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Louisiana Tech University adheres to the equal opportunity provisions of federal and civil rights laws, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.

The Title IX Coordinator is Carrie Flournoy, President's Office, Wyly Tower 1620; phone: (318) 257-3785; e-mail flournoy@latech.edu.

The 504 Coordinator is Annie Jantz, Coordinator of Special Programs and Assistant to the VP of Student Advancement, Keeny Hall 305; phone: (318) 257-2445; e-mail ajantz@latech.edu.

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Individuals with disabilities needing special accommodations concerning accessibility or application materials/procedures should contact the Human Resources Office for assistance. Telephone (318) 257-2235.

TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITIONS (3) – ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

The Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences at Louisiana Tech University invites applications for THREE tenure-track positions: TWO in Counseling Psychology and ONE in an open area of specialization (with a preference for biopsychology/experimental psychology), with an anticipated start date of September 1st, 2017. We are seeking scientist-practitioners who are committed to effective pedagogy, have demonstrated a commitment to a programmatic line of research, and possess the interest and ability to engage and mentor doctoral students in high-quality research. Experience in pursuing external grant funding for research is also desirable. The positions are at the Assistant Professor level, although exceptional candidates with appropriate experience and a record of research and grant funding may be considered for the rank of Associate Professor. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Counseling Psychology


For the counseling psychology positions, primary appointment will be in our APA-Accredited doctoral program, however, our faculty also contribute to our master’s program in counseling and guidance. Candidates should hold a doctorate from an APA-accredited Counseling Psychology program, have completed an APA-accredited internship by the time of hire, and be license-eligible in Louisiana. In addition, the candidate should demonstrate the ability to work effectively with diverse populations and to teach courses that integrate culturally diverse content. The selected candidates will also be expected to provide clinical supervision for counseling psychology doctoral students. For one of the two positions, training clinic experience, and particularly training clinic administration, is preferred. The persons chosen for these positions will serve on the Core Faculty of the Counseling Psychology program and also provide supplementary support to the M.A. programs and the undergraduate program.

Open Area


Candidates should hold a doctorate in a psychology subfield by the time of hire. Area of research foci/expertise is open, and all qualified interested candidates are encouraged to apply. We are particularly seeking applicants whose areas of expertise include experimental psychology, physiological psychology, or neuropsychology. Specific courses taught will depend on the successful applicant’s expertise and departmental needs, but may include physiological psychology, personality, motivation, as well as experimental and quantitative methods. The successful candidate will contribute to the department’s growing interdisciplinary collaborations with STEM disciplines on campus.

Review of applications will begin on November 1st, 2016, and continue until the positions are filled.

To apply:

Send a letter of application describing research experience/goals, as well as teaching experience, philosophy, and interests; curriculum vita; three letters of recommendation (sent directly from authors); contact information for references; and at least two samples of scholarship to:

Counseling Psychology:  Melanie M. Lantz, Ph.D. at: mmlantz@latech.edu

Open Area:   Mitzi Desselles, Ph.D. at: mdessell@latech.edu


Louisiana Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer and places a high priority on the creation of an environment supportive of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

About the University and Department: Louisiana Tech University is a selective-admission, comprehensive, public university committed to both excellence in teaching and the advancement of research. For the 6th consecutive year, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Louisiana Tech University in its highest tier of “National Universities” for 2017. Louisiana Tech is also named Louisiana’s best institution by MONEY’s 2016 Best Colleges report. The Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences includes an APA-accredited Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program, Ph.D. and M.A. programs in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, a CACREP-accredited Counseling and Guidance M.A. program, and an undergraduate psychology program. We are an active department with 15 full-time faculty members and our master’s and undergraduate enrollments are among the largest across the university.

About the Community: Located in northern Louisiana, Ruston is a small university-oriented city that boasts a number of outdoor recreational facilities and a strong sense of community. Located four hours from Dallas, Ruston offers the best of small city living with easy interstate access to metropolitan amenities.

 

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