University of South Carolina Upstate — Assistant Professor of Sociology

University of South Carolina Upstate

Assistant Professor of Sociology

The University of South Carolina Upstate is a positive, diverse, and empowering institution for motivated, success-minded students who want to be challenged academically, supported personally, and pushed to the boundaries of their potential in an opportunity-rich environment. Because the University of South Carolina Upstate is proud of its student body, we seek to attract a diverse applicant pool.

Job Description: USC Upstate is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sociology to begin on August 16, 2019. The duties include; teaching a minimum of four courses per major semester, maintaining an active research agenda, and engaging in departmental and campus-wide service related activities, including advising sociology majors. Preference will be given to candidates whose focus is in social inequality, particularly race, class, and gender inequality, but candidates with specialties in other related areas are also encouraged to apply. Faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Sociology is required by the time of appointment. A.B.D. candidates will be considered with an expectation of completion of doctorate by August 15, 2019. Successful background check is required.

Preferred Qualifications: In addition to a primary focus on inequality, the ideal candidate will also have experience and/or proficiency in one or more of the following areas: social statistics, sociology of the family, any other electives for sociology majors that complement our current faculty offerings and specializations.

Applicant Instructions: For a complete job description and to apply, go to:

Contact information:
Dr. Calvin Odhiambo
Search Committee Chair
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303

The University of South Carolina Upstate is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.