Assistant Professor Position Opening at Bradley University

The Department of Sociology & Social Work at Bradley University anticipates an opening for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Sociology, to begin in August of 2017.

A Ph.D. in Sociology or a closely related discipline is required by the time of the appointment. We seek an individual with research expertise in global cultures and gender, who is highly committed to both scholarly research and undergraduate teaching. Preference will be given to candidates who do qualitative and comparative work on the cultural aspects of globalization. The ability to teach one or more courses on families, crime and society, work and occupations, public policy, and/or sociology of education would also be highly desirable.

To apply, electronically submit a letter of application addressing qualifications for the position and briefly describing your current research, a CV, graduate transcripts (copies are acceptable), evidence of teaching success, and three letters of recommendation as email attachments to: Professor Jackie Hogan, Search Committee Chair, Department of Sociology, Bradley University, at

Screening of applications will begin on February 22 and continue until the position is filled.

Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

Bradley University is a top-ranked, prestigious private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university. Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in Central Illinois. For additional information about the University, visit

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.

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