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Associate Professor of Leadership Studies

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

Job Responsibilities:

The Citadel’s Department of Leadership Studies invites applications for full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty for the position of Associate Professor of Leadership Studies. 

The mission of The Citadel’s Department of Leadership Studies is to enhance the ability of students from any academic background and level of professional experience to perform effectively as principled leaders in all walks of life. The program utilizes a holistic approach achieved through interdisciplinary and integrated courses to engage students in comprehensive learning about leadership in applied contexts.

The Citadel is committed to a values-based education and adopted the over-arching articulation of these as Honor, Duty, and Respect. The leadership program integrates these values across a four-year leadership development model for all undergraduate students within the core general education program. The Department offers an interdisciplinary undergraduate minor in leadership studies, and coordinates the ROTC fulfillment requirement for non-commissioning upper level students.  In addition to the undergraduate program, the Department of Leadership Studies offers a master’s degree in leadership (M.S.) as well as graduate certificates in leadership and military leadership.

Teaching faculty serve on department and college committees. Undergraduate faculty generally carry a 4-4 teaching load; faculty teaching graduate courses generally carry a 3-3 teaching load. 


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completed a terminal degree in an area directly related to leadership studies from a regionally accredited university

  • A record of impactful scholarship in the area of leadership studies, as exemplified in a minimum of 3-4 published scholarly journal or review articles

  • Experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching leadership studies courses


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding, appreciation, and experience with engaged learning techniques and experiential education pedagogy in face-to-face undergraduate classes

  • Capability in teaching graduate students in an online environment

  • Practical leadership experience in professional or community-based leadership roles 


Additional Comments: 

Interested candidates should utilize the official online application website at http://www.citadel.edu/careers/.  Along with the online application, candidates should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, philosophy of teaching statement, research agenda statement, 3-4 published scholarly journals or review articles (citations and article PDFs).  Please be prepared to provide 3 professional references upon request.  Initial screening of applicants will begin on September 1 and continue until the position is filled. 

The Citadel is a landmark institution located on the banks of the Ashley River in Charleston, South Carolina.  The Citadel is ranked #1 Public College in the South offering up to a master’s degree by U.S. News & World Report.  The Citadel has a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Salary and fringe benefits are competitive. The Citadel supports faculty scholarship through internally-funded research, development, and travel.   

To learn more about The Citadel and the Department of Leadership Studies, visit our website at http://www.citadel.edu/root/leadershipstudies.

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