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Assistant/Associate/Professor of Sociology - Criminology

Sociology Department
Furman University Greenville, South Carolina
Posted Date
Jul 19, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Sociology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The individual we seek is dedicated to excellent teaching in a liberal arts environment, welcomes opportunities to work with students as peers and partners in learning, and is committed to a diverse and inclusive learning community. Strong research credentials and a promising scholarly agenda are also essential. We are particularly interested in candidates who can offer courses related to criminology. Teaching load is five courses per academic year.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, a CV, a teaching statement, a diversity statement, and a list of three references

The cover letter should address the following: (a) how the candidate would strengthen or supplement the department’s current curriculum and course offerings; (b) in what ways the candidate would offer undergraduate students high-impact, engaged learning experiences; (c) a record of past scholarly achievement and a clear plan for future research; (d) a summary of how the candidate’s teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service will contribute to a liberal arts college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values.

The teaching statement should specifically explain: (a) a list of mid- and upper-level courses other than introduction to sociology that the candidate would like to teach, including those currently in the course catalog; (b) the candidate’s general approach to teaching undergraduate students; (c) specific examples of how the candidate has implemented this pedagogical approach through previous teaching experiences.

The diversity statement should describe the candidate’s: (a) values related to diversity and inclusivity; (b) experiences working with diverse populations; and (c) plans to help enhance diversity, inclusivity, and equity at Furman.

We strongly encourage candidates to familiarize themselves with our curriculum before submitting their application.

For information about Furman University and its growing Sociology department, please see the web page at:

Application review will begin September 15, 2022, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.    

Those who have questions about the position are welcome to contact Ken Kolb at


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