Faculty Positions

Full-time positions: Tenure-track or non-tenure-track (Instructor) are 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.

Part-time positions: 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.

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Fine Arts and Communication Studies

Part-Time Positions

The Department of Fine Arts & Communication Studies at the University of South Carolina Upstate is searching for a part-time voice instructor to teach applied lessons in commercial music (pop, R&B, rock, jazz, etc.) and work as a vocal coach for the Upstate Vocal Ensemble (which also focuses on commercial music) during and outside of rehearsals. Training and experience in commercial music is required. A master's degree in music, or a bachelor's degree in music with experience equivalent to a master's, is required. Additional teaching opportunities such as music appreciation (Intro to Music), History of American Popular Music, recital attendance/writing about music, and other courses may also be available.

Minimum qualifications: Master's degree in music, or a bachelor's degree in music with experience equivalent to a master's. Training and performance experience in commercial music. 

Preferred qualifications: A degree in Commercial Music at the Bachelor's or Master's level. Evidence of teaching experience in commercial music.

Submit in a single PDF document: a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references to:

Lee Neibert, MFA, Department Chair
Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
lneibert@uscupstate.edu

Review of information will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring.

 

The Department of Fine Arts & Communication Studies at the University of South Carolina Upstate is searching for part-time instructors to teach art history courses, which may include Art Appreciation, History of Western Art: Ancient-Medieval, History of Western Art: Renaissance-Modern (all at the 100-level), Contemporary Art, History of Graphic Design (at the 300-level). 

Minimum Qualifications: MA in Art History or Visual Studies, or MFA in Visual Arts with clear evidence and documentation of successful teaching experience in art history.

Preferred Qualifications: PhD in Art History with evidence of teaching experience.

Submit in a single PDF document: a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references to:

Lee Neibert, MFA, Department Chair
Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
lneibert@uscupstate.edu

Review of information will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring.

 

The Department of Fine Arts & Communication Studies Art Department at the University of South Carolina Upstate is searching for part-time instructors to teach one or more sections of Computer Graphics/Adobe Suite and Graphic Design I.

Minimum Qualifications: MFA or appropriate terminal degree in Graphic Design or Visual Communications with clear evidence and documentation of successful teaching experience.

Submit in a single PDF document, a letter of interest, CV, links to personal website, links for examples of student work, contact information for three references to:

Lee Neibert, MFA, Department Chair
Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
lneibert@uscupstate.edu

Review of information will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring.

 


The Department of Fine Arts & Communication Studies, Commercial Music Program, at the University of South Carolina Upstate Spartanburg Campus is searching for part-time instructors who can teach one or more of the following courses: History of Rock / Popular Music, Music Technology, Intro to Music, Jazz History, and/or applied-music lessons in vocal or instrumental performance.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Music or any Master’s degree with at least 18 hours of music graduate course work.

Preferred Qualifications: Background as a teacher or performer in any style of commercial music (jazz, pop, rock, CCM, musical theater, Gospel, etc.).

Submit in a single PDF document, a letter of interest, CV, links to personal website and/or recordings, contact information for three references to:

Lee Neibert, MFA, Department Chair
Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
lneibert@uscupstate.edu

Review of information will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring.

History, Political Science, Philosophy and American Studies

Part-Time Positions
No vacancies

Informatics and Engineering Systems

Full Time Positions

Assistant Professor of Informatics
Beginning August 16, 2021
Posting: FAC00045PO21

The Department of Informatics and Engineering Systems, housed in the College of Science and Technology is excited to invite applications for a tenure-track, nine-month faculty position. This dynamic individual will teach in our undergraduate and graduate program on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus and online. The ideal applicant will be able to teach courses in our core curriculum, while bringing a specialized area of study that complements the existing faculty expertise. We are extremely interested in applicants who can teach existing information technology courses, including cybersecurity, data science/analytics, and IT project management. As a teaching institution, we seek applicants who are good instructors, and who can maintain a scholarly agenda and provide service to the Department and University.

