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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Academic Administrative

Vice Provost and Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Posting: FAC00071PO17

The University of South Carolina Upstate seeks a dynamic academic leader to serve as Vice Provost and Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. The Vice Provost will work closely with the Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs as well as the Deans to oversee faculty hiring, development, support, and evaluation, enabling Upstate to attract and retain the very best teacher-scholars; supervises the Directors of the Center of Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Learning Technologies, the Office of Sponsored Awards and Research Support, and the Office of Distance Education; oversees graduate programs, with the expectation of increasing the number of master’s degree programs offered at the University. USC Upstate operates a campus in the nearby city of Greenville and the Director of the Greenville campus reports to the Vice Provost. Administratively, the Vice Provost is responsible for overseeing assessment of academic programs and is the SACSCOC point person for the Office of Academic Affairs and works closely with the institution’s accreditation liaison. In addition, the Vice Provost will provide professional development programs for current academic, as well as future, academic leaders.

USC Upstate is seeking teacher-scholars who have a commitment to excellence in teaching and working with a diverse student population and 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, such as service-learning, mentoring undergraduate research, and the scholarship of teaching, learning and application; and experience 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 University of South Carolina Upstate is a comprehensive public university and a senior institution of the University of South Carolina and is among the fastest growing universities in the State. U. S. News & World Report’s 2017 edition “America’s Best Colleges” ranked USC Upstate No. 2 among Top Public Regional Colleges South. 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. 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. Students from over twenty five nations also reflect the university’s international character. 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.

Complete and submit the online academic application that can be accessed by clicking, “View more details and apply.” Only applications submitted through the online application process will be considered; therefore, it is necessary to hit the submit button after completing the application. A confirmation number will be issued when the process has been successfully completed. In addition to the online application, the following materials must be submitted either electronically or via mail: letter of application, a signed copy of the online application, vita, three current, dated, signed, and on official letterhead letters of recommendation, copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and any additional materials. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Official transcripts will be required before hire date as well as a background check.

Inquiries may be made to: Dr. Katharine Gibb, Search Committee Chair, kgibb@uscupstate.edu, 864-503-5369.

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Dean of the School of Education beginning January 1, 2018
Posting: FAC00038PO17

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.

The University of South Carolina Upstate is a comprehensive public university and a senior institution of the University of South Carolina and is among the fastest growing universities in the State. 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. 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. Students from over fifty nations also reflect the university’s international character. 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 review of applications will begin immediately with the anticipated appointment beginning January 1, 2018. Complete and submit the online academic application that can be accessed by clicking, “View more details and apply.” Only applications submitted through the online application process will be considered; therefore, it is necessary to hit the submit button after completing the application. A confirmation number will be issued when the process has been successfully completed. In addition to the online application, the following materials must be submitted either electronically or via mail: letter of application, a signed copy of the online application, vita, three current, dated, signed, and on official letterhead letters of recommendation, copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and any additional materials. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Official transcripts will be required before hire date as well as a background check.

Inquires may be made to: Dr. Rob McCormick, Search Committee Chair, rmccormick@uscupstate.edu, 864-503-5723.

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Fine Arts and Communication Studies

Full-Time Positions

Assistant Professor of Art History beginning August 16, 2018
Posting: FAC00127PO17

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

The University of South Carolina Upstate Division of Fine Arts & Communication Studies invites applications for a tenure track, assistant professor of art history with an emphasis in twentieth century or contemporary art. The successful candidate will be expected to teach survey and specialty courses to support the B.A. Art Studio/Graphic Design, the B.A. Art Education, and the Art History Minor. Responsibilities include coordinating the art history curriculum, advising a growing number of art majors, assist the Department in maintaining NASAD accreditation, establish a strong record of scholarship and creative activities, and perform service in support of the Department and University.

Required: Ph.D. in Art History. ABD candidates with planned completion dates before August 15, 2018 may also be considered.

Preferred: Experience/Scholarship in twentieth century and/or contemporary art. Previous teaching experience.

