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

None are available at this time.

Fine Arts and Communication Studies

Full-Time Positions

No vacancies

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 Fall 2018
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 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 and Engineering Systems
Full-Time Positions
No vacancies at this time.
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

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

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

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

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
wcarson@uscupstate.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately. 

Library

Full-Time Positions

Instructor Librarian/Coordinator of Access Services

Faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.  The University of South Carolina Upstate seeks a Coordinator of Access Services for a non-tenure track, 12-month appointment. The position coordinates the daily operations of an active access services program including circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan, and stacks maintenance. The Coordinator is responsible for supervising four full-time staff and a pool of student assistants. The coordinator will 1) participate in short-and long-range planning for the library, 2) provide for an innovative access services environment, 3) stay abreast of issues and trends, 4) share, provide, and conduct professional development opportunities for colleagues, 5) facilitate discussion of ideas to improve/modify access services, 6) encourage and maintain a"student first" attitude towards services, operations, and procedures, and 7) participate in analysis, testing, and decisions about new electronic products and services. The coordinator will participate in the information literacy instruction program, including teaching sessions for first-year composition classes and University 101 plus developing LibGuides and other instructional materials for services and liaison areas. The Coordinator must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and quickly adapt to changing physical spaces, and have experience with Microsoft Office Suite, knowledge of print and electronic resources, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Required:  An ALA accredited MLS, with at least two years’ experience in library access services and at least one year of supervisory responsibilities including staff evaluations.

Preferred: Experience with Springshare (LibGuides, etc.) would be a definite plus. 

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Part-time positions

none available

Mathematics and Computer Science

Full-Time Positions
No vacancies at this time.

 

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, and human anatomy & physiology.

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

No vacancies.

Part-Time Positions

No vacancies.

Sociology, Criminal Justice and Women's Studies

Full-Time Positions
None avaialable at this time.

Part-Time Positions

No vacancies

College of Business and Economics

Full-Time Positions

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

Assistant Professor of Special Education: Learning Disabilities beginning January 1, 2020 or August 16, 2020
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Faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.

The School of Education, Human Performance, and Health seeks a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant level to teach undergraduate courses focused on special education (Learning Disability emphasis) in a collegial and cooperative environment. The successful candidate will have a record of successful teaching, as well as an active research agenda in special education. In addition to advisement and field-based supervision responsibilities, the successful candidate will prepare future teachers in obtaining K-12 certification in Learning Disabilities through coursework that aligns with the CEC Core and LD Standards. Teaching responsibilities may include content delivery in the areas of Reading Disorders and Reading Methods, Language Disorders and Language Arts Methods, Behavior Management in Special Education, Assessment of Students with Disabilities, and/or Introduction to Exceptional Learners.

Required Education and Experience:
The successful candidate will possess an earned doctorate in special education, with a focus on Learning Disabilities or closely related field; ABD Candidates with planned completion dates by August 15, 2020 will be considered. A minimum of three (3) years successful teaching experience in PK-12 classrooms in a Mild Disability area is required. A demonstrated interest in teaching at the undergraduate level and an emerging research agenda, with presentations and/or publications in special education or related fields are necessary qualifications. A successful background check is required.

Preferred Qualifications: 
Experience teaching at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels as well as significant professional engagement with faculty in public schools is preferred. Ability to identify and practice assessment measures for evaluating program outcomes, as well as the students’ impact on K-12 student learning, is desired.

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Assistant Professor of Exercise Science beginning January 1, 2020 or August 16, 2020

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Faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.
The School of Education, Human Performance, and Health seeks a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant level for the Exercise and Sport Science program. The successful candidate for this position will have the ability to teach courses focused on kinesiology, including biomechanics, motor learning, and strength and conditioning in a collegial and cooperative environment. Experience teaching diverse populations of students at the college/university level required, as well as an active research agenda in exercise science or related areas.

Required Education and Experience:
dates should have a doctoral degree in Exercise Science (or closely related field); ABD candidates with planned completion dates by August 15, 2020 will be considered. A demonstrated interest in teaching exercise science courses and an emerging research agenda, with presentations and/or publications in exercise and sport science or related fields are also required. A successful background check is required.

Preferred Qualifications: 
Candidates will possess appropriate professional certifications and have the ability to teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels.

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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.

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. Sarah Hunt-Barron, Associate Dean, School of Education, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303, soe@uscupstate.edu, 864-503-5644. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring.

School of Nursing

Full-Time Positions

Instructor or Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing beginning August 16, 2019

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

Teach in an undergraduate baccalaureate nursing program in both classroom and clinical areas on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campuses. 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: Master's degree in Nursing required as minimum academic preparation for instructor level and doctoral degree for tenure-track Assistant or Associate rank. Licensure as a registered nurse in South Carolina or any of the compact states is required.

Preferred: Applicants with teaching experience at the university level are preferred. An earned doctorate degree in nursing or related field and five years teaching at the university level are preferred for tenure-track appointments. Some experience with simulation and/or second life is desired.

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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 does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, 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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