The Military College of South Carolina

Assistant Professor - African American History

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Work type: Full Time Permanent - Faculty
Location: Charleston
Categories: Humanities
Payscale: Unclassified

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina invites applications for a tenure-track position in African American History at the rank of Assistant Professor. In the Department of History at The Citadel there is a community of faculty, students and staff who share a passion for the study of the past and enjoy sharing that enthusiasm through classes, discussions, lectures, and other activities. The department believes that an understanding of the past, and the ways in which it has shaped the present, is vital to the education of productive citizens and thoughtful, principled leaders.  


Teaching responsibilities will include upper-level, general education, and graduate courses. The standard teaching load is four classes per semester. Course reductions are often available. The department offers a full range of courses in the undergraduate program, an online MA in Military History, and an MAT in Social Studies in conjunction with the Zucker Family School of Education. The availability of grants from The Citadel Foundation to support faculty research is an attractive feature of academic life at the college. 


Minimum Qualifications:

A commitment to undergraduate teaching and demonstrated scholarly activity are sought. Ph.D. by date of employment is strongly preferred. 


Additional Comments:

In addition to the online application a complete c.v., transcripts, and three letters of recommendation should be uploaded.  The salary is competitive. For any questions, please contact the chair of the search committee, Professor Kerry Taylor, at

Applications should be submitted by November 15

Preliminary interviews will be conducted virtually in late November or early December. The Citadel is an AA/EEO actively committed to ensuring diversity in all campus employment. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.


Benefits of Working at The Citadel

  • Extensive Health Plans
  • Great Retirement Options
  • Tuition Waiver Program
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Discounts
  • Isle of Palms Beach Club
  • Swain Family Boat Center
  • Community Service Opportunities
  • Read more about our benefits, on our HR website


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