Clinical Assistant Professor

Columbia, SC
Apr 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title Clinical Assistant Professor

Internal Title Coordinator, Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, Curriculum Studies Concentration


Band Unclassified

Requisition Number 011426

Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Salary Range

Pay Basis No Response

Department Instruction and Teacher Education

Campus USC Columbia

Expected Fill Date

Job Posting Date 02-09-2017

Reopen Date

Minimum Posting Period Ends 02-14-2017

Job Close Date

Type of Position

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Faculty

If Research Grant/Time Limited, indicate the benefits provided

Job Description
The Department of Instruction and Teacher Education at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a full-time (12-month) non-tenure track faculty appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor to begin immediately in the accelerated, online Doctor of Education Degree Program (Ed.D.) in Curriculum & Instruction (C&I) with a focus in Curriculum Studies (CS). This unique program allows professionals to address the important and complex problems of practitioners who work in education and related fields.

The successful applicant will join a diverse faculty and be expected to: (1) provide administrative leadership to the program, including monitoring course scheduling and rotations for students, collecting and reporting accreditation data, collaborating with the Office of Student Services, and supporting the program coordinator in the development and maintenance of the degree; (2) teach courses for the program such as Dissertation in Practice Preparation, Action Research Methods/Designs, and other courses in curriculum studies; (3) advise program students; and (4) provide service to the program, department, and college and/or university.

The University of South Carolina has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University embraces family-friendly policies that provide a work environment and an academic culture supportive of faculty members and their families. The University is also responsive to the needs of dual career families.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants must have (1) an earned doctorate in curriculum and instruction or a related field; (2) successful experience teaching adult learners online using Blackboard or other course management software; (3) expertise in one or more of the following areas: action research methodologies, curriculum theory and design, equity education; and (4) demonstrated ability to incorporate innovative pedagogies and technologies in teaching methods.

Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to candidates who: (1) have successful experience in student advisement, program management, and/or liaising with multiple offices/stakeholders; (2) demonstrate a commitment to academic goals that attempt, where feasible, to permit school-based and/or community-based learning; (3) guide doctoral students in the integration of Curriculum Studies and social justice; (4) demonstrate a professional and personal demeanor with graduate students; and (5) have successful experience mentoring graduate student research and leading dissertation in practice within action research methodology/design.

Documents which must be associated with this posting
Cover Letter
Other Document (See Special Instructions)

Special Instructions to Applicants
Application materials accepted online include: a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, and a list of at least three professional references to include e-mail addresses and phone numbers. In addition to the other required documents associated with this job posting, please note the following:

1) Please upload a copy of unofficial academic transcript for all terminal degree(s) earned under the "Other Documents" tab in this job posting. Please save all documents as one PDF document before uploading. Please note the official copies will be required of finalists.

Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. James Kirylo, Search Committee Chair,

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