College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Visiting Assistant Professor- Department of Sociology ( F1800

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Visiting Assistant Professor - Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a part- time (67%), 9-month Visiting Assistant Professor position for the academic year 2018-2019. Renewal of the position is contingent on strong enrollments, strong performance reviews, and availability of funding.

The successful candidate will teach four courses (three separate preps) in support of the Department's new Minor in Criminology, Law, and Society: SOC 275: Criminology; SOC 310: Sociology of Deviance; SOC 378: Law and Society. Responsibilities include teaching classes, grading student assignments, developing instructional materials, and holding office hours.

Target starting date is August 16, 2018. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Sociology (or a closely related filed) with the completion date not later than August 1, 2018; an active research agenda; teaching experience and evidence of teaching excellence. Additional expertise in in Law and Society, Criminology or Deviance is preferred.

To apply, create your candidate profile through the University of Illinois application login page at and submit your application materials: letter of application, CV, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Referees will be contacted electronically within a few days of application submission. Only electronic applications submitted through will be accepted. To ensure full consideration, all required applicant materials must be received no later than May 28, 2018. Letters of reference must be received no later than June 4, 2018. The department highly recommends that complete applications be submitted prior to May 28, 2018 to ensure that referees have enough time to submit their letters of recommendation. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

For additional information, please contact Professor Brian Dill [email protected].

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit

College Name or Administrative Unit: LAS
Category: Faculty and Other Academic
Title: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Visiting Assistant Professor- Department of Sociology ( F1800050 )
Open Date: 05/14/2018
Close Date: 05/28/2018
Organization Name: Sociology





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Posted: 5/15/2018
Application Due: 5/29/2018
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