Visiting Assistant Professor, African American Literature (College of Charleston)

The College of Charleston welcomes applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in English and African American Studies, with a start date of August 16, 2017. Required qualifications include a PhD in English or African American Studies with emphasis in African American Literature; demonstrated excellence in teaching; and a commitment to participating in a growing African American Studies program.  This faculty member will teach nine hours per semester (fall and spring); the teaching assignment will include a combination of introductory and survey courses in English and in African American studies, as well as specialized upper-division courses.

Submit cover letter, cv, statement of teaching philosophy, current transcript, and three letters of recommendation to by March 31, 2016. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype in April.

Founded in 1770 and located in the heart of historic Charleston, the College of Charleston is a public liberal arts and sciences institution committed to the teacher-scholar model for faculty. The College of Charleston, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Department of English have a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of our faculty, staff, and students, and to sustaining an inclusive work and learning environment.

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.