Assistant/Associate Professor in Christian Spirituality, Institute of Pastoral Studies - Tenure...
Position DetailsPosition Details Job TitleAssistant/Associate Professor in Christian Spirituality, Institute of Pastoral Studies - Tenure-TrackPosition TitleAssistant/Associate Professor in Christian Spirituality, Institute of Pastoral Studies - Tenure-TrackPosition NumberJob CategoryUniversity FacultyJob TypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusExemptCampusChicago-Water Tower CampusLocation CodeINSTITUTE OF PASTORAL STUDIES (03200A)Department NameINSTITUTE FOR PASTORAL STUDIESIs this split and/or fully grant funded? NoDuties and Responsibilities
The Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant or associate level in Christian Spirituality, with an emphasis on Ignatian Spirituality, beginning August 2020. The selected individual will teach courses and advise students in our graduate programs in spirituality, with attention to the global and contextually diverse nature of the contemporary church and the variety of ministry settings.
Candidates must be supportive of Loyola’s Catholic and Jesuit mission. Now in its sixth decade as one of the premier academic programs in education for ministry, the IPS contributes vitally to this mission, offering Master’s degrees and graduate certificates in pastoral studies, divinity, spirituality, pastoral counseling, counseling for ministry, and social justice.Qualifications
The successful applicant will bring an earned doctorate in spirituality, theology, or a related field. Expertise in spiritual direction and Ignatian Spirituality (in particular the Ignatian Exercises) and professional experience as a spiritual director is strongly desired, as well as a solid record of (or clear potential for) excellence in research, teaching, distinguished scholarship, and student mentorship.Physical DemandsNoneWorking ConditionsNoneMinimum Education and/or Work Experience
The successful applicant will bring an earned doctorate in spirituality, theology, or a related field. Expertise in spiritual direction and Ignatian Spirituality (in particular the Ignatian Exercises) and professional experience as a spiritual director is strongly desired, as well as a solid record of (or clear potential for) excellence in research, teaching, distinguished scholarship, and student mentorship.Open Date09/26/2019Close DateSpecial Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and the names of three references through Loyola’s online application system at: www.careers.luc.edu. Applications should be received by November 16, 2019 for full consideration.
Inquiries about the position should be directed to: William Schmidt, Ph.D., Chair, Search Committee, [email protected]
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, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed. Applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are especially encouraged.
Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. LUC 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 assessing 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 degree.Quick Link for Postinghttp://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/12388Job Number8500832Organizational LocationProvostPosting Details Posting Detail Number of Vacancies1Desired Start Date08/10/2020Position End DateOpen Until FilledYesApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Curriculum Vitae
- Teaching Statement
- Research Statement
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