Job Posting: TT Position at Elmhurst College

Elmhurst College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Sociology with focus in gender, inequality, and/or social work. Secondary areas in human services, youth populations, special needs populations, and/or families is a plus. The new faculty member will also contribute to the social work program and coordinate student internships. Main teaching responsibilities include Sex and Gender, Social Inequality, the half-credit Capstone Seminar, and other courses based on interest and expertise.  The teaching load is six full-credit courses per year.

Minimum Qualifications:
Evidence of outstanding teaching or teaching potential is essential. Candidates should have a commitment to creating inclusive learning environments for a diverse student body. A PhD in Sociology or closely related field is required by September 1, 2018.

Employer Description:
Elmhurst College is a leading four-year college that seamlessly blends liberal learning and professional preparation to help students reach their full potential. Elmhurst College offers more than 60 undergraduate majors, 17 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst College is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education.

Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the College’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity.  Elmhurst College is an AA/EO Employer.  Elmhurst College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law with respect to all aspects of employment.

Elmhurst College uses SimpleHire to collect all application material.  Please submit a letter of application, CV, unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts will be requested at a later date), evidence of teaching effectiveness, writing sample, and request three confidential letters of recommendation, at least one of which should address teaching. Additional information about Elmhurst College may be accessed on our website: http://www.elmhurst.edu/hr/. The deadline for applications is December 15, 2017. Apply at http://elmhurst.simplehire. com/postings/615

Questions can be directed to Dr. Bhoomi K. Thakore, Chair, Sociology Search Committee, bhoomi.thakore@elmhurst.edu.

This announcement has recently been posted in the ASA job bank. https://asa.enoah.com/ Job-Bank-Information/Job-Bank/ JBctl/ViewJob/JobID/14366

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: