Classification Title: Assistant Professor
College/Division: USC Upstate College/Division Level
Department: UPS Dept of Mgmt Entrenship and Marketing
Advertised Job Summary:
Faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.
Tenure-track nine month faculty position to teach courses focused on international business and business strategy beginning August 16, 2020. Candidates should embrace teaching, scholarship, diversity, community engagement and service, student advising, and experiential instruction. The ideal candidates will have industry experience, knowledge and expertise in global business strategy and international trade, and the ability to interact effectively with the business community.
The University of South Carolina Upstate is a comprehensive public university, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina and is among the fastest growing universities in the State. U.S. News and World Report recently ranked USC Upstate No. 1 among Top Public Regional Colleges in the South. USC Upstate has been recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars. In addition, students and faculty from over 25 nations reflect the university's international character. Located between Charlotte and Atlanta along the I-85 corridor, one of the fastest growing business and high-tech regions in the country, the campus is within easy driving distance of the Appalachian mountains and the Atlantic Ocean beaches. The University has an enrollment of approximately 6000 students and employs approximately 650 full and part-time faculty and staff, reflecting the diversity of Upstate South Carolina. USC Upstate is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for faculty, staff, and administrators. We are an EOE/AA employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity.
USC Upstate is seeking teacher-scholars who (i) have a commitment to excellence in teaching and working with a diverse student population and (ii) show clear potential for scholarly research and publication. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in student and civic engagement and active learning pedagogies, (e.g. service-learning, mentoring undergraduate research, and the scholarship of teaching, learning and application). Experience with teaching online or hybrid courses is a plus. USC Upstate provides extensive support for junior faculty including competitive professional-development funding, opportunities for student-faculty research collaboration, and a range of workshops and mentoring programs to develop our strengths as teacher-scholars.
The AACSB accredited Johnson College of Business and Economics currently awards a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting, Economics/Finance, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Management, Marketing, and a Master of Science in Business Analytics. The College also offer minors in Business Administration, Business and Entrepreneurship, and Economics as well as a dual program with Landshut University in Germany. The Johnson College is located in a state-of-the-art 60,000 sq. ft. facility in downtown Spartanburg. The George houses the GreenHouse Business Incubator which provides shared work/office space, support and mentoring to area entrepreneurs to help them scale their ventures and attract investor funding. The College of Business and Economics has approximately 800 undergraduate students from 18 states and 11 countries.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or similar terminal degree in international business or a related field by August 15, 2020 from an AACSB-accredited institution. The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential for outstanding teaching and excellence in scholarship, as well as a commitment to student advising, institutional service, and community and professional engagement.
Full/Part Time: Full Time