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

Dean of the Mary Black School of Nursing

The University of South Carolina Upstate seeks a transformative, collaborative, visionary, strategic, and academically accomplished leader to serve as its next Dean of the Mary Black School of Nursing. This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced and accomplished leader with significant potential to influence and shape the future of nursing education in the Upstate and throughout the state of South Carolina.

The Position
The Dean will report to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. A transformational leader and inspiring educator, the Dean will have the ability to guide the continued success and growth of the School with a vision and strategy for addressing and responding to the rapidly changing and evolving healthcare landscape. As the chief administrative officer for the School, the Dean will be responsible for developing, communicating, operationalizing, and achieving goals that align with USC Upstate’s strategic vision and academic mission. The Dean will share USC Upstate’s commitment to diversity, inclusion, and community engagement. This administrator will have a proven record of building community partnerships with academic medical centers, nursing residency programs, and other external stakeholders.

Responsibilities
• Uphold and promote excellence within the School of Nursing’s academic programs, maintaining accreditation in compliance with the standards of CCNE Accreditation, regulations of the State of South Carolina, and the overall University’s assessment measures.
• Foster and guide strategic scholarly activity and externally funded research and programmatic initiatives.
• Expand and develop academic programs in response to innovations in nursing science, nursing education, and the healthcare industry.
• Ensure efficient and effective administration of the School of Nursing’s personnel, space, funding, resources, and technology.
• Ensure efficient and effective mentoring of faculty, students, and staff.
• Contribute to University Advancement and the growth of relationships and partnerships throughout the Upstate region.
• Foster a strong sense of community, shared purpose, and inclusivity within our richly diverse University community.

Qualifications
Qualified candidates will be academically accomplished with a progressive research agenda demonstrating growth and complexity in scholarship, publications, and grant-funding. The selected candidate will have scholarly accomplishments and academic experience that warrant a tenured appointment at USC Upstate. The Dean will be a person of the highest integrity.

Preferred Qualification
• Ph.D. degree

Other Requirements
• Proven track record of providing academic and administrative leadership within an organization of similar or larger size
• Collaborative leadership style
• Superior communication skills
• Ability to work with senior leaders, faculty, staff, alumni, and external agencies to achieve goals
• An unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in S.C. or any compact state

Application and Nomination Process
Confidential inquiries are welcomed; nominations are invited.

1. To Apply - Application packet must include:
      a) Letter of interest
      b) Current curriculum vitae
      c) At least five references with full contact information with e-mail addresses (References will not be contacted without the applicant’s consent.) Additional information will be requested upon submission of an application packet.

2. Submit application packet to USCUpstate@myersmcrae.com by Feb. 11, 2019, for best consideration.

Submit nominations to USCUpstate-Nominate@myersmcrae.com with complete contact and e-mail information for the individual being nominated.

Emily Parker Myers, CEO, and Jennifer Barfield, Senior Vice President, of Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting, are assisting USC Upstate with this search.

515 Mulberry Street, Suite 200 Macon, Georgia 31201 (478) 330-6222 | www.myersmcrae.com

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

Instructor of Informatics beginning August 16, 2019

Faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus. The Department of Informatics and Engineering Systems is a vibrant, multi-disciplinary department within a newly formed College of Science and Technology. We seek a colleague who has a passion for teaching in the classroom and online, undergraduate advising and can actively participate in the Department and with University and community partners. Duties include teaching undergraduate courses, serving on university committees, and actively supporting the initiatives of the Department.

Required: Master’s degree in information management systems, information technology, informatics, or closely-related field with at least 18 hours in information systems; and recent record of satisfactory teaching in the field. Successful background check is required.

Preferred: Ph.D. in information management systems or information technology; a proven record of excellence in teaching; established corporate relationships; and experience in corporate information technology management. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching online with innovative, engaging pedagogies; and experience teaching or working with relational databases, microcomputer architecture, information security, human-computer interaction and/or social informatics.

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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

Assistant or Associate Professor of AAS / Director of the Center for African American Studies beginning August 16, 2019.
Posting: FAC00226PO18

Faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.
The University of South Carolina Upstate seeks a dynamic individual to direct the newly established Center for African American Studies (CAAS). USC Upstate in Spartanburg, SC is a thriving, diverse institution with about 6000 students. It is located on the I-85 corridor about halfway between Charlotte, NC and Atlanta, GA with one of the most racially and ethnically diverse student bodies in the state. CAAS is the most recent demonstration of the institution’s strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. The Director will teach two courses per semester.

