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Sociology of Stratification and Inequality Assistant Professor

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a statement outlining their research and teaching agenda, three letters of recommendation, and up to three samples of writing. If you have problems uploading your three letters of recommendation, please contact Committee Chair Matthew Brashears at brasheam@mailbox.sc.edu. The faculty will begin reviewing applications by November 6th and review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For additional information contact the Recruitment Committee Chair, Matthew E. Brashears, at brasheam@mailbox.sc.edu. Candidates who also have the ability to teach quantitative methods at the graduate level are encouraged to see our other solicitation http://uscjobs.sc.edu/hr/postings/20027).

Posting Details

Posting Summary

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Posting Number FAC00119PO17
Classification Title Assistant Professor
Internal Title Sociology of Stratification and Inequality Assistant Professor
Campus Columbia 01
College/Division College of Arts and Sciences
Department Sociology
Advertised Salary Range We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per week 40
Hours per year 1560
Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
Basis 9 months
Work County Richland 40
Tenure Information Tenure-Track/Tenured
Job Search Category Faculty

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for FTE Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Assistant Professor of Sociology
Focus: Social Stratification and Inequality

The Department of Sociology (http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/socy/) at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We seek candidates with research and teaching interests in Social Stratification and Inequality.

The Sociology Department has a collegial and intellectually diverse faculty with strengths in Social Psychology, Stratification & Social Structure and Population & Health. The department’s Social Psychology program is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as 4th in the country and the department has a strong graduate program with student-high NRC rankings tied for 3rd in the nation. The department has historically maintained a strong reputation for rigorous research methodology.

Required Education and Experience

Completion of PhD degree by the time of employment is required.

Preferred Qualifications

A PhD degree in Sociology.

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 08/16/2018
Job Open Date 10/24/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a statement outlining their research and teaching agenda, three letters of recommendation, and up to three samples of writing.

If you have problems uploading your three letters of recommendation, please contact Committee Chair Matthew Brashears at brasheam@mailbox.sc.edu.

The faculty will begin reviewing applications by November 6th and review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For additional information contact the Recruitment Committee Chair, Matthew E. Brashears, at brasheam@mailbox.sc.edu.

Candidates who also have the ability to teach quantitative methods at the graduate level are encouraged to see our other solicitation http://uscjobs.sc.edu/hr/postings/20027).

Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/20033
EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Funding Information

Position Attributes

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you have a PhD in hand by August 15, 2018?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Writing Sample(s)/Sample Publications
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Other Supporting Documents
  5. List of References and Contact Information