Spanish/French - Assistant Professor

Job Responsibilities:

The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, invites applications for a Spanish/French Assistant Professor starting August 2023. Responsibilities include teaching all undergraduate levels of French and/or Spanish language, literature, and culture. The position may require the professor to offer Freshman seminars. The department offers majors and minors in both French and Spanish. The teaching load is 4-4. The possibility of faculty-led summer programs abroad after the third year and the availability of grants from The Citadel Foundation to support faculty research and presentation of research are attractive features of academic life at the college.


Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates need a Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment. Applicants should demonstrate native or near-native fluency in French, Spanish, and English, an excellent teaching record, and show promise of scholarship. PhD in French, Spanish, or a related field with open specialization and 18 graduate hours (or an MA) in the other language.

In addition to the online application, please either attach to your online application or send in three letters of recommendation, C.V., and a copy of transcripts to:

Dr. Strobbe (, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures; The Citadel, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409.

Applications are encouraged to submit by November 12, 2022. 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.


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.


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