Employment Opportunities


CLASSIFIED POSITIONS

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Systems Support Technician, Minimum Salary $33,395, Computer Services Division

Technician will load core images on new and old computers and devices; migrate user files and profiles on Mac desktops, laptops and mobile devices; troubleshoot/repair desktop, laptop and mobile hardware and Mac OS X; install and troubleshoot other related peripherals and networking components.  Other duties include: occasionally troubleshooting on Windows operating system and hardware, answering end user questions and providing training. Bachelor's degree in related field and 1-year experience in computer programming, computer operations, data computer science or electronics technology; or an associate degree in related field and 3-years’ experience in computer programming, computer operations, data computer science or electronics technology; or equivalency.  Experience with AppleScript, imaging/deployment software, iCloud, installation/support of Windows and Microsoft Active Directory preferred. Successful candidate must become Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP), Apple Certified Mac Technician (ACMT) and iOS certified within 120-days of hire.  Apply on-line at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=78186Applications will be accepted until February 14, 2016.  USCA is an AA/EOE.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

TEMPORARY POSITIONS

 

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. USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.


Part-Time Faculty - Communications

The Department of Communications 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. USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

 

 

UNCLASSIFIED POSITIONS 

 

Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

The University of South Carolina Aiken invites applications and nominations for the new position of the Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.  The Dean provides leadership and guidance in all aspects of the College, including teaching, research/creative activities, intellectual development, program development, advancement, administrative management, and representation of the College both within and outside the University.  The College of Humanities and Social Sciences consists of the following departments:  English; Sociology; Communications; Visual and Performing Arts; Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; History, Political Science, and Philosophy.   The Dean will report directly to the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.  The anticipated start date for the positions is July 1, 2016.

Responsibilities of the Dean include, but are not limited to:  Faculty recruitment, development, evaluation and promotion; Management of financial, personnel and physical resources; Supervision of relevant accreditation processes; Cultivation and stewardship of alumni and community relations; Collaboration with partners within and outside the university; Securing and facilitating external funding, both public and private.

 Required qualifications include:

  • Terminal degree and record of distinguished academic achievement appropriate for appointment at the rank of full professor in a department of the College;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching/learning, scholarship/creative activities, and service to the university and surrounding community;
  • Record of successful administration in higher education;
  • Demonstrated record in the acquisition of external resources;
  • Thorough understanding of the disciplines and curricula within the respective colleges;
  • Commitment to maintaining and extending student and faculty diversity;
  • Ability to foster a collegial and collaborative academic environment.

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 has also been 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 applications will begin November 16, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.  For further information and to apply online please visit: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77368.  In addition to the online application, please upload the following:  cover letter that details how the applicant meets the minimum and preferred qualification; a curriculum vita; and names of five references.  In addition please have official transcripts mailed or emailed to Dr. Jeff Priest, Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, jeffp@usca.edu, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC, 29801. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USCA is an AA/EOE.

Learn More About the Dean Search for the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

 


Dean of the College of Sciences and Engineering

The University of South Carolina Aiken invites applications and nominations for the new position of the Dean of the College of Sciences and Engineering.  The Dean provides leadership and guidance in all aspects of the College, including teaching, research/creative activities, intellectual development, program development, advancement, administrative management, and representation of the College both within and outside the University.  The College of Sciences and Engineering consists of the following departments:  Mathematical Sciences (including Engineering); Psychology; Biology and Geology; Exercise and Sports Science; Chemistry and Physics.  The Dean will report directly to the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.  The anticipated start date for the positions is July 1, 2016.

Responsibilities of the Dean include, but are not limited to:  Faculty recruitment, development, evaluation and promotion; Management of financial, personnel and physical resources; Supervision of relevant accreditation processes; Cultivation and stewardship of alumni and community relations; Collaboration with partners within and outside the university; Securing and facilitating external funding, both public and private.

Required qualifications include:

  • Terminal degree and record of distinguished academic achievement appropriate for appointment at the rank of full professor in a department of the College;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching/learning, scholarship/creative activities, and service to the university and surrounding community;
  • Record of successful administration in higher education;
  • Demonstrated record in the acquisition of external resources;
  • Thorough understanding of the disciplines and curricula within the respective colleges;
  • Commitment to maintaining and extending student and faculty diversity;
  • Ability to foster a collegial and collaborative academic environment.

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 has also been 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 applications will begin November 16, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.  For further information and to apply online please visit: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77369.  In addition to the online application, please upload the following:  cover letter that details how the applicant meets the minimum and preferred qualification; a curriculum vita; and names of five references.  In addition please have official transcripts mailed or emailed to Dr. Jeff Priest, Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, jeffp@usca.edu, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC, 29801. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USCA is an AA/EOE.

