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Assistant Professor of Management

Posting Details

Posting Summary

Posting Number FAC00059PO17
Classification Title Assistant Professor
Internal Title Assistant Professor of Management
Campus Sumter 09
College/Division USC Sumter College/Division
Department USC Sumter - Palmetto College
Advertised Salary Range Commensurate with experience
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per week 37.5
Hours per year 1462
Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
Basis 9 months
Work County Sumter 43
Tenure Information Tenure-Track/Tenured
Job Search Category Faculty-Tenured Track/Tenured

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for FTE Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The University of South Carolina Sumter (USCS) invites qualified candidates to apply for a full-time 9 month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Management position (starting date: August 16, 2017 or January 1, 2018). Candidates must be willing and able to teach upper level undergraduate and MBA courses in business and management-related fields in both traditional and online settings. This is a 9-month full-time teaching, research and service position.

Courses will be taught on the USC Sumter campus located in Sumter, South Carolina in support of the USC Aiken Business Program at Sumter, which is an off-site degree completion program in management. Other courses will be taught online in support of the USC Aiken Palmetto College degree in management and the MBA. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours (four courses) per semester when teaching undergraduate courses, and 9 credit hours when teaching one or more graduate courses. Evidence of teaching effectiveness is preferred.

Candidates must be willing to serve, as assigned, on both USC Sumter committees and USC Aiken School of Business Administration (SOBA) committees. The position requires the academic advising of USC Sumter students.

Candidates must demonstrate the potential or ability to conduct scholarly research of sufficient quality and quantity to satisfy SOBA guidelines for AACSB Scholarly Academic (SA) qualification.

The University of South Carolina Sumter is a public university located in Sumter, South Carolina. It is one of the four regional USC campuses and part of the University of South Carolina System. USC Sumter is home to approximately 1,000 students and fully accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Learn more about USCS at

The School of Business Administration at USC Aiken is AACSB accredited, employs 16 full-time faculty members, and maintains five endowed faculty positions. The School enrolls over 600 students and offers undergraduate business concentrations in accounting, finance, management, and marketing, as well as an MBA for STEM and other non-business majors on the USCA campus. A senior institution of the University of South Carolina System, USC Aiken ranks as the number one comprehensive, public institution in the South by U.S. News and World Report for 2016. USCA was also recognized in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s annual list of Great Colleges to Work For in 2016. Learn more About USCA at

Required Education and Experience

Candidates must possess a doctorate in business or a related field from an AACSB accredited institution; ABD candidates meeting the same qualifications will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 01/02/2018
Job Open Date 08/16/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quicklink for Posting
EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Funding Information

Position Attributes

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents