Lecturer of Sociology and Anthropology

Employer
Lake Forest College
Location
Lake Forest, IL

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Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Anthropology & Archaeology, Sociology
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Lecturer of Sociology and Anthropology

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Lake Forest College is hiring an adjunct instructor to teach one section of Introduction to Sociology and Anthropology for the spring semester in 2022. Responsibilities include constructing the syllabus, instructing two on-campus, in-person 80-minute sessions a week on Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30-10:50, holding office hours in-person, and writing and grading assessments. Class size is between 20-25 students. Classes being January 11, 2022, and conclude on May 4.

A Ph.D. or significant progress in a Ph.D. program in sociology or anthropology is required. Please send a CV and names of references to Todd Beer, chair of the Sociology and Anthropology Department - [email protected]. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

A highly selective liberal arts college located on Chicago’s North Shore, Lake Forest College enrolls approximately 1,600 students from more than 40 states and from more than 70 countries. Lake Forest is one of the most diverse small colleges in the Midwest with nearly 40% of our student body comprised of domestic minority and international students. At Lake Forest College, the quality of a faculty member’s teaching is the most important criterion for evaluation. Lake Forest College embraces diversity and encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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Working at Lake Forest College 

A highly selective liberal arts college located on Chicago’s North Shore, Lake Forest College enrolls approximately 1,450 students from over 45 states and 65 countries. 

At Lake Forest College, the quality of a faculty member’s teaching is the most important criterion for evaluation.  The College also expects peer-reviewed publications and active participation in the College community.  Lake Forest College embraces diversity and encourages applications from women and other members of historically underrepresented groups.

The College’s 107 acres are spread out across three campuses that are divided by wooded ravines. It is home to more than 250 species of naturalized plants and 187 bird species.
With classic 19th and 20th Century architecture, mature oak trees, and numerous green spaces, the College has been and remains a popular place to film movies.

Our students come from 47 states, Washington D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands, and 78 countries.

Lake Forest professors regularly include undergraduates in their primary research and supervise independent research projects.

They receive fellowships and grants from such notable organizations as the Fulbright Program, National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, National Endowment for the Humanities, Freeman Foundation, Mellon Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Getty Trust, Goldsmith Foundation, and Kemper Foundation.

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