Endowed Assistant Professor in Ecological Economics & Environmental Policy

Loyola University

Chicago, IL, US

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Endowed Assistant Professor in Ecological Economics & Environmental Policy  
University Faculty  
Institute Enviro & Sustainability (IES) – 03250A  
Candidates are expected to engage in an active research program and to perform service at the institute and university levels. Teaching responsibilities shall include courses in ecological economics and environmental policy as part of the IES curriculum for undergraduate and Master’s program students.  
The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in ecological economics, environmental policy or related fields within sustainability science, a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, and an active research agenda addressing contemporary complex and interrelated economic, social and environmental problems.  
The candidate should have an understanding of the economy as being interconnected with societal processes and natural systems as well as a demonstrated knowledge of mainstream economics. We are looking for research excellence in a field of study relevant to ecological economics such as, but not limited to, measures of sustainable economic progress, degrowth and steady-state economies, ecological debt, approaches to valuing biodiversity and ecosystem services, the economics of climate and environmental change, and the economics of urban ecological systems. Candidates for the position must have a record of or clear potential for distinguished scholarship, external research funding, and student mentorship.  
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Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a letter of interest outlining the candidate’s qualifications, a teaching statement with materials demonstrating teaching expertise, a research statement, samples of scholarly writing, and the names and contact information of three references to www.careers.luc.edu. References will not be contacted immediately but may be at subsequent points in the review process. Address questions to:

Ms. Rachel Leamon
Institute of Environmental Sustainability
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL 60660
[email protected]

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion (except where religion is a bona fide occupational qualification for the job), national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our mission and strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. Candidates are encouraged to consult our website to gain a clearer understanding of Loyola’s mission at http://www.luc.edu/mission/index.shtml and our focus on transformative education at http://www.luc.edu/transformativeed/. Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged.