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Instructor, Biology (One-year appointment)

Loyola University Of Chicago
Illinois Medical District, Illinois, US
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Aug 1, 2021

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Genetics, Biology
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Instructor, Biology (One year appointment)
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Instructor, Biology (One-year appointment)
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Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Location Code COLLEGE OF A&S - LSC (02100A) Department Name BIOLOGY Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Biology invites applications for Temporary, One-Year Instructor Appointments (non-renewable) starting in academic year 2021-2022. The Department of Biology has 48 full-time faculty serving more than 1,600 majors and students from associated university programs at the Lake Shore Campus. For more information on the department, please visit its web site at
This search is part of a University-wide, multiyear hiring initiative designed to hire outstanding teachers who are reflective of our diverse student body. Of special interest are candidates who can further the University's efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.

This is a non-tenure-track, full-time position that involves teaching in our core freshmen biology sequence, including lecture and laboratory sections. There may be opportunities to teach sophomore-level lectures and labs in Cell Biology or Genetics. Teaching responsibilities shall include a 4-4 teaching load.
The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Biology or a related field. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and clear potential for student mentorship. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.
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Working Conditions Minimum Education and/or Work Experience Ph.D. in Biology or a related field Open Date 06/14/2021 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants Candidates should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement and a letter of interest to 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. References will not be contacted immediately but may be consulted at subsequent points in the review process. Candidates should forward additional materials related to teaching excellence to:
James M. Cheverud, Ph.D., Chair Department of Biology Loyola University Chicago 1050 W Sheridan Road Chicago, Illinois 60660

Review of applications will begin immediately 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. 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. To learn more about LUC's mission, candidates should consult our website at For information about the university's focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at
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Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion (except where religion is a bona fide occupational qualification for the job), national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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