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Assistant Professor, Educational Foundations and Social Studies Methods

College of Charleston
South Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Jun 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Educational Foundations and Social Studies Methods

The College of Charleston’s Department of Teacher Education seeks an assistant professor for a tenure-track faculty position in Educational Foundations and Social Studies methods instruction (P-12). Requirements include a terminal degree in Educational/Social Foundations, Social Studies Methods, or a closely related field earned by August 16, 2022, with a minimum of three years of successful teaching experience at the P-12 level. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate foundational courses. The candidate will maintain an active research agenda and participate in departmental, college-wide, and professional service.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with a diverse student population and who can demonstrate an understanding of culturally responsive pedagogy, restorative justice, critical pedagogy, and the social, political, and economic issues present in contemporary P-12 classrooms. Consistent with the College-wide initiative of Race, Equity, and Inclusion, we seek candidates who demonstrate a commitment to instruction that addresses issues of equity, advocacy, belonging, and community engagement. Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a CV, (3) a statement regarding experience with diversity, equity, inclusion, and access in P-12 and/or higher education, and (4) contact information for three referents. The review of candidates will begin on August 17, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Questions about this announcement may be directed to Dr. Keonya Booker, search committee chair, at

The College of Charleston is a state-supported liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. The College is located in the heart of historic Charleston, South Carolina, a coastal metropolitan area. The Department of Teacher Education offers CAEP-accredited undergraduate and graduate teacher education programs in special education, early childhood, elementary, middle grades, and secondary education for initial certification as well as three master's degrees. The School of Education is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, difference, and community. To learn more about the College, visit our website at

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.

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