Duties and Responsibilities: Loyola University Chicago, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Sociology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in medical sociology/health care, with interests in gender, race, and inequalities, beginning fall 2014. Other relevant scholarly interests can include immigration, the natural and built environments, religion, or urban sociology. For information about the department, please visit www.luc.edu/sociology
Teaching responsibilities shall include courses in the undergraduate core curriculum, courses for sociology majors, and graduate courses. Candidates will also be expected to pursue an active program of research, leading to publications and perhaps funding opportunities, as well as to engage in service to the department, college, and university.
Minimum Qualifications: Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. by the time of the appointment, a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at all levels, and a substantial research agenda. Along with the primary expertise noted above, preference will be shown for candidates who can teach undergraduate courses and mentor graduate students in quantitative analysis or field methods. Foreign language expertise is also desirable.