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Assistant Professor of Digital Studies and Mass Media beginning August 16, 2018
Posting: FAC00105PO17

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

The Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a background in Digital Media to teach in the Communication degree program. The ideal candidate will prepare students to become communication professionals utilizing converging media platforms for the purposes of digital journalism and public relations. The candidate will be able to teach courses such as DGST 101: Intro to Digital Studies, JOUR U350: Social and Emerging Media as well as develop new classes with a focus on areas such as digital storytelling, digital journalism, video and/or film editing and production, social media strategy, and other relevant courses in her/his area of expertise. Furthermore, the candidate will play an integral role in the development of a new Digital Studies minor and provide assistance to students in the university’s Digital Media lab.

In addition to student advising, candidates will provide service to the department, university and the community. A scholarly agenda is required for tenure and promotion.

Required: Ph.D. in Media Studies, Communication or a related field or an MFA with specialization and professional experience in digital media. ABD candidates with planned completion dates before August 15, 2018 may also be considered. A demonstrated commitment to student-centered learning and evidence of excellence in teaching is required.

Preferred: Professional non-academic experience in journalism, public relations, or marketing with a focus on digital media production. Professional and teaching experience with Adobe Suite.

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Assistant Professor of Theatre: Acting and Directing beginning August 16, 2018
Posting: FAC00101PO17

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

USC Upstate Theatre Program in the Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies invites qualified individuals to apply for a nine-month tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Theatre: Acting/Directing beginning August 16, 2018. The ideal candidate will demonstrate active engagement in professional theatre and substantial teaching and directing experience in academic theatre. The ideal candidate will have specialization in voice, movement, and acting technique(s). Candidate may also be expected to teach courses in theatre history, playwriting, and directing. The position will also require academic advisement of theatre majors, active recruiting, direction of at least one main stage production each year, support of production in the Studio Theatre and on the main stage, and general assistance in the growth and advancement of the theatre program.

Required: MFA or Ph.D. in Theatre with emphasis in Acting and/or Directing, and directing experience. The candidate must have experience in and ability to teach a variety of performance classes such as Fundamentals of Acting, Intermediate Acting, Voice for the Actor, and Stage Movement; a commitment to Creative production/Scholarship, excellence in teaching, and Service to the profession, to the University, and the community; the experience directing theatre productions with theatre students at the baccalaureate level of dramatic texts from a wide range of genres and styles as the candidate will be expected to direct at least 1 main stage production in the first year with the option to expand to two in subsequent years; and the ability to collaborate with faculty and staff in theatre and with other academic disciplines.

Preferred: Preference will be given to candidates with a MFA in Acting and/or Directing with directing experience; with the ability to teach a variety of performance classes such as Theatre History, Playwriting, Script Analysis; and development of new course that complement the candidate’s training/background is highly desirable. The preferred candidate will have extensive training and teaching experience in Stanislavski based systems and one or more techniques/approaches including: Meisner, Viewpoints, Suzuki, Practical Aesthetics, Alexander and/or other relevant techniques. Ability to train/coach for a variety of styles: Classical, Post-realism, and Musical Theatre; and experience with and innovative approaches to recruiting strategies.

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Assistant Professor of Visual Arts and Foundations Coordinator beginning January 1, 2018 or August 16, 2018
Posting: FAC00015PO17

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

USC Upstate Visual Arts, in the Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies, invites qualified individuals to apply for a nine-month tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Art Studio and Foundations Coordinator beginning January 1, 2018 or August 16, 2018. The ideal candidate will demonstrate evidence of a vibrant studio practice with substantial teaching experience. The candidate will show an awareness of critical issues facing art foundations programs and the ability to engage in cross-disciplinary teaching and interacting with all art students in critiques and extra-curricular departmental activities. Duties include collegial leadership and collaboration with faculty and administrators to implement the mission of the visual arts programs, assist with course scheduling, assist in the process of the recruitment, training and management of adjunct foundation faculty, student advising and committee service. The coordinator will teach a combination of three foundation courses per semester.  The successful candidate for this position will be an artist, designer, educator and active professional. All faculty contribute to a culture of learning through participation and support for accreditation standards, pursuit of professional creative research, and participation in faculty governance, service, student advising, and other duties as assigned. USC Upstate is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. A successful candidate will effectively contribute to continued accreditation efforts

