Lecturer in European and American History
Job Description: Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of History invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position and specialty area in European and American history for academic year 2019-2020. The department serves 269 majors and minors and has several undergraduate concentrations including Gender, Sexuality, & Race and Globalization, Social Justice, & Human Rights. For more information about the Department of History, please visit its website at www.LUC.edu/history. Teaching responsibilities shall include University Core courses in both European and American History: HIST 101 (Western Civilization to the 17th Century), HIST 102 (Western Civilization from the 17th Century to the Present), HIST 211 (United States History to 1865), and HIST 212 (United States History from 1865 to the Present). Preferred candidates will also have specialized preparation for teaching upper-level courses HIST 333 (Ireland: Colony to Nation State) and HIST 384 (Irish Diaspora in America). The teaching load for Lecturers is four courses per semester (4-4).
Qualifications: The candidate will have a Ph.D. degree in History. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and have clear potential for student mentorship. Experience teaching and researching in the specialty area of Irish and Irish Diaspora is desirable. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.
Job Category: University Faculty