Professors provide one-on-one mentoring outside the classroom at Southern Wesleyan University

The faith-filled community at SWU is comprised of students, faculty and staff who are passionate about learning and growing, both inside and outside of the classroom.

Fine Arts Events at SWU

Whether you come for a campus visit, fine arts program, or athletic event, SWU seeks to provide educational and cultural opportunities not just to our campus community but to the greater community around us.

Employment Opportunities - Affiliate Faculty Positions

Southern Wesleyan University invites applications for affiliate teaching assignments for its main campus and online degree programs. We are currently seeking applications to build a resource pool of qualified affiliate faculty for the main campus and SWU online. Areas of need are listed below, and areas of critical need are highlighted below.


Applicants must possess a minimum of an earned master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in the field for all undergraduate positions - but an earned doctorate is preferred. Candidates must have an earned doctoral degree in the discipline 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

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. 

Affiliate faculty are employed on an as needed basis.

College of Arts and Sciences

Main Campus and SWU Online



Computer Science

Social Sciences (
Master's degree plus 18 graduate credit hours in the field. PhD preferred for Human Services, Sociology, Social Work, or Psychology.)

School of Business



    ACCOUNTING - AGS/Traditional Program - Central, SC


Graduate Marketing
Undergraduate Marketing
Graduate Economics 
Undergraduate Economics
Graduate Statistics
Undergraduate Statistics
Graduate Finance
Undergraduate Finance
Supply Chain Concentration Courses

School of Business requires PhD for all graduate courses.

School of Education

SWU Online

Special Education 
Instructional Technology 
Early Childhood Family Studies

Graduate Administration and Supervision

Graduate Classroom Leadership


Main Campus


Early Childhood


Physical Education


      Clinical Supervisors


School of Education requires doctorates in specific academic discipline.

Application Information

Interested faculty applicants must submit the following materials. Applicants will not be considered unless all documentation is submitted.

  1. A SWU faculty application 
  2. A letter of application
  3. A curriculum vitae
  4. 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.


Updated March 27, 2017