Required: MFA or terminal degree in studio with emphasis in drawing or design must be earned prior to hire. ABD candidates with planned completion dates by December 31, 2017 for a January 1, 2018 hire or by August 15, 2018 for an August 16, 2018 hire may also be considered. The candidate must have a strong commitment to foundations instruction with a record of scholarly/creative research; the ability to teach foundation and upper level drawing courses, life drawing, 2-D design, composition and color theory, and experience in foundations digital design; a broad understanding of contemporary and traditional art theory and practice related to drawing and design; and a strong organizational and leadership skills for program development and management.

Preferred: Searching for a well-rounded faculty member capable of teaching in multiple areas of the Foundation program. Preference will be given to candidates showing evidence of exceptional teaching, ability to engage in the theoretical and critical discourses of contemporary art in practice and pedagogy, as well as a distinct and progressive vision for foundations curriculum development.

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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Part-Time Positions

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 info 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 applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring.

Beginning Summer or Fall 2017
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 a 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 info 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 applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring.

History, Political Science, Philosophy and American Studies

Full-Time Positions

No vacancies

Part-Time Positions

No vacancies

Informatics

Full-Time Positions

Assistant Professor of Informatics (2) beginning January 1, 2018 or August 16, 2018
Posting: FAC00013PO17

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

USC Upstate is seeking a Tenure-Track nine-month Assistant Professor beginning January 1, 2018 or August 16, 2018.  Candidates will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in information management and information technology on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campuses and online, advise undergraduate students and supervise independent graduate student research. 

Required: Ph.D. degree in a field related to information management or information technology must be earned prior to hire. ABD candidate with planned completion date by December 31, 2017 for a January 1, 2018 hire or by August 15, 2018 for an August 16, 2018 hire may also be considered.

Preferred: Ph.D. in information technology, computer science, information management and a proven record of teaching and research. Experience in corporate information technology management. Experience in program and curriculum development. Expertise in data analytics.

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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Part-Time Positions

No vacancies

Interdisciplinary Studies

Full-Time Positions

No vacancies

Part-Time Positions

No vacancies

Languages, Literature and Composition

Full-Time Positions

Assistant Professor of German beginning August 16, 2018
Posting: FAC00128PO17

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

The University of South Carolina Upstate Department of Languages, Literature, and Composition invites applications for a tenure track, assistant professor to teach language and culture classes in German Studies, Global Studies, and inter-disciplinary Translation/Interpreting programs. Our Upstate region of South Carolina is home to hundreds of German-, Swiss-, and Austrian-owned businesses, including global corporations like BMW, Draexlmeier, Bosch, and many more. The successful candidate will prepare our students with the global literacy and cross-cultural communication skills that can help them thrive in our diverse, international community. Dedication to teaching and mentoring students and knowledge of ACTFL standards and effective world language pedagogy from novice to advanced levels are essential. The successful candidate will provide evidence of teaching excellence, demonstrate an active research agenda, and provide leadership in extracurricular activities and community engagement partnerships.

Required: Ph.D. in German Studies or a related field with at least 18 graduate credit hours or equivalent in fields of German language, German-speaking cultures, German for professional purposes, and/or translation/interpreting. Native or near-native command of German and English. ABD candidates with planned completion dates before August 15, 2018 may also be considered.

Preferred: Research interests and/or teaching experience in translation/interpreting, especially including certification as a translator/interpreter. Preference will given to candidates with at least 18 graduate hours in an additional language (esp. French or Spanish) and/or willingness to teach both in the target language and in mixed courses in theories of translation and interpreting.

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Part-Time Positions

Part-time 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. Celena E. Kusch, Chair, Languages, Literature and Composition
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303

Review of applications will begin immediately.

Part-time 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. Cassandra Jones, Director of African American Studies
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303

Review of applications will begin immediately. 

