Lecturer in Environmental Sciences, Arrupe College

Chicago, IL

Job Title: Lecturer in Environmental Sciences

Organization: Arrupe College

Type of opportunity: Arrupe College, a new two-year undergraduate college of Loyola University Chicago, invites applications for a non-tenure-track one year appointment as a Lecturer of Environmental Sciences position beginning August 15, 2019. Arrupe College is located on the Water Tower Campus of Loyola University Chicago. In addition to an attractive compensation package, this position comes with the opportunity to help build a college that is at the forefront of improving access to liberal education.

Contact: Jennifer R. Boyle (jboyle5@luc.edu)

Duties: We seek to develop basic environmental literacy and proficiency in our students, for some of this century’s most pressing environmental issues, including the loss of biodiversity, global climate change, nitrogen cycling, ocean acidification, and diminishing natural resources. Over the course of 12 months, the selected individual will teach introductory level courses in Environmental Sciences and Biology, including Introduction to Biology. The individual selected for this position will demonstrate commitment to serving a diverse student body, including underserved, minority, and first-generation college students. The successful candidate will exhibit experience with active-learning teaching methods and enthusiasm for and commitment to undergraduate teaching. Candidates with experience teaching in community colleges are encouraged to apply.

Desired qualifications: Required qualifications include: A doctorate in biology, ecology, environmental science, or related field is preferred, but a Master’s degree is required. Experience working with diverse student populations is required. The successful candidate must provide evidence of excellent and innovative teaching at the introductory levels.

Start and end dates: Position will begin August 15, 2019

How to apply: Applicants are asked to submit:

  • A letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A teaching statement
  • The names and contact information of three individuals prepared to provide professional references.

Direct applications to: https://www.careers.luc.edu

Application deadline: Review of applications will begin July 12, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.