Visiting Assistant Professor of History (with preference for Latin American history)

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Position Description

The History Department of the College of Charleston invites applications for a visiting assistant professorship in History to begin the Fall semester of 2018. Position is for one year. The successful candidate will teach one course per semester in area of specialty as well as sections of the 100-level general education requirement each semester, i.e., pre-modern history (pre-1500) and/or modern history (post-1500). These classes are organized thematically, around the professor's academic interests where appropriate. Preference is for candidates who can teach Latin American history, but applicants in all fields are welcome. All requirements for the Ph.D. in History must be completed at the time of appointment.

Position Type Visiting

School/Area School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department History

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications should include a cover letter, C.V., graduate transcripts, names and contact information for at least three references, a writing sample, and sample syllabi (pre-modern and/or modern) for the 100- level courses. Direct materials to: by May 17, 2018 for full consideration.

Posting Date 04/16/2018

Closing Date

Open Until Filled? Yes

Posting Number F2016112P

EEO Statement

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.

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  4. Sample Publication 1
  5. Teaching Portfolio
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Sample Publication 2
  3. Sample Publication 3





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Posted: 4/17/2018
Application Due: 6/16/2018
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