Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Engineering seeks qualified candidates for an appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor, beginning Fall 2023. The Department of Engineering has 9 full-time faculty serving 200 majors and is located on the university’s Lakeshore Campus. Loyola’s BS Engineering program received ABET accreditation in 2020, and was ranked #39 (out of 239) Best Undergraduate Engineering Program (No Doctorate) in Fall 2021, the first year eligible to be ranked. This General Engineering program has specializations in Biomedical, Computer, and Environmental Engineering. For more information about the department, please visit its web site at LUC.edu/engineering.
As an urban-based Department of Engineering dedicated to mentoring a diverse student body, many of whom come from under-represented and under-served populations, we especially encourage applications from candidates from under-represented groups. We also encourage applications from scholars committed to interdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across different subfields and disciplines) and the successful pursuit of external grants. Located on Chicago’s vibrantly multicultural North Side, LUC is committed to creating an inclusive, responsive community of faculty, students, and staff. Loyola University Chicago is an ADVANCE institution, one of a select group of universities to receive National Science Foundation funds to support our commitment to increase the number and success of women faculty in the STEM fields.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses within a system theory-based curriculum, with a 4/4 course load. This course load translates each semester into teaching and management of the Environmental Senior Capstone course and teaching of two additional courses within the Environmental specialization and/or the core Engineering curriculum:
Requirements include a Ph.D. degree in Environmental or Civil Engineering, and four years of fulltime industry and/or government experience. The candidate also should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should submit to www.careers.luc.edu (1) a current Curriculum Vitae; (2) a statement on teaching experience; and (3) a statement addressing past 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 teaching and mentorship, to be submitted electronically to the above website (letter writers will receive an electronic prompt from LUC).
References will not be contacted immediately but might be consulted at subsequent points in the review process.Please direct inquiries and further inquiries to:
Gail Baura, Ph.D., Chairperson
Department of Engineering
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Rd. Chicago, IL 60660-5761
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received before December 1, 2022 will receive full consideration.
Loyola University Chicago 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 accessing 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 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.