Chemistry and Biochemistry, Lecturer, Non-Tenure Track

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, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Other Science & Technology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Position Details

Job Title Chemistry and Biochemistry, Lecturer, Non-Tenure Track Position Title Chemistry and Biochemistry, 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 CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY (02113A) Department Name CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences ( CAS ) at Loyola University Chicago ( LUC ) invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track position for academic year 2022–2023 with a specialty in General and Organic Chemistry. This is a lecturer appointment with the possibility of renewal contingent on performance and review. We are a congenial, collaborative program, housed on Loyola’s beautiful lakeside campus. CAS / LUC provides opportunities for promotion based on demonstrated teaching excellence and service to the program, school, and university. For more information about the Department, please visit its website at http://www.luc.edu/chemistry .

This search is part of a University-wide, multiyear hiring initiative designed to hire outstanding faculty members who are reflective of our diverse student body and committed to interdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across different subfields and disciplines). Of special interest are candidates who can further the University’s efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The position involves instructing sections of lecture and laboratory courses with general and organic chemistry content across both semesters of the academic year. We are developing a new curriculum in which topics traditionally taught in general and organic chemistry will be integrated across the introductory courses. Qualifications
The candidate must hold a Doctoral Degree in chemistry or a closely related field. Candidates for the position must demonstrate the potential for distinguished teaching and student mentorship or possess a record of such accomplishments. Candidates should demonstrate responsiveness toward and understanding of diverse student backgrounds, especially regarding socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, culture, ability/disability, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Candidates must be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic education.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with experience teaching chemistry for students majoring in chemistry, biochemistry and biology, and others who aspire to careers in the health sciences will be preferred. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. In addition, candidates also must be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education. Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
The candidate must hold a Doctoral Degree in chemistry or a closely related field. Candidates for the position must demonstrate the potential for distinguished teaching and student mentorship or possess a record of such accomplishments. Candidates should demonstrate responsiveness toward and understanding of diverse student backgrounds, especially regarding socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, culture, ability/disability, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Candidates must be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic education.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with experience teaching chemistry for students majoring in chemistry, biochemistry and biology, and others who aspire to careers in the health sciences will be preferred. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. In addition, candidates also must be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education. Open Date 06/24/2022 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should submit to http://www.careers.luc.edu (1) a cover letter addressing qualifications for the position criteria outlined above; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy; and (4) a statement addressing past or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through teaching and other channels and engaging a diverse community through writing and service. Applicants should also arrange for three recommendations from individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position to be submitted electronically to the above website (letter writers will receive an electronic prompt from LUC ).

For full consideration, application materials should be submitted by July 31, 2022.

LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to our mission of social justice and transformative education. The University believes that broad diversity is critical to achieving its mission. Therefore, in holistically assessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record 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 www.luc.edu/mission . For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed . Quick Link for Posting https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/20741 Job Number 85TBD Organizational Location PROVOST
Posting Details

Posting Detail

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 08/15/2022 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes Applicant Documents
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  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Inclusive Excellence Statement
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