Assistant Professor of Management
USC Sumter College/Division
USC Sumter - Palmetto College
Advertised Salary Range
Salary commensurate with education & experience
Location of Vacancy
Hours per Week
Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
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Advertised Job Summary
The University of South Carolina Sumter (UofSCS) invites qualified candidates to apply for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Management position with an anticipated starting date of January 1, 2022. Candidates must be willing and able to teach upper-level undergraduate courses in business and management in both traditional and online settings. This is 9-month full-time teaching, research, and service position. Candidates must possess a doctorate in Business Administration (Ph.D. or DBA ) from an AACSB accredited institution with a concentration in Management. ABD candidates meeting the same qualifications will be considered for an interview but must have a terminal degree in hand by the time of appointment. 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 initial screening of applicants will begin October 15, 2021 and continue until filled.
Courses will be taught on the UofSCS campus in support of the UofSC 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 UofSC Aiken Palmetto College degree in management. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours (four courses) per semester. Overload courses are often requested. Evidence of teaching effectiveness is required.
Candidates must be willing to serve, as assigned, on both UofSC Sumter committees and UofSC Aiken School of Business Administration ( SOBA ) committees. The position requires the academic advising of UofSC Sumter students.
The UofSC Sumter is a 2-year public university located in Sumter, South Carolina. It is one of the four regional UofSC campuses and part of the University of South Carolina System. UofSCS is home to approximately 1,380 students and fully accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. UofSCS confers two-year associate degrees and offers baccalaureate degree programs in business, education, and nursing through USC Aiken. This is the beginning of college education for many of our students, from where they enter four-year campuses and move on to graduate and professional fields. Learn more about UofSCS at www.uscsumter.edu.
The School of Business Administration at UofSC Aiken is AACSB accredited, employs 16 full-time faculty members, and maintains five endowed faculty positions. A senior institution of the UofSC System, UofSC Aiken ranks as the number one Regional Comprehensive Public College in the South by U.S. News and World Report for 2021. Learn more About UofSC Aiken at www.usca.edu.
Required Education and Experience
Candidates must possess a doctorate in Business Administration (Ph.D. or DBA ) from an AACSB accredited institution. A concentration in Management is preferred. ABD candidates meeting the same qualifications will be considered for an interview but must have a terminal degree in hand by the time of appointment
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.
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Special Instructions to Applicant
Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021 and continue until the search is closed.
As part of the online process, a cover letter, curriculum vita, unofficial copies of all graduate transcripts and three current letters of recommendation must be attached to the online application form. Please direct questions to the Search Committee chair, Dr. David Decker, email@example.com, 803-938-3773.
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