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Assistant Professor of Education (45317)

Claflin University
Claflin University Main Campus - Orangeburg, SC, 29115

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Faculty Jobs
Education, Special Education
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Details

Job Location: Claflin University Main Campus - Orangeburg, SC

Education Level: Ph. D.

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Job Category: Education


DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The Department of Education invites applicants to apply for a faculty position as Assistant Professor of Education (tenure track). The successful candidate will assume responsibility for providing 27 credit hours of instruction in Education per academic year. The Assistant Professor will teach courses in undergraduate, graduate and online programs; conduct research in his/her areas of specialization; perform student advisement; serve on University and School of Education committees; perform other duties within the scope of the position.

WHERE TO REPORT (APPLY): Claflin University, Human Resources

400 Magnolia Street

Orangeburg, SC 29115

JOB SITE: Claflin University School of Education, 400 Magnolia Street, Orangeburg, SC 29115


QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of a PhD degree in Education, Special Education or equivalent is required. The candidate should be qualified to teach undergraduate, graduate, and online courses. The candidate is expected to conduct research in his/her area of specialization. Other responsibilities include student advisement, serving on University and School of Education Committees and performing other duties within the scope of the position. Must possess the ability to teach effectively using a variety of methods, relate to diverse students, and facilitate student learning.

RATE OF PAY: $58,710/year


Claflin University is a nationally ranked comprehensive institution of higher education affiliated with The United Methodist Church. A historically black university founded in 1869, Claflin is committed to providing students with access to exemplary educational opportunities in its undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs. Claflin seeks to foster a rich community comprised of students, faculty, staff, and administrators who work to nurture and develop the skills and character needed for engaged citizenship and visionary and effective leadership.

In its undergraduate programs, Claflin provides students with the essential foundation of a liberal arts education. Emphasizing critical and analytic thinking, independent research, oral and written communication skills, the University invites students to use disciplined study to explore and confront the substantive challenges facing the global society. Claflin’s graduate programs provide opportunities for advanced students to increase their specialization in particular fields of study oriented toward professional enhancement and academic growth. Its continuing education programs provide students with expanded avenues for professional development and personal fulfillment.

Clafin Guiding Principles

At the center of everything we do is a system of values informing and guiding all policies and programs. These values, expressed through our decisions and actions, are defined by five overarching guiding principles:

Commitment to Excellence

Through doing things better and differently.

Commitment to Valuing People

By providing a safe, wholesome and healthy environment for our people to live, learn and work. 

Commitment to Being Customer Focused

Ensuring that everyone knows who the customer is, and takes steps to show it.

Commitment to Exemplary Educational Programs

By educating our students in a way to help them have a full, quality life and function as productive citizens.

Commitment to Financial Accountability

By putting in place sound and effective fiscal policies which are consistent with the mission and goals of the university.

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