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Part-time Academic Positions

The University of South Carolina Upstate (www.uscupstate.edu) needs part-time faculty to teach in the following disciplines. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and copies of academic transcripts to the contact listed and mail to USC Upstate, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303. Master’s degree with eighteen hours in the relevant discipline is required, unless specified otherwise. Official transcripts and application required if hired.  Review of applications will begin immediately.

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.  

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Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice and Women’s Studies

The University of South Carolina Upstate seeks applications for an adjunct instructor to teach two sections of WGST 101: Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies per semester during the 2015-2016 academic year. The Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies course uses a common syllabus based on the textbook, Feminist Frontiers, with significant flexibility to select readings and develop assignments that reflect each instructor’s interests. In order to accommodate applicants who may not be prepared to relocate for this temporary part-time position, courses can be offered online.

WGST 101 is a general education course with an enrollment cap of 30 students per section. The course also serves the minor in Women’s and Gender Studies, and instructors are encouraged to recruit new minors from this course where possible. The WGS minor is affiliated with the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies at USC Upstate, a thriving program that generates innovative curricula and a dynamic lecture series to promote an interest in Women’s and Gender Studies across the disciplines. More information about CWGS can be found on our website.

Minimum qualifications: M.A. in Women’s and Gender Studies or M.A. (open field) with 18 hours of WGS coursework.

Send letter of application and curriculum vitae as Word attachments to Dr. Lisa Johnson (mjohnson@uscupstate.edu), or, by mail, to Dr. Lisa Johnson, Director, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, USC Upstate, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC, 29303. Copies of transcripts, current letters of recommendation, and evaluations of teaching are also welcome. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the courses are filled. Official transcripts and application will be required if hired.

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


Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies

College of Business and Economics

 Library

 
Department of Psychology

Department of Languages, Literature and Composition

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Division of Natural Sciences and Engineering

 

   School of Nursing 
Part-time nursing faculty needed.

Required: Licensure as RN in South Carolina and a minimum of a Master’s degree in Nursing.

Contact: Dr. Katharine Gibb, Dean, 864-503-5447, kgibb@uscupstate.edu

Send electronically or via mail: letter of application, vitae/resume, copy of undergraduate and graduate transcripts to Tracey Bourgoin, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303; aduncan@uscupstate.edu.

In the 2013 edition of Best Colleges, US News and World Report ranked USC Upstate #1 in Public Regional Colleges-South category.

Review of applications will begin immediately.

School of Education

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Department of Informatics

 

History, Political Science, Philosophy and American Studies

 

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