College of Charleston, History
Assistant Professor, African-American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||South Carolina, United States|
AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY: The History Department of the College of Charleston invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in African American history to begin in August 2018. Applicants who study the Antebellum era are especially welcome. Candidates must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. in African-American history by August 2018. In addition to upper-level and graduate courses in African-American history, the ability to teach survey courses in the general education curriculum in pre-modern and/or modern history is essential.
The successful candidate will work closely with the Department of History M.A. and public history program, the African American Studies Program, the Carolina Lowcountry Atlantic World Program, and the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture. There are also several opportunities to work in the city of Charleston, including the development of the International African American Museum.
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 Professor Christophe Boucher, Chair of the African American History Search Committee, History Department, at email@example.com. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The deadline for application is December 15, 2017.
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies