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Loyola hiring Assistant/Associate Professor of International Higher Education

Posted on: October 13th, 2013 by Noah W. Sobe

The School of Education, Loyola University Chicago announces a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate level with primary teaching, research and service responsibilities in International Higher Education.  The selected individual will join faculty in the Cultural and Educational Policy Studies and Higher Education programs who teach in the School’s NCATE-accredited undergraduate and graduate programs, all of which are shaped around the School’s conceptual framework of advancing professionalism in the service of social justice.  Loyola’s new International Higher Education graduate program currently offers a global online cohort M.Ed. degree which draws together the fields of comparative, international and higher education.

The selected individual will teach graduate courses in international higher education and additionally in such areas as leadership, student development, social justice, history of higher education, education abroad, policy analysis and comparative education.  The selected individual will supervise master’s theses and doctoral dissertations and conduct an active research and publication program.  An individual hired at the Associate rank will be expected to contribute to the International Higher Education program in a leadership role.

Required qualifications include: earned doctorate in relevant field; teaching experience at the post-secondary level, including experience with online education; a demonstrated commitment to social justice and diversity; and evidence of scholarly work appropriate to rank.  Desirable qualifications include higher education work experience outside the United States and/or work in international settings. Applicants at the Associate level should have relevant academic leadership skills and experience.

Review of applications will begin November 18, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Position to begin August 11, 2014. Applications must be submitted to www.careers.luc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=56568.  Applicants are asked to submit (1) a letter of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) two samples of scholarly work, (4) copy of the doctoral degree transcript, and (5) the names and contact information of three individuals prepared to provide professional references.

Inquiries may be directed to:  Dr. Noah Sobe, Chair, Search Committee, School of Education, Loyola University Chicago, 820 N. Michigan Avenue, 11th Floor, Chicago, IL. 6061. Email: nsobe@luc.edu .

LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for 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 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, candidates should consult our website at http://www.luc.edu/transformativeed. Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged.

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