Assistant Professor

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Chicago, IL


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Dec 22, 2020

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The School of Environmental Sustainability at Loyola University Chicago seeks qualified candidates for a 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in environmental policy. Preference will be given to candidates who specialize in policy as it relates to the intersection of social equity and environmental sustainability, particularly in the areas of our research affinity groups: climate change, water, environmental health, food systems, and/or biodiversity. The SES seeks to diversify its faculty and encourages underrepresented minorities, women, and people with disabilities to apply. This position builds on the School’s interdisciplinary strengths in addressing society’s vexing environmental challenges through research, teaching, and service.


The development of a nationally recognized research program in environmental policy that leads to high quality publications; teaching an existing course on environmental policy; developing new courses in the candidate’s area of policy expertise that support SES’s Environmental Policy major and graduate certificate in Environmental Law and Policy; pursuing extramural funding; supporting partnerships with the Department of Political Science, the School of Law, and Masters of Urban Affairs and Public Policy Program; and, as appropriate to the successful candidate’s research agenda, building collaborative research partnerships within the SES and with other academic units of the University, governmental agencies, non-profit organizations, and/or community-based organizations.