College of Charleston, History
Assistant Professor, Public History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||South Carolina, United States|
The Department of History of the College of Charleston invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Public History to begin in August 2015. Candidates must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. in American history or a related field with specific training or certification in public history by August 2015. The ideal candidate would have an active research agenda as well as applied public history experience. Preference will be given to applicants whose research and teaching focus on the U.S. South, South Carolina, and/or African-American history in the American South, time period open.
The successful candidate will work closely with our departmental internship program, the Department of History M.A. program, the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program, and the Avery Research Center. Candidates must have a firm commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts and sciences environment. Promise of excellence in teaching and research are required; teaching experience and publications are preferred. Initial interviews of selected applicants will be conducted via Skype.
Located in the heart of historic Charleston, South Carolina, the College of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences university. Founded in 1770, the College is among the nation’s top universities for quality education, student life and affordability. Its beautiful and historic campus, combined with contemporary facilities and cutting-edge programs, attracts students from across the U.S. and around the world. The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.
Apply online at JOBS.COFC.EDU. Submit: a detailed letter of application including current and projected research agenda, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts will be required for hiring), writing sample, sample syllabi, and contact information for three reference providers who will submit letters of recommendation online. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Scott Poole at email@example.com. This is a nine-month appointment; salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The deadline for application is December 1, 2014.
|Primary Category:||Public History
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies