Assistant Professor of Sociology - Winthrop University in Rock Hill South Carolina

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Winthrop University

Rock Hill, South Carolina 29733

United States


Detailed Job Description

TITLE:  Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Major Responsibilities

  • Teach a variety of courses in sociology, especially undergraduate statistics and research methods.
  • Teach courses with a global/international focus
  • Ability to teach demography and/or urban sociology would be a plus.
  • Teach courses in Winthrop University’s innovative General Education Program, including HMXP102, an interdisciplinary course.
  • Participate in departmental, college, and university service, including student advising.
  • Undertake research in the discipline and promote undergraduate research.
  • Be an interested and congenial participant in a dual disciplinary department.


  • The Ph.D. in sociology is required for appointment at the assistant professor level. A successful candidate who is ABD at the time of employment may be appointed to a non-tenure track position as an instructor.
  • Specialization areas among the areas listed above.
  • Evidence of teaching excellence and commitment to student learning.
  • Evidence of ongoing program of research and publication
  • Preference is given to candidates with experience teaching undergraduate statistics/quantitative research methods.

Employment Conditions:  A 9-month, full-time, tenure-track appointment with option of summer employment if funds are available.  Salary is dependent upon qualifications.

Position Availability:  August 18, 2014

Application Deadline:   October 2, 2013.  Application materials received after the deadline date may be considered if an acceptable candidate has not been found.

Application Procedures:

  • Applications should consist of:
    • letter of application, including a statement of “teaching philosophy,”
    • curriculum vitae
    • sample of representative written work (article-or chapter-length),
    • evidence of  excellence and commitment to student learning,
    • three professional letters of reference
    • all graduate transcripts
  • Applications may be submitted electronically to the following address:

Search Committee Chair
Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Winthrop University
Rock Hill, SC 29733
(803) 323-2181

Keyword Phrases

  • Sociology
  • demography
  • statistics
  • urban sociology
  • research methods
  • interdisciplinary
  • global/international focus
  • promote undergraduate research
  • student advising
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Writing Samples
Best if Apply By 10/2/2013