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

Loyola University of Chicago Inc Chicago, IL
Position Details

Job Title Instructor of Philosophy, Non-Tenure Track - One Year Appointment Position Title Instructor of Philosophy, 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 PHILOSOPHY (02108A) Department Name PHILOSOPHY Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities

Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Philosophy, invites candidates for a full-time, non-tenure-track, one-year appointment at the Rank of Instructor, for Academic Year 2018-2019. 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 8 undergraduate courses per year, typically with 2 preparations per semester. Duties will include teaching at the undergraduate level in the University Core Curriculum. Additionally, the successful candidate might be asked to participate in an examination of honors theses in the area of Ancient Philosophy. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Qualifications

To be considered, candidates are required to have an earned PhD by August 2018. The Department is seeking a candidate who has an AOS in Ancient Philosophy. The candidate should also be capable of teaching an Ethics Course as well as an Introduction to Philosophy course as part of the Core Curriculum. Experience with online teaching is desirable.

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

To be considered, candidates are required to have an earned PhD by August 2018. The Department is seeking a candidate who has an AOS in Ancient Philosophy. The candidate should also be capable of teaching an Ethics Course as well as an Introduction to Philosophy course as part of the Core Curriculum. Experience with online teaching is desirable.

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

Candidates should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching 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 excellence, including a teaching portfolio, to:

Dr. Mark H. Waymack, Chairperson

Department of Philosophy

Crown Center 377

Loyola University Chicago

1032 W. Sheridan Rd.

Chicago, IL 60660-5761

Review of applications will continue until the position is 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.