Employment Opportunities


CLASSIFIED POSITIONS

 

Administrative Specialist I (Switchboard Operator), $18,229/yr, Computer Services

 High school diploma and 1 year related experience, or equivalency. Will serve as a switchboard operator for the USC Aiken campus. Must be able to operate an Avaya console or compatible; must possess a pleasant speaking voice and have excellent verbal communication skills; must be able to follow oral and written instructions; and must be able to use a computer and assorted software packages (i.e. Microsoft Office). Higher Education experience is desirable.  Additional duties will include data entry, filing and other clerical duties assigned by supervisor. Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80745Applications accepted until position is filled.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


Student Services Program Coordinator II, $32,838 per year, Financial Aid Department

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public senior institution of the University of South Carolina System is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of FWS/Grants Program Coordinator. Candidate must have a Master's degree in Student Personnel Services or related field or a Bachelor's degree and two years’ experience of related financial aid experience. Knowledge of Federal Title IV program regulations required. Preference will be given to those with experience with the Federal Pell Grant, FSEOG, and Federal Work Study programs. The ability to establish and maintain working relationships with students, parents, faculty, staff, and co-workers is essential. Must be able to work under pressure and deadlines. Must possess excellent administrative, interpersonal, organizational, and communication abilities.  Familiarity with enterprise-type systems such as Banner, and literacy with MS office and PC applications is preferred. The FWS/Grants Coordinator will assist students and families with financial aid options and processing federal, state and institutional financial aid applications in accordance with federal, state and college regulations. The Coordinator administers and monitors student's eligibility for the Federal Work Study (FWS), Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (SEOG), and the South Carolina State Need-Based Grant (SNBG) programs and any other federal/state grant programs. The Coordinator reconciles the Grant and FWS programs to ensure institutional compliance. The Coordinator will keep abreast of the regulations concerning these programs as they impact the Office of Financial Aid in its entirety. The Coordinator is responsible for certifying and submitting documentation in accordance with federal financial aid regulations regarding the Vocational Rehabilitation, Social Services, and other outside agencies.   Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80664Application Deadline:  May 2, 2017.  Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.

 


Assistant Director of Student Life -  Programming, Community Service and Transfer Orientation,  Student Services Program Coordinator II, Minimum Salary $32,838 per year

USCA seeks an Assistant Director of Student Life – Programming and Community Service to advise student programs including the Pacer Union Board; oversee and implement a comprehensive community service program; advise two traditional events student planning committees; and serve as Chair of the Transfer Orientation Planning Committee.  Includes the supervision of student employees.  Master’s degree in higher education administration, student personnel, or related area, OR Bachelor’s degree and two years related experience required.  Some evening and weekend work required.  Review of applications will begin on March 6th and will continue until position is filled.  Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80427.  For more information, e-mail Angel Miano, Associate Director of Student Life, at angelm@usca.edu or call (803) 641-3411.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


Law Enforcement Officer I, Minimum Salary - $29,687 Per Year/Salary commensurate with experience/education, University Police Re-advertisement

Officer will provide law enforcement, security and protection for the campus. Duty hours include nights and weekends.  High school diploma required.  Associates degree or bachelor's degree in criminal justice and one year experience in public safety/law enforcement preferred.   Must be 21 years of age, be physically qualified and have no criminal record.  Must pass a background investigation, complete the SC Criminal Justice Academy and be certified by the SC Law Enforcement Training Council before assuming police duties.  Must receive certification as a Medical First Responder.  All applicants must be a current resident of SC and have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle.  This position will require that the successful candidate pass a pre-employment alcohol and drug test as well as be subject to random, post incident /accident, reasonable suspicion and rehabilitation monitoring drug and alcohol testing consistent with USC HR Policy 1.95, Drug and Alcohol Testing.  Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80174Applications accepted until position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


 

TEMPORARY POSITIONS

 

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Biology & Geology

A three-year postdoctoral position studying the mechanisms that regulate Transposable Element behavior is available in Hancock laboratory at the University of South Carolina Aiken. The Hancock lab studies the factors that regulate the rate, integration pattern, and replication of the mPing element from rice. Current research projects focus on determining the architecture of the transposition complex, the cellular localization of the transposase proteins, and the role of chromatin structure and DNA replication mechanism on transposition. This will include yeast one and two hybrid experiments, confocal microscopy, and yeast and Arabidopsis transposition assays. Concurrently, the lab is developing this mutagenic element into a gene discovery tool for crop species including soybean and wheat.

