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Visiting Assistant Professor of International Studies

College of Charleston, International Studies Program


The College of Charleston School of Languages, Cultures and World Affairs (LCWA), invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of International Studies to begin August 16, 2018. This position is for one academic year with the possibility of renewal for an additional academic year. The International Studies program seeks a candidate whose research and teaching focuses generally on political and economic development in Latin America.  Interest in revolutions, revolutionary theory, and contemporary social movements in Latin America is desirable.  The successful candidate should be able to teach our International Studies introductory course, the major’s cross-regional international studies course, as well as courses with a focus on Latin American politics and development. An earned PhD in International Studies, Political Science or a related field by August 15, 2018 is preferred.

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 among the largest of the College’s majors. The program includes faculty from History, 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.

Review will begin on 01/15/2018.

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