Required:The successful candidate should possess the earned doctorate in African-American or Africana Studies; Ethnic or Cultural Studies with a strong emphasis in African American subject matter; or one of the traditional disciplines, (e.g. English, History, Sociology) with an expertise in African American subject matter and the ability to teach a range of African American Studies courses. ABD candidates with a planned completion date before August 15, 2019, will also be considered. Successful background check is required.

Preferred: Collegiate teaching experience is strongly preferred; administrative experience, e.g., grants administration, program direction, etc., is highly desired.

View details and apply.

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. 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.

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. 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.

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. 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.

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.

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. Warren Carson, Interim Director of African American Studies
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
wcarson@uscupstate.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately. 

Library

Full-Time Positions

Public Services Librarian (4) beginning prior to January 2019
Posting: FAC00202PO18

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

Public Services Librarians teach information literacy sessions in Composition and University 101 classes as well as serve as liaisons to various academic departments. Each position will have the opportunity to teach the Library’s 3-credit hour course: LIBR201 – Strategies for Information Discovery, mostly taught online or in classrooms with multiple technologies, such as Promethean Boards, Sharp Aquos Boards, Document Cameras, and zero-client computers. Public Services Librarians staff a busy reference desk for multiple hours per week that includes face-to-face, chat, text, and telephone services. There will be evening and weekend rotations. Special projects and committees will be assigned as they develop. There are no supervisory responsibilities. Hours differ for summer sessions, holidays, and during breaks.

Required: An ALA accredited MLS. Candidates should be capable of and comfortable with teaching using multiple instructional technologies such as Promethean Boards, Sharp Aquos Boards, Document Cameras, tablets, and zero-client computers; ability to effectively manage simultaneous resources and high volumes of face-to-face, phone, chat and text service interactions. Knowledge of PCs, mobile devices, and attending software. Knowledge of print and electronic resources. Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff and others. Excellent oral and written skills. Strong commitment to student-centered services. Successful background check is required.

Preferred: Undergraduate degree or experience in mathematics, instructional design, science, or medically-related field. Ability to create digital instructional materials. Proficiency in using MAC’s as well as PC’s.

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Part-time positions

none available

Mathematics and Computer Science

Full-Time Positions

Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2) beginning August 16, 2019
Posting: FAC00220PO18

The Division of Mathematics & Computer Science invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor of Mathematics positions, beginning August 16, 2019. Duties include teaching undergraduate courses in Mathematics, developing curriculum, engaging in scholarly activities, advising students, and participating in internal and external service. Faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.

Required: A Ph.D. in Mathematics is required by the time of appointment. Candidates should have a strong ongoing research program and a commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising. Successful background check is required.

Preferred: Preference will be given to candidates with research interests in algebra or mathematical analysis.

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Part-Time Positions

No vacancies

Natural Sciences and Engineering

Full-Time Positions

Assistant Professor of Chemistry beginning August 16, 2019
FAC00214PO18
Faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.

The Division of Natural Sciences & Engineering invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor (Physical Chemistry) position effective August 2019. Areas of interest are physical chemistry, biophysical chemistry, and / or computational chemistry. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate chemistry courses for majors and non-majors, develop a scholarly research program involving undergraduate students, advise undergraduate students, and participate in service (internal as well as external).

Required: Ph. D. in Chemistry is required at the time of hire.

Preferred: Ph. D. in Physical Chemistry, Biophysical Chemistry, or Computational Chemistry.

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Assistant Professor of Chemistry beginning August 16, 2019
Posting: FAC00206PO18

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

 The University of South Carolina Upstate’s ACS-certified chemistry program invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position specializing in the area of Biochemistry beginning August 2019. Duties include teaching undergraduate courses in biochemistry and introductory chemistry for majors and non-majors. Additional duties include developing a research program involving undergraduate students and participating in service activities. USC Upstate’s chemistry program, part of the Division of Natural Sciences and Engineering (NSE), comprises eight full time faculty members and offers both BS and BA degrees. The department is well equipped with teaching and research instrumentation which includes 400 MHz NMR, HPLC, GC/MS, IR, DSC, TGA, and a suite of spectrometers (UV, NIR, and Fluorescence).

Required: Ph.D. in Biochemistry or related field is required by August 15, 2019. Candidates should have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred: Applicants with relevant teaching experience and experience in mentoring undergraduate research are strongly encouraged to apply. Other valuable experiences include mentoring diverse student populations, post-doctoral training, and research scientist positions in industry.