USC Aiken is consistently ranked as the #1 Regional Comprehensive Public College in the South (U.S. News & World Report) and has a strong record of undergraduate research. This position will include mentoring of undergraduate students and participation in a research intensive laboratory course during one semester a year. This opportunity will be excellent training for those considering a career that balances research and teaching. The successful applicant will also be responsible for some financial record keeping and preparation of research reports. USC Aiken is also a recipient of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Best Place to Work” designation. 

Candidates must have a Ph.D. with less than five years of postdoctoral experience. Candidates with research background in biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, or cell biology are encouraged to apply. Evidence of spoken and written communication skills are required. Expertise in one or more of the following areas are favored: (1) transposon biology; (2) yeast genetics; (3) confocal microscopy; (4) genomic analysis; (5) undergraduate education.

Interested applicants should apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80462.   Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  Include a cover letter describing your past research experience/skills and future research interests/plans, a curriculum vita, and the contact information for three references. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USCA is an AA/EOE.

 


Part-Time Faculty - Sociology

The Department of Sociology seeks applications from qualified individuals to teach introduction to sociology on a part-time, temporary basis. Master’s degree, including at least 18 graduate credit hours in sociology, is required. Please submit a cover letter, vitae, names and contact information for three references, and unofficial transcripts to Dr. Doug Kuck, Chair, Department of Sociology, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. E-mail: dougk@usca.edu Ph.: 803-641-3210. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.


 

Part-Time Faculty - Math

Part-time instructor needed to teach lower level math courses at University of South Carolina Aiken beginning August 20, 2015. Master’s degree in mathematics or a closely related field with at least 18 graduate hours in mathematics. Teaching experience preferred. Send letter of application, resume, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and 3 letters of reference to:

Dr. Mohammad Hailat, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Pkwy., Aiken SC 29801. 803-641-3446. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.


Part-Time Faculty - Communication

The Department of Communication seeks applications from qualified individuals to teach public speaking and/or interpersonal communication on a part-time, temporary basis. Master’s degree, including at least 18 graduate credit hours in communication, is required. Please submit a cover letter, vitae, names and contact information for three references, and unofficial transcripts to Dr. Charmaine Wilson, Chair, Department of Communications, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. E-mail: charw@usca.edu. Ph.: 803-641-3546. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

 
 

UNCLASSIFIED POSITIONS 

 

Assistant Professor of Engineering

Full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in Engineering to begin August 2017 at the University of South Carolina Aiken. Exceptional candidates will be eager to help implement the new B.S. degree in Industrial Process Engineering and will hold a Ph.D. in Industrial, Civil, or Mechanical Engineering with specializations relevant to traditional or emerging areas. The person selected will pursue excellence in teaching lecture and laboratory courses throughout the undergraduate curriculum, and participate in campus, departmental and professional service. Scholarship/consulting is also expected at a level appropriate for an undergraduate institution—ideally to include undergraduate students. Housed in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, this new program enjoys wide-ranging support from local industries and is preparing for initial ABET accreditation. Review of completed applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. USCA is an AA/EOE and seeks to attract and retain a diverse faculty consistent with our diverse student body and the diversity of the surrounding community.

Apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80667 and include a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, research/consulting plans, contact info for three professional references, and unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts. Applications accepted until position is filled. 

More information about the College of Sciences and Engineering is available through http://web.usca.edu/cofse/index.dot.  More information about the institution is available through www.usca.edu.  Questions should be directed to Dr. Bethany Fralick, bethanyf@usca.edu.  USCA is an AA/EOE.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


 

Assistant Professor of Literacy Education (Tenure-track)


Doctorate in education with emphasis on literacy (reading and English language arts) and at least three years PK-12 teaching experience required.  Demonstrated effective teaching with diverse populations, collaborative and applied research in school settings, grant writing skills, and demonstrated or emerging record of professional publication preferred.  Responsibilities include teaching literacy courses; field based supervision; academic advisement; ongoing university and community service; pursuit of grant opportunities; and sustained scholarly activity.  Experience working in a PDS setting and/or with technology integration preferred.  Ability to teach ESOL courses desirable. Main responsibilities will be at the Aiken campus with potential for teaching on the Salkehatchie campus. Salary commensurate with experience.

