Claflin University

Instructor, Human Performance & Recreation

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


The School of Education invites applications for a nine-month faculty position as Instructor of Human Performance and Recreation.  The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to design curriculum, teach (face-to-face and online) a wide variety of human performance and recreation related courses, assist with the establishment of internship opportunities for undergraduate students, and supervise internships. S/he will provide strong academic advisement, conduct socially significant research, and pursue external funding to support initiatives.  The instructor will: provide service to the internal and external University community, including the profession of Human Performance and Recreation. S/he will serve on University and School of Education committees; maximize opportunities to initiate growth in and secure internal and external grant funding; and perform other duties within the scope of the position as assigned by the supervisor and/or Dean.



An earned doctorate in Human Performance and Recreation or closely-related discipline is preferred.  Candidates should possess a minimum of three years of teaching experience (college level teaching preferred).  Coaching experience (college or professional preferred); coaching certifications preferred; active engagement in Human Performance and Recreation and professional coaching associations preferred; experience advising, recruiting, and retaining students; experience developing curriculum and facilitating programmatic growth; supervisory experience with interns.

SALARY:  Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Candidates must submit an application, letter of interest, curriculum vitae, description and elaboration of relevant experience, select publications, three professional references with contact information, and official transcripts to:                                                            

Dr. Anthony A. Pittman, Dean 
School of Education 
Claflin University  
400 Magnolia Street  
Orangeburg, South Carolina 29115

Office Number: 803-535-5225



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