Loyola University Chicago. Assistant Professor: Value Theory/Non-Western

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Background: Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Philosophy invites applications for a full time, tenure track, Assistant Professor of Philosophy with an AOS of Value Theory/Non-Western Philosophy for academic year 2016-2017. The Department of Philosophy has extensive teaching duties in Loyola’s Core Curriculum, programs for Majors and Minors, as well as MA and PhD programs. For more information about our Department please visit:

Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach in our Core Curriculum, and also teach in their area of specialty in undergraduate upper division classes as well as occasional graduate program seminars. There is also an expectation of advising and mentoring of students, research/scholarship in one’s area suitable for a tenure track appointment, and the usual sorts of service work within the Department.

Minimum Qualifications: The candidate will have a PhD in Philosophy prior to 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. Experience working or conducting research in the value theory and/or non-Western philosophy is highly 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/research agenda, 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 scholarship and 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 samples of scholarly publications to:

Mark H. Waymack, Ph.D., Chair
Department of Philosophy
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, Illinois 60660

Review of applications will begin November 20, 2016 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. 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 www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.