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Professor and Head

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This position is a 12-month administrative appointment with the expectation that the successful candidate will continue to perform scholarly work. The extent of teaching responsibilities is negotiable. Administrative responsibilities of the department head include budget management, resource allocation, and supervision of staff. They must also have excellent interpersonal and administrative skills, provide effective leadership to the department, serve as an effective liaison between the faculty and administration, and be a strong advocate for the department within and outside the University. This includes working with the College of Arts & Sciences and alumni to attract funds and resources.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in geosciences or a related field, previous administrative experience, a distinguished record of research productivity, teaching credentials, student mentorship and extramural funding, and must also meet the university requirements for appointment as a full professor with tenure.

Instructions for Applying:

All applicants must apply and submit the following materials online at Candidates should submit 1) a cover letter describing their interest in the position, 2) CV, 3) statements of not more than two pages each describing their administrative experience and leadership philosophy, teaching philosophy, and research interests, and 4) contact information for five professional references.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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Meteorologist/Reporter position

Southwest Louisiana’s KPLC-TV seeks a degreed meteorologist to join the First Alert Weather team. The ideal candidate will keep Southwest Louisiana updated with accurate forecasts and current conditions. You’ll use the latest products from Weather Central/WSI to provide forecasts across multiple platforms. In addition to meteorologist duties, you’ll serve as a web content producer and video journalist.

A bachelor’s degree in meteorology or atmospheric sciences from an accredited institution is required for this position. A background in journalism and/or mass communications is also preferred. Candidate must also have a good driving record, valid driver’s license and the ability to pass drug screening.

Check us out at to see the team you’ll join.   If you want to be the newest addition to the team, please apply online and include your cover letter, resume, and attach link of your most recent work.  No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

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