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Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

North Central College
Naperville, IL

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Position Title:

Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology


Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology


Academic Affairs

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Faculty Status:

Full-time Faculty

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Full-time Visiting Faculty

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Position Summary:

The Department of Sociology, Criminology, & Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at North Central College invites applications for a 1-year, visiting position in Sociology to begin August 1, 2024. Candidates will be considered regardless of field of specialization. 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 undergraduate students. Successful applicants are expected to have completed their Ph.D. in Sociology or a closely related field by August 2024. The contract is for 9.5 months with a competitive salary and 3-3 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:

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

For further information, contact Dr. Raleigh Blasdell, Chair, Department and Search Committee, at

Review of applications will begin April 5, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. North Central College is an EEO Employer.

Employment Conditions:

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

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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.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

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

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