Posted on: 31 July, 2019
Application deadline: October 1, 2019

Two Tenure-track Faculty Positions in Interdisciplinary Studies, Coastal Carolina University, USA

The HTC Honors College and Center for Interdisciplinary Studies at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for two Assistant Professor positions in Interdisciplinary Studies, beginning August 16, 2020.


We are seeking excellent teacher-scholars, who have experience teaching interdisciplinary courses using innovative and active learning approaches. Faculty will be expected to teach courses in their area of expertise in both our honors program and in our various interdisciplinary programs. Preference will be given to those who have taught interdisciplinary research methods or whose area of expertise is in Women’s and Gender Studies, Environmental Studies, or Sustainability. Faculty are expected to provide high quality instruction, to conduct research and publish/perform in appropriate professional venues, to mentor students, and to provide professional service to the University.


The ideal candidate will have a terminal degree in an interdisciplinary field of study, have an established record of research and teaching in interdisciplinary studies, and demonstrate a commitment to diversity, student learning, and inclusive pedagogy. Candidates must have the ability to interact effectively with colleagues and students, both in the college and across the campus.


The HTC Honors College and Center for Interdisciplinary Studies aspires to create a diverse and inclusive community of scholars that cultivates curiosity, inspires creativity, fosters interdisciplinary understanding, and encourages innovation. The college houses the university honors program, along with a number of interdisciplinary programs, including Interdisciplinary Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Environmental Studies, and Sustainability. In fall of 2019, the college is launching an interdisciplinary graduate certificate in Women in Technology and is in the process of implementing a Women’s and Gender Studies undergraduate major with a focus on women in STEM. Additional information about the college and the University and its programs can be obtained by accessing the University’s web site (

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 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective 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 educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.


Interested candidates should submit: a letter of application that addresses the qualifications specified in this advertisement, a curriculum vitae, a description of your teaching practice, a statement demonstrating your commitment to diversity, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references electronically at: For full consideration, please submit your application by October 1, 2019.

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 historically underrepresented groups to apply.