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Clinical Assistant Professor in Environmental Science - Arrupe College, Non - Tenure-Track

Company: Loyola University Of Chicago
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 11, 2019

Job Description:

Position Details

JOB TITLE
Clinical Assistant Professor in Environmental Science - Arrupe College, Non - Tenure-Track

POSITION TITLE
Clinical Assistant Professor in Environmental Science - Arrupe College, Non - Tenure-Track

POSITION NUMBER

JOB CATEGORY
University Faculty

JOB TYPE
Full-Time

FLSA STATUS
Exempt

CAMPUS
Chicago-Water Tower Campus

LOCATION CODE
ARRUPE COLLEGE (02950A)

DEPARTMENT NAME
ARRUPE COLLEGE

IS THIS SPLIT AND/OR FULLY GRANT FUNDED*
No

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Arrupe College, a new two-year undergraduate college of Loyola University Chicago, invites applications for a non-tenure-track renewable appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Environmental Science. Located at the Water Tower Campus of Loyola University Chicago, Arrupe College seeks to expand access to a rigorous liberal arts education by offering small class sizes and individualized advising to Chicago area students who have limited financial means.

Clinical track faculty have teaching, advising, and service commitments; they are eligible for promotion and for professional development funds. In addition to an attractive compensation package, this position comes with the opportunity to help build a college that is at the forefront of improving access to liberal education. As a new institution, Arrupe College offers faculty an opportunity to experiment and develop initiatives that advance our educational mission.

We seek to develop students foundational environmental literacy and proficiency regarding some of this century s most pressing environmental issues, including the loss of biodiversity, global climate change, nitrogen cycling, ocean acidification, and diminishing natural resources. Over the course of 12 months, the selected individual will teach introductory level courses in Biology and Environmental Science; additionally, they will serve as an academic advisor to a cohort of students.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required qualifications include: A doctorate in biology, ecology, environmental science is preferred; a Master s degree is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching, experience with active-learning pedagogy, and a willingness to engage students beyond formal classroom experiences. The successful candidate will also demonstrate commitment to serving a diverse student body, including underserved, minority, and first-generation college students. Previous successful experience teaching environmental science courses is preferred. Candidates with experience teaching in community colleges are encouraged to apply.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
None

WORKING CONDITIONS
None

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR WORK EXPERIENCE

Required qualifications include: A doctorate in biology, ecology, environmental science is preferred; a Master s degree is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching, experience with active-learning pedagogy, and a willingness to engage students beyond formal classroom experiences. The successful candidate will also demonstrate commitment to serving a diverse student body, including underserved, minority, and first-generation college students. Previous successful experience teaching environmental science courses is preferred. Candidates with experience teaching in community colleges are encouraged to apply.

OPEN DATE
10/22/2019

CLOSE DATE

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS

Review of applications will begin January 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Position will begin July 1, 2020.

Applicants are asked to submit (1) a letter of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a teaching statement, and (4) the names and contact information of three individuals prepared to provide professional references. Submit your application through Loyola s HR portal: https://www.careers.luc.edu.

Candidates may forward inquiries and additional materials related to their qualifications to: Jennifer R. Boyle, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Arrupe College, Loyola University Chicago, 820 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611, jboyle5@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 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
http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/12609

JOB NUMBER
TBD

ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION
Provost

Keywords: Loyola University Of Chicago, Chicago , Clinical Assistant Professor in Environmental Science - Arrupe College, Non - Tenure-Track, Education / Teaching , Chicago, Illinois

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