The Military College of South Carolina

Tenure-track Assistant Professorship in English

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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 Professorship starting August 2023. The successful applicant will primarily teach classes in Technical Writing and Communications. Secondary interest in teaching Professional Writing and Communications is particularly welcome.  The standard teaching load is four courses per semester, and applicants should be committed to teaching existing departmental courses, special-topics freshman seminars, and possibly creating new technical-communications courses on both the undergraduate and graduate level. 


Minimum Qualifications:

Successful applicants should have a PhD in Communications, Rhetoric and Composition, English, or a closely related field by August 2023. Applicants with doctorates in areas other than Technical Communications should have additional post-graduate credentials (master’s degree or certificate) in Technical Communications, Professional Communications, or Rhetoric and Composition.


Additional Comments:

All applicants should complete an online application and submit a C.V., a cover letter, and a copy of their transcripts.

Review of applications will begin March 1 and continue until the position is filled. Second round candidates will be asked to submit a teaching portfolio. 

For more information, please contact Dr. Scott Lucas, Department Head, Department of English, Fine Arts, and Communications, at

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



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