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Assistant/ Associate Professor

Posting Details

Posting Summary

Posting Number FAC00047PO17
Classification Title Assistant Professor
Internal Title Assistant/ Associate Professor
Campus Columbia 01
College/Division Arnold School of Public Health
Department Exercise Science
Advertised Salary Range Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per week 37.5
Hours per year 1560
Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
Basis 9 months
Work County Richland 40
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 Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy at the University of South Carolina is inviting applications for a tenured or tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin in August 2018.

The DPT program at the University of South Carolina (www.sph.sc.edu/dpt) is a fully-accredited entry-level program that is housed within the nationally recognized Department of Exercise Science in the Arnold School of Public Health. The small class size of 30 students allows faculty to creatively use a wide variety of learning approaches while also allowing substantial time for scholarly activity.

The University of South Carolina is a Carnegie University of High Research Activity and of Community Engagement. Located in the capital city of Columbia, the University is comprehensive with five Health Sciences colleges that include the Arnold School of Public Health, School of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, and College of Social Work. The Arnold School is composed of six departments and several research Institutes and Centers. The Department of Exercise Science offers BS, MS, MPH, ATC, DPT, and PhD degrees and the Department’s PhD program has been ranked among the top programs of its kind in the U.S. The Department currently serves over 1200 undergraduate and 150 graduate students.

Required Education and Experience

Successful candidates must have an earned terminal doctoral degree in a rehabilitation related field, a research agenda commiserate with the aims of the department and institution, and the ability to teach within the entry-level DPT program. The successful candidate will: conduct and disseminate independent, nationally/internationally recognized research, participate in the solicitation of external grant funding, teach in the entry-level DPT and post-professional PhD programs, mentor PhD and DPT students, and participate in professional, university, and community service.

Preferred Qualifications

Postdoctoral training and a degree in physical therapy with eligibility for licensure in South Carolina are preferred.

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 08/15/2018
Job Open Date 08/22/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/17347
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

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you willing and able to submit to a pre-employment background check that may include, but it is not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history as a condition of hire?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Portfolio
  4. Other Supporting Documents
  5. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents