Political Science, Assistant Professor in American Politics, Tenure-Track

Loyola University-Chicago

United States

October 18, 2021

Description

Position Details

Job Title Political Science, Assistant Professor in American Politics, Tenure-Track

Position Title Political Science, Assistant Professor in American Politics, Tenure-Track Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Location Code POLITICAL SCIENCE (02118A) Department Name POLITICAL SCIENCE Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities

Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Political Science seeks qualified candidates for an appointment as Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2022. The Department has more than 20 full-time faculty members, over 650 majors and 100 minors, and five graduate programs (BA/MA, MA/JD, MA, and PhD in Political Science and MA in International Affairs). For more information about the department, please visit its web site at https: // www. luc.edu/politicalscience/.

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 Political Science 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.

Successful candidates will be expected to teach an introductory course in American Politics, and, according to their expertise, upper division undergraduate and graduate American politics courses. They may also develop special topics courses in conversation with the Department Chair and according to departmental needs. Additionally, they will be expected to support the department's student-related programming and academic advising according to the practices of the department and to serve on departmental and university committees as designated by the Department Chair. The successful candidate is expected to pursue a strong research program, including the pursuit of external grants.

Qualifications

The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Political Science at the time of appointment. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship. The candidate also should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Ph.D. in Political Science at the time of appointment. Demonstrate clear potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship.

Open Date 09/15/2021 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should submit to www. careers.luc.edu (1) a brief letter of interest; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statement outlining the applicant's research agenda; (4) a statement on teaching experience; (5) a writing sample, and (6) a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching and other channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarship and service. Applicants should also arrange for three recommendations from individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of scholarship, teaching and mentorship, to be submitted electronically (letter writers will receive an electronic prompt from LUC).

Please direct questions to:

David Doherty, Ph.D.

Search Committee Chair Department of Political Science Loyola University Chicago

1032 W. Sheridan Road Chicago, Illinois 60660-5761

Email: ddoherty@luc.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by October 18, 2021, 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 and focus on transformative education, candidates should consult our websites at www. luc.edu/mission/ and www. luc.edu/transformativeed, respectively.

Quick Link for Posting https: // www. careers.luc.edu/postings/17284 Job Number 8500786 Organizational Location PROVOST

Posting Details Number of Vacancies 1

Desired Start Date 08/15/2022 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Statement
  • Research Statement
  • Writing Sample
  • Inclusive Excellence Statement
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Document
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

    Similar Jobs

    Loyola University-Chicago

    United States Oct 7, 2021

    Add to favorites Read more...

    Philosophy, Assistant Professor in Moral Theory, Tenure-Track

    Position Details Job Title Philosophy, Assistant Professor in Moral Position Title Philosophy, Assistant Professor in Moral Theory, Tenure-Track Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of...

    Baylor College of Dentistry

    United States 1 day ago

    Add to favorites Read more...

    Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Lecturer

    Political Science Location The Department of Political Science at Texas A&M University (https: // pols.tamu.edu) is recruiting for one full-time lecturer (non-tenure track) lecturer the teaching load would be three large sections of American National...

    California State University, Chico

    United States 1 week ago

    Add to favorites Read more...

    Assistant Professor in Department of Political Science

    Assistant Professor in Department of Political Science documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. If you would like to bookmark this position for later review, click on the Paper applications will...