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Clinical Assistant Professor in Middle Level Education

The Department of Instruction & Teacher Education at the University of South Carolina’s College of Education seeks a full-time 9-month) Clinical Assistant Professor in Middle Level Education to begin August 16, 2017.

The successful candidate will join a team of faculty and will be expected to: (1) teach 4 courses per semester in the nationally recognized undergraduate program in Middle Level Education program, (2) provide service in the areas of accreditation, quality assurance and program governance, (3) participate in student orientation and advisement, and (4) collaborate within our school- university partnerships.

Applicants must have: (1) an earned doctorate in middle level education or related field, (2) teaching experience relevant to middle level education, and (3) expertise in social studies and/or literacy/English language arts.  Preference will be given to applicants who possess (1) college teaching experience; (2) experience working with teacher candidates in clinical settings; and (3) demonstrated interest in preparing teacher candidates to work with diverse student populations.  

The College of Education application process is conducted online at; please reference Requisition Number 011032, or visit this link:

Application materials accepted online include: (1) a letter of application, (2) a current curriculum vita, (3) list of at least three professional references to include e-mail addresses and phone numbers, (4) a copy of unofficial academic transcript for terminal degrees earned (official copies will be required of finalists), and (5) documented evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., course evaluations, peer reviews of teaching). Review of completed applications will begin October 31, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.  

Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Nathan Carnes, Search Committee Chair,


The University of South Carolina has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University embraces family-friendly policies that provide a work environment and an academic culture supportive of faculty members and their families. The University is also responsive to the needs of dual career families.