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Lecturer in Philosophy

Loyola Univeristy

Full-Time • Chicago, IL

Department of Philosophy: Lecturer in Philosophy Job Title: Lecturer in Philosophy

Area of Specialization: Philosophy of Science

Areas of Competence: Open.

Background: Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Philosophy seeks qualified candidates for an appointment as Lecturer, beginning Fall 2024. The Department of Philosophy has approximately 40 full-time faculty serving over 150 majors and is located on the university’s Lakeshore Campus. For more information about the department, please visit its web site at https://www.luc.edu/philosophy/.

Located on Chicago’s vibrantly multicultural North Side, LUC is committed to creating an inclusive, responsive community of faculty, students, and staff. As an urban-based Department of Philosophy dedicated to mentoring a diverse student body, many of whom come from under- represented and under-served populations, we especially encourage applications from candidates from under-represented groups. We also encourage applications from scholars committed to interdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across different subfields and disciplines) and the successful pursuit of external grants.

Duties and Responsibilities: The candidate should have demonstrated record of excellence as a teacher and mentor in philosophy. We are seeking candidates with teaching and research specialization in Philosophy of Science—candidates should be able to teach Philosophy of Science courses at the introductory and upper-division undergraduate levels. We also have a particular interest in candidates who have demonstrated competency in environmental philosophy and/or 20th century philosophy of science. Teaching duties will be introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses. Job duties will also include service work and advising and mentoring of students.

Minimum Qualifications: Requirements include PhD in Philosophy at the time of appointment. The candidate also should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, and a letter of interest to www.careers.luc.edu. Applicants should also arrange for three recommendations from individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of teaching and mentorship, to be submitted electronically to the above website (letter writers will receive an electronic prompt from LUC). References will not be contacted immediately but might be consulted at subsequent points in the review process.

Please direct inquiries and further inquiries to:

Jacqueline Scott

Chairperson Department of Philosophy Loyola University Chicago

1032 W. Sheridan Rd. Chicago, IL 60660-5761

Email: [email protected]

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received before December 15, 2023 will receive full 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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