Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor of Sociology, Coastal Carolina University

The Spadoni College of Education and Social Sciences at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Sociology beginning in August 2024. A Ph.D. in Sociology is required at the time of the appointment. 

The Assistant Professor must have teaching and research experience in social inequalities (e.g. Race, Class, Gender, LGBTQ+ identities) and a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to engage a diverse community of learners, including first-generation college students, through a varied and innovative teaching style.

All candidates are expected to contribute to the diversity of our curriculum and community. The Sociology Department in the Spadoni College of Education and Social Sciences seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. We seek teacher-scholars who will serve as mentors for our diverse student body, and who have a demonstrated commitment to underrepresented communities as well as the academic success of all of our students.

The Department offers the Bachelor of Arts degrees in Sociology and Criminal Justice. We also support minors in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Social Justice, and Sociology. This highly collaborative and active department encourages close-knit classroom experiences and promotes experiential learning that highlights faculty areas of expertise and research. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to student learning, inclusive pedagogy, and to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located just nine miles from the Atlantic coast resort of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Coastal enrolls more than 10,000 students from 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, social sciences, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.Ds. in Marine Science and Education Sciences.

Applicants must submit a letter of application stating their teaching and research interests, current curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts, teaching evaluations, and contact information of three references electronically at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to building a diverse faculty and encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities. Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

Domestic Partner Benefits: This employer does not offer employment benefits to domestic partners of employees.

Discrimination Policy: This employer prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression.