Classification Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
College/Division: College of Education
Department: CED Educational Studies
Advertised Job Summary:
The Department of Educational Studies at the University of South Carolina is seeking applications for a full-time non-tenure track/clinical position in Special Education at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor to begin August 2020.
The position is a 9-month academic appointment with a teaching load of four courses in fall and four courses in spring. The salary is commensurate with experience, and the position is designed to offer opportunities for long-term employment with the university with renewable contracts and opportunities for promotion in accordance with established policies for non-tenure track faculty. The University of South Carolina seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of South Carolina, to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing, and to maintain the University's academic and institutional excellence. The College of Education is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and service, to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will join a team of faculty and will: (1) teach introductory special education courses, methods courses for students with high-incidence disabilities (reading and math), and assessment courses in both face-to-face and online formats; (2) supervise student teachers and practicum students, (3) advise graduate students in the M.A.T. and M.Ed. degrees; (4) participate in program admissions, evaluations, and development; and (5) participate in program, department, and committee meetings as appropriate.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Candidates should have an earned doctorate in special education and have evidence of 3 years of experience working with children or youth with high-incidence disabilities. The ideal candidate will share the College of Education's commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. Candidates must also have experience teaching undergraduate or graduate courses online. Experience supervising teacher candidates or mentoring new teachers is preferred.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 84410
About The University of South Carolina
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.