Clinical Assistant Professor in Physical Education Pedagogy

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Clinical Assistant Professor in Physical Education Pedagogy




College of Education


CED Physical Education

Advertised Salary Range:

Salary is competitive commensurate with experience.

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

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Position Category:

Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

Basis :

9 months

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Professional Track

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About UofSC:

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

Advertised Job Summary:

The Department of Physical Education at the University of South Carolina seeking applications for a full-time (9-month) Clinical Assistant Professor in physical education pedagogy to begin August 2021.

The successful candidate will be expected to manage a 4/4 teaching load or the equivalent that may include: (1) teaching physical education and/or adapted physical education instruction and curriculum courses at the undergraduate and master’s level; (2) supervising students in practicum classes and in student teaching; (3) assisting with the coordination of undergraduate and graduate activities outside the classroom and (4) demonstrating a commitment to outstanding teaching.

Required Education and Experience:

Candidates must have (1) an earned doctorate, (2) evidence of previous college level teaching, and (3) an ability to work cooperatively with colleagues. Preference will be given to applicants who possess (1) K-12 and teaching experience; (2) expertise in adapted physical education; and (3) expertise in alternative course delivery, teaching with technology, and/or distributed learning formats.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

The College of Education application process is conducted through electronic communication. Application materials accepted online include a: (1) letter of application (2) current curriculum vitae, (3) list of at least three professional references to include e-mail addresses and phone numbers, and (4) copy of unofficial academic transcript(s) (PLEASE NOTE-official copies will be required of finalists).

PLEASE NOTE: The submission of three (3) letters of recommendation will be required for all finalists. When requested, official letters should be uploaded by references.

Review of completed applications will begin immediately.

Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Ali Brian, Search Committee Chair, [email protected]

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

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The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.




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Posted: 4/15/2021
Application Due: 7/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time