Assistant Professor - African American History
The Citadel invites applications for a tenure-track position in African American History at the rank of Assistant Professor. Teaching responsibilities will include upper-level, graduate, and general education courses. The standard teaching load is four classes per semester, consisting usually of two preparations. Course reductions are often available. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to the college’s diversity and inclusion initiatives, including the African American studies minor and the Universities Studying Slavery project, of which The Citadel is a member. The department offers a full range of courses in the undergraduate program attended by approximately 2,300 students, and an MA degree is offered jointly with the College of Charleston. The availability of grants from The Citadel Foundation to support faculty research is an attractive feature of academic life at the college.
A commitment to undergraduate teaching and demonstrated scholarly activity are sought. Ph.D. by date of employment is strongly preferred.
The salary is competitive. In addition to the online application please either attach or send a complete c.v., transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Professor Kerry Taylor, Department of History, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie St., Charleston, SC 29409. Applications should be submitted by November 15. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the AHA meeting in Chicago. The Citadel is an AA/EEO actively committed to ensuring diversity in all campus employment. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.