first_imgQuick Link for Postinghttps://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/14571 CampusRogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Position End Date Job CategoryUniversity Faculty Posting Details Position TitleSociology, Assistant Professor of Gender, Race and Ethnicity,Tenure Track Department NameSOCIOLOGY Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationCurriculum VitaeTeaching StatementResearch StatementOther DocumentOptional Documents Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Location CodeSOCIOLOGY (02120A) Is this split and/or fully grant funded?No Position Details Duties and Responsibilities The Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences atLoyola University Chicago ( LUC ) invites applications for afull-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor,for academic year 2021-22. The department seeks applicants withexpertise in gender, race and ethnicity, including theirintersections. Within these areas, we seek candidates with researchinterests in law and society or whose scholarship contributes toour departmental strengths, such as urban sociology, immigration,the sociology of knowledge and medicine, religion, and those whowork across disciplines. The successful candidate will be joining adepartment with 13 full-time faculty members, over 150 majors and80 minors, and MA and PhD graduate programs with a total of about45 students. For more information about the department, pleasevisit our website: https://www.luc.edu/sociology/index.shtml.This search is part of a University-wide, multi-year hiringinitiative designed to hire outstanding researchers and teacherswho are reflective of our diverse student body and committed tointerdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across differentsubfields and disciplines) and the pursuit of external grants. Ofspecial interest are candidates who can further the University’sefforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.Successful candidates must maintain a strong research program,including the pursuit of external grants, demonstrate excellence inteaching and mentoring, and demonstrate service contributions tothe profession, the department, the university and potentially, tothe larger community. The teaching load is two courses persemester; twenty-five percent of this position is with the LUCWomen’s Studies & Gender Studies Program ( WSGS ). Thus, thesuccessful candidate will teach one course per year in WSGS .Regular teaching in the university Core Curriculum and in theSociology graduate program is also expected. Physical DemandsNone Job TitleSociology, Assistant Professor of Gender, Race and Ethnicity,Tenure Track Organizational LocationPROVOST Working ConditionsNonecenter_img Job Number85TBD Minimum Education and/or Work Experience Open Date11/24/2020 Special Instructions to Applicants The candidate must have a Ph.D. in Sociology at the time ofappointment in August 2021. Candidates for the position must have arecord of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship,interdisciplinarity, grant-funded research, teaching and mentoringexcellence, and service. The candidate should be willing to supportthe mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit CatholicEducation. Candidates should submit to www.careers.luc.edu (1) a brief letterof interest; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statementoutlining the applicant’s research agenda; (4) a statementdescribing teaching experience; and (5) a statement addressing pastand/or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student bodythrough research, teaching and/or other channels of scholarship andservice. Applicants should also arrange for three recommendationletters from references who are prepared to speak to theirprofessional qualifications for this position, to be submittedelectronically to the above website (letter writers will receive anelectronic prompt from LUC ). Candidates may forward additionalmaterials related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarlypublications to:Kelly Moore, Ph.D., Search Committee ChairDepartment of [email protected] of applications will begin on January 8, 2021 and continueuntil the position is filled.LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with astrong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying ourfaculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of itsprofessoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate studentpopulations because broad diversity – including a wide range ofindividuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – iscritical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence ineducation, research, educational access and services in anincreasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically assessingthe many qualifications of each applicant, we would factorfavorably an individual’s record of conduct that includesexperience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a widevariety of different educational, research or other workactivities. Among other qualifications, we would also factorfavorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriersto an academic career or degrees.As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seekcandidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver atransformative education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn moreabout LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website atwww.luc.edu/mission. For information about the university’s focuson transformative education, they should consult our website atwww.luc.edu/transformativeed. Close Date Position Number Open Until FilledYes Desired Start Date08/09/2021 The candidate must have a Ph.D. in Sociology at the time ofappointment in August 2021. Candidates for the position must have arecord of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship,interdisciplinarity, grant-funded research, teaching and mentoringexcellence, and service. The candidate should be willing to supportthe mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit CatholicEducation. Qualifications Job TypeFull-Time FLSA StatusExempt Number of Vacancies1last_img