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The University of South Carolina Upstate is a comprehensive public university and a senior institution of the University of South Carolina. USC Upstate is located between Charlotte and Atlanta along the I-85 corridor, one of the fastest growing business and high-tech regions in the country. More than 40 bachelor’s degree programs are offered in the liberal arts and sciences, business administration, nursing and teacher education, and master’s degrees in education, informatics and nursing. Among the fastest growing universities in South Carolina, USC Upstate is a diverse and dynamic community of 5,600 students from across the Upstate, 36 states and 51 countries and an alumni base of 24,000 graduates. The University employs approximately 650 full and part-time faculty and staff who work on the 330-acre main campus in Spartanburg, the Greenville campus for commuting junior and senior level students, and The George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics in downtown Spartanburg. USC Upstate seeks to attract and retain a diverse qualified faculty. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. For more information about USC Upstate, go to www.uscupstate.edu.  

Positions listed are either tenure-track or non-tenure-track (Instructor) on a nine month basis unless specified otherwise. Candidates must have earned doctorates or other degrees as specified. ABD candidates with planned    completion dates before August 15th may also be considered. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and advising, as well as a record of scholarship and service. Instructors are hired on a nine month contractual basis subject to annual renewal. They will have responsibilities equivalent to five teaching units and must have at least a master's degree with 18 hours in the discipline and other qualifications as noted. All positions are subject to funding.

Notice to all applicants: If you are selected as a finalist job references and a background check may be conducted. For additional information or to view the entire policy click, Job Reference and Background Checks policy.  

The University of South Carolina Upstate is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies

 
No positions available at this time.

Psychology


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History, Political Science, Philosophy and American Studies


No positions available at this time.


Natural Sciences and Engineering

Instructor of Chemistry beginning August 16, 2017
Requisition #011376

Nine-month, non-tenured faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.

The Division of Natural Sciences & Engineering is seeking applicants for a non-tenure track, nine-month instructor of chemistry in its ACS-certified program. Candidates should be able to teach introductory chemistry lectures and labs, particularly General, Organic, and Biochemistry (GOB) chemistry, with preference given to candidates who will complement our existing courses. Additional duties include advising undergraduate students, serving on university committees, and actively supporting unit initiatives.

Required: Master’s degree with at least 18 hours in chemistry or a closely related field by the time of appointment.

Preferred: Teaching experience in general chemistry, organic chemistry, or biochemistry.

Review of applications continues until positions are filled. Official transcripts will be required before hire date as well as a background check.

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Assistant Professor of Engineering Technology Management beginning August 16, 2017
Requisition #011176


The Natural Sciences & Engineering Division is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Engineering Technology Management beginning 8/16/2017. Candidate to develop and teach upper-level Engineering Technology Management courses including but not limited to Engineering Cost Analysis, Engineering Teams Theory and Practice, Project Management, and System Decision Making. Teaching will be both synchronous and asynchronous online with future possibilities for hybrid instruction at various locations in Greenville and Spartanburg counties. Evening availability required for synchronous online courses (6:00 to 8:40 pm two nights per week). Office hours will be in Greenville and/or Spartanburg. 

Candidate will advise ETM students and support the major, division, college, and university through various service activities. Candidate will develop a research program that meets the expectations for tenure based on current university and division expectations and policy.
Required: Ph.D. in Business, Management, Engineering, or related field is required by the time of appointment. Successful background check is required.  

Preferred: Ph.D. in Business, Management or related field with two years of industrial or similar experience, course development experience, prior online or hybrid teaching experience, and proficiency in spreadsheets and project management software. Expertise or research in one or more of the following areas is desirable: cost analysis, systems decision modeling, project management, team management.  

Review of applications continues until positions are filled. Official transcripts will be required before hire date as well as a background check.

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Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Women's Studies

No positions available at this time.

Informatics

Instructor of Informatics beginning August 16, 2017
Requisition #011179


Non-tenure track, nine-month instructor position to teach in-class courses on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus and online undergraduate courses in information management systems, information technology, and informatics. Online courses will be offered via Palmetto College. Duties include advising undergraduate students, serving on university committees, and actively supporting unit initiatives. The Department of Informatics is a vibrant, multi-disciplinary unit within the College of Arts & Sciences. We seek a colleague who will be an exemplary teacher, advisor, and active participant in the unit, on campus, and with community partners. 

