School of Law Faculty - Tenured or Tenure Track

Loyola University Chicago
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies, Security Studies, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Legal Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Job Title School of Law Faculty - Tenured or Tenure Track Position Title School of Law Faculty - Tenured or Tenure Track (Multiple Positions) Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Chicago-Water Tower Campus Location Code SCHOOL OF LAW (02700A) Department Name Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities
Loyola University Chicago School of Law invites applications for full-time, tenured or tenure-track, lateral faculty positions to commence Fall 2022. We are especially interested in scholars engaged in teaching and scholarship in any area that addresses anti-racism, racial justice, health equity, and structural disparities impacting Black, LatinX, indigenous, and other persons of color. Both the University and the law school will prioritize candidates who demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are dedicated as a faculty to contribute to a deeper understanding of law, legal institutions, and systems of oppression through a commitment to transformation, intersectionality, and anti-subordination in our teaching, research, scholarship, and public service. Ability and interest to teach in the hybrid format in our part-time/weekend JD division will also be considered.

Faculty candidates will be expected to teach in our 1L curriculum; our present curricular needs include civil procedure, constitutional law, contracts, torts, and criminal law. Faculty responsibilities will include teaching one to two courses per semester; mentoring and advising students; successful completion of research and scholarship in particular areas of academic interest; service to the law school, University, and community; active involvement in faculty governance through committee work; and representation at local, regional, and national conferences and events.

Loyola University Chicago School of Law is a student-focused law center inspired by the Jesuit tradition of academic excellence, intellectual openness, and service to others. For more information on the law school and our mission, please visit:

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 faculty, staff and student populations because broad diversity contributes to a robust academic environment and is critical to meeting the University’s commitment to excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. 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. Candidates should consult our website at to gain a clearer understanding of LUC’s mission. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, please consult our website at . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ability status, or veteran status. Qualifications
Applicants must have strong academic credentials, a J.D. degree from an accredited institution, evidence of impactful scholarship, and a dedication to teaching. We are especially interested in candidates who will enhance the diversity of our faculty and broader University community. We welcome candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups with perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds that will enrich the diversity of our institution. Physical Demands Working Conditions Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
J.D. degree from an accredited institution, evidence of impactful scholarship, and a dedication to teaching Open Date 07/22/2021 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should submit a cover letter, a statement of interest, a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement/research agenda, two to three representative publications, and the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to your professional qualifications for this position to . All applicants should also specifically address in their statement of interest how they will contribute to the law school’s mission statement, available at

Application materials may also be emailed directly to Professor Jordan Paradise at However, all applicants selected for interviews will need to submit materials to the Loyola website above for university processing.

Jordan Paradise, J.D.
Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee
Georgia Reithal Professor of Law
Co-Director, Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
25 East Pearson, Suite 722
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 915-7372

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Quick Link for Posting Job Number 8500228 and 8500170 Organizational Location PROVOST
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Number of Vacancies 2 Desired Start Date 08/15/2022 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes Applicant Documents
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  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Scholarly Publications
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