Professor / Associate Professor: French and West African Francophone Studies, Director: African American Studies | College of Charleston

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Charleston, SC

The College of Charleston invites applications for a senior faculty position in French and West African Francophone Studies tenurable at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor in the French, Francophone, and Italian Studies Department beginning August 2016. In addition, the successful candidate will be appointed as Director of our African-American Studies Program. The Director will manage the African-American Studies faculty, curriculum, and operational/programming budget; give visionary leadership to the Program; work closely with students, department chairs, other program directors, the Dean of the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs and other College of Charleston administrators. The Director appointment comes with a standard director’s stipend and course release and is a year-round appointment, with the intent that the initial appointment be for three years with the possibility of renewal.