Current Faculty Openings

Xavier University of Louisiana currently has the following faculty openings.
Please refer to the specific ad for more detailed application and contact information.

College of of Arts and Sciences -- Ongoing Searches

English – One Tenure-Track Position
History – One Tenure-Track Position

College of Pharmacy -- Ongoing Searches

No Positions Currently Available

Library -- Ongoing Searches

Associate Director

College of Arts and Sciences


The Department of English at Xavier University of Louisiana, a liberal arts, Catholic, Historically Black University, located in New Orleans, Louisiana, invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in the long 18th century,  including the Romantics.  The position is tenure track and begins in August 2012.  The applications deadline is November 15, 2011.

Qualifications: Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in English literature with a specialization in 18th century literature, at least three years of teaching experience, which demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence, particularly, undergraduate teaching, and a record of serious scholarship and publications in scholarly journals. 

Duties and responsibilities: The normal teaching load is four courses per semester (12 hours) with opportunities for course release.  Courses in freshman composition and introductory literature as well as the long 18th century will be assigned.  The position also requires departmental and university service and student advising.

Application procedures:  Log in to our online system at: .  Attach a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references by November 15, 2011.  The letter of application should be addressed to:
Professor Violet H. Bryan
Chair, Search Committee
Department of English

Xavier University of Louisiana is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

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The Department of History at Xavier University of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure track position in African American History. The primary teaching responsibilities will include both halves of the African American and the world civilizations surveys, with opportunities to teach other upper level courses in area of specialty. Course load is twelve hours per semester. Ph.D. and teaching experience preferred, but qualified ABDs will be considered. Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Application procedures: Logon to our system at  Attach a letter of application (to include a statement of teaching philosophy), C.V., and three letters of recommendation by 1 January 2012 The letter of application should be addressed to:

Dr. Gary Donaldson
Professor of History
Xavier University of Louisiana.

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College of Pharmacy

No Positions Currently Available


Associate Director

Xavier University of Louisiana, an historically black Catholic university seeks a qualified individual for the position of Associate Library Director.

The Associate Director is responsible for day-to-day supervision of all library departments, takes a leadership role in the setting of departmental goals and assessment of progress and in developing and maintaining a system of information literacy education.  Other responsibilities include training and supervising all Library faculty members assigned to teaching information literacy instruction, orienting new Library faculty members, directing the Library Liaison program, and acting as coordinator of continuing education for all Library faculty and staff.  The associate director also assumes control of Library operations in the Director’s absence, and represents him at on- and off-campus meetings when necessary.

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s Degree in Library or information science from an ALA accredited program.  Second master’s or Ph.D. degree preferred.
  • At least ten years of progressively responsible experience in academic libraries, preferably at the department head level or higher.
  • Evidence of at least seven years of supervisory experience of librarians and support staff.
  • Evidence of participation in strategic planning initiatives.
  • Evidence of leadership and innovation in the management of print, digital, and consortia collections.
  • Evidence of professional engagement and analytical insight involving library collections, publishing, library technology, library consortia, management, scholarly communication and research.
  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with a wide range of library and university colleagues.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
To apply, log in to our online system at: .  Attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references, with the letter of application addressed to: Sr. Alicia Costa, S.S.F; Chair, Library Search Committee.  Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.  EOE/AA

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