Instructor, English (One year appointment)Position Title:
Instructor, English (One year appointment)Job Category:
University FacultyJob Type:
Rogers Park-Lake Shore CampusLocation Code:
ENGLISH (02103A)Department Name:
ENGLISHIs this split and/or fully grant funded? :
NoDuties and Responsibilities:
Teaching undergraduate composition and, possibly, core literature courses.
The Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago (LUC) invites applications for multiple non-tenure track, one-year Full-Time Instructorships in English for academic year 2021-2022. For more information about the Department, please visit its website at www.luc.edu/english.
Located on Chicago’s vibrantly multicultural North Side, LUC is committed to creating an inclusive, responsive community of faculty, students, and staff. As part of a University-wide, multiyear hiring initiative designed to diversify the faculty, we especially encourage applications from candidates from underrepresented groups. We also encourage applications from teachers committed to interdisciplinarity and with experience mentoring diverse populations.Qualifications:
Successful candidates will have MFA degrees or doctoral degrees in English or a closely related field. They must have experience teaching first-year composition, and they must be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit, Catholic education.Minimum Education and/or Work Experience:
MFA or doctoral degree in English or a closely related fieldOpen Date:
Experience teaching first-year composition
06/14/2021Special Instructions to Applicants:
Candidates should submit to www.careers.luc.edu (1) a cover letter; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statement on teaching experience; and (4) a statement addressing past 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 to be submitted electronically to the above website (letter writers will receive an electronic prompt from LUC).
Review of applications will begin on June 21, 2021 and continue until all positions are filled.
LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to our mission of social justice and transformative education. The University believes that broad diversity is critical to achieving its mission. Therefore, in holistically assessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record 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:
PROVOSTNumber of Vacancies:
5Desired Start Date:
08/09/2021Open Until Filled: