The Military College of South Carolina

Visiting Assistant Professor/ Assistant Professor Tenure-Track of Political Science in American Government

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Work type: Full Time Permanent - Faculty
Location: Charleston
Categories: Humanities, Office of the Provost
Payscale: Unclassified

Job Responsibilities: 

 The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, invites applications for a faculty position in American Government in the Department of Political Science at the Visiting Professor or Assistant Professor level, beginning August 2023.

The Citadel is a state-supported coeducational military college in historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina. We are committed to excellence in teaching with the expectation that faculty engage in consistent research and publication. The department offers a B.A. in Political Science with three subfields: American Government, International Politics and Military Affairs, and pre-Law and Legal Studies. The Department is home to approximately 140 undergraduate majors. In addition, the Department of Political Science offers a Master of Arts program in International Politics & Military Affairs and graduate courses related to a Master of Arts program in Social Science.  The normal teaching load for a tenure-track professor is four courses each semester. 



A Ph.D. is preferred, but ABD eligible candidates who will finish their dissertation by August 2023 will be considered.  Expertise in American Government is required.  Undergraduate teaching responsibilities include American Government, State and Local Government, the Presidency, Public Opinion, and Research Methods.  An interest in research and teaching in southern politics is also welcomed. 

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.


Please include the following in your application materials:

(1) A letter of application addressing the qualifications listed above

(2) A curriculum vita

(3) Three letters of recommendation (can be sent directly to

(4) A writing sample

(4) Evidence of teaching effectiveness


DuBose Kapeluck, Department of Political Science, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie St., Charleston, SC, 29409.  Please direct all questions to Dr. Kapeluck at


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