Library

Full-Time Positions

Assistant Librarian - Coordinator of Information Literacy beginning July 1, 2018
Posting: FAC00098PO17

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

Coordinate an active library instruction program including but not limited to: serve as the lead for library instruction and information literacy, scheduled and delegate class sessions to library faculty, assess the library instruction/information literacy program, and maintain documentation. Identify, monitor, and analyze trends in information literacy and library instruction that will impact library services at USC Upstate. Collaborate with faculty and academic staff to support student research and integrate information literacy instruction into courses in both traditional and online formats. Develop and maintain web tutorials, subject course guides. Teach sections of the library’s credit course (LIB201) as well as teach library instruction and collection development as liaison to a disciplinary subject area. Participate in staffing the reference desk, including Saturday rotation. Report to Dean of the Library. Library faculty have rank and are expected to serve on committees, be involved in professional organizations , and engage in scholarly activities.

Required: An ALA accredited MLS; must have a minimum of two years of relevant library experience; familiarity with practical and theoretical aspects of information literacy, including ACRL Framework and Standards; knowledge of software, emerging technologies, and web applications pertinent to library instruction and working in an academic institution; knowledge of print and electronic resources; ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff, and others; excellent oral and written skills; strong commitment to client-centered services. Strong interest in scholarly activity (publications, presentations, and grant writing).

Past coordination experience; experience in an academic library; experience teaching at the college level; experience teaching or designing on line courses; familiarity with LibGuides, LibWizard, Camtasia Studio, Sharepoint, Office 365, and Blackboard; evidence of scholarly activities (publications, theses).

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Part-Time Positions

No vacancies

Math and Computer Science

Full-Time Positions

Instructor of Computer Science (2) beginning August 16, 2018
Posting: FAC00109PO17

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

The University of South Carolina Upstate Division of Mathematics and Computer Science is accepting applications for two non-tenure track Instructor of Computer Science positions, with a start date of August 16, 2018. Duties will include teaching undergraduate courses in computer science, advising students, and participating in internal and external service activities.

Required: Master’s degree in Computer Science or a closely related field with a minimum of 18 hours of graduate work in Computer Science required by August 15, 2018. The teaching load is 4/4 for Computer Science. Candidates should have excellent communication skills and relevant teaching experience.

Preferred: Master’s degree in Computer Science with coursework in one or more of the following areas: Computer Organization and Architecture, Robotics, E-Business and Web Application Development.

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Assistant Professor of Computer Science beginning August 16, 2018
Posting: FAC00100PO17

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

USC Upstate is seeking a Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Computer Science beginning August 16, 2018. Candidates with expertise in computer security and networking, cloud computing, robotics, computer vision, web development, mobile development, or digital forensics are encouraged to apply, but expertise in other areas will also be considered. Applicants are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching and have good research potential. Applicants should be capable of teaching a wide variety of computer science courses. The computer science program at USC Upstate holds an ABET accreditation and faculty teach three courses (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.

Required: Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field must be earned prior to hire. Applicants must have a strong interest in teaching undergraduate computer science courses. Candidates should also have the demonstrated ability to develop a successful research agenda. In addition to teaching, other duties include developing curriculum, engaging in scholarly activities, advising students, and participating in internal and external service.

Preferred: Ph.D. in Computer Science with coursework in one or more of the following areas: Cyber Security, Computer Organization and Architecture, Robotics, E-Business and Web Application Development.

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Assistant Professor of Computer Science beginning January 1, 2018 or August 16, 2018

Posting: FAC00011PO17

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

USC Upstate is seeking a Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Computer Science beginning January 1, 2018 or August 16, 2018. Candidates with expertise in computer security and networking, cloud computing, robotics, computer vision, web development, mobile development, or digital forensics are encouraged to apply, but expertise in other areas will also be considered. Applicants are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching and have good research potential. Applicants should be capable of teaching a wide variety of computer science courses. The computer science program at USC Upstate holds an ABET accreditation and faculty teach three courses (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.

Required: Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field must be earned prior to hire.  ABD candidates with planned    completion dates by December 31, 2017 for a January 1, 2018 hire or by August 15th for an August 16, 2018 hire may also be considered. Applicants must have a strong interest in teaching undergraduate computer science courses. Candidates should also have the demonstrated ability to develop a successful research agenda.

