Assistant Professor of International Studies, College of Charleston

The College of Charleston’s School of Languages, Cultures and World Affairs (LCWA) invites applications for a position as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of International Studies to begin August 16, 2019. The International Studies program is interested in candidates whose teaching and research focus on global public health and/or gender and sexuality studies. Candidates who employ transnational and intersectional perspectives in their research and teaching and who specialize in Sub-Saharan Africa or East/Southeast Asia are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must be able to teach our International Studies introductory course as well as the major’s cross-regional International Studies course, and would ideally contribute to one or more concentrations in the major. An earned PhD in International Studies or related fields (including but not limited to Anthropology, Sociology, Political Science, Area Studies, Urban Studies, Geography, and Gender and Sexuality Studies) by August 15, 2019 is required. ABD candidates with degree completion expected by August 15, 2019 will be considered.

Applicants must apply online at JOBS.COFC.EDU. To be considered, please submit: 1) Cover Letter/Letter of Application, 2) CV, 3) Teaching Philosophy Statement, 4) Research & Professional Development Statement, 5) Unofficial Graduate Transcripts, 6) Sample Publication, 7) Course Evaluations, 8) Teaching Materials (including up to two course syllabi), 9) Other Documents, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

The College of Charleston is a co-educational liberal arts institution located in the heart of downtown Charleston, SC. The International Studies program began at the College in 2010 and is now the largest major in the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs. The program includes faculty from History, Economics, Anthropology, Religious Studies, and Political Science and prides itself on multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary teaching and research.

Applicant Contact: Dr. Malte Pehl, International Studies, College of Charleston, Email: [email protected]


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