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Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2006 09:56:16 -0500
From: Christena Nippert-Eng <[log in to unmask]>
To: Barry Wellman <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: please post to list
Hi Barry --
Would you be kind enough to post this job announcement to the CITASA
We are thinking broadly and flexibly about this position and I'd be
delighted to see CITASA colleagues apply for it. I'm very happy to
answer any questions.
Christena Nippert-Eng, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology
Illinois Institute of Technology
Chair, Department of Social Sciences, Illinois Institute of Technology
Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Chair of
the Department of Social Sciences. At the undergraduate level, the
department currently offers a well-established BS degree in political
science as well as courses in sociology and public policy. At the
graduate level, it offers a growing Master of Public Administration
program with a strong international component. The department’s
faculty have a range of interdisciplinary backgrounds and research
The ideal candidate will provide strategic vision and leadership that
will help the department develop and expand its degree programs and
efforts in recruiting students and faculty. Candidates must have a
well-established record of research, previous administrative
experience, and the ability to take advantage of emerging
opportunities in an entrepreneurial, interdisciplinary environment,
including the potential to develop and administer external funding.
Candidates must be tenurable at the level of full professor;
candidates currently at that rank as well as strong candidates
currently at the associate professor rank will be considered.
Competitive salary. Area of specialization open.
IIT is a mid-sized, private, PhD-granting university with an
international student body. IIT is known for its research and
education in engineering, science, architecture, law, design, computer
science, psychology, and business. (2006 Carnegie Classifications:
Research University/High; Doc/STEM graduate instructional program.)
The department is located on the main campus, south of Chicago’s
downtown Loop area. In addition, the department offers classes at the
downtown campus, in Chicago’s west Loop. Additional information about
the university and the department can be found at
Mail letter of interest, CV, and names of three references to
Professor Kathryn Riley, Search Committee Chair, Department of
Humanities, 218 Siegel Hall, Illinois Institute of Technology, 3301
South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60616; email [log in to unmask]
Review of applications begins October 15, 2006, and continues until
the position is filled.
Illinois Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
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