The Military College of South Carolina

Assistant Professor - English, Fine Arts, and Communications

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

Job Responsibilities:

The Department of English, Fine Arts, and Communications at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the areas of Communications and Media starting August 2023. We particularly welcome applications from teacher-scholars with interests in digital media, public writing and speaking, and/or the broader fields of modern strategic communications. The standard teaching load is four courses per semester, and candidates should be committed to teaching existing Communications courses and special-topics freshman seminars. Candidates should also be willing to create new courses to expand our Communications offerings. 


Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates need a Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment. In addition to completing the online application, applicants should send their C.V., a cover letter, and a copy of their transcripts to:

Dr. Tom Thompson, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409 or (Either method is fine.) Reviews will begin immediately and will continue through November 11. Second round candidates will be asked to submit a teaching portfolio. Candidates must be authorized to work in the US.

The Citadel is an AA/EEO actively committed to ensuring diversity in all campus employment. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. To learn more about The Citadel, located in historic Charleston, SC, visit our website at


Benefits of Working at The Citadel

  • Extensive Health Plans
  • Great Retirement Options
  • 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


About The Citadel College

The Citadel, also known as the Military College of South Carolina, is a public senior military college located in Charleston, South Carolina. Founded in 1842, The Citadel has a rich history and educational reputation. With our current location on the banks of the Ashley River in downtown Charleston, you are close to great restaurants, shopping and much more.  Ranked #1 Public College in the South (U.S. News & World Report, 2022) for schools with up to a master’s degree, the opportunities are endless.

There are about 2,300 undergraduate students who make up the South Carolina Corps of Cadets. Out of the Corps of Cadets, 1 out of 3 graduates earn a military commission. Students can choose from 31 Majors, 57 Minors, pre-health professions, and pre-law (a concentration in political science). The 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio guarantees students a quality education. Another 1,000 students attend the Graduate College, evening and online programs.

The Citadel is an EEO/AA employer, dedicated to multicultural diversity in campus leadership positions.

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