Illinois Wesleyan University invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology, with expertise in Medical Sociology and Race/Racism. This one-year position will begin August 1, 2021. Salary and benefits are competitive.
Founded in 1850, Illinois Wesleyan University is a highly competitive small liberal arts institution located in Bloomington, IL. Faculty teach a 3-3 load, and class sizes range from 20-30 students. Fall course modalities are flexible (online, in-person, or hybrid), with a full return to the classroom expected in the spring of 2022.
Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in sociology, or be nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) by August 1, 2021, with expertise in both Medical Sociology and the Sociology of Race / Racism, and have a record of successful teaching.
The primary responsibility will be to teach 6 undergraduate sociology courses: two sections of Medical Sociology (one per semester), two sections of Introductory Sociology (one per semester), one section of Race & Racism (fall), and one section of Social Problems (spring).
Illinois Wesleyan University is strongly committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to supporting and further building our community in these dimensions. Illinois Wesleyan University is an EEO Employer. Review of applications will begin on April 10, 2021; however, applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.
To Apply: Submit the following files to our Social Science Division administrative specialist, Tracy Tiritilli, by email at email@example.com:
1. a cover letter addressing qualifications;
2. a curriculum vitae;
3. a teaching statement, focusing on your scope and approach to teaching Race & Racism and/or Medical Sociology;
4. a statement making evident your commitment to antiracist and inclusive teaching and professional practices;
5. contact information for three professional references.
Questions may be directed to the Department Chair: Dr. Meghan Burke, Professor of Sociology at firstname.lastname@example.org
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