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Louisiana State University Shreveport
  • Position Number: 4054618
  • Location: Shreveport, LA
  • Position Type: Business - Human Resources

The Department of Biological Sciences at Louisiana State University in Shreveport invites applications for the position of Department Chair to begin by August of 2023. This is a 9-month tenure-track position.

The Chair plays a key leadership role, mentoring junior faculty (especially with respect to the tenure and promotion process), assisting tenured faculty realize potential in teaching and research, directing academic standards and policy implementation, and representing the department to academia, industry, and government to ensure its continued vitality. In addition to overseeing departmental operations, personnel, and resources, they will also teach two classes per semester (6 credit hours), and one class (3 hours) in the summer.

The successful candidate will have an earned Ph.D. in Biological Sciences or a closely related field and sufficient qualifications for the rank of Associate/Full Professor. The successful candidate will provide evidence of scientific and organizational leadership and will have the communication, interpersonal, and administrative skills necessary to nurture an environment of collaboration and trust within the department, as well as between the department and LSUS at large.

Interested individuals should submit an application, including a cover letter summarizing qualifications and leadership approach, a research and student mentoring statement, a teaching statement, a detailed curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. Please send electronic copies of these documents to Dr. Tibor Szarvas at

Review of applications will begin on April 10, 2023 and continue until the position is filled and the posting removed from the LSUS HR Web site. We welcome questions related to this posting.

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