Assistant Professor - The Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Clemson University in South Carolina

Date Posted August 6, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Assistant Professor
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor beginning August 2015. This opening is for the social services concentration of a sociology major and requires a terminal degree in social work.

Candidates are expected to have an active research agenda and should
demonstrate significant potential for excellence in collegiate instruction in the areas of marriage and family, mental health, or child and adolescent well-being. A record of, or potential for, extramural research funding is also preferred, especially for more senior candidates. Finally, candidates should also be willing to supervise undergraduate practicum hours.

Clemson University ( is a state land-grant institution with nearly 17,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students, located near the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. We are an interdisciplinary department with undergraduate majors in sociology and anthropology and an MS in applied sociology. Our faculty members produce outstanding scholarship and offer a collegial atmosphere.

To apply, send a cover letter, Curriculum Vita, a research statement and two representative publications as well as a teaching philosophy and teaching evaluations for up to two classes. Please also submit the names and email addresses of three references. Send materials to: Search and Screen Committee – Social Services Search, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, 132 Brackett Hall, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634-1356. Electronic submissions will also be accepted at Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or genetic information. Members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.