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POST DATE 8/25/2016
END DATE 3/28/2017

Loyola University Of Chicago Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
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Job Title
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Political Science

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Political Science-02118A

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Duties and Responsibilities
Loyola University Chicago, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Political Science invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall 2017, pending funding approval. The department seeks applicants in American politics with expertise in political institutions. The successful applicant will be joining a department with more than 20 faculty members and more than 500 majors and minors. For information about the department, please visit

The position involves teaching undergraduate courses as well as graduate courses in our M.A. and Ph.D. programs. The applicant will be expected to teach upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of political institutions, as well as an introductory American politics class.

Minimum Education or Experience
The successful applicant is expected to have a Ph.D. in Political Science at the time of the appointment. Applicants for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship. Applicants should be willing to support the mission of Loyola University Chicago and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic education.

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Open Until Filled

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Application Types Accepted
University Faculty Registration Form

Required Applicant Documents

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Cover Letter
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Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a statement outlining the applicant's research agenda, a statement on teaching experience, and a letter of interest outlining the applicants's qualifications to They also should arrange for three recommendations or evaluations from individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, to be submitted electronically to the above website. Samples of scholarly publications and additional materials related to teaching excellence can also be uploaded to this site or mailed to:

John Frendreis, Professor and Search Committee Chair
Department of Political Science
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, Illinois 60660

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be received by September 30, 2016. Position to begin August 14, 2017, pending funding approval.

Loyola University Chicago 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. To learn more about Loyola's mission, candidates should consult our website at . For information about the university's focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at Loyola is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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