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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 a apply.

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Dean, School of Education beginning July 1, 2017
Requisition #011059

The University of South Carolina Upstate invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the School of Education. The School consists of 28 faculty and 900 undergraduate majors with degrees in early childhood, elementary, middle level, physical education, secondary, special education, exercise and sport science, and child development and family studies. Master's degrees are offered in early childhood, elementary, and special education: visual impairment. The School of Education is accredited by CAEP, and its professional preparation programs are approved by the South Carolina Department of Education and the respective professional organizations. The Dean is the chief administrative officer and academic leader of the School reporting to the Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

Required: The successful candidate must have an earned doctorate from an accredited institution and qualify as a full professor in the School. In addition, candidates must have a minimum of three years of administrative experience.

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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Dean, Johnson College of Business & Economics beginning July 1, 2017
Requisition #010994

The University of South Carolina Upstate invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Johnson College of Business and Economics. The College consists of 23 full-time faculty and approximately 800 undergraduate students enrolled in a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program with concentrations in Accounting, Economics/Finance, General Business, Management and Marketing. Minors are available to non-business students in business administration, business and entrepreneurship, and economics. The major priorities of the Johnson College of Business and Economics at USC Upstate are: maintaining AACSB Accreditation; high quality education; transforming students for successful careers; scholarly activity/research; and community engagement. The Johnson College of Business and Economics is accredited by AACSB. The Dean is the chief administrative officer and academic leader of the School reporting to the Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. 

Required: The successful candidate should have an earned doctorate from an AACSB accredited institution and qualify as a full professor in the College. In addition, candidates should have a minimum of three years of experience at the department head, division head or center director level or above.

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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Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies

 
No positions available at this time.

Psychology


Assistant Professor of Psychology beginning August 16, 2017
Requisition #011150


The University of South Carolina Upstate Psychology Department is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Experimental Psychology Assistant Professor position beginning 8/16/2017. Responsibilities include teaching Research Methods in Psychology and Learning and/or Physiological Psychology. Ideal applicants will also teach Introduction to Psychology and upper-level topics courses in the applicant's area of interest. Applicants must show a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and advising and the ability to maintain an active research program that involves undergraduates. Other duties include service in support of the department and the university.

Required: A PhD in Experimental Psychology.  Successful background check is required.  

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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History, Political Science, Philosophy and American Studies


No positions available at this time.


Natural Sciences and Engineering

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 campuses 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


Assistant Professor of Computer Science beginning August 16, 2017
Requisition #011147

Tenure-track position to teach computer science courses with a strong focus on computer security especially in areas including, but not limited to, network security, digital forensics, and other applied security areas. Applicants are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching and should be capable of teaching a wide variety of computer science courses. In addition to teaching, other duties include developing curriculum, engaging in scholarly activities, advising students, and participating in internal and external service.

Required: Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field required by August 16, 2017. Applicants must have a strong interest in teaching undergraduate computer security and networking courses as well as a variety of other computer science courses. Candidates should also have the demonstrated ability to develop a successful research agenda. Successful background check is required.  

Preferred: Prior teaching and industry experience in computer security is preferred. Additional interest in Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Digital Forensics, and/or Networking is desired.

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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School of Education


No positions available at this time.

Johnson College of Business and Economics

Assistant Professor of Accounting beginning August 16, 2017
Requisition #011162


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

Tenure track nine-month faculty position to teach Accounting beginning August 16, 2017. The teaching assignment will be mostly 300 and 400 level accounting classes. Depending upon candidate qualifications and course needs, the teaching assignment will be either 1) Business Law and Taxation if the faculty member has a law degree with a masters in Taxation or 2) Taxation and other upper and lower division accounting classes if the faculty member has a Ph.D. in Accounting. 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 have one of the following: 1) a law degree and a masters in Taxation or 2) a Ph.D. in Accounting. Candidate must have graduated from an AACSB International accredited program and be qualified as "Scholarly Academic" under the AACSB 2013 standards; and demonstrate commitment to contribute to the College's mission through service and engagement. ABD candidates close to completion will be considered. Must complete Ph.D. before August 16, 2017.  

Preferred: Professional certification in Accounting; professional experience and ability to work closely with students and the professional community; qualification and ability to teach Taxation. 

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 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 campuses. 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.