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Visiting Assistant Professor

Coastal Carolina University
Conway, SC

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Social Sciences, Criminal Justice
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Assistant Professor
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Four-Year Institution
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Visiting Assistant Professor of SociologyThe Spadoni College of Education and Social Sciences at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a one-year position (August 2024 – May 2025) as Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology beginning in August 2024. A Ph.D. in Sociology is required at the time of the appointment.The Visiting Assistant Professor must have teaching and research experience in social justice as well as 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.The Department offers the Bachelor’s of Arts degrees in Sociology, and Criminal Justice. We also support minors in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Medicine and Health, 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.The primary responsibility of the Visiting Assistant Professor will be to teach 6 undergraduate sociology courses across two semesters (fall 2024, and spring 2025), including (but not limited to) existing offerings in the area of social justice. Preference will be given to candidates whose areas of expertise complement and enhance at least one of the department’s specializations (Criminology, Social Justice, Medicine and Health).

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 49 states and 55 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate and 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 instructional technology, and PhD degrees in marine science: coastal and marine systems 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 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.

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The chosen candidate is required to have a Ph.D. in Sociology by the time of appointment.

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Confidentiality, Constant Interruptions, Language, Reading (documents or instruments), Training, Verbal Communication, Written Communication

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None of these Listed

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Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking, Writing

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Calculator, Computer and Peripheral Equipment, Copier, Fax, Scanner, Telephone

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