Assistant Professor of Sociology

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Assistant Professor of Sociology

Expected Start Date:Nine-month appointment to begin fall semester 2018 (July 30, 2018).


Date Posted: 05/29/2018

General Summary

The Department of Social Sciences in the School of Arts and Sciences at Paine College located in Augusta, Georgia invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Sociology.

Paine College is a private institution steeped in the tenets of Methodism that provides a liberal arts education of the highest quality. The College emphasizes academic excellence, ethical and spiritual values, social responsibility, and personal development to prepare spiritually-centered men and women for positions of leadership and service.

Faculty in the Department of Social Sciences are expected to teach undergraduate courses, which may include evening, weekend, hybrid, and/or on-line courses; advise students; conduct socially significant research; engage in teaching practices with an acute focus on documenting student learning; mentor students; serve on faculty committees; attend departmental, faculty, and other meetings; attend College convocations; and pursue professional service opportunities at the local, regional, and national levels.


Job Description

The Department of Social Sciences is seeking qualified candidates for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Sociology.



Full-time teaching (15 semester credits) of undergraduate courses which may include evening, weekend and/or on-line courses. The courses may include Introduction to Sociology and upper level major courses such as Social Science Statistics, Sociology Theory, Research Methods and Senior Field Paper Research. The candidate should have teaching experience at the college levelOther responsibilities include advising students, mentoring students, serving on college committees, supervising undergraduate student research projects, and performing other duties as assigned.



The successful candidate will have an earned Ph.D. in Sociology from a regionally accredited institution.

  • Previous collegiate teaching experience is desired.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with students, faculty, staff, and administrators.


Salary is competitive and commensurate with professional experiences; nine-month position with potential for summer employment.


To Apply

Complete an Application for Employment online.


Effective Date of Appointment

Nine-month appointment to begin fall semester 2018 (July 30, 2018).


To Apply

Complete an application for employment online. Submit the following materials to apply for the position(s): Letter of interest that details the applicant's expertise and outlines the applicant's qualifications for the position; curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and all unofficial transcripts from institutions of higher education attended by the applicant. If hired, official transcripts must be submitted within one (1) month of hire.


For questions regarding this posting contact:

Troyline Johnson-Griffin

Human Resources 



Paine College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Educational Opportunity Institution.


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