Andrew M. Greeley Chair in Catholic Education

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Job TitleAndrew M. Greeley Chair in Catholic EducationPosition TitleAndrew M. Greeley Chair in Catholic EducationPosition NumberJob CategoryUniversity FacultyJob TypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusExemptCampusChicago-Water Tower CampusLocation CodeSCHOOL OF EDUCATION (02300A)Department NameSCHOOL OF EDUCATIONIs this split and/or fully grant funded? YesDuties and Responsibilities

The Andrew M. Greeley Chair in Catholic Education in the Loyola University Chicago School of Education (LUC SOE) offers a contemporary educator and scholar the opportunity to extend Greeley’s legacy of advocacy for Catholic schools and research in the field of Catholic education. This is a full-time non-tenure track position, beginning Academic Year 2019-2020. Through research, teaching, advising, publications and presentations, the Greeley Chair is called to establish a national presence in the field of Catholic education on behalf of Loyola University Chicago and the School of Education, communicate a passion for Catholic education in the School of Education and beyond, and contribute to the future of Catholic education. Within the university and the SOE, the Greeley Chair works with the Greeley Center for Catholic Education and with faculty, staff, and students in all focus areas in the School of Education to support the intentional integration of Loyola’s and the School of Education’s Jesuit and Catholic identity into the professional formation of undergraduate and graduate candidates.

oCatholic educator degree cohorts
oOnline Catholic educator certificate programs
oUndergraduate teacher prep candidates
•Scholarly Research and Publication
oRelated to Catholic Education
oIn support of/in conjunction with the work of the Greeley Center for Catholic Education
oIn collaboration with other Catholic education researchers nationally and internationally
•Student Advisement
oSupervision of Greeley Chair graduate assistant
oDissertation direction for research related to Catholic education
•National Presence
oPresentations at conferences
oInvolvement/leadership in national Catholic educational organizations
•Grants and Advancement
oSecuring Grants related to research
oWork with advancement to expand Greeley Chair endowment
•University Presence
oMission effectiveness support
oCollaboration with Loyola’s Center for Catholic Intellectual Heritage
oCollaboration with other university units relative to the Chair’s areas of expertise


Ideal Experience/Credentials:
•Doctorate in related field
•Experience in Catholic higher education
•Ability to teach relevant courses in SOE
•Experience with PK-12 Catholic schools
•Demonstrated research interest in and publication record regarding Catholic education
•Positive teaching reviews

Desired Qualities:
•Passion for Catholic education
•Strong collaborator
•Stature/disposition to become a leader in Catholic higher education supporting Catholic schools
•Innovative/creative thinker
•Articulate understanding of and affinity for faith-based education on all levels —primary, secondary, and higher education.

Physical DemandsNoneWorking ConditionsNoneMinimum Education and/or Work Experience

•Doctorate in related field
•Experience in Catholic higher education
•Ability to teach relevant courses in SOE
•Experience with PK-12 Catholic schools
•Demonstrated research interest in and publication record regarding Catholic education
•Positive teaching reviews

Open Date11/12/2018Close DateSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should submit a Curriculum Vitae and a letter of interest to They also should provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their qualifications for this position, especially in terms of undergraduate teaching and mentorship. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process.

For more information please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Michael Boyle at [email protected]

Review of applications will begin November 30, 2018 and 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 For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at

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Number of VacanciesDesired Start Date08/12/2019Position End DateOpen Until FilledYesApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
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    Posted: 12/29/2018
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