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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.