Lecturer - Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice

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Lecturer - Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice

132 Brackett Hall-Clemson University
Open Date:
May 12, 2021
Close Date:
Jun 7, 2021

Clemson University. The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice invites applications for a full-time, one-year lecturer position beginning 15 August 2021. This position is for on-campus, in-person teaching. We seek applicants with experience teaching sociology, criminology, and/or criminal justice courses. The successful applicant will teach any of the following courses; Introduction to Sociology, Criminology, and/or Introduction to Criminal Justice and may be asked to teach courses in their specific area of expertise. The teaching load for full-time lecturers is four courses per semester.

Clemson University is a Top 30, Carnegie Research 1 (R-1) public university and was awarded an NSF ADVANCE grant to foster gender equity and improve the status of women faculty. With significant ambitions to increase its profile nationally and internationally, Clemson University – and the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice in particular – prioritizes the preparation of graduates for an increasingly global and diverse society, and in ways that value just outcomes. Towards this end, the department is establishing a Social Justice Research and Advocacy Hub to create an intellectual nucleus, community, and focus for inclusiveness that will promote social justice work and enhance vibrant interdisciplinary engagement on campus. The department is building a culturally diverse and inclusive faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities able to bring fresh perspectives and scholarship to the campus and community. 

Clemson University is a public land-grant institution with 20,000 undergraduates and 5,500 graduate students. Clemson University is located in Upstate South Carolina. Main campus sits on 1,400 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along the shores of Lake Hartwell. Midway between Atlanta, Georgia, and Charlotte, North Carolina, Clemson offers students the convenience of a small town with easy access to the attractions found in major cities. The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice is a member of the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences and is home to 22 faculty members across the three represented disciplines. Successful candidates will integrate and complement existing strengths in our program and contribute to the interdisciplinary focus of the department. For more information about Clemson University, please see http://www.clemson.edu or the departmental website https://www.clemson.edu/cbshs/departments/sociology/.


Applicants must have a master’s degree in Sociology, Criminology, Criminal Justice, or closely related field with a Ph.D. preferred. 

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit the following items via Interfolio: (1) a letter of application, (2) a Curriculum Vitae, (3) teaching evaluations for up to two classes, and (4) names and email addresses of three references. Review of applications will begin on June 7 and continue until the position is filled. 




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Posted: 5/13/2021
Application Due: 6/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time