Job Opportunities

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of International Studies

The College of Charleston School of Languages, Cultures and World Affairs (LCWA), invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of International Studies to begin August 16, 2017. The International Studies program seeks a candidate whose teaching and research focuses on the economic, social, and cultural development of the non-Spanish speaking Caribbean and/or West Africa.  An interest in trade in the development of small states is desirable, but not essential.  The successful candidate must be able to teach our International Studies introductory course as well as the major’s cross-regional international studies course, and contribute to an area studies concentration in at least one of the above regions. An earned PhD in International Studies or related field by August 15, 2017 is required; candidates from International Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, Development Studies and Area Studies are specifically encouraged to apply. ABD candidates with degree completion expected by August 15, 2017 will be considered.

Applicants must apply online at JOBS.COFC.EDU. Submit: a letter of application, a CV, unofficial graduate transcripts, statements of teaching and research interests and philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including course syllabi and course evaluations), examples of scholarly research, and contact information for three references.

The College of Charleston is a co-educational liberal arts institution located in the heart of downtown Charleston, SC. The International Studies program began at the College in 2010 and is now the largest major in the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs. The program includes faculty from International Studies, Economics, Anthropology, Religious Studies, and Political Science and prides itself on multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary courses and research. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

Contact: For additional information contact Douglas Friedman, Director of International Studies at

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