Preferred: Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching and industry 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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Part-Time Positions

No vacancies

Natural Sciences and Engineering

Full-Time Positions

Assistant Professor of Advanced Manufacturing Management beginning August 16, 2018
Posting: FAC00108PO17

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

The Division of Natural Sciences & Engineering is seeking applicants for a tenure-track nine-month Assistant Professor of Advanced Manufacturing Management beginning 8/16/2018. Candidate will develop and teach upper-level undergraduate courses in both the Bachelor of Applied Science in Advanced Manufacturing Management and Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology Management programs including Manufacturing Leadership I&II, Work Practices, and other related courses. Teaching will be hybrid, synchronous online, and asynchronous online with locations in Greenville and Spartanburg. Evening availability required for synchronous online courses (6:00 to 8:40 pm one or more nights per week). Office hours will be in Greenville and/or Spartanburg.

Candidate will develop scholarly research that meets the expectations for tenure based on current university and division policies. Candidate will advise AMM and ETM students and support the major, division, college, and university through various service activities.

Required: Ph.D. or equivalent in Business, Management, Engineering, or related field is required by the time of appointment. ABD candidates with planned completion dates before August 15, 2018 may also be considered.

Preferred: Ph.D. in Engineering Management, Industrial Engineering, Operations Management, or related field with five plus years of industrial leadership or similar experience, research in operations management, course development experience, and prior online or hybrid teaching experience.

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Part-Time Positions

The Division of Natural Sciences & Engineering at the University of South Carolina Upstate is searching for a part-time instructor to teach upper-level, calculus-based Physical Chemistry I (thermodynamics and kinetics) and II (quantum mechanics and spectroscopy) lectures and labs during Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 in our ACS-approved chemistry program. It is expected that labs will fully utilize instrumentation in the department.

Minimum Qualifications: A Master’s degree in chemistry or a closely related field with at least 18 hours of relevant graduate course work is required. Experience teaching physical chemistry is highly desirable.

Submit a letter of application, a CV, and unofficial transcripts to:
Dr. Jeannie M. Chapman
Chair, Division of Natural Sciences & Engineering
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
jchapman@uscupstate.edu

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

Psychology

Full-Time Positions

Assistant Professor of Psychology beginning August 16, 2018
Posting: FAC00106PO17

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

The University of South Carolina Upstate Psychology Department is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor (area of emphasis open) to teach courses beginning 8/16/2018. Responsibilities include teaching required courses such as Introductory Psychology, Statistics, Research Methods, and/or Senior Seminar and 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. Review of applications begins December 1 and continues until position is filled.

Required: A Ph.D. in Psychology required by time of appointment. ABD candidates with planned completion date by August 15, 2018 may also be considered.

Preferred: Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience, evidence of scholarly activity, and desire to work with students from diverse backgrounds.

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Part-Time Positions

No vacancies

Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Women's Studies

Full-Time Positions

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice (2) beginning August 16, 2018
Posting: FAC00099PO17

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

USC Upstate is seeking applicants for two tenure-track Assistant Professors of Criminal Justice beginning August 16, 2018. The duties include: teaching a minimum of four courses per major semester, maintaining an active research agenda, and engaging in departmental and campus-wide service related activities, including advising criminal justice majors. Preference will be given to generalists with experience teaching criminal justice courses in both face-to-face and online environments. Applicants should also have a desire to teach graduate courses in a Master’s degree program that is under development.

Required: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or a closely related field. ABD candidates with planned completion dates before August 15, 2018 may also be considered.

Preferred: Generalists with experience teaching a wide range of criminal justice courses both in face-to-face and online environments.

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Part-Time Positions

No vacancies

College of Business and Economics

Full-Time Positions

Assistant or Associate Professor of Finance beginning August 16, 2018
Posting: FAC00125PO17

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

Tenure-track, nine-month assistant or associate professor position to teach Finance beginning August 16, 2018. Candidate should embrace diversity and be comfortable with community engagement and service that includes student advising, undergraduate research, and experiential learning.

