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Assistant Professor of Philosophy (Bioethics)

Department of Philosophy, Loyola University, Chicago

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Bioethics
AOS categories Biomedical Ethics
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 bioethics with an emphasis on racial and gender disparities in health. The successful candidate will be joining a department with more than 33 full-time faculty members, over 123 majors, 77 minors, and 155 Bioethics Minors. We also have 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 must 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 writing or conducting research in the specialty area of health disparities is required. 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
Instructions
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 should be able to electronically forward materials related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications to the above website, but if there are questions, please contact: Jennifer Parks, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair Department of Philosophy Loyola University Chicago Please contact Dr. Parks via email at: jparks1@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/14568
Deadline for full consideration: December 15, 2020, 7:00am CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
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Web address for more information https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/14568
Contact name Jennifer Parks
Contact email
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Scheduled expiry date June 13, 2021, 9:10am CST
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