Learn More About the Dean Search for the College of Sciences and Engineering


Assistant or Associate Professor of Exercise and Sports Science

Department of Exercise and Sports Science. University of South Carolina Aiken.  Full-time, tenure track, beginning January 4 or August 16, 2016.  Required: Ph.D. in exercise physiology or related area; teaching experience. ACSM certification preferred.  Responsibilities include: teaching undergraduate courses; advising majors; conducting original research and mentoring student research; serving within the university and in the local community.  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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 applications begins September 14, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77140; and send transcripts of academic work and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Brian Parr; USC Aiken; 471 University Parkway; Aiken, SC 29801. Email: brianp@usca.edu. Phone: 803.641.3667. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Organic)

Full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position begins August 2016 in a growing ACS-approved program (http://www.usca.edu/chemistry).  Ph.D. in chemistry required; post-doctoral experience preferred.  Primarily teach organic chemistry lecture and lab but can include general chemistry courses.  The applicant selected will:  pursue excellence in teaching with the support of the university; participate in campus, departmental and professional service; develop a productive research program that involves undergraduates and utilizes the excellent instrumentation, facilities, and research infrastructure in the department and at the university.  Start-up funds will be provided.  The department places high value on undergraduate research and has a history of external funding. 

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 files begins November 2, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77248 and include a curriculum vita, statement of teaching approach, research plans and objectives, and unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts.  Have three letters of recommendation sent directly to:  Organic Search Committee, Department of Chemistry and Physics, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. USCA is an AA/EOE.


Director of the Library (Associate Professor/Professor, 12-month, Tenure Track), Gregg-Graniteville Library

The Director of the Library is responsible for strategic leadership, administrative management and supervision of the Gregg-Graniteville Library at USC Aiken. The Director serves as part of the campus leadership and reports directly to the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Specific responsibilities include working collaboratively with the Library personnel to fulfill the campus’ educational and research mission through the provision of library resources and services; directing the Library’s long-term and strategic planning; fostering cooperative relationships with external stakeholders and agencies to enhance resources and services available to the USC Aiken community; keeping abreast of the latest developments in academic libraries and higher education; building and sustaining strategic initiatives; participating in campus leadership functions; developing and administering the Library’s budget and resources; overseeing the development and performance of library faculty and staff; participating in the provision of reference services; and sustaining a scholarly and professional record appropriate to appointment at the Associate Professor level or above.

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.

Required Qualifications:  Master’s degree (MLS/MLIS) from an ALA-Accredited LIS Program; qualifications to meet criteria for tenure and rank of Associate Professor; minimum of seven years experience in positions of increasing responsibility, including significant supervisory, leadership, and budgetary and financial management experience; demonstrated record of academic scholarship, student-centered approach to librarianship, excellence in organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; and commitment to service and teamwork.

Preferred Qualifications:  Ph.D. or additional advanced degree; experience with both technical and public services in an academic library setting; experience with tenure processes, especially mentoring tenured and non-tenured faculty; strong record of success in developing and implementing flexible approaches or innovations amid changes in scholarly communication; experience in seeking grant or other external funding; familiarity with library assessment practices and with requirements for participation in the Federal Depository Library Program; and knowledge of current issues and trends in information literacy instruction.

Review of files will begin November 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Only complete files will be reviewed.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77261.   In addition to the online application, send all academic transcripts and three letters of recommendation to:  Dr. Tim Lintner, Director of Library Search Committee Chair, Gregg-Graniteville Library, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. 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 2016.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. in physics, astrophysics or astronomy with a research interest in astronomy or astrophysics.  Post-doctoral experience preferred.  Primary teaching responsibilities include calculus-based physics lecture and lab and introductory astronomy lecture and lab.  The candidate selected will:  pursue excellence in teaching with the support of the university; participate in campus, departmental and professional service; develop a productive research program that involves undergraduates.   The department (http://web.usca.edu/chemistry) places 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, 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 November 2, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77263  and include a curriculum vita, teaching philosophy, research plans, and unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts.  Have three letters of recommendation sent directly to:  Physics Search Committee, Department of Chemistry and Physics, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


Assistant Professor of Geology

The Department of Biology and Geology at the University of South Carolina Aiken (web.usca.edu/biology) seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Geology. Applications from any field-based area of earth sciences that complements existing departmental strengths will be considered.  It is preferred that the applicant has expertise in the Critical Zone.  The successful candidate will join a diverse group of scientists with expertise in structural geology, petrology, tectonics, ecology, environmental restoration and environmental remediation.  Primary teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate courses in introductory geology and a specialty area.  Start date:  August 2016.

