Southern Wesleyan University invites applications for adjunct teaching assignments in its traditional and nontraditional degree programs. We are currently seeking applications to build a resource pool of qualified adjunct faculty for the main campus, online instruction, and our regional learning centers in Greenville, Charleston, Columbia, and North Augusta. Areas of need are listed below, and areas of critical need are highlighted below.
Except as specifically noted below, applicants must possess an earned master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in the field for all undergraduate positions. Candidates must have an earned doctoral degree for graduate level courses.
In addition to specific academic requirements, SWU strives to create a distinctively Christian environment that fosters the integration of faith, learning, and living. Successful candidates must enhance and support this mission. To view the university's profile visit About SWU. To learn more about The Wesleyan Church, visit wesleyan.org.
SWU does not discriminate in hiring and employment practices on the basis of race, national origin, sex, physical handicap, age, or veteran status of the applicant. To be considered for employment, however, applicants must complete an application for employment and written responses giving evidence of a Christian testimony, and how faith and learning are integrated into the applicant's teaching.
Adjunct faculty are employed on an as needed basis.
College of Arts and Sciences
Aesthetics – Central, Charleston, Columbia, and Greenville
Bible/Religion – Central and North Augusta
Computer Science - Central
English - Charleston, and Greenville
History – Central, Columbia, and Greenville
Math – Central, Charleston, Greenville and North Augusta
Social Sciences – Central, Online
Master's degree plus 18 graduate credit hours in the field. PhD preferred for Human Services, Sociology, Social Work, or Psychology.
School of Business
Graduate Marketing – Central, Grenville, and North Augusta
Undergraduate Marketing – Columbia, Charleston, and North Augusta
Graduate Economics – Online
Undergraduate Economics – Columbia, Charleston, and North Augusta
Graduate Statistics – Online
Undergraduate Statistics – Columbia, Charleston, and North Augusta
Graduate Finance – Greenville,
Undergraduate Finance – Columbia, and Charleston
Supply Chain Concentration Courses - Online
School of Business requires PhD for all graduate courses.
School of Education
Reading - Online
Special Education - Online
Instructional Technology - Online
Early Childhood Family Studies - Online
Graduate Administration and Supervision - Charleston, and N. Augusta
Graduate Classroom Leadership - Charleston, and N. Augusta
School of Education requires doctorates in specific academic discipline.
Interested faculty applicants must submit the following materials. Applicants will not be considered unless all documentation is submitted.
- A SWU faculty application
- A letter of application
- A curriculum vitae
- Official transcripts (graduate and post-graduate level coursework) must be sent directly to Human Resources electronically or by mail from the degree-granting institution
Submit all application materials electronically to , or by mail to Human Resources, Southern Wesleyan University, 907 Wesleyan Drive/P.O. Box 1020, Central, SC 29630. For additional information, you may contact 864-644-5005.