Political Science, Assistant Professor (International Relations), Tenure Track

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Employer
Loyola University of Chicago Inc
Location
The Loop, IL
Posted
Nov 05, 2022
Closes
Dec 10, 2022
Ref
659418467
Specialty
Other
Position Type
Assistant
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Internship / Student
Organization Type
College / University, Provider
Position Details

Job Title Political Science, Assistant Professor (International Relations), Tenure Track Position Title Political Science, Assistant Professor (International Relations), Tenure Track Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Location Code POLITICAL SCIENCE (02118A) Department Name POLITICAL SCIENCE Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities

Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to our new MA in International Affairs program as well as to our growing undergraduate program. We are especially interested in hiring a faculty member with both academic and policy expertise, either through career experience or their research interests. They will need to teach policy-relevant topics of interest to our graduate and undergraduate students. Across all specializations, we will prioritize candidates whose research engages directly with ongoing international policy debates and global challenges, such as those of international political economy, as well as those involving the current crises of migration, health, climate, and conflict. We are particularly interested in candidates who would be able to mentor our graduate students in finding policy-related internships and jobs. Additionally, they will be expected to support the department's student-related programming and academic advising according to the practices of the department and to serve on departmental and university committees as designated by the Department Chair. The successful candidate is expected to pursue a strong research program, including the pursuit of external grants.

Qualifications

The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Political Science at the time of appointment. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship. The candidate also should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Political Science at the time of appointment. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship. The candidate also should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Open Date 09/13/2022 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should submit to www.careers.luc.edu (1) a brief letter of interest; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statement outlining the applicant's research agenda; (4) a statement on teaching experience; (5) a writing sample, and (6) a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching and other channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarship and service. Applicants should also arrange for three recommendations from individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of scholarship, teaching and mentorship, to be submitted electronically (letter writers will receive an electronic prompt from LUC).

Please direct questions to:

Molly Melin, Ph.D.

Search Committee Chair

Department of Political Science

Loyola University Chicago

1032 W. Sheridan Road

Chicago, Illinois 60660-5761

Email: mmelin@luc.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by October 14th, 2022, will receive full consideration.

LUC 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 assessing 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 the university's mission and focus on transformative education, please visit www.luc.edu/mission and www.luc.edu/misssion/transformativeed, respectively.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

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