Lecturer of Philosophy - Non Tenure Track

Location
Chicago, IL
Posted
Oct 14, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description: Arrupe College, a new two-year undergraduate college of Loyola University Chicago, invites applications for a non-tenure-track renewable appointment as a Lecturer of Philosophy with competence in History of Philosophy, Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Feminism, and/or Philosophy of Race beginning July 1, 2018. 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. As a new institution, Arrupe College offers faculty an opportunity to experiment and develop initiatives that advance our educational mission. Over the course of 12 months, the selected individual will teach introductory courses in Philosophy including Philosophy and Persons, Persons and Society and Ethics and participate in the college's advising process. 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 in active-learning and enthusiasm for and commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring as well as a willingness to engage students beyond formal classroom experiences. Candidates with experience teaching in community colleges are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: A doctorate in the discipline is preferred, but a Master's degree in Philosophy is required, with at least five years of teaching experience with documented evidence of teaching and working with diverse student populations. The successful candidate must provide evidence of a commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching at the introductory levels and dedication to program development. The successful candidate will provide documented evidence of co-curricular mentorship experiences with students of this age group.

Job Category: University Faculty

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