School of Environmental Sustainability, Assistant Professor of Renewable Energy, Tenure-Track
Loyola University Chicago
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Internal Number: 18212
Job Description Summary:
The School of Environmental Sustainability (SES) (https://www.luc.edu/sustainability/) at Loyola University Chicago (https://www.luc.edu/) invites applications for a full-time (9-month), tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, with a specific focus on renewable energy. Preference will be given to candidates that study and specialize in renewable energy technologies (e.g., bioenergy, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind, etc.) from a natural or applied science perspective, broadly defined. Loyola University Chicago values equality and diversity in its faculty, and encourages underrepresented minorities, women, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply. The hire will join an active and interdisciplinary team of scholars bound by the collective goal of addressing environmental challenges through teaching, research, and service.
Loyola University Chicago is committed to environmental sustainability, having transformed its campuses to meet energy, water, and waste efficiencies that have consistently ranked the university in the top 5% of green campuses nationally. The SES is a new interdisciplinary school that serves nearly 400 undergraduate and 70 graduate students, located within a state-of-the-art geothermally heated and cooled building containing a greenhouse, aquaponics facilities, a biodiesel production facility, teaching and research labs, and a
Loyola University Chicago, a private university founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, is one of the nation's largest Jesuit, Catholic Universities and the only one located in Chicago. Loyola University Chicago is comprised of four campuses: Lake Shore (LSC), Water Tower (WTC), Health Sciences (HSC), and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy, and is home to ten schools and colleges: arts and sciences, business administration, communication, education, graduate studies, law, medicine, nursing, continuing and professional studies, and social work. Loyola also features course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. Recognizing Loyola's excellence in education, U.S.News and World Report has ranked Loyola consistently among the "top national universities" in its annual publications. Loyola is among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service.