Assistant Professor of Sociology

Rock Hill, South Carolina
Salary is dependent upon qualifications
Aug 18, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Sociology
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Major Responsibilities

  • Teach a variety of courses in a combined sociology program, especially those within the criminology concentration and undergraduate statistics or methods.
  • Teach courses in Winthrop University’s innovative General Education Program.
  • Participate in departmental, college and university service, including student advising.
  • May have options of teaching gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity, or family, if qualified.
  • Undertake research in the discipline and promote undergraduate research.
  • Be an interested and congenial participant in a multi-disciplinary department.

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 2018



  • Ph.D. in sociology or a related field and graduate work in the field of criminology or deviance 
  • Evidence of teaching excellence and commitment to student learning.
  • Evidence of ongoing program of research and publication, preferably using quantitative methods.


Application Instructions

Application Procedures: Applicants should submit the following items via Interfolio:

  • a letter of application indicating the position the applicant is interested in,
  • a Curriculum Vitae,
  • all graduate transcripts,
  • a representative publication,
  • a teaching philosophy, along with teaching evaluations for up to two classes, and
  • two professional letters of reference.

Please address questions to Dr. Jeannie Haubert, Department Chair and Search Committee Chair (

Application Deadline:   Sept 22, 2017.  Application materials received after the deadline date may be considered if an acceptable candidate has not been found.

Background Check Statement:  Winthrop University is committed to providing a safe campus community. Winthrop conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

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