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Part-time Academic Positions

The University of South Carolina Upstate (www.uscupstate.edu) needs part-time faculty to teach in the following disciplines. 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.

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 in the country. More than 40 bachelor’s degree programs are offered in the liberal arts and sciences, business administration, nursing and teacher education, and master’s degrees in education, informatics and nursing. Among the fastest growing universities in South Carolina, USC Upstate is a diverse and dynamic community of 5,600 students from across the Upstate, 36 states and 51 countries and an alumni base of 24,000 graduates. The University employs approximately 650 full and part-time faculty and staff who work on the 330-acre main campus in Spartanburg, the Greenville campus for commuting junior and senior level students, and The George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics in downtown Spartanburg. USC Upstate seeks to attract and retain a diverse qualified faculty. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. For more information about USC Upstate, go to www.uscupstate.edu.  

Notice to all applicants: If you are selected as a finalist job references and a background check will be conducted. For additional information or to view the entire policy click, Job Reference and Background Checks policy.

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

Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies

Graphic Design, Part-Time Position with Benefits

Teach three (3) sections of Graphic Design including, but not limited to, ARTS 108 Intro to Computer Graphics, ARTH 308 History of Graphic Design, ARTS 214 Graphic Design I and or possible Foundations courses.. Required qualifications: MFA or appropriate terminal degree, previous record of successful teaching experience, full knowledge of MAC platform and thorough knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite applications. Field experience is desirable. Application process: Please submit a single PDF document that includes: letter of interest/application, CV, links to personal website, links to examples of student work, contact info for three professional references. Position begins Fall 2016.
Contact: Dr. Ben Myers, Chair Fine Arts and Communication Studies. bmyers@uscupstate.edu

College of Business and Economics


Department of Psychology

Department of Languages, Literature and Composition

Division of Natural Sciences and Engineering

   School of Nursing 
Part-time nursing faculty needed.

Required: 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, South Carolina 29303; TBOURGOIN@USCUPSTATE.EDU.

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

Review of applications will begin immediately.

School of Education

USC Upstate - Sumter
Part-time Professor/Instructor

The University of SC Upstate Teacher Education Programs at USC Sumter is searching for college/university professors to teach courses and/or supervise students part-time in their Early Childhood and Elementary Education (PreK-Grade 6) programs. 

Minimum Qualifications:, Master’s degree in Education required; quality classroom teaching experience on the PreK-Grade 6 level; must speak and write fluent English. 

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in the field of Education preferred.

Submit a letter of application, vita/resume, two letters of recommendation, and unofficial transcripts to: 
Dr. Nancy Gallenstein, Director – USC Upstate Teacher Education Programs at Sumter 
USC Sumter 
200 Miller Drive
Sumter, SC 29150

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science


Department of Informatics


History, Political Science, Philosophy and American Studies


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