The Department of Leadership Studies at Louisiana State University Shreveport invites applications for this position to begin Fall 2018.
Primary responsibilities include graduate level teaching in the area of research and statistics; conducting a program of leadership-related research and publication; serving as a research methodology expert on doctoral committees; and working collaboratively with other LSUS graduate programs. This position involves advising; ongoing program development; engagement with for-profit, nonprofit, educational, and governmental organizations; and service on university committees and other professional activities.
Additional responsibilities may include teaching a variety of graduate courses in organizational leadership; supervision of leadership internships; development/maintenance of partnerships with organizations that may serve as the location for these internships.
Earned doctorate in quantitative research, industrial-organization (IO) psychology, organizational behavior, or leadership-related areas with a master’s in quantitative research (ABD considered); successful teaching and publication record; dissertation committee chair experience. Leadership experience in one or more of the following settings is a plus: higher education, profit/nonprofit administration, health services, government, or other human service agencies.
Submit cover letter, vita, transcripts, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of four professional references to:
Dr. Iris Johnson
Chair, Leadership Studies Search Committee
If you have questions about the position, please email or call (318-797-5036).
Review of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. LSUS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
LSUS has a current enrollment of nearly 6000 students, and boasts a high percentage of faculty with terminal degrees. The Department of Leadership Studies currently enrolls approximately 50 graduate students. Information about the department and the Leadership Studies Doctoral (Ed.D.) program can be found at http://www.lsus.edu/academics/graduate-studies/graduate-programs/doctoral-program-in-leadership-studies
The Shreveport-Bossier City area offers an attractive quality of life, combining the conveniences of a big city with the warmth and hospitality of a smaller town. With a metropolitan population of more than 397,000, the Shreveport-Bossier City area offers a low cost of living, affordable housing, and many diverse dining and entertainment options. Exceptional outdoor recreation opportunities abound. Frequently called “A Sportsman’s Paradise,” the area’s mild climate, various lakes and rivers, and beautiful parks create the perfect setting for jogging, bicycling, water skiing, jet skiing, hunting and fishing. For other recreational activities, Shreveport-Bossier is home to riverboat casinos and horse racing at Louisiana Downs. Additional entertainment venues include the CenturyLink Center, which hosts numerous musical events, comedians, rodeos, children’s events and ice skating productions, among others. Shreveport also hosts dozens of festivals with regional food and music, and offers regular theatrical productions, ballet performances, as well as performances by the Shreveport Symphony and the Shreveport Opera. Shreveport is also home to the American Rose Garden.