relevant to the teaching assignment will also be considered. 

The ideal candidate will also have: (1) Excellent teaching skills; (2) Evidence of the ability to perform quality applied, basic, or instructional research; (3) An established or planned research agenda; (4) Good interpersonal skills; (5) Effective written and oral communication skills and (6) The ability to function collegially as a member of the faculty. 

APPLICATIONS:
Interested candidates should send a letter of application, a current vita, and contact information for three references by August 21, 2015 (electronic submission acceptable) to:

Dr. Michelle McEacharn, Director
School of Accounting, Financial and Information Services
700 University Avenue
Monroe, Louisiana 71209

Email: mceacharn@ulm.edu, (318) 342-1111

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

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Assistant Professor and Program Director (5641)

DEPARTMENT:
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

The University of Louisiana at Monroe Occupational Therapy Assistant Program seeks applications for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty member who is eligible to be an assistant professor to be appointed as OTA Program Director effective January 2016.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
Minimum qualifications include: Candidates must hold a minimum of a master’s degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a USDE-recognized regional accrediting body, and must be an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant who is certified by NBCOT and is eligible for licensure in the state of Louisiana.  Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years documented experience in the field of occupational therapy. This experience must include:

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

Email:  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:
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 AND SKILLS:
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 AND SKILLS:
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:
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 AND SKILLS:
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.

 

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 AND SKILLS:
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 AND SKILLS:
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)

DUTIES AND 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 AND SKILLS:
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:
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 AND SKILLS:
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 AND SKILLS:
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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