Clinical Assistant Professor in Curriculum StudiesCampus:
College of EducationDepartment:
CED Instruction and Teacher EducationAdvertised Salary Range:
Full TimeHours per Week:
Full-time Equivalent (FTE)Basis :
9 monthsWork County:
Professional TrackJob Search Category:
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 Instruction and Teacher Education at the University of South Carolina seeks applications for a non-tenure track 9-month faculty appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2021.
Responsibilities of the successful candidate include: 1) teaching graduate courses in the Educational Practice & Innovation online EdD degree program with a concentration in Curriculum Studies; 2) delivering course content including Curriculum Theory/Leadership/Change, Equity Pedagogies, and Research Methods; 3) advising and directing doctoral dissertations; 4) engaging in curriculum development and research for the Curriculum Studies program; and 5) supporting the service needs of the Curriculum Studies program, the Instruction and Teacher Education department, and the College of Education.Required Education and Experience:
Candidates must have an earned PhD or EdD in Curriculum and Instruction, Foundations, or a related field. Experience with online teaching/learning formats (e.g., Blackboard, Microsoft Teams, Zoom) with an ability to incorporate innovative pedagogies around school/community based learning and professional development is required. Must have excellent teaching skills, evidence of a continued record of scholarly productivity, and the ability to work cooperatively with doctoral candidates and colleagues.Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with expertise in action and improvement science research, paradigms of social justice in education, and varied content area preparation for P-12 and higher education will be given strong consideration. Evidence of academic scholarship including publications and research presentations is desirable.Desired Start Date:
08/16/2021Job Open Date:
06/18/2021Open Until Filled:
YesSpecial 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 listed.
Review of completed applications will begin immediately.
Inquiries should be addressed to the Search Committee Co-Chairs (Dr. Rhonda Jeffries, [email protected] and Dr. Bridget Miller, [email protected])
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