Tenure Track-Assistant or Associate Professor – Higher Education Program/Generalist

Presbyterian College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor. This is a full-time, nine-month, faculty appointment starting in August 2021. Presbyterian College has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich PC’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

About the Higher Education Program:

The Higher Education Program includes several majors in Elementary, Early Childhood, Middle, Secondary and Special Education. The PC Education Department prepares students for positions of leadership and teaching.

 The successful candidate will

  • Teach general undergraduate coursework;
  • Maintain an active role in recruiting;
  • Advise and mentor undergraduate students;
  • Serve on departmental and college committees.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must hold a doctoral degree in higher education or a related field to be completed by the start of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in higher education;
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, including online teaching, through a critical lens;
  • Demonstrated commitment to mentoring and advising students representing diverse backgrounds and career interests;
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinary approaches;
  • Previous experience with SPAs and program accreditation.


Interested individuals should submit (via email at pljones@presby.edu) to Dr. Patricia L. Jones, Director of Education, the following:

  1. Cover letter indicating interest and relevant professional/academic background
  2. Vita
  3. Three letters of recommendation.

Review will begin upon receipt of the completed application and continue until the position is filled.

Presbyterian College:

Presbyterian College is a four-year undergraduate liberal-arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church USA.  The college supports academic freedom and encourages community involvement.  Located in Clinton, South Carolina, PC is approximately forty minutes from Greenville/Spartanburg, South Carolina and about one hour from Columbia, South Carolina.  The region offers abundant opportunity for social and recreational activities, including a thriving main street in Greenville, performing arts centers in Greenville/Spartanburg, outstanding hiking and trail biking, numerous lakes for boating, and easy access to Charlotte and Asheville, North Carolina, and the stunning beaches of the Carolinas.

Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.