The University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) is a comprehensive university within the University of South Carolina system.  As a comprehensive institution with a focus on the liberal arts and sciences, it offers undergraduate and master’s degrees in 47 programs of study.  With a 15:1 student/faculty ratio, USC Aiken is committed to active learning through excellence in teaching, undergraduate research, scholarship, and civic engagement.  As a result, USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.”  2017 marks USC Aiken’s 19th consecutive ranking among the top three colleges in this category and its 12th time in first place. USCA is also a recipient of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Best Place to Work” designation, with special recognition for collaborative governance, and has also been designated a Military-Friendly School by Victory Media, Best for Vets by the Military Times, and a Top School in Military Advanced Education & Transition's 2016 Guide to Colleges & Universities. 

Founded in 1961, USC Aiken is situated on 453 acres, with an enrollment of approximately 3,500 students from 29 states and 23 countries. The campus is located one hour from Columbia (SC), thirty minutes from Augusta (GA) and within three hours of Charleston (SC), Atlanta (GA), Charlotte (NC), Hilton Head (SC), and the Appalachian Mountains. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu.

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2017 and continue until positions are filled.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80277.  Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts and letters of reference to:  Dr. Judy Beck, Dean, School of Education, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. Questions may be directed to Dr. Beck at judyb@usca.edu. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE. 


 

Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Teacher Education (Tenure-track)

Doctorate in education with at least three years PK-12 teaching experience required.  Demonstrated effective teaching experience with diverse populations, collaborative and applied research in school settings, grant writing skills, and demonstrated or emerging record of professional publication preferred.  Responsibilities include coordinating the University of South Carolina Aiken teacher education program on the USC Salkehatchie campus. Includes advising potential and current students, scheduling classes, identifying adjunct instructors, and coordinating field experience placements. In addition, the role includes teaching courses in the teacher education program; field based supervision of teacher candidates; ongoing university and community service; pursuit of grant opportunities; coordinating the teacher cadet program on the USC Salkehatchie campus; and sustained scholarly activity.  Experience working in a PDS setting and/or with technology integration preferred. This position is based on the USC Salkehatchie campus (Allendale and Walterboro). Salary commensurate with experience.

USC Salkehatchie was established in 1965 as a regional center of the University of South Carolina as the result of local civic commitment and momentum.  USC Salkehatchie offers two Associates Degrees in Art and in Science.  Additionally, USC Salkehatchie offers seven bachelor degrees in partnership with other USC system campuses, including USC Aiken.  Currently over 1,100 students attend classes at USC Salkehatchie.  Visit: http://uscsalkehatchie.sc.edu/home/

USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.”  2017 marks USC Aiken’s 19th consecutive ranking among the top three colleges in this category and its 12th time in first place. USCA is also a recipient of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Best Place to Work” designation, with special recognition for collaborative governance, and has also been designated a Military-Friendly School by Victory Media, Best for Vets by the Military Times, and a Top School in Military Advanced Education & Transition's 2016 Guide to Colleges & Universities.  Visit:  www.usca.edu.

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2017 and continue until position is filled.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80173.

  Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts and letters of reference to:  Dr. Judy Beck, Dean, School of Education, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. Questions may be directed to Dr. Beck at judyb@usca.edu. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE. 


Instructor of Nursing

One full-time, 9 month, faculty position (Instructor, non-tenure track) at the University of South Carolina Aiken School of Nursing beginning August 2017.  Qualifications:  Masters or higher degree in Nursing; possession of/ eligible for unencumbered South Carolina and Georgia nursing licenses.  Licenses must be obtained by August 2017. Individuals with women’s health, obstetrical nursing experience encouraged to apply. Recent teaching, clinical instruction experience, and online teaching experience desirable. Applicants must be able to perform all duties of a clinical instructor in various settings including, but not limited to, physical requirements. 

