Instructor, Philosophy (One year appointment)

Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 14, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Job Title Instructor, Philosophy (One year appointment) Position Title Instructor, Philosophy (One year appointment) Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Location Code COLLEGE OF A&S - LSC (02100A) Department Name PHILOSOPHY Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities

Loyola University Chicago ( LUC ), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Philosophy invites applications for two Temporary, One-Year Instructor Appointments (non-renewable) for academic year 2021-2022. The Department serves undergraduate majors and minors and has a doctoral program in Philosophy as well as two terminal masters programs: one in Philosophy, and one in Social Philosophy. For a description of the Philosophy Department, please visit its website:

This search is part of a University-wide, multiyear hiring initiative designed to hire outstanding teachers who are reflective of our diverse student body. Of special interest are candidates who can further the University’s efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Teaching responsibilities shall include a 4-4 teaching load. All courses will be in the Philosophy Department’s Core Curriculum offerings. Experience with Loyola’s undergraduate CORE curriculum in Philosophy is expected for this position.


The candidate should possess a PhD in Philosophy. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and have a record of (or 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 Working Conditions Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

PhD in Philosophy

Open Date 06/14/2021 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement and a letter of interest to 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. Send any additional materials regarding teaching performance to:

Mark H. Waymack, Ph.D., Chair
Department of Philosophy
Loyola University Chicago
Crown Center 377
1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, Illinois 60660

Review of applications will begin June 21, 2021 and continue until the positions are 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 Vacancies 2 Desired Start Date 08/09/2021 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes Applicant Documents
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