Biology, Lecturer in Ecology & Evolution, Non-Tenure Track, Chicago, Illinois

Agency
Loyola University Chicago
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Job Category
Faculty Appointments
Salary
Competitive
Last Date to Apply
06/15/2021
Website
https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/16057
Description
The Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences, Loyola University Chicago (LUC) seeks qualified candidates for a full-time position, beginning in Fall 2021, as a Lecturer in Ecology and Evolution.Initial appointments are renewable, contingent on performance and review. The Department of Biology has 48 full-time faculty serving over 1,750 majors and students from associated university programs at Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus on Chicago’s North Side. For more information on the department, please visit its website at http://www.luc.edu/biology. This search is part of a University-wide, multiyear hiring initiative designed to hire outstanding teachers who are reflective of our diverse student body. Of special interest are candidates who can further the University’s efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. This is a non-tenure-track, full-time teaching position that involves teaching courses in Ecology, Evolution, and Freshman Biology. The standard teaching load for Lecturers is 4 courses each semester. The Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences, Loyola University Chicago (LUC) seeks qualified candidates for a full-time position, beginning in Fall 2021, as a Lecturer in Ecology and Evolution. Initial appointments are renewable, contingent on performance and review. The Department of Biology has 48 full-time faculty serving over 1,750 majors and students from associated university programs at Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus on Chicago’s North Side. For more information on the department, please visit its website at http://www.luc.edu/biology. This search is part of a University-wide, multiyear hiring initiative designed to hire outstanding teachers who are reflective of our diverse student body. Of special interest are candidates who can further the University’s efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. This is a non-tenure-track, full-time teaching position that involves teaching courses in Ecology, Evolution, and Freshman Biology. The standard teaching load for Lecturers is 4 courses each semester. The successful candidate for this position will have a PhD and proven excellence in teaching at the college level. Applicants should submit, by June 15, 2021, a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, and a letter of interest to www.careers.luc.edu. They should provide the names and addresses of three individuals prepared to advise on their professional qualifications for this position. References will not be contacted immediately but may be consulted at subsequent points in the review process. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received before June 15, 2021 will receive full consideration. For further information, please contact Dr. James Cheverud, Chairperson, Department of Biology, jcheverud@luc.edu. 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 favorably factor 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.
Qualifications
The successful candidate for this position will have a PhD and proven excellence in teaching at the college level.
Contact Person
Human Resources
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