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Assistant Professor in International Relations or Comparative Politics

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Work type: Full Time Permanent - Faculty
Location: Charleston
Categories: Humanities
Salary: $55,000-$60,000
Payscale: Unclassified

Job Responsibilities:

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, is currently seeking to fill a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in International Relations or Comparative Politics in the Department of Political Science.

The Citadel is a state-supported coeducational military college in historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina. We are committed to excellence in teaching with the expectation that faculty engage in consistent research and publication. The department offers a B.A. in Political Science with three subfields: American Government, International Politics and Military Affairs, and pre-Law and Legal Studies. The Department is home to approximately 250 undergraduate majors. In addition, the Department of Political Science offers a Master of Arts program in International Politics & Military Affairs and graduate courses related to a Master of Arts program in Social Science. 

Minimum Requirements:

A Ph.D. is preferred, but ABD eligible candidates who will finish their dissertation by August 2018 will be considered. Expertise in China and Asian area studies is required with a preference for those with professional experience in a US government agency. Ability to teach courses in Latin American Affairs and International/Domestic Terrorism is an added asset. Undergraduate teaching responsibilities include: Introduction to International Politics, Comparative Politics, Southeast Asian Affairs, East Asian Affairs, and South Asian Affairs. 

Successful candidates will also be expected to teach both evening and online courses related to the two Master of Arts Programs.

To learn more about The Citadel and its programs please visit our website at www.citadel.edu. To find more information on the Department of Political Science, you can visit us at http://www.citadel.edu/root/politicalscience

Please include the following in your application materials:

(1) A letter of application addressing the qualifications listed above

(2) A curriculum vita

(3) Three letters of recommendation sent independently to the address below

(4) A writing sample

(4) Evidence of teaching effectiveness 

Additional materials should be sent to: Jack J. Porter, Dept. of Political Science, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie St., Charleston, SC, 29409.


DuBose Kapeluck

Professor and Chairman

Department of Political Science

The Citadel

171 Moultrie Street

Charleston, SC 29409

(843) 953-2037 (Work)

(843) 708-3269 (Cell)


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