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Visiting Assistant/Associate/Professor of Teacher Education (45240)

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

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Job Details

Job Location: Claflin University Main Campus - Orangeburg, SC

Position Type: Full Time

Education Level: Graduate Degree

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Job Shift: Any

Job Category: Education

Description Overview

Founded in 1869, Claflin University is an independent, liberal arts, co-educational, historically black institution that is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Claflin is located in Orangeburg, situated in the midlands of South Carolina between Columbia and Charleston. The University offers convenient access to beaches, mountains, and two major interstate highways from the relaxed environment of a small town. The student populace consists of predominantly native South Carolinians with others emerging from 23 states and 18 countries.


The selected individual will teach courses in undergraduate, graduate, and online programs. The individual 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.

Qualifications Qualifications

A doctoral degree in the respective discipline with experience in teaching and research is required. ABD candidates with expected completion date by summer 2023 may be considered. Must be committed to the mission of the University and the School of Education. Experience with the CAEP Accreditation process is required.

SALARY: Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The following concentrations and/or majors offered within the School of Education include: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Middle Level Education, and Secondary Education Programs in Art, English, Mathematics, and Music. A commitment to Claflins intellectual and teaching mission is required.


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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