Overview

The Department of Sociology and Criminology at Benedictine College invites applications for a faculty position in sociology at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2019. The successful candidate should hold a Ph.D. in Sociology. ABD candidates will be considered for a non-tenure track position at the rank of Instructor but must have their committee chair certify that all requirements for the degree will be completed by December 31, 2019. Candidates with innovative teaching interests in all areas of sociology are eligible to apply, but preference will be given to candidates with at least 18 graduate credit hours in criminal justice/criminology. Additional duties include academic advising, curriculum development, professional development and service to the department, college, community, and professional field.

Benedictine College, which has a full-time undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1800 students, is a mission-centered academic community. Its mission as a Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts, and residential college is the education of men and women within a community of faith and scholarship. Benedictine College is ranked by the Cardinal Newman Society as one of the top Catholic colleges in the nation, listed as one of America’s Best Colleges by US News & World Report, and named as one of the top twenty colleges in America by a First Things magazine study of more than 2,000 colleges and universities.

Beyond disciplinary expertise, Benedictine College seeks faculty members eager to engage and support our mission. Application materials should discuss how you might contribute to the college’s Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts identity. Please send cover letter and vita to both Mary Asher (masher@benedictine.edu) and Dr. Kevin Bryant (kbryant@benedictine.edu)

For questions concerning the position, please contact Dr. Kevin Bryant, Professor and Chair of Sociology and Criminology, at 913-360-7399 or kbryant@benedictine.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Benedictine College is an EEOC employer.