Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Sociology

Kenosha, Wisconsin
Jul 12, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Sociology
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Sociology at Carthage College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Sociology, to begin August 2018. We seek a colleague with teaching and research specialties in the sociology of race and ethnicity, qualitative research methods, and sociological theory.

Applicants should expect to teach three undergraduate courses per semester and January term (two out of every three years). The successful candidate will teach a rotation of courses including introductory sociology, the sociology of race and ethnicity, research methods, or sociological theory. Opportunity also exists to develop courses within one or more of the candidate’s areas of specialty. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a commitment to working closely with students within Carthage’s small, private, liberal arts environment.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in sociology before appointment in August 2018.

Applicants should submit a single PDF file including a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of scholarly interests, and contact information for three professional references. Applicants must submit a single file online using the link below under the “Resume Upload” section.


Review of applications will begin immediately. Deadline for applications is September 10th, 2017. Questions and references may be directed to sociologysearch@carthage.edu.

Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.

Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

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