Professor of English -Tenure Track


Website Louisiana Christian University

The Division of Languages and Literature at Louisiana Christian University seeks to fill a tenure-track position in English to begin August, 2023.

Description of Position

Louisiana Christian University Applicants will need to demonstrate teaching competencies in grammar, writing, and research instruction in English Fundamentals, College English, and Composition I and II classes.  Courses are delivered in face-to-face, online, and hybrid formats.

All full-time faculty are expected to teach courses, maintain regular office hours to assist students and improve student retention and success, and attend and participate fully in departmental and university activities. All full-time faculty are expected to contribute to departmental and university work and demonstrate a commitment to professional development. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an effective working relationship with the administration, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and the community to ensure the success of the program. All full-time faculty are expected to comply with published university policies and procedures and to recognize and reflect standards of civility and collegiality in all interactions.

The position also requires that the faculty member be available for advising of students and service on faculty / university committees. Faculty development through scholarship activities including travel and research with undergraduates is strongly encouraged and funding is available through an endowment.

The successful candidate will acknowledge a life calling to liberal arts education at a Christ-Centered University with this mission:  Louisiana Christian University is a Christ-centered community committed to Academic Excellence where Students are equipped for Lives of Learning, Leading, and Serving.

Louisiana Christian University is a private, Baptist, coeducational university of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs, located in Pineville, Louisiana. LCU was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention. It has an enrollment of about 1,200 students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

 Minimum Qualifications

·        M.A. in English, or master’s degree with teaching experience in English

·        The ability to teach grammar, writing, and research

·        A lifestyle consistent with a Christian worldview

·        The ability to integrate the Christian faith into traditional coursework

To apply for these positions, please submit:
1. A cover letter
2. LCU Faculty Application
3. LCU’s Christian Worldview Statement
4. Curriculum vitae
5. Undergraduate and graduate transcripts (copies are acceptable for applicants)
6. Names and contact information for at least three references
7. A statement of your view of the integration of faith in teaching and research

 Inquiries and all submissions should be made to:

Dr. Cheryl D. Clark,

Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
Louisiana Christian University
1140 College Drive
P. O. Box 567
Pineville, LA 71359

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