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Assistant Professor of Classical Islamic Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Loyola University, Chicago

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Classical Islamic Philosophy
AOS categories Arabic and Islamic Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Chicago, Illinois, United States
Start date August 2021
Job description

The Department of Philosophy in the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago (LUC) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, for academic year 2021-22. The department seeks applicants with expertise in Classical Islamic Philosophy. The successful candidate will be joining a department with more than 33 full-time faculty members, over 123 majors and 77 minors, and MA and PhD graduate programs. For more information about the department, please visit its website at https://www.luc.edu/philosophy/index.shtml.

The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Philosophy at the time of appointment. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship. Experience working or conducting research in the specialty area of Classical Islamic philosophy is desirable. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

How to apply
Application type Online
Candidates should submit to www.careers.luc.edu (1) a brief letter of interest; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statement outlining the applicant’s research agenda; (4) a statement on teaching experience; and (5) a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching and other channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarship and service. Applicants should also arrange for three recommendations from individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of scholarship, teaching and mentorship, to be submitted electronically to the above website (letter writers will receive an electronic prompt from LUC). Candidates may forward additional materials related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications to: Blake Dutton Ph.D., Search Committee Chair Department of Philosophy Loyola University Chicago Please make contact via email at: bdutton@luc.edu Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.
Web address to apply https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/14569
Deadline for full consideration: December 15, 2020, 7:00am CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/14569
Contact name Blake Dutton
Contact email
Time created November 30, 2020, 9:22am UTC
Scheduled expiry date June 13, 2021, 9:00am CST
Last updated November 30, 2020, 9:22am UTC
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