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Instructor of Biology beginning August 16, 2019
FAC00204PO18

Faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.
The Division of Natural Sciences & Engineering is seeking applicants for a non-tenure track, nine-month Instructor of Biology. Candidates should be able to teach introductory biology, with preference given to candidates with the ability to teach lectures and laboratories for both courses in the introductory biology sequence, including cell and molecular biology as well as organismal biology. There may be opportunities to instruct other courses for candidates whose expertise complements other teaching needs. Additional duties will include laboratory preparation, advising undergraduate students, serving on university committees, and actively supporting unit initiatives. Candidates should be available to start on 8/16/2019.

Required: Masters degree with at least 18 graduate hours in biology or a closely related field by the time of appointment. Successful background check is required.

Preferred: Teaching experience in introductory level biology courses; additional teaching experience in other courses complementary to unit’s teaching needs; and training or experience in promoting student engagement through active learning strategies, service learning, or other innovative teaching approaches.

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Assistant Professor of Biology beginning August 16, 2019

Posting: FAC00205PO18

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

The University of South Carolina Upstate invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biology starting August 2019. Teaching responsibilities include majors-level Genetics and additional courses in their area of expertise. We seek a broadly trained teacher-scholar dedicated to engaging undergraduates in research. Area of research specialization is flexible and may include Conservation Genetics, Developmental Biology/Evolutionary Developmental Biology, Genomics, or Population Genetics. The person selected for this position will be expected to (i) teach 12 contact hours per semester and advise students; (ii) establish a productive research program that involves mentoring undergraduates; and (iii) to engage in service to the institution, the community, and the profession. Candidates should have excellent communication skills

Required: Ph.D. in Biology or a closely related field by August 15, 2019.

Preferred: Postdoctoral research experience; relevant teaching and research mentorship experience; training in or use of techniques that increase student engagement, such as experiential learning, active learning, or service learning.

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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

Assistant Professor of Psychology beginning August 16, 2019
Posting: FAC00194PO18

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

The University of South Carolina Upstate Department of Psychology is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor (area of emphasis open) to teach courses beginning 8/16/2019. 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. Other duties include service in support of the department and the university. 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. In addition, applicants should address in their materials how their teaching, research, and/or service will enhance the university’s commitment to diversity. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018, and continues until the position is filled.

Required: A Ph.D. in Psychology is required by time of appointment. ABD candidates with planned completion date by August 15, 2019, 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

Instructor — Sports Psychology

The Department of Psychology at the University of South Carolina Upstate is searching for part-time instructors to teach Sports Psychology.

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

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in Psychology 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. Stefanie Keen, Chair, Department of Psychology
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303

 Review of applications will begin immediately.

Sociology, Criminal Justice and Women's Studies

Full-Time Positions

Assistant Professor of Sociology beginning August 16, 2019

USC Upstate is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sociology to begin on August 16, 2019. 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 sociology majors. Preference will be given to candidates whose focus is in social inequality, particularly race, class, and gender inequality, but candidates with specialties in other related areas are also encouraged to apply. Faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.

Required: Ph.D. in Sociology is required by the time of appointment. A.B.D. candidates will be considered with an expectation of completion of doctorate by August 15, 2019. Successful background check is required.

Preferred: In addition to a primary focus on inequality, the ideal candidate will also have experience and/or proficiency in one or more of the following areas: social statistics, sociology of the family, any other electives for sociology majors that complement our current faculty offerings and specializations.

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Part-Time Positions

No vacancies

College of Business and Economics

Full-Time Positions

Assistant or Associate Professor of Business Analytics beginning August 16, 2019

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

The Johnson College of Business seeks a professor to teach analytics courses in the Masters of Science in Business Analytics program such as MSBA 700 Intro to Quantitative Analysis & Programming, MSBA 705 Data Mining & Management, MSBA 720 Data Visualization, and MSBA 790 Analytics Capstone; publish research in analytics applications to business; and perform service to the college, university and community.

Required: A terminal degree (e.g.: Ph.D., DBA, etc.) required by the time of appointment in analytics, applied statistics, econometrics, or a closely related field from an institution accredited by AACSB; 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, 2019 will also be considered.

Preferred: Experience teaching statistics and/or analytics courses in a graduate program.  Experience applying analytics and statistics in real-world applications.  Recent peer-reviewed publications and evidence of excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.

