Coastal Carolina University, History
Assistant Professor of American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||South Carolina, United States|
~~Assistant Professor of American History
The College of Humanities and Fine Arts at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of American History with a focus in nineteenth or twentieth centuries beginning August 2017.
We seek candidates who are committed to teaching at the undergraduate level, to potential teaching excellence at the graduate level, and to pursuing an active scholarly agenda. The successful candidate will teach a combination of survey courses in U.S. history and upper-level courses that contribute to the development of our curriculum and complement current departmental offerings. The preferred candidate will hold a Ph.D. in history and have another qualification, like a field, degree, or certification, in African American Studies, American Studies, Global Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, or another area that complements the department.
The typical course load in the Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts is 21 credit hours per academic year or the equivalent with due consideration and adjustment made for the demands of individualized instruction, experiential learning, and other high-impact teaching practices. The University offers support for professional development and scholarly activity both on and off campus and values community engagement as an element of the faculty role.
Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located just nine miles from the Atlantic coast resort of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Coastal enrolls more than 10,000 students from 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and a Ph.D. degree in Marine Science.
Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.coastal.edu. A complete set of application materials must include: an online application; a letter of application describing the candidate’s interest, qualifications, teaching experience, and scholarly agenda; recent teaching evaluations; an unofficial transcript; curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information of three references. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Coastal Carolina University is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. CCU is an EO/AA employer.
John Navin, Search Committee Chair
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies