The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning in August 2015. We seek candidates who are broadly trained in sociology, and have a commitment to teaching within an undergraduate liberal arts setting.
The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in Criminology/Criminal Justice, Juvenile Delinquency, and Deviance on a rotating basis, as well as Introductory Sociology. Teaching load may also include a course in Social Problems. Preference will be given to applicants with teaching or research specializations in one or more of the following areas: race and class in the criminal justice system, statistics, or quantitative methods. A Ph.D. in Sociology and evidence of teaching excellence are required (ABD will be considered).
Illinois College is a residential, private liberal arts college located in historic Jacksonville, Illinois, 70 miles northeast of Saint Louis, Missouri, and 30 miles west of Springfield, the Illinois State Capital. True to its founding vision in 1829, Illinois College is a community committed to the highest standards of scholarship and integrity in the liberal arts. Illinois College promotes academic freedom, equality of opportunity, and human dignity through an increasingly diverse student population, currently comprised of 26 percent underrepresented students. The College develops in its students qualities of mind and character needed for fulfilling lives of leadership and service, fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning, while preparing students for lifelong success.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, a C.V., evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching philosophy, syllabi, course evaluations), undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of research philosophy, and three letters of reference to the Office of Academic Affairs, Attn: Jan Buhrmann, Chair of the Sociology Search Committee, Illinois College, 1101 W. College Ave, Jacksonville, IL 62650. Electronic submissions are encouraged; please send materials in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications begins October 1, 2014. Illinois College is an equal opportunity employer, encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and women, and offers benefits to same-sex domestic partners.