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Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

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Position Information

Posting Number F000058
Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology
Department Sociology & Anthropology
Division College of Arts & Sciences
FLSA Status Exempt
Faculty Status
Supervisor Title Chair, Department of Sociology & Anthropology
Status Full-time Visiting Faculty
Tenure Track No
Position Summary

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at North Central College invites applications for a two-year visiting faculty position in Sociology at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning September 1, 2017. Ph.D. at time of appointment is expected; ABD will be considered. We are seeking a sociologist with teaching interests in quantitative methods. Candidates should also be able to contribute to the department’s core curriculum (e.g., Introduction to Sociology, Urban Problems, Research Methods, and/or Theory). The ideal candidates will share our commitments to social justice, the liberal arts, involving undergraduates in research, and using the rich landscape of the Chicago area in either their teaching or their research. Applicants must demonstrate commitment to teaching excellence, mentoring of students, and ongoing scholarship.

Founded in 1861, North Central College is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of about 3000 students, located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville. The 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: North Central College is an EEO Employer.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three professional references.

For further information, please email Dr. Kristin Geraty, Chair, Search Committee, at

Review of applications will begin May 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment Conditions

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

Number of Vacancies 1

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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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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  5. Names and contact information of three professional references
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