The University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) is a comprehensive university within the University of South Carolina system.  As a comprehensive institution with a focus on the liberal arts and sciences, it offers undergraduate and master’s degrees in 47 programs of study.  With a 15:1 student/faculty ratio, USC Aiken is committed to active learning through excellence in teaching, undergraduate research, scholarship, and civic engagement.  As a result, USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.”  2017 marks USC Aiken’s 19th consecutive ranking among the top three colleges in this category and its 12th time in first place. USCA is also a recipient of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Best Place to Work” designation, with special recognition for collaborative governance, and has also been designated a Military-Friendly School by Victory Media, Best for Vets by the Military Times, and a Top School in Military Advanced Education & Transition's 2016 Guide to Colleges & Universities

Founded in 1961, USC Aiken is situated on 453 acres, with an enrollment of approximately 3,500 students from 29 states and 23 countries. The campus is located one hour from Columbia (SC), thirty minutes from Augusta (GA) and within three hours of Charleston (SC), Atlanta (GA), Charlotte (NC), Hilton Head (SC), and the Appalachian Mountains. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu.

Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79864. Send official transcripts of academic work and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Betty Abraham-Settles, Chair of Faculty Search Committee, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, S.C. 29801. Email:  bettya@usca.eduReview of completed applications begins November 1, 2016, and continues until position is filled. USCA seeks to attract and retain a diverse faculty consistent with its diverse student body and surrounding community.  Men and minorities are encouraged to apply. USCA is an AA/EOE.


 Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering

The Department of Mathematical Sciences in the College of Sciences and Engineering at the University of South Carolina Aiken invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in industrial engineering to start in Fall 2017.  Exceptional candidates with specializations relevant to traditional and emerging areas of industrial engineering will be considered.  The individual in this position will be expected to develop and teach lecture and laboratory courses at all levels and guide in the development of a new B.S. degree and curriculum.  The individual will also be expected to advise students, conduct original research, serve within the university and in the local community, and pursue ABET accreditation for the new B.S. degree in industrial process engineering.  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The Department offers B.S. degrees in combined math and computer science, industrial mathematics, and industrial process engineering; and a transfer program in engineering.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or closely related field
  • Demonstrated expertise in industrial engineering and higher education

Applications are accepted electronically at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79868.  Please include the following in your online application:

1)    A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications

2)    A current CV/resume

3)    Unofficial transcripts

4)    Contact information for three professional references

5)    Statement of teaching philosophy

6)    Research statement

The University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) is a comprehensive university within the University of South Carolina system.  As a comprehensive institution with a focus on the liberal arts and sciences, it offers undergraduate and master’s degrees in 47 programs of study.  With a 15:1 student/faculty ratio, USC Aiken is committed to active learning through excellence in teaching, undergraduate research, scholarship, and civic engagement.  As a result, USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.”  2017 marks USC Aiken’s 19th consecutive ranking among the top three colleges in this category and its 12th time in first place. USCA is also a recipient of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Best Place to Work” designation, with special recognition for collaborative governance, and has also been designated a Military-Friendly School by Victory Media, Best for Vets by the Military Times, and a Top School in Military Advanced Education & Transition's 2016 Guide to Colleges & Universities

Founded in 1961, USC Aiken is situated on 453 acres, with an enrollment of approximately 3,500 students from 29 states and 23 countries. The campus is located one hour from Columbia (SC), thirty minutes from Augusta (GA) and within three hours of Charleston (SC), Atlanta (GA), Charlotte (NC), Hilton Head (SC), and the Appalachian Mountains. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu.

Review of applications will begin November 2016 and continue until the position is filled.  The position is expected to begin August 16, 2017. 

More information about the College of Sciences and Engineering is available through http://web.usca.edu/cofse/index.dot.  More information about the institution is available through www.usca.edu.  Questions should be directed to Dr. Bethany Fralick, bethanyf@usca.edu.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE. 


