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Assistant Professor

Employer
Loyola University Chicago
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 24, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Other Humanities, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Details

Position Details

Job Title Assistant Professor Position Title Assistant Professor Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Location Code POLITICAL SCIENCE (02118A) Department Name POLITICAL SCIENCE Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities
Loyola University Chicago is seeking an Assistant Professor to Teach courses in normative political theory and the history of political thought, including but not limited to an introductory course to Political Theory, upper-level undergraduate courses on topics such as Contemporary Political Thought, Democratic Theory, and Global Justice, and, on a rotating basis, graduate courses in political theory for masters and PhD students; provide mentoring and advising to individual students; pursue a research agenda in democratic theory, the politics of identity, social egalitarianism, and interpretive methods, with an interest on interdisciplinarity, including participating in conferences, publishing in academic outlets, and being part of diverse academic communities; participate in administrative duties, at the level of the Political Science department, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the University, such as representing the department of political science in the College’s Academic Council; design and teach introductory courses in political theory for undergraduate students, as well as upper-level undergraduate courses rooted in political theory but catering to students across the social sciences and humanities; advise and mentor graduate students in political science, with a specific focus on normative questions drawing from debates of political theory, such as human rights and nationalism; pursue an active research agenda in democratic theory, the politics of identity, social egalitarianism, and interpretive methods, with an interest in interdisciplinarity; s erve in administrative roles, such as admissions and/or selection committees. Qualifications
Doctorate degree in Political Science plus 1 year of related experience. Prior experience must include: design and teach introductory courses in political theory for undergraduate students, as well as upper-level undergraduate courses rooted in political theory but catering to students across the social sciences and humanities (1 yr); advise and mentor graduate students in political science, with a specific focus on normative questions drawing from debates of political theory, such as human rights and nationalism (1 yr); pursue an active research agenda in democratic theory, the politics of identity, social egalitarianism, and interpretive methods, with an interest in interdisciplinarity (5 yrs); serve in administrative roles, such as admissions and/or selection committees (6 mons). Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
Doctorate degree in Political Science plus 1 year of related experience. Prior experience must include: design and teach introductory courses in political theory for undergraduate students, as well as upper-level undergraduate courses rooted in political theory but catering to students across the social sciences and humanities (1 yr); advise and mentor graduate students in political science, with a specific focus on normative questions drawing from debates of political theory, such as human rights and nationalism (1 yr); pursue an active research agenda in democratic theory, the politics of identity, social egalitarianism, and interpretive methods, with an interest in interdisciplinarity (5 yrs); serve in administrative roles, such as admissions and/or selection committees (6 mons). Open Date 06/24/2022 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants
Please send resume to Agrigor@luc.edu and reference job 051184.

LUC 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. Quick Link for Posting https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/20733 Job Number TBD Organizational Location PROVOST
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Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date 08/15/2022 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes Applicant Documents
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