Duties and Responsibilities: Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Biology invites applications for a full-time, 1-year, nonrenewable position at the rank of Instructor, beginning August 2017. The Biology Department serves more than 1,700 undergraduate majors and approximately 80 Master's students. For an overview of the department, visit www.luc.edu/biology.Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach lecture and laboratory courses in our core freshman biology sequence. Other duties shall include student advising, departmental/university service, and professional development.
Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Candidates for the position should have a Bioscience Ph.D. (M.S. with experience is acceptable). Candidates also must demonstrate a clear potential for distinguished teaching and student mentorship at the post-secondary level or possess a record of such accomplishments. In addition, candidates should have experience teaching undergraduate general biology courses and laboratories for both biology majors and non-majors who aspire to careers in the health sciences.
Preferred Qualifications: Please see above.
Internal Number: 254_59709
About Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University Chicago, a private university founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, is one of the nation's largest Jesuit, Catholic Universities and the only one located in Chicago. Loyola University Chicago is comprised of four campuses: Lake Shore (LSC), Water Tower (WTC), Health Sciences (HSC), and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy, and is home to ten schools and colleges: arts and sciences, business administration, communication, education, graduate studies, law, medicine, nursing, continuing and professional studies, and social work. Loyola also features course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. Recognizing Loyola's excellence in education, U.S.News and World Report has ranked Loyola consistently among the "top national universities" in its annual publications. Loyola is among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service.