The Department of Sociology, IU School of Liberal Arts, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis (IUPUI) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Medical Sociology with a secondary specialization in gender and/or sexuality. The position begins August 1, 2020 and applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Sociology completed by the start date.
The successful candidate will demonstrate potential for excellence in both research and teaching. We are particularly interested in candidates who integrate the campus’s emphasis on interdisciplinary, urban, and/or community engaged scholarship in their investigation of health and illness. The candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in our medical sociology curriculum, research methods or sociological theory, and courses in their areas of expertise. Facility with both in-person and online pedagogy for undergraduate teaching is required. The position carries a 3-2 teaching load. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
The Department of Sociology has 11 full-time faculty members, approximately 100 undergraduate majors and 100 undergraduate minors, and 20 graduate students in our MA Program. Our undergraduate and MA programs both have Medical Sociology tracks. For additional information on the department, see: http://liberalarts.iupui.edu/sociology/
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana University and Purdue University, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus. It is the home of the IU School of Medicine, the IU School of Nursing, the Fairbanks School of Public Health, and the School of Health and Human Sciences. The successful candidate will be encouraged to pursue externally-funded research and take advantage of the many collaborative research opportunities within the department and across the campus.
As an urban-serving institution whose commitment to diversity and community engagement is embodied within its mission and vision, IUPUI is a dynamic campus of nearly 30,000 students and more than 8,500 faculty and staff. An anchor institution within the city of Indianapolis, IUPUI has been recognized for excellence in civic engagement and community partnerships.
The Department of Sociology in the School of Liberal Arts is looking for scholars who will contribute to our commitment to engage the city, state, nation and beyond through teaching, research and service, in consideration of the rich diversity of our campus and city as we prepare our graduates to enter and lead in an increasingly complex world.
Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. A strong letter of application will state how the candidate's research and teaching will complement the department's strengths and curriculum.
Required: Ph.D. in Sociology completed by the start date.
Facility with both in-person and online pedagogy for undergraduate teaching is required.
Specialty in medical sociology with a secondary specialization in gender and/or sexuality.
The successful candidate will demonstrate potential for excellence in both research and teaching. We are particularly interested in candidates who integrate the campus's emphasis on interdisciplinary, urban, and/or community engaged scholarship in their investigation of health and illness.
Department Contact for Questions:
Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to department chair Dr. Brian Steensland (email@example.com) or Dr. Kenzie Mintus (firstname.lastname@example.org)
OAA #: IN-LART-SOC19001
Appointment Status: Tenure Track
Internal Number: 8391
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.