Political Science, Assistant Professor, Political Theory, Tenure Track

first_imgCampusRogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Working ConditionsNone Candidates should submit to www.careers.luc.edu (1) a brief letterof interest; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statementoutlining the applicant’s research agenda; (4) a statement onteaching experience; and (5) a statement addressing past and/orpotential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body throughresearch, teaching and other channels and engaging a diversecommunity through scholarship and service. Applicants should alsoarrange for three recommendations from individuals prepared tospeak to their professional qualifications for this position,especially in terms of scholarship, teaching and mentorship, to besubmitted electronically to the above website (letter writers willreceive an electronic prompt from LUC ). Candidates may forwardadditional materials related to teaching excellence and samples ofscholarly publications to:Robert Mayer, Ph.D., Search Committee ChairDepartment of Political ScienceLoyola University Chicago1032 W. Sheridan RoadChicago, Illinois 60660Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2021 and continueuntil the position is filled.LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with astrong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying ourfaculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of itsprofessoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate studentpopulations because broad diversity – including a wide range ofindividuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – iscritical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence ineducation, research, educational access and services in anincreasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessingthe many qualifications of each applicant, we would factorfavorably an individual’s record of conduct that includesexperience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a widevariety of different educational, research or other workactivities. Among other qualifications, we would also factorfavorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriersto an academic career or degrees.As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seekcandidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver atransformative education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn moreabout LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website atwww.luc.edu/mission. For information about the university’s focuson transformative education, they should consult our website atwww.luc.edu/transformativeed. Open Until FilledYes Position Number Position TitlePolitical Science, Assistant Professor, Political Theory,Tenure Track The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Political Science at the time ofappointment. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstratethe potential for excellence in research and teaching and have arecord of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship,grant-funded research, and student mentorship. Experience workingor conducting research in the specialty area of Political Theory isdesirable. The candidate should be willing to support the missionof LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education. Posting Details Job TypeFull-Time Organizational LocationPROVOST Special Instructions to Applicants Position End Date The Department of Political Science in the College of Arts andSciences at Loyola University Chicago ( LUC ) invites applicationsfor a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of AssistantProfessor, for academic year 2021-22. We are searching for diverseand qualified applicants whose research contributes to thedevelopment of Democratic Theory or explores normative andhistorical questions regarding Political Justice. Of particularinterest is work in areas including, but not limited to, politicaleconomy, health or the environment, inequality and distribution,punishment and violence, or identity politics. Innovative researchin comparative political theory or the history of political thoughtwill also be prioritized. The successful candidate will be joininga department with more than 20 full-time faculty members, over 600majors and 100 minors, and four graduate programs (BA/MA, MA/JD,MA, and PhD). For more information about the department, pleasevisit its website athttp://www.luc.edu/politicalscience/index.shtmlThis search is part of a University-wide, multi-year hiringinitiative designed to hire outstanding researchers and teacherswho are reflective of our diverse student body and committed tointerdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across differentsubfields and disciplines) and the pursuit of external grants. Ofspecial interest are candidates who can further the University’sefforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.The successful applicant can expect to teach an introductory courseon Political Theory on a regular basis; upper-level undergraduatecourses on topics such as Democratic Theory, Contemporary PoliticalThought, and Political Justice on a rotating basis; and theoccasional graduate seminar. Successful candidates may also developspecial topics courses in conversation with the Department Chairand according to departmental needs. Additionally, they will beexpected to support the department’s student-related programmingand academic advising according to the practices of the departmentand to serve on departmental and university committees asdesignated by the Department Chair. The successful candidate isexpected to pursue a strong research program, including the pursuitof external grants. Qualifications Department NamePOLITICAL SCIENCE Physical DemandsNone Quick Link for Postinghttps://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/14579center_img Close Date The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Political Science at the time ofappointment. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstratethe potential for excellence in research and teaching and have arecord of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship,grant-funded research, and student mentorship. Experience workingor conducting research in the specialty area of Political Theory isdesirable. The candidate should be willing to support the missionof LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education. Position Details Is this split and/or fully grant funded?No Job TitlePolitical Science, Assistant Professor, Political Theory,Tenure Track Number of Vacancies1 Desired Start Date08/09/2021 Job Number85TBD Minimum Education and/or Work Experience Job CategoryUniversity Faculty Location CodePOLITICAL SCIENCE (02118A) Duties and Responsibilities Open Date11/24/2020 FLSA StatusExempt Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationCurriculum VitaeTeaching StatementResearch StatementOther DocumentOptional Documents Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).last_img read more