Assistant Professor of Social Services, Allen University

Allen University is seeking applicants to fill a full-time position at the rank of assistant professor beginning August 2024. Responsibilities include teaching first year and upper division courses relevant to the applicant’s field of research. Candidates with a background in Sociology and Social Sciences are particularly encouraged to apply. The position also requires advising students and serving on university committees.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants should have completed a doctoral degree in Sociology or a related field by July 1, 2024, and/or a master’s degree in sociology or social science. The normal teaching load is 5 classes in the Fall semester and 5 classes in the Spring semester. Applicants should be able to teach daytime, evening, on-ground, and online classes. Applicants must have a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with the experience of the applicant.

Institutional Profile: Allen University, founded in 1870, is a private, Christian, liberal arts, Historically Black College and University (HBCU), located in Columbia, South Carolina. Allen University is an academic community that provides students an opportunity to obtain associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degrees in liberal arts and professional programs in traditional and distance education formats. The University has a strong unalterable commitment to teaching in the delivery of its associate, baccalaureate, and graduate programs.

To apply, please e-mail a cover letter, CV, official transcripts, and three letters of reference to Dr. Tara H. Taylor, Chair of the Department of Social Science, The position will remain open until filled.