Required: Ph.D. in Finance or a closely related field, from an AACSB International accredited university. Academically qualified under AACSB 2017 standards; have recent research published in peer reviewed journals (except new graduates); demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence; and demonstrate ability and commitment to contribute to the College’s mission through service. ABD candidate with planned completion date by August 15, 2018 may also be considered.

Preferred: Management experience in Finance and Investment Management, and teaching experience preferred. Must be able to work closely with students and the professional community.

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Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting beginning August 16, 2018
Posting: FAC00111PO17

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

Tenure-track nine month faculty position to teach Accounting beginning August 16, 2018. Depending upon candidate qualifications and course needs, the teaching assignment will be Taxation, Business Law and upper and lower division accounting 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 either a law degree and a masters in Taxation or a Ph.D. in Accounting or related field. Candidate must have graduated from an AACSB International accredited program and be qualified as “Scholarly Academic” in Accounting under the AACSB 2017 standards; and demonstrate commitment to contribute to the College’s mission through excellence in teaching, student advising, service and professional engagement or scholarly publications. ABD candidates with planned completion date by August 15, 2018 may also be considered.

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

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Assistant or Associate Professor of Management beginning August 16, 2018
Posting: FAC00110PO17

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

Tenure-track, nine-month assistant or associate professor position to teach Management, Organizational Behavior, and Human Resources Management beginning August 16, 2018. 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. DBA, or equivalent in management or a closely related field from an AACSB accredited institution required; academically qualified under AACSB 2017 standards; have recent research published in peer reviewed journals (except new graduates); demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence; and demonstrate ability and commitment to contribute to the College’s mission though service. ABD candidates with planned completion date by August 15, 2018 may also be considered.

Preferred: All areas of management considered, but expertise in organizational development and human resources management are preferred. Recent peer-reviewed publications and evidence of excellence in teaching, scholarship and service is desired.

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Assistant or Associate Professor of Management/Supply Chain beginning August 16, 2018
Posting: FAC00107PO17

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

Tenure-track, nine-month assistant or associate professor position to teach Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Operations Management, as well as hybrid and on-line courses beginning August 16, 2018. Candidate should embrace diversity and be comfortable with community engagement and service that might include student advising, undergraduate research, and experiential learning.

Required: Doctorate in supply chain management/logistics, operations management or a closely related field with emphasis on operations, supply chain management and logistics from an AACSB accredited institution required; academically qualified under AACSB 2017 standards; have recent research published in peer reviewed journals (except new graduates); demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence; and demonstrate ability and commitment to contribute to the College’s mission though service. ABD candidates with planned completion date by August 15, 2018 may also be considered.

Preferred: Ph.D. in supply chain management with history of excellence in teaching and documented real-world experience in operations/supply chain/logistics are preferred. Recent peer-reviewed publications and evidence of excellence in teaching, scholarship and service is desired.

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Part-Time Positions

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

  • Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Economics
  • Management 
  • Marketing
  • Business Information systems

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 area of teaching and experience teaching college-level business courses.

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

Review of applications will begin immediately. 

School of Education

Full-Time Positions

Assistant Professor of Exercise Science beginning August 16, 2018
Posting: FAC00104O17

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

University of South Carolina Upstate is seeking a Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sport Science beginning August 16, 2018. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in Exercise and Sport Science program with the Strength and Conditioning academic track. The primary teaching responsibilities will be based upon the qualifications of the candidate but may include Biomechanics, Essential of Strength and Conditioning, Sport Nutrition, Motor Learning, and Internship. Other duties include providing academic advising and engaging in scholarship and professional and community service.

Required: Ph.D. in Exercise Science or closely related field must be earned prior to hire. ABD candidates with planned completion dates by August 15 may also be considered. Applicants must have a strong interest in teaching undergraduate exercise science courses. Candidates should have the demonstrated potential for excellence in scholarship as evidenced by an active research program in Exercise Science or related area.

Preferred: Preference will be given to candidates with a NSCA CSCS certification, as well as ability to teach and support the program across introductory and advanced level courses including the potential graduate degree offered in Human Movement Science.

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Assistant Professor of Exercise Science beginning August 16, 2018
Posting: FAC00103O17

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

University of South Carolina Upstate is seeking a Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sport Science beginning August 16, 2018. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in Exercise and Sport Science program with the Medical Fitness academic track. The primary teaching responsibilities will be based upon the qualifications of the candidate but may include Fitness Testing and Prescription, Clinical Exercise Testing and Prescription, Research Seminar, and Internship. Other duties include providing academic advising and engaging in scholarship and professional and community service.

Required: Ph.D. in Exercise Science or closely related field must be earned prior to hire. ABD candidates with planned completion dates by August 15, 2018 may also be considered. Applicants must have a strong interest in teaching undergraduate exercise science courses. Candidates should have the demonstrated potential for excellence in scholarship as evidenced by an active research program in Exercise Science or related area.

Preferred: Preference will be given to candidates with a ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C), as well as ability to teach and support the program across introductory and advanced level courses including potential graduate degree offered in Human Movement Science.

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Assistant Professor of Elementary Education beginning August 16, 2018
Posting: FAC00102PO17

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

The School of Education seeks a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level. The person in this position will serve as a leader for Elementary Education, serving as the program coordinator, and teaching a variety of undergraduate courses in the Elementary Education program. The teaching load is 4/4 with a one course release per semester for serving as Elementary Education Program Coordinator. Summer teaching opportunities may also be available. Success in the tenure-track entails effectiveness in teaching, scholarship, and service.

The successful candidate will be a leader in Elementary Education or a related field. In conjunction with the Associate Dean, the program coordinator schedules program courses, staffs courses, conducts program meetings, and leads program curriculum development. The program coordinator assures that the program meets and maintains CAEP and Elementary SPA accreditation standards. The program coordinator facilitates strong, reciprocal collaborations with local elementary schools.

Required: Doctoral degree in Elementary Education (or closely related field) with a minimum of three (3) years successful teaching experience in PK-5 classrooms. Successful teaching experience in higher education commensurate with the rank of Assistant Professor. Established research agenda and active service (professional and community) commensurate with the rank of Assistant Professor. Leadership in Elementary Education as evidenced by involvement in Elementary Education-oriented professional organizations. Knowledge of and experience with Elementary Education accreditation standards and processes.

Preferred: Prior success as an administrator/leader of an Elementary Education program. Leadership role in Elementary Education Specialized Professional Association reports. Significant professional engagement with Elementary school faculty and significant service to Elementary schools.

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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 Ms. Marsha Clark, Director of Field Experience and School Partnerships, School of Education, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303, mbclark2@uscupstate.edu, 864-503-5157. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring.

Elementary Education
Instructors needed to teach in the following areas:  literacy/reading, Children’s Literature, and classroom management. Instructors 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 K12 and/or university teaching experience preferred.

Send electronically or via mail: letter of application, vitae/resume, and unofficial copy of transcripts to Dr. Jim Charles, Associate Dean, School of Education, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303, jcharles@uscupstate.edu, 864-503-5563. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring.

Educational Foundations
Instructors needed to teach courses in the following areas:  Adolescent Growth/Development, and Introduction to Exceptional Learners.

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. Jim Charles, Associate Dean, School of Education, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303, jcharles@uscupstate.edu, 864-503-5563. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring.

Send electronically or via mail: letter of application, vitae/resume, and unofficial copy of transcripts to Dr. Jim Charles, Associate Dean, School of Education, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303, jcharles@uscupstate.edu, 864-503-5563. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring.

Physical Education / Exercise Science 
Instructor(s) needed to teach courses in the following areas:  strength and conditioning techniques (activity course level), team sports (upper level course)

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. Jim Charles, Associate Dean, School of Education, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303, jcharles@uscupstate.edu, 864-503-5563. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring. 

School of Nursing

Full-Time Positions

Nursing Positions beginning August 16, 2017 or January 1, 2018
Posting: FAC00022PO17

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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Part-Time Positions

Part-time faculty needed.  

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

Contact: Dr. Katharine Gibb, Dean, 864-503-5444. 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, SC 29303, tbourgoin@uscupstate.edu. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring. 

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 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.

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