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Department of Education Professions
McNeese State University invites qualified applicants for the position of Instructor in the Department of Education Professions. This is a full-time 9–month, unclassified, non-tenure-track position. The appointment begins August 2018.

Position Description and Responsibilities:

The Instructor is responsible for functions related to teaching courses primarily in math at the undergraduate level. Other responsibilities include advising undergraduate students; supervising student teachers; assuming committee responsibilities; and performing service activities for the community, university, and college. The Instructor of Education Professions will work closely with faculty in the Department of Education Professions.


Required: Current teaching license in elementary education; Master’s Degree with a concentration in Curriculum and Instruction; Highly qualified in the area of elementary mathematics; Experience teaching Louisiana Student Standards in elementary (grades 1-5) mathematics classrooms; Qualified as a mentor teacher through the Louisiana Department of Education; Formal evaluation experience with pre-service teacher candidates.

Preferred: Knowledge with and involvement in currently mandated state assessments (LEAP 2025, LEAP 360); Experience with a variety of mentoring and leadership opportunities; University Teaching Experience.


$45,000, non-negotiable


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

Application Materials and Contact:

For the application process, applicants must electronically submit the following required documents:  1) Letter of Application; 2) Resume; 3) References (name, phone number, and email address of at least three); and 4) Unofficial Transcripts.  ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED
Please email the required documents to:
Attention:  Dr. Trung Nguyen, Chair
Department of Education Professions
McNeese State University
Lake Charles, LA  70609
Phone:  (337) 475-5111
TDD:  (337) 562-4227

Additional Information:

McNeese State University, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a public university and a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and al l supporting materials will become public record. All applicants are expected to submit complete and accurate materials as specified in the position announcement. A background check and an English Proficiency assessment will be conducted on selected finalists. We comply with Louisiana Revised Statute 49:1001, et seq, and State of Louisiana Executive Order 98-38, which provides for drug testing of employees, appointees, prospective employees, and prospective appointees. Prospective employees and employees are informed if a drug test is required.

McNeese State University is an AA/EEO/ADA employer committed to excellence through diversity.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires McNeese State University to inform applicants that the University can employ only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and right to accept employment.

McNeese State University is a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and all supporting materials will become public record. An executive session pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. 42:6.1(A) may be required.

Persons needing reasonable accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Equal Opportunity Office: Voice: (337) 475-5428; TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired: (337) 562-4227; Fax: (337) 475-5960; or

Instructional Faculty Candidates with foreign degrees must provide official certification of equivalency to U.S. degrees, an official comprehensive course-by-course report and U.S. Equivalency Statement, from World Education Services. The official Credential Evaluation Report and U.S. Equivalency Statement must be submitted directly to the Office of Academic and Student Affairs, Box 93220, Lake Charles, LA 70609; (337)475-5508. Simple translation of the language on foreign diplomas, transcripts, coursework, or similar will NOT suffice and will cause the application packet to be judged as incomplete.