The Department of Informatics and Engineering Systems offers a BA in Information Management and Systems and in Health Informatics; BA in Information Management and Systems with a concentration in Health Information Management: BAS in Advanced Manufacturing; BS in Engineering Technology Management; and a Master of Informatics.

Required Education and Experience: Ph.D. in a field related to information management or information technology is required. ABD candidates with a planned completion date of August 15, 2021 hire may also be considered. A successful background check is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in information technology, computer science, information management and a proven record of teaching and research. Experience in corporate information technology management and/or experience in program and curriculum development is preferred.

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Part-Time Positions

The Department of Informatics and Engineering Systems at the University of South Carolina Upstate is searching for part-time instructors to teach undergraduate courses in information technology.

Minimum Qualifications: A Master's degree in information technology, information management, computer science or a closely related field with at least 18 hours of relevant graduate course work is required.

Submit a letter of application, a CV and unofficial transcripts to:

Dr. Tyrone S. Toland
Chair, Department of Informatics & Engineering Systems
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
ttoland@uscupstate.edu

Center for African American Studies

Full-Time Positions

No vacancies

Part-Time Positions

No vacancies

Languages, Literature and Composition

Full-Time Positions

No vacancies

Part-Time Positions

Instructor — Film

The Division of Languages, Literature, and Composition at the University of South Carolina Upstate is searching for part-time instructors to teach introductory and advanced courses in video production, screenwriting, or film analysis and contribute to the film minor, English major, and communication major programs. The department is seeking instructors who will lead students to meet programmatic objectives, build career readiness through project-based learning, and demonstrate positive, discipline-specific learning outcomes.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Film, Cultural Studies, Digital Media, or closely related field (18 hours of graduate course work) is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in film or related field, knowledge of film theory and analysis, experience and film portfolio in film production and/or screenwriting, dedication to student-centered pedagogy, and experience teaching at the college/university-level preferred.

Submit a letter of application, CV, two letters of recommendation, and unofficial transcripts to:

Dr. George Williams, Chair, Languages, Literature and Composition
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
gwilliams@uscupstate.edu

 Review of applications will begin immediately.

Instructor — English

The Division of Languages, Literature, and Composition at the University of South Carolina Upstate is searching for part-time instructors to teach introductory courses in composition and/or other writing classes that build appropriate writing, communication, research, information literacy, and critical thinking competencies and contribute to the English program's general education and/or other offerings. The department is seeking instructors who will lead students to meet programmatic objectives and demonstrate positive, discipline-specific learning outcomes.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in English or closely related field (18 hours of graduate course work in English) is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in English or related field, knowledge of rhetorical and argument-based approaches to first-year writing (as applicable), dedication to student-centered pedagogy, and experience teaching at the college/university-level preferred.

Submit a letter of application, CV, two letters of recommendation, and unofficial transcripts to:

Dr. George Williams, Chair, Languages, Literature and Composition
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
gwilliams@uscupstate.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately.

Instructor — World Languages

The Division of Languages, Literature, and Composition at the University of South Carolina Upstate is searching for part-time instructors to teach introductory courses in world languages that build appropriate language, culture, and critical thinking competencies and contribute to the world language program's general education offerings in American Sign Language, Chinese, French, German, or Spanish.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in language taught or closely related field (18 hours of graduate course work in the language) is required. Languages in the USC Upstate program: American Sign Language, Chinese, French, German, and Spanish.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in the language taught or related field, knowledge of ACTFL World Readiness Standards and experience teaching at the college/university-level preferred.

Submit a letter of application, CV, two letters of recommendation, and unofficial transcripts to:

Dr. George Williams, Chair, Languages, Literature and Composition
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
gwilliams@uscupstate.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately.

Instructor — Spanish

The Division of Languages, Literature and Composition at the University of South Carolina Upstate is searching for part-time instructors to teach introductory courses in Spanish.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Spanish or closely related field (18 hours of graduate course work in Spanish) is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in Spanish or related field and experience teaching at the college/university-level preferred.

Submit a letter of application, CV, two letters of recommendation, and unofficial transcripts to:

Dr. George Williams, Chair, Languages, Literature and Composition
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
gwilliams@uscupstate.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately.

Instructor — African American Studies
The African American Studies Program at the University of South Carolina Upstate is searching for part-time instructors to teach Introduction to African American Studies. 

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in African American Studies, English, History, Cultural Studies or related field with a specialization in African American Studies (18 hours of graduate course work) is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in African American Studies or related field and experience teaching at the college/university-level preferred.

Submit a letter of application, CV, two letters of recommendation, and unofficial transcripts to:

Dr. George Williams, Chair, Languages, Literature and Composition
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
gwilliams@uscupstate.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately. 

Library

Full-Time Positions

none available

Part-time positions

none available

Mathematics and Computer Science

Full-Time Positions

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Beginning January 1, 2022 or August 16, 2022 
Posting: FAC00085PO21

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

USC Upstate seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Computer Science beginning January 1, 2022, or August 16, 2022. The Division of Mathematics and Computer Science invites candidates with expertise in cyber security, computer security, and networking in particular, but candidates with expertise in other areas, such as cloud computing, software engineering, web development, and/or mobile development will also be considered. Applicants should be capable of teaching a wide variety of computer science course, have a strong commitment to teaching and good research potential. The Computer Science program at USC Upstate holds an ABET accreditation and faculty teach three course (9 credit hours) each semester. Various internal grants are available by the university to support both faculty and student research. In addition to teaching, other duties include developing curriculum, engaging in scholarly activities, advising students, and participating in internal and external service.

The University of South Carolina Upstate is a comprehensive public university, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina and is among the fastest growing universities in the State. U.S. News and World Report recently ranked USC Upstate No. 1 among Top Public Regional Colleges in the South. USC Upstate has been recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars. In addition, students and faculty from over 25 nations reflect the university’s international character. Located between Charlotte and Atlanta along the I-85 corridor, one of the fastest growing business and high-tech regions in the country, the campus is within easy driving distance of the Appalachian mountains and the Atlantic Ocean beaches. The University has an enrollment of approximately 6000 students and employs approximately 650 full and part-time faculty and staff, reflecting the diversity of Upstate South Carolina. USC Upstate is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for faculty, staff, and administrators. We are an EOE/AA employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity.

USC Upstate is seeking teacher-scholars who (i) have a commitment to excellence in teaching and working with a diverse student population and (ii) show clear potential for scholarly research and publication. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in student and civic engagement and active learning pedagogies, (e.g. service-learning, mentoring undergraduate research, and the scholarship of teaching, learning and application). Experience with teaching online or hybrid courses is a plus. USC Upstate provides extensive support for junior faculty including competitive professional-development funding, opportunities for student-faculty research collaboration, and a range of workshops and mentoring programs to develop our strengths as teacher-scholars.

The College of Science and Technology is comprised of three academic units whose missions all relate to the promotion of STEM-related programming—the Department of Informatics and Engineering Systems, the Division of Mathematics and Computer Science, and the Division of Natural Sciences and Engineering. Each unit offers rigorous and engaging academic programming, opportunities for undergraduate research, engagement with community partners, and internship and service opportunities. The college embraces diversity and student-centered learning, and strives to provide opportunities for growth with the development of innovative cross-disciplinary activities. Our outstanding faculty provide quality instruction, work closely with students, conduct significant research, and are involved in community engagement. For more information, please visit our website at https://www.uscupstate.edu/academics/college-of-science-and-technology/.

Required Education and Experience: Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field is required. ABD candidates with planned completion dates by December 31, 2021, for a January 1, 2022, start date or by August 15, 2022 for an August 16, 2022, start date may also be considered. Candidates should have the potential for excellence in teaching and the demonstrated ability to develop a successful research agenda. A successful background check is required. 

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in cyber security, computer security and networking.

Click here to view more details and/or apply.

Part-Time Positions

No vacancies

Natural Sciences and Engineering

Full-Time Positions

Part-Time Positions

The Division of Natural Sciences & Engineering at the University of South Carolina Upstate is searching for part-time instructors to teach courses in introductory chemistry, introductory biology, human anatomy & physiology, engineering, physics, and geology.

