Biology, Instructor (One-Year), Non-Tenure TrackPosition Title:
Biology, Instructor (One-Year), Non-Tenure TrackJob Category:
University FacultyJob Type:
Rogers Park-Lake Shore CampusLocation Code:
BIOLOGY (02112A)Department Name:
BIOLOGYIs this split and/or fully grant funded? :
NoDuties and Responsibilities:
Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Biology invites applications for a Temporary, One-Year Instructor Appointment (non-renewable) starting in August 2022 for academic year 2022-2023. The Department of Biology has 50 full-time faculty serving more than 1,600 majors and students from associated university programs at the Lake Shore Campus. For more information on the department, please visit its web site at http://www.luc.edu/biology. Qualifications:
This search is part of a University-wide, multiyear 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). Of special interest are candidates who can further the University’s efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.
This is a non-tenure-track, full-time position that involves teaching in our core freshmen biology sequence, including lecture and laboratory sections. There may also be opportunities to teach sophomore-level lectures and labs in Cell Biology or Genetics. Teaching responsibilities shall include a 4-4 teaching load.
The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Biology or a related field. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and clear potential for student mentorship. 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. in Biology or a related field. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and clear potential for student mentorship. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.Open Date:
06/08/2022Special Instructions to Applicants:
Candidates should submit to www.careers.luc.edu a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, and a letter of interest, which includes a description of their experiences in teaching and mentorship that have contributed or relate to issues of student inclusion and diversity. They also should provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of undergraduate teaching and mentorship.Quick Link for Posting:
Candidates should forward additional materials related to teaching excellence to:John Kelly, Ph.D., ChairDepartment of BiologyLoyola University Chicago1050 W Sheridan RoadChicago, Illinois 60660
Review of applications will begin immediately 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 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 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.
PROVOSTNumber of Vacancies:
1Desired Start Date:
08/15/2022Position End Date:
06/30/2023Open Until Filled: