Job Posting: TT Assistant Professor Position at University of Illinois at Chicago

The Department of Sociology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking candidates for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level beginning August 2018. We seek candidates who have a substantive research agenda in the areas of work, organizations, and the economy.  The candidate should use statistical methods in their research and be able to contribute to mentoring and teaching of quantitative and statistical methods at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Candidates must have a doctorate in sociology and a strong commitment to research, teaching, and supervising student theses and dissertations.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The deadline for receipt of applications is September 22, 2017, at which time we will begin our review and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should go to, complete the online application (please include the names and email addresses of 3 references), include a letter of interest, statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and writing samples. Referees will receive an email with instructions about how to submit their letter of recommendation through the online system. The final authorization of this position is subject to availability of funding.

The Sociology Department at UIC is an energetic community of scholars committed to teaching, research, and using sociological expertise to engage with the world for the public good. UIC is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research-Extensive University located in the heart of one of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas. It is a comprehensive public university with a diverse student body of more than 25,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Questions about the position can be directed to Professor Rachel Gordon, chair of the search committee.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.  We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.  The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.  Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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