Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical or Counseling Psychology (FT056) Tenure Track

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CLAFLIN UNIVERSITY, founded in 1869, is becoming recognized as one of the leading institutions of higher education in the southeast. With rigorous student-focused academic programs and a faculty comprised of world-class scholars, these attributes have contributed to the U.S. News and World Report ranking Claflin ninth in its 2021 list of the nation’s top historically black colleges/universities (HBCUs). Claflin is the only HBCU in South Carolina in this “Top Ten” ranking. Claflin has earned a place among the Top 10 HBCUs in the publication’s prestigious ranking for 10 consecutive years. U.S. News and World Report also ranked Claflin University ninth overall among the schools in the Best Regional Colleges in the South rankings.


Claflin University invites applicants to apply for a tenure-track position as Assistant or Associate Professor of Psychology. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching foundational psychology courses, research methods and statistics, and advanced program courses within the psychology curriculum. There are opportunities to teach online as well. A commitment to teaching excellence and student advising is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to maintain an ongoing program of research and publication, the potential to secure external grant funding to support that research, and the willingness to contribute substantially to the department’s teaching mission at the undergraduate and anticipated graduate level. Additionally, as one of the fastest-growing and most rapidly evolving majors on campus, the Psychology program is seeking candidates who can bring unique skills to foster the growth. Candidates with expertise in and experience with interdisciplinary work, certificate programs, innovative research-related technology, and/or community outreach are especially invited to apply.



A PhD is preferred (ABD considered). A successful candidate must possess experience in college level teaching. All specializations will be considered.  Candidates with additional credentials are especially invited to apply.


SALARY:  Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Applicants should complete a Claflin University Faculty Application located on our website: (, to include uploading your current curriculum vita. Send a letter of application, copies of transcripts of all graduate work, three current letters of recommendation and the addresses, telephone numbers and emails of at least three references.  Send all the above materials via email to:


Dr. Isaiah McGee, Dean

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Claflin University

400 Magnolia Street

Orangeburg, SC 29115

Email: [email protected]                                                                

Office telephone: (803) 535-5234




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Posted: 4/14/2021
Application Due: 4/13/2022
Work Type: Full Time