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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 10/29/2016

Loyola University Of Chicago Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
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Job Title
Assistant Professor of Sociology

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Duties and Responsibilities
Loyola University Chicago, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Sociology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position, beginning in fall 2017, at the rank of Assistant Professor with expertise in the sociology of race. The position is pending final approval of funding. The Department of Sociology seeks to hire an Assistant Professor with expertise in the Sociology of Race whose substantive interests also align with other departmental needs such as gender, religion, or migration. The position is pending final approval of funding. For information about the department, please visit

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.

Minimum Education or 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 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.

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Job Open Date

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Open Until Filled

Candidates Eligible to Apply*
All Candidates

Application Types Accepted
University Faculty Registration Form

Required Applicant Documents

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Cover Letter
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Special Instructions to Applicants
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 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.

Address questions to:
Anne Figert, Ph.D., Chair
Department of Sociology
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL 60660

Review of applications will begin October 01, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. 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 For information about the university's focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at

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