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Assistant or Associate Professor of Statistics/Analytics beginning August 16, 2019
Posting: FAC00195PO18

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

Seeking a professor to teach statistics and analytics courses, primarily the statistics series ECON 291 Probability and Statistics and ECON 292 Statistical Inference, but also potentially teach courses in the Masters of Science in Business Analytics program such as MSBA 700 Intro to Quantitative Analysis & Programming, MSBA 710 Predictive Analytics & Forecasting, and MSBA 730 Optimization; publish research in statistics and analytics applications to business; perform service to the college, university and community.

Required: A terminal degree (e.g.: Ph.D., DBA, etc.) required by the time of appointment in applied statistics, analytics, or a closely related field from an institution accredited by AACSB; 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 contributing to the College’s mission through service. ABD candidates with a planned completion date by August 15, 2019, will also be considered.

Preferred: Experience teaching statistics and/or analytics courses in a college. Experience applying statistics and/or analytics in real-world applications. Recent peer-reviewed publications and evidence of excellence in teaching, scholarship and service

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Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting beginning August 16, 2019

Posting: FAC00197PO18

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

Tenure-track nine month faculty position to teach Accounting beginning August 16, 2019. Depending upon candidate qualifications and course needs, the teaching assignment can be in any area of accounting with financial accounting preferred. 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 a Ph.D. in Accounting or related field with relevant coursework in accounting. 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 a commitment to contributing 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, 2019 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 Intermediate Accounting.

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Assistant or Associate Professor of Marketing beginning August 16, 2019

Posting: FAC00196PO18

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

Tenure track, nine-month faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level to teach courses in marketing and marketing analytics beginning August 16, 2019. Candidates should embrace diversity and be comfortable with community outreach efforts and business engagement. In addition to classroom teaching, responsibilities to the student population may include student advising, undergraduate research and experiential learning. Applicants should demonstrate an enthusiastic commitment to teaching and maintaining academic qualification.

Required: Candidate should possess a Ph.D in Marketing or related field with relevant coursework in marketing. Candidate must have graduated from an AACSB International accredited program and be qualified as “Scholarly Academic” in Marketing under the AACSB 2017 standards and demonstrate a commitment to contributing 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, 2019 may also be considered.

Preferred: Preference given to candidates with marketing analytics research and/or experience.

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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 Professor of Literacy and Language Education beginning August 16, 2019
Posting: FAC00203PO18

Faculty positions 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 graduate and undergraduate courses focused on adolescent literacy and English language learning in a collegial and cooperative environment.

Required: The successful candidate will possess an earned doctorate in literacy, with a focus on adolescent literacy and/or English language learning (TESOL) or closely related field required; ABD Candidates with planned completion dates by August 15, 2019 will be considered. A minimum of three (3) years successful teaching experience in PK-12 classrooms, especially in grades 6-12, is required. A demonstrated interest in teaching and an active or emerging research agenda with presentations and/or publications in literacy or related fields are also required. The successful candidate will have a record of success teaching in both online and face-to-face environments, and experience teaching diverse populations of students at the PK-12 and college/university level. Successful background check is required.

Preferred: Experience teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as experience working with in-service teachers in professional development settings preferred. Significant professional engagement with faculty in public schools preferred.
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Assistant Professor of Exercise Science beginning August 16, 2019
Posting: FAC00183PO18

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: Candidates should have a doctoral degree in Exercise Science (or closely related field); ABD candidates with planned completion dates by August 15, 2019 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: Appropriate professional certifications (ACSM, NSCA) and the ability to teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels.

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Assistant Professor of Exercise Science beginning August 16, 2019
Posting: FAC00182PO18

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 in exercise and sport science, including introductory exercise science courses, exercise physiology, and athletic training in a collegial and cooperative environment.

Required: Candidates should have a doctoral degree in Exercise Science (or closely related field); ABD candidates with planned completion dates by August 15, 2019 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 also required. A successful background check is required.

Preferred: Appropriate professional certifications (ACSM, NSCA) and the ability to teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels.

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Assistant Professor of Middle-Secondary Education beginning August 16, 2019
Posting: FAC00180PO18

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 middle level-secondary education program. The successful candidate for this position will be able to work flexibly and teach across middle grades-secondary education, with experience teaching foundational courses such as curriculum, organization, and assessment in a collegial and cooperative environment. Experience teaching diverse populations of students at the 6-12 classrooms and college/university level required.

Required: Doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction (or closely related field); Minimum of three (3) years successful teaching experience in 6 – 12 classrooms and college/university level required; Leadership in middle level and/or secondary education as evidenced through involvement in professional organizations. Successful background check is required.

Preferred: Leadership experience working with undergraduate pre-service teachers; Significant professional engagement with middle and secondary faculty in public schools; Experience in science education.

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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 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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