Minimum Qualifications: A Master’s degree in chemistry or biology, respectively, or a closely related field with at least 18 hours of relevant graduate course work is required.

Submit a letter of application, a CV and unofficial transcripts to:

Dr. Benjamin Montgomery
Chair, Division of Natural Sciences & Engineering
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
bmontgomery@uscupstate.edu

Psychology

Full-Time Positions

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Beginning August 16, 2022
Posting: FAC00094PO21

The University of South Carolina Upstate Department of Psychology is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach courses beginning August 16, 2022. Responsibilities include teaching required courses such as Introductory Psychology, Statistics, Research Methods, and/or Senior Seminar, as well as courses in the applicant’s area of interest that supplement our curriculum and/or may enhance our current offerings (e.g., Cross-Cultural Psychology). A complete listing of our current curriculum can be found in the University’s academic catalog: USC Upstate Catalog. Other duties include scholarly productivity and service in support of the department and the university. Faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.

The University of South Carolina Upstate is a comprehensive public university, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina and is among the fastest growing universities in the State. U.S. News and World Report recently ranked USC Upstate No. 1 among Top Public Regional Colleges in the South. USC Upstate has been recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars. In addition, students and faculty from over 25 nations reflect the university’s international character. Located between Charlotte and Atlanta along the I-85 corridor, one of the fastest growing business and high-tech regions in the country, the campus is within easy driving distance of the Appalachian mountains and the Atlantic Ocean beaches. The University has a 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio with an enrollment of approximately 6000 students and employs approximately 650 full and part-time faculty and staff, reflecting the diversity of Upstate South Carolina. USC Upstate is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for faculty, staff, and administrators. We are an EOE/AA employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity.

USC Upstate is seeking teacher-scholars who (i) have a commitment to excellence in teaching and working with a diverse student population and (ii) show clear potential for scholarly research and publication. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in student and civic engagement and active learning pedagogies (e.g., service-learning, mentoring undergraduate research, and the scholarship of teaching, learning and application). Experience with teaching online or hybrid courses is a plus. USC Upstate provides extensive support for junior faculty including competitive professional-development funding, opportunities for student-faculty research collaboration, and a range of workshops and mentoring programs to develop our strengths as teacher-scholars.

The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is a community of outstanding faculty, committed to teaching, scholarship, and service, who explore the human condition through the use of engaging dialogue, critical thinking, and compassionate instruction. With small class sizes and an emphasis on student achievement, our faculty craft unique learning experiences that help students reach their personal and professional goals. By emphasizing creativity, global engagement, and diversity, the College provides innovative degree programs and an array of opportunities such as internships, study abroad, and undergraduate research. In all of its endeavors, the College is committed to preparing students for a range of outstanding career opportunities in the Upstate and around the globe. For more information, please visit our website at College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

Click here to view more details and/or apply. 

No vacancies

Part-Time Positions
No vacancies 

Sociology, Criminal Justice and Women's Studies

Full-Time Positions

Assistant Professor of Criminial Justice
Beginning January 1, 2022
Posting: FAC00096PO21

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

USC Upstate is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice to begin on January 1, 2022. The duties include: teaching four courses per semester, maintaining an active research agenda, and engaging in departmental and campus-wide service-related activities, including advising Criminal Justice majors. A strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and advising, along with scholarly activity and service, is expected.

The University of South Carolina Upstate is a comprehensive public university, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina and is among the fastest growing universities in the State. U.S. News and World Report recently ranked USC Upstate No. 1 among Top Public Regional Colleges in the South. USC Upstate has been recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars. In addition, students and faculty from over 25 nations reflect the university’s international character. Located between Charlotte and Atlanta along the I-85 corridor, one of the fastest growing business and high-tech regions in the country, the campus is within easy driving distance of the Appalachian mountains and the Atlantic Ocean beaches. The University has an enrollment of approximately 6000 students and employs approximately 650 full and part-time faculty and staff, reflecting the diversity of Upstate South Carolina. USC Upstate is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for faculty, staff, and administrators. We are an EOE/AA employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity.

