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Sociologist: One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor

Position Deleted on 3/16/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Williams Bay, WI
Faculty - Liberal Arts - Sociology
Application Due:
Full Time
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George Williams College of Aurora University
Aurora University is a private, independent, comprehensive institution founded in 1893 offering Bachelor, Master's and Doctoral degrees. The university is committed to helping students identify what matters and build their lives around it. We serve over 4000 undergraduate and graduate students at our two campuses which are located in Aurora, Illinois, 40 miles west of Chicago and on the shores of Geneva Lake in Williams Bay, Wisconsin. George Williams College is one of four colleges of Aurora University. Additionally, we have an education center in Woodstock, Illinois. All positions listed here are located at the Williams Bay, Wisconsin campus.

We seek candidates who are committed educators who will foster student learning in and outside the classroom and collaborate with other faculty members and College staff to sustain our engaging campus learning environment. Our undergraduate general education curriculum, The Williams Plan, includes thematic courses on Social Entrepreneurship and Responsibility and offers students an integrated, experiential education in an ideal setting. As a private institution, we expect faculty to be involved in the lives of students through mentoring, student support, enrollment initiatives and other activities relating to the college experience. These positions will require some weekend and evening hours teaching and participating in College programs and activities with students and faculty colleagues.

Sociologist: One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor
George Williams College of Aurora University seeks a full-time faculty member for a One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Sociology. The Visiting Assistant Professor will teach courses in the general education curriculum and will assist in the design and implementation of a Criminal Justice major.

Preferred Candidates will have the following credentials:
  • Ph.D. in Sociology or related field;
  • Prior teaching experience at the collegiate level;
  • Experience in developing new programs and courses at the undergraduate level;
  • Commitment to integrated and interactive learning models.
All faculty positions offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including health, life and generous matching contributions to a 403(b) plan provided. Applications must include a letter of intent including description of education, certifications held, and all relevant experience, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references including phone numbers (candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted). Applications received by Monday, March 3, 2013, will receive full consideration. Electronic applications welcomed.
Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to becoming a model university of the twenty-first century. Toward this effort we are determined to have a faculty, staff, and student body reflecting the cultural demographics of the Greater Chicagoland Area. Hence, we especially encourage persons of color to apply.
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