Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Anthropology invites applications for a full-time position as a Lecturer in cultural anthropology, starting Academic Year 2019-2020, August 12, 2019. The initial appointment begins a two-year probationary period with the possibility of renewal following successful review. The appointment is full-time, non-tenure track with a multi-year renewable contract. The department serves over 100 majors and minors, offers BA and BS degrees, and is a substantial contributor to the University Core Curriculum and Interdisciplinary Programs. (For more information about the Department of Anthropology, please visit its website at http://www.luc.edu/anthropology/index.shtml.)
We seek candidates with an excellent record of teaching and a deep commitment to undergraduate education in cultural and/or applied anthropology, and whose geographical and/or topical areas of expertise intersect but does not duplicate those of currently tenured faculty, and will contribute to one or more interdisciplinary programs including, but not limited to: Islamic World Studies, African Studies and the African Diaspora, Global International Studies, and Women’s Studies and Gender Studies. Candidates will be expected to teach four courses per semester, including Introduction to Cultural Anthropology and Globalization and Local Cultures, as well as upper-level courses within the major. The department strongly encourages a holistic approach to anthropology as well as engagement of undergraduates inside and outside of the classroom.
Requirements include a Ph.D. in anthropology, an exceptional enthusiasm for and commitment to undergraduate teaching, and a dedication to student development. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.
Candidates should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, and a letter of interest to www.careers.luc.edu. They also should provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of undergraduate teaching and mentorship. Referees will not be contacted immediately, but might be at subsequent points in the review process. Candidates should forward additional materials related to teaching excellence and mentoring to:
Anne L. Grauer, Ph.D., Chair
Department of Anthropology
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, Illinois 60660
Review of applications will begin November 30, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.