Visiting Assistant Professor (one-year contract, non-renewable)

Loyola University Maryland

Job Description

If Temporary or Visiting, Estimated End Date: 05/24/2024 Position Duties

The person hired for this position will be expected to teach four sections per semester of PL201: Foundations of Philosophy (8 sections total). PL201 is an introduction to philosophy course that introduces students to basic problems of western philosophy (epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics). The course also places an emphasis on exposing students to foundational primary texts, including Plato and Aristotle.
Preferred Qualifications: (1) experience and demonstrated success in teaching undergraduate students; (2) ability to contribute to the educational mission of Jesuit higher; and (3) the successful candidate should possess an awareness of and interest in high impact practices in line with the mission of Jesuit higher education.
Job Posting Date 02/17/2023
Priority Application
Deadline Date 03/31/2023
Job Close Date 04/14/2023
Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2023
University Description
Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to the educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus and to the ideals of liberal education and the development of the whole person. Accordingly, Loyola inspires students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world. Loyola’s beautiful, historic Evergreen campus is located in Baltimore, and its graduate centers are in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students across the Sellinger School of Business and Management, the School of Education, and Loyola College of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1852, Loyola is one of 27 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the first to bear the name of Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.
Diversity Statement
Loyola University Maryland strongly values the benefits that diversity brings to the workplace. In accord with its Ignatian values, the University is committed to creating and promoting a community that recognizes the inherent value and dignity of each person. Loyola University Maryland does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, or any other legally protected classification. The University recruits, hires, and promotes in accord with this policy and its Core Values.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Successful candidates for any staff, faculty, or administrative position at Loyola University Maryland will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
Loyola University Maryland requires that all faculty, staff, and administrators receive COVID-19 vaccination, including the booster, unless exempted for medical or religious reasons in accordance with University policy.

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