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Lecturer, Environmental Science, Arrupe College - Non-Tenure Track (One Year Appointment)

Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL
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Lecturer, Environmental Science, Arrupe College - Non-Tenure Track (One Year Appointment)
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Please see Special Instructions for more details.
Review of applications will begin July 12, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Position will begin August 15, 2019. Applicants are asked to submit (1) a letter of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a teaching statement, and (4) the names and contact information of three individuals prepared to provide professional references. Direct applications to: https://www.careers.luc.edu



Candidates may forward inquiries and additional materials related to their qualifications to:



Jennifer R. Boyle, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Arrupe College

Loyola University Chicago

Maguire Hall, Suite 366

1 Pearson Street

Chicago, IL, 60611

jboyle5@luc.edu



LUC 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.










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Job Title
Lecturer, Environmental Science, Arrupe College - Non-Tenure Track (One Year Appointment)






Position Title
Lecturer, Environmental Science, Arrupe College - Non-Tenure Track (One Year Appointment)






Position Number







Job Category
University Faculty






Job Type
Full-Time






FLSA Status
Exempt






Campus
Chicago-Water Tower Campus






Location Code
ARRUPE COLLEGE (02950A)






Department Name
ARRUPE COLLEGE






Is this split and/or fully grant funded?
No






Duties and Responsibilities


Arrupe College, a new two-year undergraduate college of Loyola University Chicago, invites applications for a non-tenure-track one year appointment as a Lecturer of Environmental Sciences position beginning August 15, 2019. Arrupe College is located on the Water Tower Campus of Loyola University Chicago. In addition to an attractive compensation package, this position comes with the opportunity to help build a college that is at the forefront of improving access to liberal education.




We seek to develop basic environmental literacy and proficiency in our students, for some of this century's most pressing environmental issues, including the loss of biodiversity, global climate change, nitrogen cycling, ocean acidification, and diminishing natural resources. Over the course of 12 months, the selected individual will teach introductory level courses in Environmental Sciences and Biology, including Introduction to Biology. The individual selected for this position will demonstrate commitment to serving a diverse student body, including underserved, minority, and first-generation college students. The successful candidate will exhibit experience with active-learning teaching methods and enthusiasm for and commitment to undergraduate teaching. Candidates with experience teaching in community colleges are encouraged to apply.








Qualifications


A doctorate in biology, ecology, environmental science, or related field is preferred, but a Master's degree is required. Experience working with diverse student populations is required. The successful candidate must provide evidence of excellent and innovative teaching at the introductory levels.








Physical Demands
None






Working Conditions
None






Minimum Education and/or Work Experience


A doctorate in biology, ecology, environmental science, or related field is preferred, but a Master's degree is required. Experience working with diverse student populations is required. The successful candidate must provide evidence of excellent and innovative teaching at the introductory levels.








Open Date
06/27/2019






Close Date







Special Instructions to Applicants


Review of applications will begin July 12, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Position will begin August 15, 2019. Applicants are asked to submit (1) a letter of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a teaching statement, and (4) the names and contact information of three individuals prepared to provide professional references. Direct applications to: https://www.careers.luc.edu




Candidates may forward inquiries and additional materials related to their qualifications to:




Jennifer R. Boyle, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Arrupe College
Loyola University Chicago
Maguire Hall, Suite 366
1 Pearson Street
Chicago, IL, 60611
jboyle5@luc.edu




LUC 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.








Quick Link for Posting
http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/11499






Job Number
88TBD






Organizational Location
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Posting Details















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Number of Vacancies
1






Desired Start Date
08/15/2019






Position End Date







Open Until Filled
Yes
















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+ Cover Letter/Letter of Application




+ Curriculum Vitae




+ Teaching Statement






Optional Documents





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