English – Assistant or Associate Professor

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Charleston, SC

The Department of English at Charleston Southern University invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of English beginning August 1, 2019. This is a tenure track position. Charleston Southern seeks candidates who are professing Christians, committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. They should support the goals of a strong liberal arts education and be willing to explore with students the integration of faith and learning.

Qualifications: A. Ph.D. in English with evidence of excellence in teaching and potential for scholarly activity; preference is for American Literature candidates with additional specialty in Rhetoric/Composition.

Responsibilities: Teaching assignments may include freshman composition and sophomore literature courses with occasional upper-level courses. Faculty members are also called upon to participate in academic advising, serve on committees and engage in service and scholarly activities.

Located near historic Charleston, South Carolina, Charleston Southern University is a comprehensive institution offering a liberal arts curriculum to over 3,600 students and offers 60 majors and graduate programs in Education, Business, Criminal Justice, Organizational Management, Nursing, Christian Studies and Computer Science. The mission of the University is “promoting academic excellence in a Christian environment,” and the vision is to be a Christian University nationally recognized for integrating faith in learning, leading and serving. Charleston Southern has nationally accredited programs in nursing, business, education, music and athletics. Charleston Southern is affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. For more information about the University, please visit www.charlestonsouthern.edu.

How to apply

Candidates should complete the online application (http://www.csuniv.edu/humanresources/faculty.php) and attach a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Entering untrue or inaccurate information will result in disqualification for consideration of vacant positions or subsequent termination after hire. Review of credentials will begin immediately. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification. Applicants are highly encouraged to contact the chair of the department and search committee, Dr. Celeste McMaster (cmcmaster@csuniv.edu), before applying).