Loyola University - Chicago, History
Late Medieval or Early Modern History (1200-1800)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Illinois, United States|
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 2015. For information about the department, please visit http://www.luc.edu/history/index.shtml.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in History when they begin their appointment and exhibit a strong potential for excellence in teaching and research, with expertise in late Medieval or Early Modern continental History, with a preference for the History of Christianity.
Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to teach graduate and upper-level undergraduate courses in Late Medieval (1200-1500) or Early Modern (1500-1800) continental History. The successful candidate will also be expected to provide History classes on Medieval World and Medieval Culture if a Medievalist; and the Reformation, Europe in Transition to Modern Times 1450-1648 and the Age of Absolutism and Enlightenment if an Early Modernist. The successful candidate will teach additional classes that will be cross-listed with the programs in English, Philosophy and Theology; teach in LUC's Core Curriculum; and pursue a successful program of research.
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/applicants/Central?quickFind=57581 . 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; and upload additional materials related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be requested to submit a letter at subsequent points in the review process
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until December 1, 2014.
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, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.
Ms. Tricia Clemente, Administrative Asst.
Department of History
Loyola University Chicago
|Primary Category:||European History / Studies