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Lecturer, Department of Philosophy

Loyola University Chicago
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 23, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Teacher Education, Humanities, Philosophy
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Full Time
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Job Title Lecturer, Department of Philosophy Position Title Philosophy - Lecturer (Non-Tenure Track) 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? Duties and Responsibilities
Loyola University Chicago ( LUC ), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Philosophy seeks qualified candidates for non-tenure-track appointment as Lecturer, beginning Fall 2021. Initial appointments are renewable, contingent on performance and review. The Department of Philosophy has 35 full-time faculty serving more than 170 majors and is located on the university’s Lakeshore Campus. For more information about the department, please visit its web site at:

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.

This position routinely involves teaching 4 sections of courses each semester as well as student advising/mentoring, and department service as needed. The courses that the candidate must be prepared to teach include, but are not limited to, the following: PHIL 181: Ethics; PHIL 82: Ethics and Society; PHIL 130: Philosophy and Persons. Teaching experience in Loyola’s Core Curriculum with very strong teaching evaluations is highly desirable. Qualifications
Requirements include a Ph.D. in Philosophy, an exceptional enthusiasm for pedagogy, a commitment to undergraduate teaching, and a dedication to student development. We seek candidates with an excellent record of teaching at the college level. The candidate also 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 07/23/2021 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should submit, by July 30th, a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, and a letter of interest to . They should also provide evidence that attests to their teaching performance and experience, and the names and addresses of three individuals prepared to advise on their professional qualifications for this position. In addition, they should include 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. References will not be contacted immediately but might be consulted at subsequent points in the review process. Please direct further inquiries to:

Dr. Mark H. Waymack
Chairperson Department of Philosophy
Crown Center 377
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Rd. Chicago, IL 60660-5761
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received before July 30 will receive full consideration.

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 Quick Link for Posting Job Number 85tba Organizational Location PROVOST
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Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 08/09/2021 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes Applicant Documents
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  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Inclusive Excellence Statement
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