Instructor of Curriculum and Instruction (with emphasis in Elementary Education, Educational Foundations, Science Education, or Technology),  School of Education

Master’s degree in education with at least three years PK-12 teaching experience required.  Demonstrated effective teaching with diverse populations, collaborative and applied research in school settings, grant writing skills, and demonstrated or emerging record of professional publication preferred.  Responsibilities include teaching a variety of courses (based on candidate background) to include:  science methods, educational foundations, assessment, classroom management, and/or educational technology; field based supervision; and ongoing university service.  Experience working in a PDS setting and/or with technology integration preferred.  Ability to teach ESOL courses desirable. Main responsibilities will be at the Aiken campus with potential for teaching on the Salkehatchie campus. Salary commensurate with experience.

The University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) is a comprehensive university within the University of South Carolina system.  As a comprehensive institution with a focus on the liberal arts and sciences, it offers undergraduate and master’s degrees in 47 programs of study.  With a 15:1 student/faculty ratio, USC Aiken is committed to active learning through excellence in teaching, undergraduate research, scholarship, and civic engagement.  As a result, USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.”  2017 marks USC Aiken’s 19th consecutive ranking among the top three colleges in this category and its 12th time in first place. USCA is also a recipient of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Best Place to Work” designation, with special recognition for collaborative governance, and has also been designated a Military-Friendly School by Victory Media, Best for Vets by the Military Times, and a Top School in Military Advanced Education & Transition's 2016 Guide to Colleges & Universities. 

Founded in 1961, USC Aiken is situated on 453 acres, with an enrollment of approximately 3,500 students from 29 states and 23 countries. The campus is located one hour from Columbia (SC), thirty minutes from Augusta (GA) and within three hours of Charleston (SC), Atlanta (GA), Charlotte (NC), Hilton Head (SC), and the Appalachian Mountains. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016, and continues until positions are filled.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79869.  Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts and letters of reference to:  Dr. Judy Beck, Dean, School of Education, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. Questions may be directed to Dr. Beck at judyb@usca.edu. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE. 


Assistant Professor of Special Education - Multicategorical (Tenure-track)

Doctorate in education with at least three years PK-12 teaching experience required.  Demonstrated effective teaching with diverse populations, collaborative and applied research in school settings, grant writing skills, and demonstrated or emerging record of professional publication preferred.  Candidates must be willing and able to teach in online settings. Responsibilities include teaching a variety of courses through the Palmetto College – the University of South Carolina’s online degree completion program. Based on candidate background, these may include: Characteristics, methods, and assessment of Learning Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, Autism, TBI, Severe Disabilities, Emotional Disabilities, Behavior Management. Responsibilities also include field based supervision; academic advisement; ongoing university and community service; pursuit of grant opportunities; and sustained scholarly activity.  Ability to teach ESOL courses desirable. Main responsibilities will be teaching online classes through the Palmetto College with potential for teaching traditional classes on the Aiken campus. Salary commensurate with experience.

The University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) is a comprehensive university within the University of South Carolina system.  As a comprehensive institution with a focus on the liberal arts and sciences, it offers undergraduate and master’s degrees in 47 programs of study.  With a 15:1 student/faculty ratio, USC Aiken is committed to active learning through excellence in teaching, undergraduate research, scholarship, and civic engagement.  As a result, USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.”  2017 marks USC Aiken’s 19th consecutive ranking among the top three colleges in this category and its 12th time in first place. USCA is also a recipient of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Best Place to Work” designation, with special recognition for collaborative governance, and has also been designated a Military-Friendly School by Victory Media, Best for Vets by the Military Times, and a Top School in Military Advanced Education & Transition's 2016 Guide to Colleges & Universities. 

Founded in 1961, USC Aiken is situated on 453 acres, with an enrollment of approximately 3,500 students from 29 states and 23 countries. The campus is located one hour from Columbia (SC), thirty minutes from Augusta (GA) and within three hours of Charleston (SC), Atlanta (GA), Charlotte (NC), Hilton Head (SC), and the Appalachian Mountains. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016, and continues until position is filled.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79872.  Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts and letters of reference to:  Dr. Judy Beck, Dean, School of Education, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. Questions may be directed to Dr. Beck at judyb@usca.edu. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE. 


