Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology (Faculty Announcement) Claflin University #jobs #hbcu #hbcujobs

Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology-Tenure Track

Institution: Claflin University
Location: Orangeburg, SC
  • Faculty – Science – Biology
Posted: 10/24/2014
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics is accepting applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position in Biology. The Assistant/Associate Professor will fulfill commitments to teach in the undergraduate and graduate biology program, conduct research, advise students, serve on committees, and assume other responsibilities deemed necessary to fulfill the mission of the department and the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. In addition to teaching, this position requires ongoing compliance with the criteria for faculty performance in research and grantsmanship, faculty development, service to the University and the community, committee participation, and other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in the appropriate discipline and will join a department committed to providing quality instruction and research opportunities to undergraduate students. Candidate must have relevant teaching experience at the college level; a commitment to maintaining research with undergraduate students; and must be able to provide direction and guidance to students.

SALARY: Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Special Note: Effective January 1, 2011, all new hires must pass a criminal background check.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Candidates must submit a faculty employment application, available at employment/faculty-job-postings, letter of application, full curriculum vitae, brief statements of teaching philosophy and research interests; the names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three references; and copies of graduate transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon appointment) to:

Dr. Verlie A. Tisdale, Dean
School of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Claflin University
400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115


Associate Vice President for Fiscal Affairs (Job Announcement) Claflin University #hbcu #jobs #hbcujobs


Position Number: AA028

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Associate Vice President reports to the Vice President for Fiscal Affairs. He/she will be responsible for ensuring consistent application of accounting policies and procedures as it relates to the internal control of the University, and therefore must have an in-depth technical knowledge of non-profit accounting for private institutions (i.e., FASB and the NACUBO Financial and Accounting Reporting Manual). The Associate Vice President is responsible for preparing interim and year-end financial statements; coordinating the annual financial audit with the University’s independent auditors; coordinating the annual Single Audit with the independent auditors; and as budget officer, overseeing the preparation of the University’s annual budget, monthly reconciliations and interim reporting. Perform any other duties within the scope of this position.

QUALIFICATIONS: The University seeks an individual with public accounting and/or extensive auditing background to become its Associate Vice President for Fiscal Affairs, the managing accounting officer. Qualified applicants will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field (master’s degree preferred); at least 7 years auditing and accounting; and CPA certification or matriculating towards CPA certification is strongly preferred. An in-depth knowledge of Jenzabar EX and its applications, or an in-depth knowledge of integrated administrative software packages for higher education is a major preference. Previous administrative/managerial experience with increasing leadership responsibility preferred. Effective oral, written and interpersonal skills are essential.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately.

Application Procedure: Candidates must submit an application, copies of transcripts, and three current professional letters of recommendation to:
Claflin University
Office of Human Resources
400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115
Fax # 803-535-5818 E-mail:

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Human Resources Office before the closing date. Office Number: 803-535-5635 Job Line Number: 803-535-5394 TDD Number: 1-800-735-8583 (TDD).

Special Note: Effective January 1, 2011, all new hires must pass a criminal background check.

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