Assistant Professor of Sociology
The Coastal Carolina University Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in the spring of 2022. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Sociology or a related field by the time of their appointment. The candidate should also have evidence of excellent teaching and scholarly productivity, experiential learning, and community/public engagement with regard to poverty/inequality/homelessness. Candidates’ area of expertise should include social inequality, social justice, sociology of education, demography, and criminology.
Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by 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, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.
Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.
Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.
Interested candidates should submit: a letter of application (outlining interest in the position with the specified qualifications and approach to teaching), current curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts of all graduate coursework (copies are acceptable at this time), a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and a list of at least three (3) professional references. All information and related material must be submitted electronically at http://jobs.coastal.edu. Applicants that are invited for interviews must provide official transcripts of all graduate coursework prior to visiting campus. Review of applications and materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.