Assistant Professor of Elementary Education (Tenure-track) with emphasis in Science Education, Educational Foundations, or Technology

Doctorate in education with at least three years PK-12 teaching experience required.  Demonstrated effective teaching with diverse populations, collaborative and applied research in school settings, grant writing skills, and demonstrated or emerging record of professional publication preferred.  Responsibilities include teaching a variety of courses (based on candidate background) to include: science methods, assessment, classroom management, educational foundations, and/or educational technology; field based supervision; academic advisement; ongoing university and community service; pursuit of grant opportunities; and sustained scholarly activity.  Experience working in a PDS setting and/or with technology integration preferred.  Ability to teach ESOL courses desirable. Main responsibilities will be at the Aiken campus with potential for teaching on the Salkehatchie campus. Salary commensurate with experience.

The University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) is a comprehensive university within the University of South Carolina system.  As a comprehensive institution with a focus on the liberal arts and sciences, it offers undergraduate and master’s degrees in 47 programs of study.  With a 15:1 student/faculty ratio, USC Aiken is committed to active learning through excellence in teaching, undergraduate research, scholarship, and civic engagement.  As a result, USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.”  2017 marks USC Aiken’s 19th consecutive ranking among the top three colleges in this category and its 12th time in first place. USCA is also a recipient of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Best Place to Work” designation, with special recognition for collaborative governance, and has also been designated a Military-Friendly School by Victory Media, Best for Vets by the Military Times, and a Top School in Military Advanced Education & Transition's 2016 Guide to Colleges & Universities. 

Founded in 1961, USC Aiken is situated on 453 acres, with an enrollment of approximately 3,500 students from 29 states and 23 countries. The campus is located one hour from Columbia (SC), thirty minutes from Augusta (GA) and within three hours of Charleston (SC), Atlanta (GA), Charlotte (NC), Hilton Head (SC), and the Appalachian Mountains. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016, and continues until position is filled.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79870.  Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts and letters of reference to:  Dr. Judy Beck, Dean, School of Education, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. Questions may be directed to Dr. Beck at judyb@usca.edu. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE. 


Assistant Professor of Physics

Full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 2017. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in physics, astrophysics or astronomy with research interests in astrophysics or astronomy. Candidates with research interests that utilize spectroscopic and/or computational approaches to astronomy or astrophysics are strongly encouraged to apply. Post-doctoral experience preferred. The person selected will pursue excellence in teaching with the support of the university, and participate in campus, departmental and professional service. Primary teaching responsibilities include calculus-based physics lecture and lab and introductory astronomy lecture and lab. The person will also develop a productive research program that involves undergraduates. Our department (http://web.usca.edu/chemistry/) places a high value on undergraduate research and has a history of external funding. Facilities include a rooftop observatory housing a 16” reflecting telescope, CCD camera, solar telescope, a dual-dipole radio telescope and supercomputer access. Start-up funds are provided.

The University of South Carolina Aiken has consistently ranked among the top three public baccalaureate colleges in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Colleges” guide.  USCA is also a recipient of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Best Place to Work” designation, with top honors for collaborative governance and confidence in senior leadership, and has been designated a Military-Friendly School by Victory Media. Founded in 1961 with generous and enthusiastic support from the local community, USC Aiken has grown to serve more than 3,200 students on its beautiful 453-acre campus.  USC Aiken is a comprehensive liberal arts institution with talented faculty committed to active learning through excellence in teaching, undergraduate research, scholarship, and civic engagement.  A 15:1 student-faculty ratio allows for highly engaged pedagogies with USC Aiken selected as the college of choice by students from 29 states and 20 countries.  According to the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), USC Aiken seniors rank the campus as contributing to their knowledge, skills and personal development at rates significantly higher than other institutions that participate in the survey.  Visit:  www.usca.edu.

Review of completed applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.   Apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79694 and include a CV, teaching philosophy, research plans, and unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts. Arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation sent directly to: Physics Search Committee, Dept. of Chemistry and Physics, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC, 29801, or sent to the search chair at gerardr@usca.edu.  USCA is an AA/EOE and seeks to attract and retain a diverse faculty consistent with our diverse student body and the diversity of the surrounding community.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


USC Aiken seeks to attract and retain a diverse faculty consistent with its diverse student body and the diversity in the surrounding community.  

All permanent positions have to be applied for on-line. 

No paper applications will be accepted.