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Assistant Professor of Education

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Department or College - Department of Education Professions

McNeese State University invites qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Education in the Department of Education Professions.  This is a full-time, 9–month, unclassified, (tenure-track) position.  This appointment will potentially begin in Fall 2021.

Position Number:  F99830

Position Description and Responsibilities

The Assistant Professor in the Department of Education Professions is primarily responsible for functions related to teaching mathematics at the undergraduate and graduate level. Opportunities may exist for teaching courses within the master level courses in curriculum and instruction. Other responsibilities include advising both graduate and undergraduate students; ten office hours a week; supervising residency candidates, assuming committee responsibilities; and performing service activities for the community, college, and university. The Assistant Professor of Education will work closely with the faculty and department chair in the Department of Education Professions.



  • Earned Doctorate in Education, with 18+ credit hours in graduate math courses
  • Qualified to teach Secondary Math
  • Knowledge of Tier 1 curriculum
  • Evidence of collaboration with local school systems, community agencies and other professionals
  • Evidence of the application of technology
  • Experience with data-driven instructional decision making


  • University teaching experience
  • Qualifications to teach reading methods courses at the graduate level
  • Evidence of scholarly activities
  • Knowledge of standard requirements: Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC), Louisiana Components of Effective Teaching (LCET), Louisiana Teacher Preparation Competencies, and Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Standards for Elementary Education.


$55,000; opportunities for summer teaching may be available


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

Application Materials and Contact

Electronic submissions only. Applicants should submit online:  Letter of Application, Resume, References (name, phone number, and e-mail address of at least three), and Unofficial Transcripts) for the application process.  Please submit the required documents to:

Angela LeBreton, Chair at:

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 all 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.

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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.