USC Upstate is seeking teacher-scholars who (i) have a commitment to excellence in teaching and working with a diverse student population and (ii) show clear potential for scholarly research and publication. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in student and civic engagement and active learning pedagogies, (e.g. service-learning, mentoring undergraduate research, and the scholarship of teaching, learning and application) and with teaching online or hybrid courses. USC Upstate provides extensive support for junior faculty including competitive professional-development funding, opportunities for student-faculty research collaboration, and a range of workshops and mentoring programs to develop our strengths as teacher-scholars.

The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is a community of outstanding faculty, committed to teaching, scholarship, and service, who explore the human condition through the use of engaging dialogue, critical thinking, and compassionate instruction. With small class sizes and an emphasis on student achievement, our faculty craft unique learning experiences that help students reach their personal and professional goals. The College embraces diversity, encourages meaningful community engagement, and emphasizes scholarly production. For more information, please visit our website at College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

Required Education: Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Criminal Justice or a closely-related field by the start date of employment and the ability to teach a wide range of Criminal Justice courses. Substantive areas of expertise are open, but candidates with interests in crime analysis, courts, policing, and/or ethics are encouraged to apply. (Note: JD alone is not sufficient. ABD candidates with planned completion dates by 12/31/21 are welcome to apply.) A successful background check is required. 

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Part-Time Positions

No vacancies

College of Business and Economics

Full Time Positions

No vacancies

Part-Time Positions

Part-time faculty needed:  The George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics, University of South Carolina Upstate, is searching for instructors to teach courses in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Economics
  • Management 
  • Marketing
  • Business Information systems
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Business Analytics

Instructors are needed to teach day classes in Spartanburg and evening classes in Spartanburg and at the University Center Greenville. None of these classes will be online. 

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in the area of teaching is required. Preference is given to candidates who have experience teaching college-level business courses.

Send electronically or via mail: letter of application, vitae/resume, and unofficial copy of graduate transcripts to Dr. Jim O'Connor, Associate Dean, Johnson College of Business and Economics, 160 East St. John St., Spartanburg, SC 29306, joconnor@uscupstate.edu. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring.

Review of applications will begin immediately. 

School of Education, Human Performance and Health

Full Time Positions

Assistant or Associate Professor of Middle-Secondary Science Education
Beginning January 1, 2022
Posting: FAC00076PO21

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

The School of Education, Human Performance and Health seeks a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Middle-Secondary Science Education to prepare future teachers in obtaining certification in middle level and secondary science education, in addition to advisement and field-based supervisory responsibilities. The successful candidate will join a team of teachers and researchers working collaboratively to recruit and retain science and mathematics teachers funded by a National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program grant. Candidates should have a commitment to working collegially with faculty and stakeholders from diverse backgrounds. Candidates interested in addressing barriers to schooling and equitable outcomes for all students are encouraged to apply.

The University of South Carolina Upstate is a comprehensive public university, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina and is among the fastest growing universities in the State. U.S. News and World Report recently ranked USC Upstate No. 1 among Top Public Regional Colleges in the South. USC Upstate has been recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars. In addition, students and faculty from over 25 nations reflect the university’s international character. Located between Charlotte and Atlanta along the I-85 corridor, one of the fastest growing business and high-tech regions in the country, the campus is within easy driving distance of the Appalachian mountains and the Atlantic Ocean beaches. The University has an enrollment of approximately 6000 students and employs approximately 650 full and part-time faculty and staff, reflecting the diversity of Upstate South Carolina. USC Upstate is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for faculty, staff, and administrators. We are an EOE/AA employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity.

USC Upstate is seeking teacher-scholars who (i) have a commitment to excellence in teaching and working with a diverse student population and (ii) show clear potential for scholarly research and publication. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in student and civic engagement and active learning pedagogies, (e.g. service-learning, mentoring undergraduate research, and the scholarship of teaching, learning and application). Experience with teaching online or hybrid courses is a plus. USC Upstate provides extensive support for junior faculty including competitive professional-development funding, opportunities for student-faculty research collaboration, and a range of workshops and mentoring programs to develop our strengths as teacher-scholars.

The School of Education, Human Performance, and Health (SoEHPH) at the University of South Carolina Upstate is transforming the upstate region of South Carolina, training exceptional teachers, human services and exercise science professionals. Our programs focus on developing skills and abilities among our students to ensure Upstate graduates positively impact the health and educational outcomes of individuals and our community. As part of our mission as a regional public institution, we seek colleagues whose public scholarship targets meaningful community engagement and whose research and teaching includes partnerships with public and private sectors aimed at the public good through teaching, research and service. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues and community stakeholders on initiatives targeting education across our region, as well as health indicators and initiatives. Candidates should share our commitment to creating educational experiences that are deeply meaningful. With enrollments approaching one thousand students and a new M.Ed. program in Applied Learning and Instruction, the School of Education, Human Performance and Health is focused on engaged, experiential learning in partnership with dedicated faculty in small class settings. Our emphasis on student and regional needs creates an innovative organization that actively pursues student success and retention, inclusion, diversity and community involvement. SoEHPH is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation (CAEP). We seek colleagues for whom student success, diversity and inclusion are also a priority.

Required Education and Experience: The successful candidate will possess an earned doctorate in science education or closely related field; ABD candidates with planned completion dates by December 31, 2021, will be considered. A minimum of three (3) years successful teaching experience in middle and/or high school science classrooms is required. A demonstrated interest in teaching at the undergraduate level and a defined research agenda with presentations and/or publications in science education are necessary qualifications. A successful background check is required.

Preferred Qualifications:To be considered at the rank of Associate Professor, applicants must: a) currently hold the rank of Associate Professor at an accredited institution of higher education, b) have a record of highly effective teaching, c) have a well established research agenda, and d) have evidence of continuous service.

Experience teaching at the undergraduate level and working with pre-service teachers, as well as significant professional engagement with middle and secondary faculty in public schools is preferred. An ability to identify and practice assessment measures for evaluating program outcomes, as well as teachers’ impact on student learning in middle and secondary school environments, is desired.

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Director of Accreditation, Assessment and Research
Beginning July 01, 2021
Posting: FAC00067PO21

The School of Education, Human Performance, and Health at USC Upstate seeks a non-tenure track faculty member to serve as Director of Accreditation, Assessment, and Research. This 10.5 month Instructor position includes, but is not limited to, responsibility for major activities related to accreditation for all teacher education programs and external program review for all programs within the unit, as well as teaching two courses per major semester. The Director should have the ability to teach a variety of education courses in a collegial and cooperative environment, as well as work with diverse groups of stakeholders within and outside the University. The Director must have exemplary organizational skills, written expression, attention to detail, proficiency with a variety of software, and experience using new technologies and acquiring new skills.

The University of South Carolina Upstate is a comprehensive public university, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina and is among the fastest growing universities in the State. U.S. News and World Report recently ranked USC Upstate No. 1 among Top Public Regional Colleges in the South. USC Upstate has been recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars. In addition, students and faculty from over 25 nations reflect the university’s international character. Located between Charlotte and Atlanta along the I-85 corridor, one of the fastest growing business and high-tech regions in the country, the campus is within easy driving distance of the Appalachian mountains and the Atlantic Ocean beaches. The University has an enrollment of approximately 6000 students and employs approximately 650 full and part-time faculty and staff, reflecting the diversity of Upstate South Carolina. USC Upstate is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for faculty, staff, and administrators. We are an EOE/AA employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity.

The School of Education, Human Performance, and Health (SoEHPH) at the University of South Carolina Upstate is transforming the upstate region of South Carolina, training exceptional teachers, human services and exercise science professionals. Our programs focus on developing skills and abilities among our students to ensure Upstate graduates positively impact the health and educational outcomes of individuals and our community. As part of our mission as a regional public institution, we seek colleagues whose public scholarship targets meaningful community engagement and whose research and teaching includes partnerships with public and private sectors aimed at the public good through teaching, research and service. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues and community stakeholders on initiatives targeting education across our region, as well as health indicators and initiatives. Candidates should share our commitment to creating educational experiences that are deeply meaningful. With enrollments approaching one thousand students and a new M.Ed. program in Applied Learning and Instruction, the School of Education, Human Performance and Health is focused on engaged, experiential learning in partnership with dedicated faculty in small class settings. Our emphasis on student and regional needs creates an innovative organization that actively pursues student success and retention, inclusion, diversity and community involvement. SoEHPH is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation (CAEP). We seek colleagues for whom student success, diversity and inclusion are also a priority.

Required Education and Experience:
Earned master’s degree in education or related field required. The successful candidate will have:
• Substantial experience working with accrediting bodies, specifically the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation and related Specialized Professional Associations;
• Experience with LiveText or a similar system, including the Field Experience Module, as well as extensive experience with Microsoft Office, including Excel;
• Experience identifying, developing, launching and tracking assessment measures for the evaluation of program outcomes;
• Current professional activity in education, including knowledge of CAEP Accreditation Standards and experience with accreditation processes and reviews at the state and national level;
• Experience teaching and working with diverse populations of students at the college/university level.

Preferred Qualifications:
Earned doctorate in education and experience teaching at the graduate level, as well as experience teaching online/hybrid is preferred. Preferred candidates will have:
• LiveText Administrator credentials and experience in reporting, including analytics;
• Experience with Qualtrics;
• Experience writing SPA reports;
• Active status as a reviewer for CAEP.

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Part-Time Positions

University Supervisors of Student Teacher Candidates 
University Supervisors needed.  University Supervisors observe and evaluate teacher candidates during the semester-long capstone student teaching experience. Student teacher supervision follows School of Education protocol regarding the number of required visits, required conferences with the teacher candidates and cooperating P12 classroom teachers, as well as all required documentation.  The School of Education will provide overview/training for those selected to serve as University Supervisors.  University Supervisors must be certified in the state of South Carolina “Expanded ADEPT 4.0” teacher effectiveness assessment system.  The School of Education will provide Expanded ADEPT 4.0 training at no cost for those selected to serve as university supervisors who are not already certified.   Student teacher supervisors are compensated on a per teacher candidate basis.  Some travel costs are reimbursed.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in an appropriate education discipline with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline  is required to serve as an adjunct faculty member.  Prior K12 and/or university teaching experience preferred.

Send electronically or via mail: letter of application, vitae/resume, and unofficial copy of transcripts to Dr. Stephen Bismarck, Chair, School of Education, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303, sbismarck@uscupstate.edu, 864-503-7407. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring.

School of Education Adjunct Faculty
Instructors are needed to teach in a variety of areas, including educational foundations, human growth and development, literacy, and all levels of PK-12 education (early childhood, elementary, middle, and secondary, as well as physical education and special education). Instructors are also needed to supervise teacher candidates in clinical settings (pre-student teaching, school-based teaching experiences).

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in an appropriate education discipline with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline is required to serve as an adjunct faculty member. Prior K-12 and/or university teaching experience preferred.

Send electronically or via mail: letter of application, vitae/resume, and unofficial copy of transcripts to Dr. Stephen Bismarck, Chair, School of Education, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303, soe@uscupstate.edu, 864-503-7407. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring.

School of Nursing

Full-Time Positions

Director of Nursing Research
Beginning August 16, 2021
Posting: FAC00070PO21

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

The Mary Black School of Nursing seeks a tenure-track Associate Professor of Nursing and Director of Nursing Research beginning August 16, 2021. The Director of Nursing Research will split their time evenly between administrative and teaching functions, and will report directly to the Dean of the School of Nursing. The Director will provide support and guidance for all faculty regarding scholarship and research activities within the School. Duties and responsibilities include:
• Providing leadership for research;
• Mentoring faculty in writing and submitting for publication and grant funding;
• Providing support to faculty, including pre- and post- grant award support and regulatory oversight;
• Assuring the ethical, regulatory, and scientific integrity of research conduction in the School;
• Maintaining scholarly productivity and seeking grant funding in order to serve as a role model;
• Guiding tenure-track faculty in progression towards tenure (i.e. portfolio development, scholarly activities, etc.), and assisting in the development of self-evaluations for annual review in regards to research and scholarly productivity;
• Contributing to the strategic planning of the School;
• Gathering and reporting individual faculty and aggregate outcomes for scholarship to ensure compliance with internal and external regulatory and accrediting bodies;
• Serving on university committees
The ideal candidate will be innovative and flexible, organized and detail-oriented, as well as possessing excellent written and oral communication skills and experience working in diverse environments.

