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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Loyola University, Chicago

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Kant
AOS categories History of Philosophy
AOC German Idealism and/or Applied Ethics
AOC categories History of Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 8500330
Location Howard District, Illinois, United States
Start date Fall 2018
Job description

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Background: Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of (Department Name) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. AOS: Kant. AOC of German Idealism and/or Applied Ethics desirable.

The position will begin in August 2018.  The Department of Philosophy has extensive teaching duties in Loyola’s Core Curriculum, programs for Majors and Minors, as well as MA and PhD programs. (There are about 70 Majors, 60 Minors, 150 Bioethics Minors, and 75 graduate students.)  For more information about our Department please visit: http://www.luc.edu/philosophy/about.shtml

Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach in our Core Curriculum, and also teach in their area of specialty in undergraduate upper division classes as well as occasional graduate program seminars. There is also an expectation of advising and mentoring of students, research/scholarship in one’s area suitable for a tenure track appointment, and the usual sorts of service work within the Department. The successful candidate is expected to pursue a strong research program.

Minimum Qualifications: The candidate will have a PhD in Philosophy prior to 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, and student mentorship. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education. 

Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement/research agenda, and a letter of interest to www.careers.luc.edu. This job is posted as #8500330. They also should provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of scholarship and undergraduate teaching and mentorship. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process. Candidates should forward additional materials related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications to:

Mark H. Waymack, Ph.D., Chair
Department of Philosophy
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, Illinois 60660

Review of applications will begin November 10, 2017 and continue until the positions are filled.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. 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.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://www.careers.luc.edu
Deadline for full consideration: November 10, 2017, 12:00am CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information http://www.careers.luc.edu
Contact name Mark Waymack
Contact email
Contact phone 773-508-2738
Time created October 23, 2017, 11:12am EST
Scheduled expiry date May 11, 2018, 9:18am CST
Expired on May 11, 2018, 9:46am CST
Last updated May 11, 2018, 10:46am EST
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