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Critical Philosophy of Race 

Job Title: Assistant Professor in Philosophy: AOS: Critical Philosophy of Race, AOC: LGBTQ theory, feminism


Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Philosophy, invites candidates for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with appointment beginning academic year 2020-2021. The Department serves undergraduate majors and minors and has a doctoral program in Philosophy as well as two terminal masters programs: one in Philosophy, and one in Social Philosophy. For a description of the Philosophy Department, please visit its website: http://www.luc.edu/philosophy/index.shtml.

The expected teaching load for this position is 4 courses per year, typically with 2 preparations per semester. Duties will include teaching at the undergraduate level in the University Core Program, in the program for Undergraduate Majors, and in the Graduate programs. Also, there will be expectations of the usual advising, mentoring and service.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

To be considered, candidates must have completed their doctoral degree in Philosophy by Summer 2020. The Department is seeking candidates who have  AOS; Critical Philosophy of race; AOC: the Department is particularly interested in applicants working in contemporary Latinx Philosophy, critical social epistemologies, decolonial theory, or working on issues at the intersection of race, gender, and sexual orientation.

 Minimum Qualifications: Candidates are required to have an earned PhD by August 2020. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.  Previous full time teaching experience preferred.

 Special Instructions to Applicants:

 Candidates should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, and a letter of interest mwaymac@luc.edu

They also should provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position.

  1. Mark H. Waymack, Chairperson
    Department of Philosophy
    Crown Center 377
    Loyola University Chicago
    1032 W. Sheridan Rd.
    Chicago, IL 60660-5761


Deadline for applications is June 8, 2020.

 LUC 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. In order to gain a clearer understanding of LUC's mission, candidates should consult our website at http://www.luc.edu/mission/missionandidentity.shtml. For information about the university's focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at http://www.luc.edu/transformativeed. Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged.