Associate or Full Professor, North Park University

Associate Professor of or Full Professor of Sociology Tenure-Track

School/College: College of Arts & Sciences

Effective date of appointment: Fall 2017

Position Description: The Sociology Department at North Park University in Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor beginning in the fall of 2017. A Ph.D. in Sociology is required, as is a background in one or more of the following fields: urban sociology, race/ethnic studies, women’s and gender studies, sociology of religion, sociology of deviance or criminology. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, academic scholarship, demonstrated leadership skills, social justice, and the ability to communicate well with students and colleagues. Interested candidates should review the North Park Faculty Application and prepare a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae, and the required essays (please submit all materials in a single e-mail).

All materials should be submitted electronically to: Sarah Coleman, North Park University, 3225 W Foster Avenue Chicago, IL 60625 sncoleman@northpark.edu. For full consideration, the application deadline is February 1st, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Minimum academic/professional credentials: PhD in Sociology Desired academic/professional credentials: Background in one or more of the following fields: urban sociology, race/ethnic studies, women’s and gender studies, sociology of religion, sociology of deviance or criminology

Deadline for application: February 1, 2017 or until position is filled.

North Park University seeks to appoint the most qualified and competent persons available who are in harmony with the mission of the university and its philosophy of Christian higher education. All full-time faculty members are expected to be committed Christians both in faith and action. Founded in 1891, North Park University is a Christian liberal arts school of over 3,000 students located in Chicago, Illinois. The school is owned by The Evangelical Covenant Church (www.covchurch.org) and seeks applicants with a personal commitment to our mission of Christian higher education, ethnic diversity, and the city. Over thirty-six per cent of the students are from international and underrepresented American populations. An equal opportunity employer.