Instructor of Biology, Non-Tenure Track - One Year Appointment

Loyola University of Chicago Inc Chicago, IL
Position Details

Job Title Instructor of Biology, Non-Tenure Track - One Year Appointment Position Title Instructor of Biology, Non-Tenure Track - One Year Appointment Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Location Code BIOLOGY (02112A) Department Name BIOLOGY Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences, Loyola University Chicago (LUC) seeks qualified candidates for three, newly authorized positions beginning in August 2018 as Instructor of Biology. The appointments are for one year. The Department of Biology has 40 full-time faculty serving more than 1,600 majors and students from associated university programs at the Lake Shore Campus. For more information on the department, please visit its web site at http://www.luc.edu/biology.

These are non-tenure-track, full-time positions that involve teaching in our core freshmen biology sequence, including lecture and laboratory sections. There may be opportunities to teach a course in Evolution or Genetics. Teaching responsibilities shall include a 4-4 teaching load.

Qualifications

The successful candidate for this position will have a PhD and proven excellence in teaching at the college level. In addition, the incumbent must be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

The successful candidate for this position will have a PhD and proven excellence in teaching at the college level. In addition, the incumbent must be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Open Date 06/12/2018 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, and a letter of interest to www.careers.luc.edu. Applicants should provide the names and addresses of three individuals prepared to advise on their professional qualifications for this position. References will not be contacted immediately but may be consulted at subsequent points in the review process.

Review of applications will begin immediately 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. 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.