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School of Education, Assistant/Associate Professor - Tenure-Track

Employer
Loyola University Chicago
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 15, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Education Administration & Leadership, Other Education, Special Education, Teacher Education
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Details

Position Details

Job Title School of Education, Assistant/Associate Professor - Tenure-Track Position Title School of Education, Assistant/Associate Professor - Tenure-Track Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Chicago-Water Tower Campus Location Code SCHOOL OF EDUCATION (02300A) Department Name SCHOOL OF EDUCATION Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities
The School of Education ( SOE ) at Loyola University Chicago invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position at the assistant/associate professor rank who will have primary teaching, research and service responsibilities in the Higher Education programs. This individual will join the faculty in the SOE’s Higher Education program area, which runs Loyola’s Master’s in Higher Education and Student Affairs, Master’s in International Higher Education, PhD in Higher Education, new EdD in Higher Education, and a certificate in Curriculum & Pedagogy.

The selected individual will teach graduate courses in higher education and student affairs at the master’s or doctoral level. Further, successful candidates will have the opportunity to lead and teach in Loyola Chicago’s new executive doctorate program beginning in Fall 2022. Candidates should demonstrate a sustained record and strong commitment to social justice and equity in their research, teaching, and service consistent with Loyola’s commitment to advancing social justice through transformative education. We seek candidates who will demonstrate a commitment to collegiality and collaboration within the Higher Education programs, the larger SOE, and University community.

The primary responsibilities include:
  • Conducting research and involving students as learners and partners in the process that contributes to knowledge and advances equitable educational practices.
  • Teaching a variety of courses such as student development theory, multiculturalism, assessment and evaluation in higher education, introduction to higher education, introduction to students affairs, and/or courses taught from critical or equity-based paradigms. Additionally, some courses are taught as a combination of master’s and doctoral students while other courses may be only for specific degree-related cohorts of students. Courses in the program are offered in various modalities which include in-person, hybrid, online, and weekend intensive formats. Most in-person courses are taught at Loyola University Chicago’s Water Tower or Lakeshore campuses. The Higher Education program also runs an annual Study Abroad program in Rome, Italy at Loyola’s John Felice Rome Center.
  • Developing courses that serve as electives for current master’s and doctoral students with a focus on critical scholarship or equity-based paradigms
  • Fulfilling services requirements including advising graduate students in the program, chairing or serving on dissertation committees, serving as readers for comprehensive exams. Candidates will also be expected to serve on SOE and university-wide committees.
  • Contributing to knowledge through research and engagement with professional associations connected to higher education and/or student affairs
Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Earned doctorate in Higher Education and Student Affairs or other related fields
  • 3+ years of experience in higher education and student affairs or related industries

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Engagement in higher education and/or student affairs related professional associations
  • Experience involving graduate students in research
  • Record of securing extramural funding to support research
  • Graduate program or curriculum development
Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Earned doctorate in Higher Education and Student Affairs or other related fields
  • 3+ years of experience in higher education and student affairs or related industries
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Engagement in higher education and/or student affairs related professional associations
  • Experience involving graduate students in research
  • Record of securing extramural funding to support research
  • Graduate program or curriculum development
Open Date 03/15/2022 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, please submit your materials by April 5, 2022.

Desired started date is August 15th, 2022, with an option to begin earlier. Applicants are asked to submit (1) a cover letter that explains interest in the position and direction of your research agenda, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of teaching philosophy, (4) graduate transcripts, and (5) the names and contact information of three professional references. References will only be contacted for candidates that advance in the search process.

Application material should be submitted to: https://www.careers.luc.edu . Make inquiries to: Matthew J. Miller, Ph.D., Higher Education Search Committee Chair, School of Education, Loyola University Chicago, 820 N. Michigan Avenue, 11th Floor, Chicago, IL, 60611; mmill11@luc.edu .

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 may consult our website at https://www.luc.edu/mission/mission_vision.shtml . For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, candidates may consult our website at http://www.luc.edu/transformativeed . Quick Link for Posting https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/19294 Job Number 8500958 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
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
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