Required qualifications for Assistant Professor:  

  1.  Ph.D. in geology to include expertise that complements existing department strengths;
  2. Commitment to excellence in teaching; and
  3. Demonstrated potential to develop a sustained research program. The program should involve undergraduate students when possible.

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.

Apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77326. Submit undergraduate and graduate transcripts along with three letters of reference to Dr. Allen Dennis, Department of Biology and Geology, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken SC 29801.  Review of applications will begin October 30, 2015 and continue until position is filled.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


Instructor of Geology

The Department of Biology and Geology at the University of South Carolina Aiken (web.usca.edu/biology) seeks applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Geology Instructor.  Applications from any field-based area of earth sciences that complements existing departmental strengths will be considered.  The successful candidate will join a diverse group of scientists with expertise in structural geology, petrology, tectonics, ecology, environmental restoration and environmental remediation.  Primary teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate courses in introductory geology and a specialty area.  Start date:  August 2016.

Required qualifications for Instructor:  

  1. Master’s degree in geology or higher to include expertise that complements existing department strengths; 
  2. Commitment to excellence in teaching; and
  3. Demonstration of a strong interest in teaching at a small comprehensive liberal arts institution.

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.

Apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77327.  Submit undergraduate and graduate transcripts along with three letters of reference to Dr. Allen Dennis, Department of Biology and Geology, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken SC 29801.  Review of applications will begin October 30, 2015 and continue until position is filled.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


Instructors of Nursing (2 positions)

Two full-time, nine-month faculty positions (Instructors, non-tenure track) at the University of South Carolina Aiken School of Nursing beginning August 2016.  Qualifications:  Masters or higher degree in Nursing; possession of/eligible for unencumbered South Carolina and Georgia nursing licenses.  Licenses must be obtained by August 2016. Individuals with medical/surgical nursing experience encouraged to apply.  Recent teaching, clinical instruction experience, and online teaching 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 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 positions are filled.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77328.  Send transcripts of academic work and three letters of recommendation to:  Lisa Simmons, Chair of Faculty Search Committee, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801.  Email: lisas@usca.edu.  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 of Mechanical 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 mechanical engineering.  Exceptional candidates with specializations relevant to traditional and emerging areas of mechanical 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 an new B.S. degree and curriculum; 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. Visit:  http://web.usca.edu/cofse/index.dot.      

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a related field
  • Demonstrated expertise in mechanical engineering and higher education

The University of South Carolina has consistently ranked among the top three public baccalaureate colleges in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s annual “American’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, USCA has grown to serve more than 3,200 students on its beautiful 453-acre campus.  USCA 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 USCA selected as the college of choice by students from 29 states and 20 countries.  According to the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), USCA 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.

Applications are accepted electronically at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77343.  Please include the following in your online application, or send to Dr. Bethany Fralick, bethanyf@usca.edu:

1)    Letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualification

2)    Current CV/resume

3)    Unofficial transcripts

4)    Contact information for three professional references

5)    Statement of teaching philosophy

6)    Research statement

Review of applications will begin November 30, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.  The position is expected to begin August 16, 2016.

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 Early Childhood Education

Master’s degree in early childhood education or curriculum and instruction with emphasis in early childhood education 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 early childhood methods courses in science and mathematics, language development, and/or social studies/creative arts; field based supervision; and ongoing university and community service.  Experience working in a PDS setting and/or with technology integration preferred.  Ability to teach ESOL courses desirable. Salary commensurate with experience.

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 applications will begin November 15, 2015 and continue until positions are filled.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77329.  Send hard copies of transcripts, letters of reference and supporting documents to:  Dr. Judy Beck, Dean, School of Education, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


Assistant Professor of Educational Technology (Tenure-track)

Doctorate in education with specialty in educational technology 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 coordinating the M.Ed. in Educational Technology program; teaching graduate level educational technology courses and other courses based on need and candidate background/interest; field based supervision; academic advisement; ongoing university and community service; pursuit of grant opportunities; and sustained scholarly activity.  Salary commensurate with experience.

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 applications will begin November 15, 2015 and continue until positions are filled.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77330.  Send hard copies of transcripts, letters of reference and supporting documents to:  Dr. Judy Beck, Dean, School of Education, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


Assistant Professors of Curriculum & Instruction (with emphasis in Foundations of Education, Science Education, or Literacy)    (Tenure-track)     [Two positions]

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:  Foundations of Education, science methods, literacy methods, 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.  Salary commensurate with experience.

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 applications will begin November 15, 2015 and continue until positions are filled.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77331.  Send hard copies of transcripts, letters of reference and supporting documents to:  Dr. Judy Beck, Dean, School of Education, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE. 


 

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.