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Assistant Professor of Sociology

Beloit College invites applications for a tenure track position in sociology beginning August 2022. A Ph.D. in sociology is required; candidates who are ABD and expect to complete their PhD by August 2023 will also be considered. The ideal candidate has teaching interests and research specialties in race and ethnicity and community-based learning. Applicants whose research addresses the connection between race and institutional contexts such as, health care, media, education, the environment, and/or the criminal justice system are preferred. Scholars who are committed to engaging the local community as a classroom and have experience with community-based learning are preferred.

The successful candidate must exhibit exceptional enthusiasm for and commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring, and in expanding efforts of equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in line with Beloit College’s Becoming Better action plan (https://www.beloit.edu/becoming-better/). We seek an individual who will foster student research and involve students in their professional scholarship. Beloit College has a history of excellence in sociological education, and the department has a long-standing commitment to the benefits of learning in the classroom and beyond it. Interest in and the ability to contribute to all-college programs, such as our Advanced Mentoring Program and Career Channels, is expected.

Because equity and inclusion are central to our students’ liberal education and vital to the thriving of all members of our residential learning community, Beloit College aspires to be an actively anti-racist institution. We recognize our aspiration as ongoing and institution-wide, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. We encourage all interested individuals meeting the criteria of the described position to apply.

Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit is a selective undergraduate liberal arts college that attracts students from across the United States and the world. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty. It is recognized as one of the Colleges That Change Lives.

AA/EEO

Posting Date

09/29/2021

Closing Date

until filled

Office

Sociology

Tenure Track Position

Yes

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin November 1 with initial interviews in late November. Questions about the position should be directed to: Charles Westerberg, Department Chair, westerbc@beloit.edu.

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