Arrupe College, a new two-year undergraduate college of Loyola University Chicago, invites applications for a three-year renewable appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Mathematics, beginning July 1, 2021.
Located at the Water Tower Campus of Loyola University Chicago, Arrupe College seeks to expand access to a rigorous liberal arts education by offering small class sizes and individualized advising. Clinical track faculty have teaching, advising, and service commitments; they are eligible for promotion and for professional development funds. In addition to an attractive compensation package, this position comes with the opportunity to help build a college that is at the forefront of improving access to liberal education. As a new institution, Arrupe College offers faculty an opportunity to experiment and develop initiatives that advance our educational mission.
Over the course of twelve months the selected individual will teach seven sections of freshman and sophomore level courses in Mathematics, including college algebra, pre-calculus, calculus, and a core course in statistics. The individual selected for this position will demonstrate commitment to serving a diverse student body, including underserved, minority, and first-generation college students. The successful candidate will exhibit experience with active-learning teaching methods and enthusiasm for and commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising as well as a willingness to engage students beyond formal classroom experiences. Candidates with experience teaching in community colleges are encouraged to apply.
A doctorate or master's degree in the discipline is required, with a record of teaching excellence including documented evidence of teaching and mentoring diverse student populations. The successful candidate must provide evidence of a commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching at the introductory levels and dedication to program development. The successful candidate will provide documented evidence of co-curricular mentorship experiences with students of this age group.
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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.