Visiting Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

The Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts at Coastal Carolina University is seeking applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies position to begin August 2024.  We welcome applicants from any discipline whose teaching, research, and/or creative agenda demonstrates interdisciplinary engagement with Middle Eastern Studies or African & African Diaspora Studies. Candidates must hold a terminal degree in an appropriate field/discipline by the time of appointment and are expected to have experience teaching interdisciplinary courses at the university level. We seek teacher-scholars who will serve as mentors for our diverse student body and who have a demonstrated commitment to student success. The salary for this position is nationally competitive, and the base teaching load is three courses per semester (including one course in the candidate’s area of expertise; a graduate-level course in the M.A. in Liberal Studies program is a possibility).

Required qualifications:

  • a Ph.D. in an appropriate discipline/field in hand by the start of the appointment
  • a strong record of teaching interdisciplinary courses to students from a wide range of backgrounds and levels of preparation
  • evidence of an active interdisciplinary research and/or interdisciplinary creative agenda

Candidates should submit the following to

  • A letter of application outlining interest in the position and relevant qualifications (with special focus on their interdisciplinary teaching and scholarly/creative activity).
  • A current curriculum vitae.
  • Transcripts
  • A teaching statement that addresses the candidate’s experience with and goals for promoting a successful environment.
  • A list of three references. (Finalists will be expected to provide three letters of recommendation.)

A review of application will begin on March 25, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 49 states and 55 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate and master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in instructional technology, and PhD degrees in marine science: coastal and marine systems science and education sciences.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

Posting Number:  F00403P

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