North Central College seeks applications for a tenure-track position in sociology to begin September 1, 2013. Appointment at the rank of assistant professor is anticipated, but higher rank may be considered for suitably qualified candidates. Ph.D. in hand at time of appointment. Applicants should have teaching experience and show potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and scholarship.
We are seeking a sociologist with substantive knowledge in crime and criminal justice and a commitment to exploring issues of social justice as this impacts crime, law enforcement, the criminal court system, and corrections. The candidate will also be expected to supervise relevant internships, contribute to the ongoing shaping of the Criminal Justice track, and teach courses in the department's core curriculum (e.g., Urban Problems, Research Methods, Introduction to Sociology). Review of applications will begin October 15, 2012 and continue until position is filled.
North Central College, founded in 1861, is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts college of 2900 students, located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville, within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station. Naperville, IL has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money magazine for its public school system, library, and other amenities which have won national recognition. For more information please visit: http://www.noctrl.edu.
Interested applicants should send the following documents (a letter of application describing teaching philosophy and scholarly interests, a curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation) in an electronic format to Cheryl Horton at email@example.com. For further information please email Dr. Jennifer Keys, Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE.