Assistant/Associate Professor(s) of Educational Leadership

Clemson, SC

About Clemson

One of the country’s most selective public research universities, Clemson University serves a uniquely driven and highly accomplished student body.

Ranked consistently as one of the best national public university by U.S.News & World Report, Clemson is a science- and engineering-oriented college dedicated to teaching, research and service. Founded in 1889, we remain committed both to world-class research and a high quality of life. In fact, 91 percent of our seniors say they’d pick Clemson again if they had it to do over.

Clemson’s retention and graduation rates rank among the highest in the country for public universities. We’ve been named among the best values by Kiplinger magazine in 2013, and SmartMoney in 2012 ranked us No. 7 in student return on investment.

Our beautiful college campus sits on 1,400 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along the shores of Hartwell Lake. But we also have research facilities and economic development hubs throughout the state of South Carolina — in Greenville, Greenwood, Columbia and Charleston.

Assistant/Associate Professor(s) of Educational Leadership

The Clemson University College of Education seeks two highly qualified candidates to fill full-time positions at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Organizational Leadership Development (EOLD). These 9-month appointments will begin in fall 2024 and involve research, service, and teaching in multiple modalities and advising graduate students across multiple P-12 educational leadership programs, including the building-level (MEd) and district-level (EdS) certification, EdD in Education Systems Improvement Science, and PhD in P-12 Educational Leadership. Clemson's educational leadership programs prepare cohorts of students to address localized problems of practice leading to substantive and sustainable educational improvement for diverse students. The successful candidates will have evidence of a scholarly research agenda; the potential for or a record of grant-funded research; experience with continuous improvement (e.g., research, policy, practice); a history of working collaboratively with colleagues and partner institutions; and a demonstrated commitment to improving educational opportunities and outcomes for underserved communities. 

About the Department of Educational and Organizational Leadership Development

Recognized for excellence across the nation, the Department of Educational and Organizational Leadership Development focuses on developing educational and organizational leaders. Using high-quality research, teaching and outreach, we prepare future student affairs personnel, higher education professionals, P-12 educators, and other organizational leaders to expand the talents and performances of individuals and organizations in ways that enhance their capacity to make a difference. 

About the College of Education

The College of Education is committed to improving education, beginning at birth. With a focus on working with underserved schools and communities, the College has award-winning programs that train teachers, counselors, and school leaders for P-12 schools; prepare counselors for community practice; train higher education student affairs leaders; and prepare training and development specialists for business and industry. We equip our students for careers and lives that make a difference, and we work tirelessly to develop initiatives that respond to today's educational landscape, including teacher recruitment and retention, online teaching, and leadership development. We participate in these innovative efforts as part of Clemson's land-grant mission to serve the state of South Carolina and beyond. 

About Clemson University

One of the most productive public research universities in the nation, Clemson University enrolls 27,341 students across the State of South Carolina and has an endowment of over $1 billion. The University operates Extension offices in every county of the state and has five Innovation Campuses and six Research and Education Center locations. Classified as an R1 — Very High Research University by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education — Clemson is dedicated to teaching, research, and service. Our main campus, located in Upstate South Carolina, sits on 1,400 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along the shores of Lake Hartwell. Through the research, outreach and entrepreneurial projects led by our faculty and students, Clemson University is driving economic development and improving quality of life in South Carolina and beyond.