The University of South Carolina Upstate is a comprehensive public university, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina and is among the fastest growing universities in the State. U.S. News and World Report recently ranked USC Upstate No. 1 among Top Public Regional Colleges in the South. USC Upstate has been recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars. In addition, students and faculty from over 25 nations reflect the university’s international character. Located between Charlotte and Atlanta along the I-85 corridor, one of the fastest growing business and high-tech regions in the country, the campus is within easy driving distance of the Appalachian mountains and the Atlantic Ocean beaches. The University has an enrollment of approximately 6000 students and employs approximately 650 full and part-time faculty and staff, reflecting the diversity of Upstate South Carolina. USC Upstate is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for faculty, staff, and administrators. We are an EOE/AA employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity.

USC Upstate is seeking teacher-scholars who (i) have a commitment to excellence in teaching and working with a diverse student population and (ii) show clear potential for scholarly research and publication. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in student and civic engagement and active learning pedagogies, (e.g. service-learning, mentoring undergraduate research, and the scholarship of teaching, learning and application). Experience with teaching online or hybrid courses is a plus. USC Upstate provides extensive support for junior faculty including competitive professional-development funding, opportunities for student-faculty research collaboration, and a range of workshops and mentoring programs to develop our strengths as teacher-scholars.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs at the Mary Black School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The BSN is offered for pre-licensure students in addition to RNs seeking their BSN in the RN-BSN track. The RN-BSN track is offered online and face-to-face and the MSN is offered with an emphasis on the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL), Nursing Education and Nursing Leadership. The MBSON was also recently approved to offer 3 post Master’s Graduate Certificate programs with emphases in Clinical Nursing Leader, Nursing Education and Nursing Leadership starting in spring 2022. The Mary Black School of Nursing has state-of-the-art simulation centers on both campuses. The Mary Black School of Nursing has an enrollment consisting of approximately 450 pre licensure students, 120 RN-BSN and 22 graduate students, in addition to 300 – 400 students taking prerequisites for the nursing program. For more information, visit Mary Black School of Nursing.

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Instructor or Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing
Beginning August 16, 2021 or January 1, 2022
Posting: FAC00004PO21

Faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg campus.

Teach in an undergraduate baccalaureate nursing program in both classroom and clinical areas on the Spartanburg campus. Participate and/or lead in scholarly endeavors and actively participate in service activities at the school, university and professional levels. This posting is used for accepting applications for Instructor, Assistant Professor, and Associate Professor. Please see the minimum qualifications for specific requirements.

Required Education: Master’s degree in Nursing required as minimum academic preparation for instructor level and doctoral degree for tenure-track Assistant or Associate rank. Eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in South Carolina is required. Successful completion of a background check is required. Some positions will also require mandatory drug screenings.

Preferred Qualifications: Applicants with teaching experience at the university level are preferred. Five years teaching at the university level are preferred for tenure-track appointments. Clinical, practical experience in an executive nursing leadership role is preferred.

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Part-time faculty needed:  

Minimum Qualifications:  

Unencumbered RN license required, MSN degree or higher, exceptions include BSN applicants with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours completed in a currently enrolled Master’s program. For specialty courses, faculty must have significant clinical experience in the specialty area or the graduate degree in that specialty and minimum of 2 years nursing experience

 

Contact: Dr. Shirleatha Lee, Dean, 864-503-5444. sl37@uscupstate.edu

Send electronically or via mail:  letter of application, vitae/resume, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts to Tracey Bourgoin, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303, tbourgoin@uscupstate.edu. Official transcripts will be required before start date if hired. A pre-employment drug screening and background check are also required.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately.

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

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

 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.

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