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Assistant Professor in Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Loyola University, Chicago

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Critical Philosophy of Race
AOS categories Philosophy of Race
AOC The Department is particularly interested in applicants working in contemporary Latinx Philosophy, critical social epistemologies, or decolonial theory, or working on issues at the intersection of race, gender, and sexual orientation.
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Chicago, Illinois, United States
Start date August 2020
Job description

Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Philosophy, invites candidates for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with appointment beginning academic year 2020-2021. The Department serves undergraduate majors and minors and has a doctoral program in Philosophy as well as two terminal masters programs: one in Philosophy and one in Social Philosophy. For a description of the Philosophy Department, please visit its website: http://www.luc.edu/philosophy/index.shtml.

The expected teaching load for this position is 4 courses per year, typically with 2 preparations per semester. Duties will include teaching at the undergraduate level, in the University Core Program, in the program for Undergraduate Majors, and in the Graduate programs. Also, there will be expectations of the usual advising, mentoring, and service as well as the pursuit of an active research program.

To be considered, candidates are required to have an earned PhD by August 2020. The Department is seeking candidates who have AOS: Critical Philosophy of Race. The Department is particularly interested in applicants working in contemporary Latinx Philosophy, critical social epistemologies, or decolonial theory, or working on issues at the intersection of race, gender, and sexual orientation. The candidates should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Candidates should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching/research statement, and a letter of interest to www.careers.luc.edu. They also should provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process. Candidates should forward a writing sample in Philosophy and any additional materials related to teaching and research excellence, including a teaching/ research portfolio, to: Dr. Mark H. Waymack, Chairperson Department of Philosophy Crown Center 377 Loyola University Chicago 1032 W. Sheridan Rd. Chicago, IL 60660-5761. Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees. As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.
Web address to apply http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/12416
Deadline for full consideration: November 10, 2019, 8:30am CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/12416
Contact name Lucas Abramson
Contact email
Contact phone 773-508-2298
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Scheduled expiry date April 25, 2020, 10:08am CST
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