Lecturer of Environmental Sciences - Non Tenure Track
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 Environmental Sciences position 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. 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 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 with active-learning teaching methods 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 biology, chemistry, earth science, environmental science, or geology is preferred, but a Master's degree is required, with at least five years of teaching experience, working with diverse student populations. The successful candidate must provide evidence of excellent and innovative teaching at the introductory levels and show 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