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Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of History invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position and specialty area in European and American history for academic year 2019-2020. The department serves 269 majors and minors and has several undergraduate concentrations including Gender, Sexuality, & Race and Globalization, Social Justice, & Human Rights. For more information about the Department of History, please visit its website at www.LUC.edu/history.

Teaching responsibilities shall include University Core courses in both European and American History: HIST 101 (Western Civilization to the 17th Century), HIST 102 (Western Civilization from the 17th Century to the Present), HIST 211 (United States History to 1865), and HIST 212 (United States History from 1865 to the Present). Preferred candidates will also have specialized preparation for teaching upper-level courses HIST 333 (Ireland: Colony to Nation State) and HIST 384 (Irish Diaspora in America). The teaching load for Lecturers is four courses per semester (4-4).


Qualifications
The candidate will have a Ph.D. degree in History. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and have clear potential for student mentorship. Experience teaching and researching in the specialty area of Irish and Irish Diaspora is desirable. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
The candidate will have a Ph.D. degree in History. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and have clear potential for student mentorship. Experience teaching and researching in the specialty area of Irish and Irish Diaspora is desirable. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Candidates should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, and a letter of interest to www.careers.luc.edu. They also should provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of 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 mentorship to:

Stephen Schloesser, Ph.D., Chair
Department of History
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Crown Center 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60660

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

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.




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