The Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago (LUC) invites applications for a full-time non-tenure-track position at the rank of Lecturer, for academic year 2021-22. The department seeks applicants with expertise in gender, race, and immigration. The successful candidate will be joining a department with ten full-time faculty members, over 400 undergraduate majors and minors, and 30 graduate students. For more information about the department, please visit its website at www.luc.edu/criminaljustice/.
This search is part of a University-wide, multi-year hiring initiative designed to hire outstanding researchers and teachers who are reflective of our diverse student body and committed to interdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across different subfields and disciplines) and the pursuit of external grants. Of special interest are candidates who can further the University’s efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Successful applicants will have the ability to teach courses on a variety of criminal justice and criminology topics at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including: Criminal Justice in a Global Context (introductory course); Women and Criminal Justice; and Race, Ethnicity, and Crime. The standard teaching load lecturers is four courses per semester.
The candidate will have a Ph.D. or be ABD in Criminology/Criminal Justice or a closely related field at the time of appointment. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and have a record of student mentorship. Experience working or conducting research in the specialty area of gender, race, and immigration is desirable. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.
Internal Number: 14520
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.