Assistant Professor- Secondary Education-Social Studies

Clemson, SC
Sep 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Clemson University: College of Education: Teaching & Learning
Assistant Professor- Secondary Education-Social Studies

Location: Tillman Hall

The new faculty member will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in secondary social studies education, advise graduate students in their research, develop and maintain an active scholarly research agenda, participate in external research and grant activities, and help support the work of social studies teachers in the state. Clemson University, a land grant, public university, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer seeking applicants from diverse social and cultural backgrounds and/or disability status. Please see for more information.


Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in Social Studies, Curriculum & Instruction, or related field. Substantive secondary teaching experience in a social studies classroom. Preferred Qualifications: Minimum three years teaching experience. We are particularly interested in candidates with knowledge and research interests in one or more of the following fields: social justice involving issues of race, ethnicity, gender and/or identity, politics and civic identity, critical theories. As our program features a dual major in secondary social studies and history, content knowledge in history is critical. We do, however, welcome candidates with additional foci in other social studies strands. In alignment with the College of Education's mission, successful applicants should have an interest in actively engaging with underperforming schools and underserved communities across the nation and state.


To apply, submit the following via Interfolio: Letter of application, curriculum vita, unofficial transcripts, a sample of scholarly writing, and contact information for three references.

Inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Mindy Spearman, search committee chair at Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. For best consideration, applications should be submitted by November 1, 2017. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.


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