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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.

Interdisciplinary Studies

Part-time faculty needed:  The Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, University of South Carolina Upstate, is searching for an instructor to teach a topics course for the Nonprofit Administration minor.  The topic of the course is open to faculty expertise and interest.  The course will be offered at a Greenville USC Upstate location.  

Qualifications:  Master’s degree in the nonprofit topic area or a related area and work experience in the nonprofit sector desired.  Individuals with a bachelor’s degree and at least 10 years nonprofit work experience will be considered. 

Send electronically or via mail: letter of application, vitae/resume, and unofficial copy of transcripts to Dr. Yancy McDougal, Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303; ymcdougal@uscupstate.edu. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring.

Review of applications will begin immediately.

College of Business and Economics

Part-time faculty needed:  The George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics, University of SC Upstate, is searching for college/university instructors to teach courses in the following areas:
Accounting
Human Resources
Economics
Management 
Marketing
Business Information systems

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 area of teaching and experience teaching college-level business courses.

Send electronically or via mail: letter of application, vitae/resume, and unofficial copy of graduate transcripts to Dr. Elnora Stuart, Associate Dean, Johnson College of Business and Economics, 160 East St. John St., Spartanburg, SC 29306, estuart@uscupstate.edu. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring.

Review of applications will begin immediately.

 

Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies

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 Summer or Fall 2017
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 to teach one or more courses in music and/or applied lessons on one or more instruments.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Music with 18 hours of music graduate course work. Background in commercial music (jazz, pop, rock, etc.) required for many courses and applied lessons. 

Preferred Qualifications:  Extensive performance experience. 

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.



Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Department of Informatics

Division of Natural Sciences and Engineering

 

The Division of Natural Sciences & Engineering at the University of South Carolina Upstate is searching for part-time instructors to teach courses in introductory biology, anatomy and physiology, and introductory chemistry. 

Minimum Qualifications: A Master’s degree in biology or chemistry, 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. Jeannie M. Chapman
Chair, Division of Natural Sciences & Engineering
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
jchapman@uscupstate.edu 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring.

 

School of Nursing 
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.

 

Library

School of Education

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.


Elementary Education
 
Instructors needed to teach in the following areas:  literacy/reading, Children’s Literature, and classroom management. Instructors 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 K12 and/or university teaching experience preferred.

Send electronically or via mail: letter of application, vitae/resume, and unofficial copy of transcripts to Dr. Jim Charles, Associate Dean, School of Education, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303, jcharles@uscupstate.edu, 864-503-5563. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring.



Educational Foundations
Instructors needed to teach courses in the following areas:  Adolescent Growth/Development, and Introduction to Exceptional Learners.

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 Dr. Jim Charles, Associate Dean, School of Education, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303, jcharles@uscupstate.edu, 864-503-5563. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring.

Send electronically or via mail: letter of application, vitae/resume, and unofficial copy of transcripts to Dr. Jim Charles, Associate Dean, School of Education, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303, jcharles@uscupstate.edu, 864-503-5563. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring.

Physical Education / Exercise Science 
Instructor(s) needed to teach courses in the following areas:  strength and conditioning techniques (activity course level), team sports (upper level course)

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 Dr. Jim Charles, Associate Dean, School of Education, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303, jcharles@uscupstate.edu, 864-503-5563. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring. 

Department of Languages, Literature and Composition

Part-time 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. Cassandra Jones, Director of African American Studies
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303

Review of applications will begin immediately. 

History, Political Science, Philosophy and American Studies

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