Required: Master's degree in information management systems, information technology, informatics, or closely-related field with at least 18 hours in information systems; and recent record of satisfactory teaching in the field. Successful background check is required.  

Preferred: Ph.D. in information management systems or information technology; a proven record of excellence in teaching; established corporate relationships; and experience in corporate information technology management. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching online with innovative, engaging pedagogies; and experience teaching or working with relational databases, microcomputer architecture, human-computer interaction and/or social informatics.  

Review of applications continues until positions are filled. Official transcripts will be required before hire date as well as a background check.

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Math and Computer Science

School of Education


Instructor/Director of Field Experiences and School Partnerships beginning August 16, 2017
Requisition #011435


Non-tenure track instructor, 10.5 month faculty position and Director of Field Experiences and School Partnerships. Will teach two courses per semester.

Required: Master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate level hours in education required. At least five years experience and/or related field of Curriculum and Instruction, Curriculum Supervision, and Educational Administration.  Ability to facilitate partnership experiences with surrounding schools and community groups.

Preferred:  Ph.D. in Education preferred. Successful experiences in college level teaching, competence with instructional technology, teaching with technology, and teaching in diverse communities.  Previous administrative/leadership experience in educational settings.

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until positions are filled. Official transcripts will be required before hire date as well as a background check.

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Johnson College of Business and Economics


Instructor of Finance beginning August 16, 2017
Requisition #011578


Faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.
Non-Tenure track, nine-month faculty position in economics and finance, with specialization in finance beginning August 16, 2017. Candidate should embrace diversity and be comfortable with community engagement and service that includes student advising, undergraduate research, and experiential learning.

Required: Masters degree in Business with at least 18 credit hours in Finance/Investments or a closely related field, from an AACSB International accredited university. Candidate must have at least five years professional experience in business finance and investment management. Commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, student advising and service are required.  Must be able to work closely with students and the professional community.  

Preferred: Senior management experience in Finance and Investment Management, and teaching experience preferred.

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until positions are filled. Official transcripts will be required before hire date as well as a background check.

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Instructor of Business Law beginning August 16, 2017
Requisition #011525


Nine-month, non-tenure track Instructor position to teach Business Law on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campuses beginning August 16, 2017. The teaching assignment will be mostly 300 and 400 level business law classes. Candidate should embrace diversity and be comfortable with community engagement and service that will include student advising, undergraduate research and experiential learning.

Required: Candidates should possess a J.D degree. They should have either recent professional experience and/or recent publications in quality journals. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to contribute to the College's mission through excellence in teaching, student advising, service and professional engagement or scholarly publications.  

Preferred: In addition to the J.D degree, a Master’s degree in accounting or an LLM degree is preferred, along with experience in a legal field, and experience teaching in an AACSB business school. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work closely with students and the professional community.  

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until positions are filled. Official transcripts will be required before hire date as well as a background check.

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Assistant Professor of Economics beginning August 16, 2017
Requisition #011161


Faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.

Tenure-track, nine-month faculty position in economics, with specialization in any field, to teach beginning August 16, 2017. Candidate should embrace diversity and be comfortable with community engagement and service that might include student advising, undergraduate research, and experiential learning.
Required: Ph.D. in Economics from an AACSB-accredited institution required; and be qualified as "Scholarly Academic" under the AACSB 2013 standards. ABD with anticipated completion date before August 16, 2017 will be considered. Commitment to research, excellence in undergraduate teaching, and service are required. Successful background check is required.  

Preferred: Professional and teaching experience preferred, as well as the ability to work closely with students and the professional community.    

Review of applications continues until positions are filled. Official transcripts will be required before hire date as well as a background check.

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Mary Black School of Nursing


Nursing Positions beginning August 16, 2017
Requisition #004995


Tenure-track or instructors to teach in a rapidly growing undergraduate nursing program on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus. Positions are nine-month.


Required: Baccalaureate and MSN in Nursing for non-tenure track instructor, doctoral degree for tenure-track position.

Preferred: Doctoral degree for tenure-track position.

Review of applications continues until positions are filled. Official transcripts will be required before hire date as well as a background check.

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*The University of South Carolina Upstate does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation or veteran status.  The University of South Carolina has designated as the ADA Title II, Section 504, and Title IX coordinator the Executive Assistant to the President for Equal Opportunity Programs. The Office of the Executive Assistant to the President for Equal Opportunity Programs is located at 1600 Hampton Street, Columbia, SC; telephone 803-777-3854.