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Faculty/Academic Administrative Positions

The University of South Carolina Upstate is a comprehensive public university and a senior institution of the University of South Carolina. USC Upstate is located between Charlotte and Atlanta along the I-85 corridor, one of the fastest growing business and high-tech regions of the country. The University has an enrollment of over 5,500 and includes accredited professional Schools of Nursing and Education, the accredited College of Business and Economics as well as the College of Arts and Sciences.

Positions listed are either tenure-track or non-tenure-track (Instructor) 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.

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Academic Affairs

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Languages, Literature, and Composition

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Fine Arts and Communication Studies

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Communications beginning 8/16/2014
Requisition #007396

Tenure-track, nine-month faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campuses. 

The Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies at the University of South Carolina Upstate invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Communication Studies beginning Fall 2014.  We are seeking a faculty member who has a strong background in organizational and /or interpersonal communication with an emphasis on critically engaging issues of difference, especially within the areas of race and/or transnationalism.  Our ideal candidate would be equipped to teach critical approaches to Small Group Communication, Organizational Communication, Research Methods, Intercultural Communication, and Interpersonal Communication at the undergraduate level.

Required: PhD in Communication Studies; ABD in Communication Studies will be considered with degree completion required before August 15, 2014; demonstrated commitment to student-centered learning and evidence of excellence in teaching;

Preferred: Three years of teaching experience at the university level and a clear, focused research agenda.

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until positions are filled. Official transcripts will be required before hire date as well as a background check.

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Tenure-track Associate or Assistant Professor of Graphic Design beginning August 16, 2014
Requisition #007257

Tenure-track, nine-month faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campuses.

Candidate will teach a variety of courses at the undergraduate level, including but not limited to: all levels of graphic design and courses that include web design, design fundamentals, and history and theory of graphic design. Also, help advise a growing number of Visual Arts majors, maintain an active research agenda and engage in service in support of the department and university.

Required: MFA or appropriate terminal degree in Graphic Design or Visual Communications before 8/15/2014.

Preferred: Previous university teaching and experience with program and curriculum development and assessment will be given priority. Evidence of professionalism and student mentoring will be given strong consideration and candidates must possess a record of past scholarly achievement suitable to rank sought. Applicants must demonstrate a strong emphasis in concept development and problem solving with solid technical and design skills in print design, typography, web, and interactive design.

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

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Psychology
No positions available at this time.

History, Political Sciences, Philosophy and American Studies
 No positions available at this time. 

Natural Sciences and Engineering

No positions available at this time.
Mathematics and Computer Sciences
No positions available at this time. 

Informatics

 No positions available at this time. 


 USC Upstate Library

Public Service Librarian and Coordinator of Electronic Resources beginning 7/2014
Requisition #007115


Non-tenure track, full-time, twelve-month faculty appointment at Instructor rank. Reports directly to the Dean of the Library. Manages the life cycle of the library's electronic resources, including the following tasks: identifies new products and services including e-book platforms; establishes trials, promotions, and evaluations; negotiates effective vendor pricing and services; administers electronic resource interfaces; participates in library-wide assessment and tracking usage statistics. Also develops and maintains electronic resources policies and procedures; serves as liaison between the library and other groups on and off campus, including library consortia; and coordinates faculty and staff training.  Participates in reference assistance, information literacy instruction, and collection development. There are also professional development and service expectations.  

Required: ALA-accredited MLS, knowledge of print and electronic resources, computer and productivity applications, and excellent communication skills.

Preferred: prior library experience with electronic resources.

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School of Education

Assistant or Associate Professor of Literacy Education  08-16-2014
Requisition #007251
 


Nine-month tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campuses.

Teach content area literacy and/or related subject matter; teach four courses per semester; engage in academic advisement, scholarly activity (research, publication, grants, etc.), and service to the community, profession, School of Education and the University.

Required: Terminal degree in Reading with Content Area Specialization or related field; minimum of three (3) years K-12 teaching experience.

Preferred: University (undergraduate and/or graduate) teaching experience; Middle Level and/or Secondary Education teaching experience; National Board Certification or other recognition of teaching excellence; Will consider ABD with completion of doctorate before August 15, 2014.

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

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Assistant Professor of Early Childhood/Elementary Education Generalist in the USC Sumter Campus beginning August 16, 2014

Requisition #005839

Tenure-track, nine-month Assistant Professor position to teach on the USC Sumter campus for USC Upstate School of Education.

Teach four (4) courses per semester in early childhood and elementary curriculum and instruction, assessment, and clinical supervision; engage in academic advisement, scholarly activity (research, publication, grants, etc.) and service to the community, profession and the university.

Required: Earned doctorate in early childhood, elementary education, curriculum and instruction, or other related field; at least two (2) years teaching experience in preK-6.

Preferred: Additional experience in preK-6 teaching, university-level teaching experience, and teaching via instructional technology including online instruction; content emphasis in math and/or science; evidence of collaborative and teaming skills.

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

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Johnson College of Business and Economics

Instructor or Associate Professor of Accounting 08-16-2014
Requisition #007413

Instructor or tenure-track assistant professor, nine-month faculty position to teach Accounting on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campuses beginning August 16, 2014. Candidate should embrace diversity and be comfortable with community engagement and service that might include student advising, undergraduate research, and experiential learning.

Required:
For Instructor, Masters in Accounting or Business from an AACSB accredited institution required; professionally qualified under AACSB standards; have recent professional experience or publications or professional engagement; demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence; and demonstrate ability and commitment to contribute to the College's mission through service.

For Tenure-track, Ph.D. in Accounting or Business from an AACSB accredited institution required; academically qualified under AACSB standards; have recent research published in peer reviewed journals (except new graduates); demonstrate a commitment to contribute to the College's mission through service. ABD candidates close to completion will be considered. (Must complete Ph.D. before August 15, 2014.)  

Preferred: Professional certification in accounting; professional experience and ability to work closely with students and the professional community.

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until positions are filled. Official transcripts will be required before hire date as well as a background check.

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Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professors of Management(2) beginning 8/16/2014

Requisition #007015 

Tenure-track, nine-month assistant or associate professors positions to teach Management, Organizational Behavior, Business Strategy, and Human Resources Management on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campuses beginning August 16, 2014. 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 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 close to completion will be considered. (Must complete Ph.D. before August 15, 2014).

Preferred: All areas of management considered. Recent peer-reviewed publications and evidence of excellence in teaching, scholarship and service are desired.

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until positions are filled. Official transcripts will be required before hire date as well as a background check.

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  Mary Black School of Nursing

Nursing Positions beginning August 16, 2014 or January 1, 2015
Requisition #004995


Tenure-track or instructors to teach in a rapidly growing undergraduate nursing program on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campuses. 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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In the 2013 edition Best Colleges, US News and World Report ranked USC Upstate #1 in Public Regional Colleges-South category.

*The University of South Carolina 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, 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.