The Department of English at Charleston Southern University invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of English beginning January 2, 2019 or August 1, 2019. This is a tenure track position. Charleston Southern seeks candidates who are professing Christians, committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. They should support the goals of a strong liberal arts education and be willing to explore with students the integration of faith and learning.

Qualifications: A. Ph.D. in English with evidence of excellence in teaching and potential for scholarly activity; preference is for American Literature candidates with additional specialty in Rhetoric/Composition.

Responsibilities: Teaching assignments may include freshman composition and sophomore literature courses with occasional upper-level courses. Faculty members are also called upon to participate in academic advising, serve on committees and engage in service and scholarly activities.

Application Process: Candidates should complete the online application (http://www.csuniv.edu/humanresources/faculty.php) and attach a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Entering untrue or inaccurate information will result in disqualification for consideration of vacant positions or subsequent termination after hire. Review of credentials will begin immediately. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification. Applicants are highly encouraged to contact the chair of the department and search committee, Dr. Celeste McMaster (cmcmaster@csuniv.edu), before applying).