Criminal Justice and Criminology, Lecturer of Gender, Race and Immigration, Non-Tenure Track
Criminal Justice and Criminology, Lecturer of Gender, Race and Immigration, Non-Tenure TrackPosition Title:
Criminal Justice and Criminology, Lecturer of Gender, Race and Immigration, Non-Tenure TrackJob Category:
University FacultyJob Type:
Rogers Park-Lake Shore CampusLocation Code:
CRIMINAL JUSTICE (02121A)Department Name:
CRIMINAL JUSTICEIs this split and/or fully grant funded? :
NoDuties and Responsibilities:
The Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago (LUC) invites applications for a full-time non-tenure-track position at the rank of Lecturer, for academic year 2021-22. The department seeks applicants with expertise in gender, race, and immigration. The successful candidate will be joining a department with ten full-time faculty members, over 400 undergraduate majors and minors, and 30 graduate students. For more information about the department, please visit its website at www.luc.edu/criminaljustice/.
This search is part of a University-wide, multi-year hiring initiative designed to hire outstanding researchers and teachers who are reflective of our diverse student body and committed to interdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across different subfields and disciplines) and the pursuit of external grants. Of special interest are candidates who can further the University’s efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Successful applicants will have the ability to teach courses on a variety of criminal justice and criminology topics at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including: Criminal Justice in a Global Context (introductory course); Women and Criminal Justice; and Race, Ethnicity, and Crime. The standard teaching load lecturers is four courses per semester.Qualifications:
The candidate will have a Ph.D. or be ABD in Criminology/Criminal Justice or a closely related field at the time of appointment. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and have a record of student mentorship. Experience working or conducting research in the specialty area of gender, race, and immigration is desirable. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.Physical Demands:
NoneMinimum Education and/or Work Experience:
The candidate will have a Ph.D. or be ABD in Criminology/Criminal Justice or a closely related field at the time of appointment. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and have a record of student mentorship. Experience working or conducting research in the specialty area of gender, race, and immigration is desirable. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.Open Date:
11/20/2020Special Instructions to Applicants:
Candidates should submit to www.careers.luc.edu (1) a brief letter of interest; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statement on teaching experience; and (4) a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching and other channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarship and service. Applicants should also arrange for three recommendations from individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of scholarship, teaching and mentorship, to be submitted electronically to the above website (letter writers will receive an electronic prompt from LUC). Candidates may forward additional materials related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications to:
David Olson, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair
Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, Illinois 60660
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.
LUC 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 www.luc.edu/mission. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.Quick Link for Posting:
PROVOSTDesired Start Date:
08/09/2021Open Until Filled: