Assistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Chicago, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Sociology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position, beginning in Fall 2018, at the rank of Assistant Professor with expertise in the sociology of gender and/or sexuality whose substantive interests contribute to areas of department need such as urban or religion, with methodological expertise in qualitative or ethnographic methods. The position is pending final approval of funding. For information about the department, please visit www.luc.edu/sociology/index.schtml. Duties and

Responsibilities: 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.

Qualifications: 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 a substantial research agenda. Along with primary expertise noted above, preference will be shown for someone who can teach undergraduate courses and mentor both undergraduate and graduate students.

Quick Link to job posting: http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/5662 Address questions to: Anne Figert, Ph.D., Chair Department of Sociology Loyola University Chicago 1032 W. Sheridan Rd. Chicago, IL 60660 afigert@luc.edu

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees. As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.