Loyola University - Chicago, History
Assistant Professor, Environmental History
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Job Title: Assistant Professor, Environmental History
Background: Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of History invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment begins August 2014. For information about the department, please visit http://www.luc.edu/history/.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in History, a strong record of excellence in teaching and research, and expertise in environmental history, with a preference for experience in urban history.
Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to teach survey courses in LUC’s core curriculum, upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in environmental history in their geographic area of expertise, pursue a successful program of research, and engage with Loyola’s new Institute for Environmental Sustainability: http://www.luc.edu/sustainability/iescanvas/.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement/research agenda, and a letter of interest outlining the candidate’s qualifications to www.careers.luc.edu. Candidates should provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of scholarship, and graduate and undergraduate teaching and mentorship. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process. Candidates should forward additional materials related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications to:
Chair, Environmental History Search Committee
Department of History
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, Illinois 60660
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until November 30, 2013.
LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. 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. In order to gain a clearer understanding of LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at http://www.luc.edu/mission/missionandidentity.shtml. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, consult http://www.luc.edu/transformativeed. Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged.