Clemson University: College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences: Sociology & Anthropology Assistant Professor
Location: Clemson University- Brackett Hall
Clemson University's Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2020. Applicants should have a PhD in Anthropology or a closely related field by the time of the appointment. Areas of specialization are Southeastern archaeology with a focus on prehistoric or historic periods.
Interested individuals must demonstrate both an active research agenda and a track record of publishing their work in well-respected peer-reviewed outlets. Applicants should also exhibit a clear strategy for funding their research through external grants, with preference given to those with prior success in securing extramural funding. A summary of the college research areas can be found here: https://www.clemson.edu/cbshs/research/index.html
Clemson University is located on a historic plantation and 17,000 acres in the Clemson Experimental Forest. There are several prehistoric and historic archaeological sites located throughout the Clemson property that could be used for research and teaching.
The ideal candidate will also demonstrate a willingness and ability to teach across the discipline of Anthropology in introductory, methods, and specialized topical courses. Applicants should highlight how they will contribute to our M.S. in Social Science program and an interdisciplinary PhD in Policy Studies program. The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice has a high standard of instruction and strong expectations for teaching excellence. All tenure-track faculty receive a 2/2 teaching load.
Clemson University is a Top 25, Carnegie Research 1 (R-1) public university and was recently 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 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 nearly 20,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students, located near the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice is a member of the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences and is home to 18 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 should have a PhD in Anthropology or a closely related field by the time of the appointment.
Applicants should submit the following items via Interfolio: (1) a letter of application with a description of past activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions, (2) a Curriculum Vitae, (3) a research statement, (4) teaching evaluations for up to two classes, (5) the names and email addresses of three references.
Applicants should submit materials to http://apply.interfolio.com/72825 Application review will begin on February 21, 2020 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.