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Instructor of History (US history)

College of Charleston

College of Charleston

Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Instructor of History (US history)

Posting Details

Internal Title Instructor of History (US history)
Position Type Instructor
School/Area School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Department History
Position Description
The Department of History at the College of Charleston welcomes applications for a full-time Instructor position, with a start date of August 16, 2024. Ph.D. in U.S. History required. The teaching assignment is 12 credit hours per semester (four 3-credit-hour courses) in U.S. History. Instructors undergo a review for promotion to Senior Instructor in their sixth year and are reviewed for renewal every seven years after promotion. Senior Instructors are eligible to apply for sabbaticals. Instructor responsibilities include a commitment to teaching excellence, maintaining a program of professional development, and providing service to the department and College. All requirements for the Ph.D. in History must be completed by August 15, 2024.

The College of Charleston is a state-supported institution with over 10,000 students and a historic commitment to the liberal arts. The Department of History currently has twenty tenured/tenure-track faculty members and strong traditions of research engagement and innovative pedagogy. For more information about the department, please see http://history.cofc.edu/. Members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. The College is committed to creating an inclusive campus and believes that diverse backgrounds and ideas are crucial to academic excellence.

Applications should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/14885 by February 21, 2024. Applications should include a cover letter, C.V., graduate transcripts, names and contact information for at least three professional references, a writing sample, and sample syllabi for two 200-level U.S. survey courses, one pre-1865 and the other post-1865. Please direct inquiries to Jason Coy, Professor and Chair, at coyj@cofc.edu.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Posting Date 02/01/2024
Closing Date 03/03/2024
Open Until Filled? No
Posting Number F2016385P
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.
Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/14885

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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. Other Document
  6. Other Document 2
Optional Documents