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Clinical Assistant Professor - Coordinator, Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, Curriculum Studies Concentration

The Department of Instruction and Teacher Education at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a full-time (12-month) non-tenure track faculty appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor to begin immediately in the accelerated, online Doctor of Education Degree Program (Ed.D.) in Curriculum & Instruction (C&I) with a focus in Curriculum Studies (CS). This unique program allows professionals to address the important and complex problems of practitioners who work in education and related fields.

The successful applicant will join a diverse faculty and be expected to: (1) provide administrative leadership to the program, including monitoring course scheduling and rotations for students, collecting and reporting accreditation data, collaborating with the Office of Student Services, and supporting the program coordinator in the development and maintenance of the degree; (2) teach courses for the program such as Dissertation in Practice Preparation, Action Research Methods/Designs, and other courses in curriculum studies; (3) advise program students; and (4) provide service to the program, department, and college and/or university.

Applicants must have (1) an earned doctorate in curriculum and instruction or a related field; (2) successful experience teaching adult learners online using Blackboard or other course management software; (3) expertise in one or more of the following areas: action research methodologies, curriculum theory and design, equity education; and (4) demonstrated ability to incorporate innovative pedagogies and technologies in teaching methods.

Preference will be given to applicants who: (1) demonstrate expertise with educational uses of technology; (2) have experience supervising teacher candidates in clinical field experiences; and (3) have experience with school-university partnerships and settings.


The College of Education application process is conducted online at; please reference Requisition Number 011183, or visit this link:

Application materials accepted online include: a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, and a list of at least three professional references to include e-mail addresses and phone numbers. In addition to the other required documents associated with this job posting, please note the following:

Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. James Kirylo, 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.