Apply Now: Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science at Coastal Carolina University

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Apply Now: Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science, Coastal Carolina University


The Spadoni College of Education and Social Sciences at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in the Department of Political Science to begin in August 2023.

The college seeks to hire a candidate who specializes in political theory. The course load is 3-3. The candidate will teach some combination of Introduction to American Government, our upper-level introduction to political theory, and an upper-level theory elective. The candidate is also expected to help support the Cincinnatus Center with programming, including student reading groups and visiting speakers.

The chosen candidate is required to have a Ph.D. in Political Science or related discipline by the time of appointment.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should submit the following at

  1. a letter of application that addresses their qualifications;
  2. a curriculum vita;
  3. a teaching statement;
  4. copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts;
  5. and contact information for three (3) professional references submitted electronically at:

For additional information, please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Kimberly Hurd Hale (; 843-349-2653), or Dr. Adam Chamberlain, Chair of the Department of Political Science (; 843-349-6506).

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Review of application materials will begin May 10th, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.



About the Spadoni College of Education and Social Sciences

This newly organized academic unit includes over 1000 students within undergraduate programs in anthropology and geography, early childhood education, elementary education, middle level education, physical education, political science, sociology, and special education. The college also offers a number of graduate degree programs, including a Ph.D. in education, Ed.S. degrees in instructional technology and educational leadership, M.Ed. programs in educational leadership, instructional technology, special education, and language, literacy, and culture, and an M.A.T. in secondary education.

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About Coastal Carolina University

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.

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