Assistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Sociology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor with expertise in the sociology of race beginning in Fall 2017. We seek a scholar-teacher in the sociology of race whose substantive interests also align with other areas of department need such as gender, religion, or migration. The position is pending final approval of funding. For further information about the department, please visit www.luc.edu/sociology/. Teaching responsibilities shall include courses in the undergraduate core curriculum, courses for sociology majors, and graduate courses. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. by the time of the appointment, a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at all levels, and an active research agenda. Along with primary expertise noted above, preference will be shown for someone who can teach undergraduate courses and mentor graduate students in the sociology of race. Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, a statement outlining the candidate’s research agenda and accomplishments, materials demonstrating teaching expertise, samples of scholarly writing, and a letter of interest outlining the candidate’s qualifications to www.careers.luc.edu. Candidates should also provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position. Referees will not be contacted immediately but may be at subsequent points in the review process. Review of applications will begin October 17, 2016, continuing until the position is filled. Address any questions to: Anne Figert, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Sociology at afigert@luc.edu.