Position Number: FT047
Department: English and Foreign Languages
Division: Academic Affairs
Recruitment Pool: Open to General Public
Position Type: Full-time, Tenure-track, Salaried/Faculty
Posting Date: March 6, 2014
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Starting Date: August, 2014
Work Days: Monday – Friday
Working Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Responsibilities: Claflin University is seeking an associate or full professor to serve as Chair of the Department of English and Foreign Languages. Responsibilities include providing strategic leadership to the Department, recruiting and evaluating faculty, managing the departmental budget, teaching, academic advising, committee work, community service, grant writing, and research.
QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in English or a doctoral field that is closely related, such as British, American, African American, or Comparative Literature. Additionally, he/she must have an academic background commensurate with the rank of associate or full professor. Furthermore, the successful candidate will evidence progressive administrative experience in an English department. Other desired characteristics include faculty mentoring and team-building skills, grantsmanship, the ability to function effectively in an inter-disciplinary environment, demonstrated experiences working in a diverse community, and a track record in academic program development.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience.
Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, description and elaboration of relevant experience, select publications, an official transcript, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references to:
Dr. Donald Gene Pace
Interim Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115
Email: email@example.com Office telephone: (803) 535-5679
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Human Resources Office before the closing. Office Number: 803-535-5635 Job Line Number: 803-535-5394 TDD Number: 1-800-735-8583 (TDD).
Equal Opportunity Employer