Instructor, Chemistry & Biochemistry (One year appointment)

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

Position Details

Job Title Instructor, Chemistry & Biochemistry (One year appointment) Position Title Instructor, Chemistry & Biochemistry (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 CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY Is this split and/or fully grant funded? Duties and Responsibilities

Loyola University Chicago ( LUC ), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a Temporary, One-Year Instructor Appointment (non-renewable) for academic year 2021-2022. The Department offers PhD, MS, and ACS -approved BS and BA degrees in Chemistry and Biochemistry. For more information about the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, please visit its website at

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. The position involves lecturing in general chemistry and overseeing laboratory sections. The ability to teach other courses in our curriculum will be considered. In addition, candidates will be required to supervise graduate student teaching assistants.


Minimum Qualifications: The candidate will have a MS or higher in Chemical Sciences or related areas. 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 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. Candidates should forward additional materials related to teaching excellence to:

Miguel A. Ballicora, Ph.D., Chair
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Loyola University Chicago
1068 W. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, Illinois 60660

Review of applications will begin June 15, 2021 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 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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