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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

Instructor of English beginning 1/1/2015
Requisition #008024


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

The Department of Languages, Literature, and Composition at the University of South Carolina Upstate seeks applications for an Instructor of English. Teaching duties will include introductory English courses and other areas of department need appropriate to the candidate’s academic background.

Required: A Master's degree in English or a related field with a minimum of eighteen hours in the discipline required.

Preferred: A Master's degree or Ph.D. in English with appropriate academic emphasis in discipline is required by December 19, 2014. Preference is given to candidates who can demonstrate evidence of successful undergraduate teaching.

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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Fine Arts and Communication Studies


Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Communications beginning 8/16/2015
Requisition #007989

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nure-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 Communications Studies beginning August 2015. We are seeking a faculty member who has a strong background in critical communication pedagogy and would serve as the Basic Course Director for our Public Speaking course. Other teaching and research interests should be compatible with the departmental course offerings. The person hired will teach the large lecture sections and recitation sections of our public speaking course and provide ongoing supervision and assessment of the recitation sections. Responsibilities include ensuring that instructional objectives are met across course sections and the possible development of a speech lab that supports our public speaking course. This hire will also teach one additional course per semester. A demonstrated committment to student-centered learning and evidence of excellence in teaching is required.

Required:  Ph.D. in Communication Studies. ABD considered if degree completed by August 15, 2015. Three years of teaching experience at the university level. A demonstrated commitment to student-centered learning and evidence of excellence in teaching is required

Preferred: Strong background in critical communication pedagogy; teaching and research interests compatible with the departmental course offerings. 

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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Instructor of Communications beginning 8/16/2015

Requisition #007991

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

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he Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies at the University of South Carolina Upstate invites applications for an Instructor position in the Communication Studies beginning August 2015.  We are seeking a faculty member who has a strong background in teaching the basic Public Speaking course.  The person hired will teach recitation sections of the public speaking course at USC Upstate.  Responsibilities also include assisting the Basic Course Director in ensuring that instructional objectives are met across course sections and the possible development of a speech lab that supports our public speaking course.  A demonstrated commitment to student-centered learning and evidence of excellence in teaching is required.

Required: M.A. in Communication Studies or related fields.  Three years teaching at the university level. A demonstrated commitment to student-centered learning and evidence of excellence in teaching is required.

Preferred: M.A. in Communication Studies or related fields with extensive experience teaching Public Speaking at the University level.

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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Psychology

No positions available at this time.

History, Political Sciences, Philosophy and American Studies


Tenure-track Assistant Professor of East Asian History 8/16/2015
Requisition #007982

East Asian History. Tenure-track, nine-month faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduates in East Asian history and lower-level surveys in World History. Subfields open. Faculty typically teaches four classes per semester. Excellence in teaching and scholarship and commitment to service are expected.

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


Required: Ph.D. in East Asia or in the history of an East Asian country required before 8/15/2015. ABDs will be considered, however, Ph.D. must be completed before August 15, 2015.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph. D. in East Asian History or the history of an East Asian Country. Excellence in teaching and scholarship and commitment to service are expected.

Priority will be given to candidates whose files are complete by October 15 and review will continue until position is filled. 

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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

No positions available at this time.

School of Education


Assistant or Associate Professor of Special Education & Visual Impairment beginning 8/16/2015
Requisition #008102

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

Teach four courses per semester in Special Education (Visual Impairment and Learning Disability concentrations); 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 special education, visual impairment, orientation and mobility, or related field; minimum of three (3) years K-12 teaching experience in special education with students with visual impairment. Will consider ABD with completion of doctorate before August 15, 2015.

Preferred: University teaching experience (undergraduate and/or graduate); expertise in visual impairment, low vision, learning disabilities, and/or orientation and mobility.

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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Johnson College of Business and Economics

 
Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Marketing
  08-16-2015
Requisition #007826


Tenure-track, nine-month faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level to teach courses in marketing on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campuses beginning August 16, 2015. Candidates should embrace diversity and be comfortable with community outreach efforts. 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 an active record of scholarship and service.

Required: Ph.D. in Marketing or Business from an AACSB accredited doctoral program or equivalent. Must be academically qualified (AQ) under AACSB standards; have recent research published in peer reviewed journals (except new PhD's); demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence and 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, 2015). Must have excellent communication skills.

Preferred: Ability to teach Marketing Strategy/Management and courses in at least two areas of specialization within the marketing discipline including but not limited to marketing communication, marketing research, international marketing, personal selling, business-to-business marketing, channels of distribution and social media marketing. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with colleagues. Experience in teaching on-line as well as traditional classes desirable.

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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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Management 08-16-2015
Requisition #007825


Tenure-track, nine-month assistant or associate professor position to teach in two of the following areas: Management, International Business, Business Strategy, Operations/supply chain, Entrepreneurship, and Human Resources Management on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campuses beginning August 16, 2015. 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 having defended their proposal will be considered. (Must complete Ph.D. before August 15, 2015). 

Preferred: All areas of management considered, but expertise in international business, entrepreneurship, business strategy, operations/supply chain and human resources management are preferred. Recent peer-reviewed publications and evidence of excellence in teaching, scholarship and service is 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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Tenure-track or Instructor, Business Law08-16-2015
Requisition #007827


Teach business law courses on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campuses; teaching load 12 hours per semester; candidate should embrace diversity and be comfortable with community outreach efforts that might include student internships, student advising, undergraduate research, experiential learning, customized education and consulting

Required: J.D. in Law required for tenure-track or instructor position. Instructor position is nine-month contract renewable annually. 

Preferred: Undergraduate or master's degree in business administration or related field from an AACSB accredited institution. Master's degree in Accounting or Taxation from an AACSB accredited institution as a second field. Recent peer-reviewed publications and evidence of excellence in teaching and advising as well as scholarship and service; five years of significant professional experience in business or industry current at time of hire.

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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Instructor or Assistant Professor of Accounting beginning January 1, 2015
Requisition #007413

Instructor or tenure-track assistant professor, nine-month faculty position to teach Accounting on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campuses beginning January 1, 2015. 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 December  31, 2014.)

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

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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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.