Claflin University

Assistant Professor of English Education - Tenure Track

Job Location(s) US-SC-Orangeburg
# of Openings
Assistant Professor
Full-Time Faculty/Regular


The Department of English invites applicants to apply for a tenure-track faculty position as Assistant/Associate Professor of English Education.  The successful candidate will teach courses as assigned in the English Department, including English education methods courses for pre-service teachers, first-year writing, and other English courses; will supervise student teachers; and participate in the administration of the English education program. In addition to these duties, faculty members will teach in the day, evening and online programs; maintain office hours, attend meetings, and participate in the governance of the college at the department, discipline, campus, and college-wide levels; and perform other duties within scope of this position as assigned by the supervisor.


A minimum of a Ph.D. degree in English Education or related field is required.  Candidates who are ABD will be considered. At least three years of full-time experience in teaching secondary English Language Arts courses at the middle or secondary level in the United States (or equivalent experience) is required. A current teaching certificate is required. The candidate must have prior experience teaching English education methods and first-year writing at the collegiate level, possess strong oral and written communication skills, and be able to teach at the learning support level. Demonstrated knowledge of instructional technology and knowledge of assessment practices in English Education is required. Must possess the ability to teach effectively using a variety of methods, relate to diverse students, and facilitate student learning. Most show evidence of strong scholarship or scholarly potential.  


APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Applicants should complete an employment letter, to include uploading your current curriculum vita. copies of transcripts of all graduate work, three current letters of recommendation and the addresses, telephone numbers and emails of at least three references professional references to:


Dr. Isaiah McGee, Dean

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Claflin University

400 Magnolia Street

Orangeburg, SC 29115 

Email:  ‚ÄčOffice telephone: (803) 535-5234



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