Assistant Professor, Marshall University

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The Department of Sociology and Anthropology of Marshall University is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Professor. This is a tenure-track, nine month position with a minimum salary of $46,000 for qualified candidates holding a terminal degree with an upper range commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants must have the ability to teach research methods and statistics at the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as introductory sociology and other areas of specialization. The successful candidate must be able to teach and develop classes that will contribute to the University’s general education curriculum. An earned Ph.D. in sociology is required by the time of initial appointment.

Please send a letter of interest that includes teaching and research philosophy, evidence of effective teaching (including syllabi, if available), a writing sample of research, current curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation in a single PDF file referencing Search 13235 to recruiting@marshall.edu. Candidates who are chosen for a campus interview must have all official transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) forwarded directly to chair of the search committee by their degree granting institutions, prior to the on-campus interview. Review of applications will begin on February 17, 2014 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Please direct inquiries to:

Dr. Richard Garnett
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Marshall University
One John Marshall Dr.
Huntington, WV 25755
(304) 696-2800
arnett@marshall.edu