The Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences, Loyola University Chicago (LUC) seeks qualified candidates for a full-time position, beginning in Fall 2021, as a Lecturer in Neuroscience. Initial appointments are renewable, contingent on performance and review. The Department of Biology has 48 full-time faculty serving over 1,750 majors and students from associated university programs at Loyola's Lake Shore Campus on Chicago's North Side. For more information on the department, please visit our web site at http://www.luc.edu/biology.
This search is part of a University-wide, multiyear hiring initiative designed to hire outstanding teachers who are reflective of our diverse student body. Of special interest are candidates who can further the University's efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.
This is a non-tenure-track, full-time teaching position that involves teaching courses in Neuroscience in support of the interdisciplinary Neuroscience Major (https://www.luc.edu/neuroscience/index.shtml) and other undergraduate courses. Standard teaching load for Lecturers is 4 courses each semester.
The successful candidate for this position will have a PhD and proven excellence in teaching at the college level.
Internal Number: 16058
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.