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Lecturer - Writing and Core Literature - Non-Tenure Track

Employer
Loyola University Chicago
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 6, 2017

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of English, seeks a qualified candidates for a newly authorized positions as Lecturer of Writing and Core Literature, beginning Academic Year 2017-18. The initial appointment will be for three years, with possible renewal. The department serves the university’s undergraduate core curriculum and offers undergraduate majors and minors in English and Literature. The department is among the largest in LUC’s College of Arts and Sciences and teaches 3,000 students in roughly 200 sections each term on the Lake Shore Campus, Water Tower Campus, and the John Felice Rome Center. For more information about the Department of English, please visit its website at http://www.luc.edu/english/index.shtml.

Duties and Responsibilities: This is a full-time lecturer-track position that consists of teaching core courses both in literature and writing.

Minimum Qualifications: Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. or MFA and will demonstrate excellence in the teaching of literature and composition. Experience in teaching ESL is also desired. (See the following link for details: http://www.luc.edu/english/writing.shtml.)

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants should submit, by November 1, 2017, a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, and a letter of interest to www.careers.luc.edu. They also should provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Applications received by the above date will receive the fullest 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 www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.

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