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Assistant Professor of Sociology

Employer
North Central College
Location
Naperville, IL

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Posting Number:

F000319

Position Title:

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Department:

Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology

Division:

Academic Affairs

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Faculty Status:

Full-time Faculty

Supervisor Title:

Chair Sociology & Anthropology

Status:

Full-time Tenure-Track Faculty

Tenure Track:

Yes

Position Summary:

The Department of Sociology, Criminology, & Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at North Central College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Sociology to begin August 1, 2024. Candidates will be considered regardless of field of specialization; those with training in quantitative methods are particularly encouraged to apply. Teaching excellence is paramount, and the ability to instruct a range of undergraduate courses in the sociology curriculum is required. Applicants should also demonstrate their ability in mentoring of students and active scholarship. Scholarship providing research opportunities for undergraduates will be considered favorably. Candidates with a record of or interest in program building at the undergraduate level are particularly encouraged to apply. Successful applicants are expected to have completed their Ph.D. in Sociology or a closely related field by August 2024. Rank is open and dependent on qualifications. The contract is for 9.5 months with a competitive salary and 3-2 teaching load.

North Central College values diversity, equity and inclusion and strongly encourages candidates who would enrich the diversity of the campus community to apply. Experience working with diverse student populations and communities is highly desirable. As a department, we are committed to enhancing the diversity of our campus and creating inclusive spaces both in and outside the classroom. We are seeking candidates who share this commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and will partner with us as we advance our efforts in this area.

Founded in 1861, North Central College is a nationally recognized institution of about 3000 students, located in Naperville, IL, a thriving suburb just west of Chicago. The College is in a period of growth with the addition of a $60 million Science Center (2017), and a new Health Sciences and Engineering building (2020). North Central College is within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station and is next to downtown Naperville. The Naperville area is home to many excellent school districts and Naperville, IL has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money magazine. For more information, please visit: http://www.noctrl.edu. North Central College is an EEO Employer.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, diversity statement, description of research interests, and contact information for three professional references in an electronic format to https://northcentralcollege.peopleadmin.com/postings/11920.

For further information, contact Dr. Raleigh Blasdell, Chair, Department and Search Committee, at rblasdell@noctrl.edu.

Review of applications will begin October 23, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

Employment Conditions:

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of the College’s background screening process.

Number of Vacancies:

1

EEO Statement:

North Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. North Central College provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation, please notify the Office of Human Resource. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

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