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Assistant Professor Position

The Clemson University Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in our social services concentration beginning August 2016.  Applicants should have a PhD in social work or a related field by the time the appointment begins and be able to teach in the areas of marriage and family, mental health, or child and adolescent well-being. Applicants should also be qualified to supervise practicum hours.

Clemson University ( is a state land-grant institution with nearly 17,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students, located near the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our faculty members engage in outstanding scholarship and offer a collegial atmosphere. The Department of Sociology and Anthropology has a high standard of instruction and strong expectations for teaching excellence. Thus, candidates are expected to have an active research agenda and should demonstrate significant potential for excellence in collegiate instruction. A record of, or potential for, extramural research funding is also preferred.

A complete application will include the following (1) a letter of application, (2) a Curriculum Vitae, (3) a research statement, (4) two representative publications, (5) a teaching philosophy, along with teaching evaluations for up to two classes, and (6) the names and email addresses of three references. 

Electronic submissions (with all files in a single pdf file) are preferred and should be sent to: [email protected] 

Otherwise, hard copies of materials may be sent to:

Search and Screen Committee, Social Work Position, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, 132 Brackett Hall, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634-1356

Application review will begin on October 15, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.