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Assistant Professor of Sociology - Gender & Sexuality - Tenure Track

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Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, a research statement, materials demonstrating teaching expertise, samples of scholarly writing, the names and contact information of three references, and a letter of interest outlining the candidate’s qualifications to https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/5662/. Referees will not be contacted immediately but may be at subsequent points in the review process. When uploading application documents, please use the “other document” link to attach teaching materials, research statements, and any additional material, combined in one document. Address questions to: Anne Figert, Ph.D., Chair Department of Sociology Loyola University Chicago 1032 W. Sheridan Rd. Chicago, IL 60660 afigert@luc.edu The position is pending final approval of funding. For information about the department, please visit www.luc.edu/sociology/index.schtml. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Position Details 

Position Details

Job Title Assistant Professor of Sociology - Gender & Sexuality - Tenure Track
Position Title Assistant Professor of Sociology - Gender & Sexuality - Tenure Track
Position Number
Job Category University Faculty
Job Type Full-Time
FLSA Status Exempt
Campus Rogers Park-Lake shore
Location Code SOCIOLOGY (02120A)
Department Name SOCIOLOGY
Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No
Duties and Responsibilities

Loyola University Chicago, 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 gender and/or sexuality, beginning in Fall 2018.

Qualifications

Applicants should have expertise in the sociology of gender and/or sexuality. Applicants whose substantive interests also contribute to areas of department need such as urban or religion, with methodological expertise in qualitative or ethnographic methods are also encouraged. 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.

Physical Demands None
Working Conditions None
Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

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 accorded to those who can teach undergraduate courses and mentor both undergraduate and graduate students.

Open Date 08/31/2017
Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, a research statement, materials demonstrating teaching expertise, samples of scholarly writing, the names and contact information of three references, and a letter of interest outlining the candidate’s qualifications to https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/5662/. Referees will not be contacted immediately but may be at subsequent points in the review process. When uploading application documents, please use the “other document” link to attach teaching materials, research statements, and any additional material, combined in one document.

Address questions to:

Anne Figert, Ph.D., Chair
Department of Sociology
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL 60660
afigert@luc.edu

The position is pending final approval of funding. For information about the department, please visit www.luc.edu/sociology/index.schtml.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Quick Link for Posting http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/5662
Job Number 8500740
Organizational Location Provost

Posting Details

Posting Detail

Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date 08/13/2018
Position End Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Writing Sample
  5. Other Document
Optional Documents

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