Lecturer of Physics, Non-Tenure Track (2) Positions)
Loyola University Chicago
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Faculty 4-Year College/University
2 openings available.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Job Title: Lecturer of Physics, Non-Tenure Track (2 Positions)
Background: Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Physics invites applications for two lecturer positions in the Department of Physics, beginning in Fall 2023. The Department of Physics has extensive undergraduate teaching duties in the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as in its own programs for Physics Majors and Minors. For information about the department, please visit http://www.luc.edu/physics.
Duties and Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities are equivalent to a 4-4 teaching load, including courses and laboratories in introductory physics for non-physics majors. 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).
Minimum Qualifications: The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in Physics or a related area, a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and a record of (or clear potential for) undergraduate mentorship. Candidates should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants should submit, by December 15, 2022, (1) a current Curriculum Vitae, (2) a letter of interest, and (3) a teaching statement that provides evidence that attests to their teaching performance and experience, as well as their history of, or potential for, contributing to mentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching, and other channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarship and service to www.careers.luc.edu.
Applicants should include the names and contact information of three individuals prepared to advise on their professional qualifications for this position. References will not be contacted immediately but might be consulted at subsequent points in the review process. Applicants should forward additional materials related to teaching excellence to:
Review of applications will begin on December 16, 2022 and will continue until the positions are filled.
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
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