Assistant Professor of Sociology/Anthropology

Rock Hill, South Carolina
Salary is dependent upon qualifications.
Sep 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Major Responsibilities

  • Teach courses in Anthropology concentration including, but not limited to: Introduction to Archaeology, Fieldwork in Archaeology, and Anthropological Theory.  Ability to teach other courses within the concentration is a plus (i.e. Forensic Anthropology, Ethnographic Field Methods, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, or Linguistic Anthropology).
  • Teach courses in Winthrop University’s innovative General Education Program, including HMXP102, an interdisciplinary course.
  • Undertake research in the discipline and promote undergraduate research.
  • Participate in departmental, college, and university service, including student advising.
  • Be an interested and congenial participant in an interdisciplinary department.

Employment Conditions:  A 9-month, renewable non-tenure track appointment. Salary is dependent upon qualifications.

Position Availability:  August 15, 2018



  • The Ph.D. in Anthropology (or a related field) is required for appointment at the Assistant Professor level.
  • Specialization areas among the areas listed above.
  • Evidence of teaching excellence and commitment to student learning.
  • Evidence of an ongoing program of research.


Application Instructions

Application Deadline: November 10, 2017. Application materials received after the deadline may be considered if an acceptable candidate has not been found.

Application Procedures:

  1. Applications should consist of:
  • letter of application
  • curriculum vitae
  • a teaching philosophy statement
  • course evaluations for up to two courses
  • a research agenda statement
  • all graduate transcripts
  • two professional letters of reference

Applications must be submitted electronically to Interfolio.

Further inquiries should be directed to:

Dr. Richard J. Chacon ( (803) 323-4656

Search Committee Chair/Anthropology Program Coordinator