A leader in academe, the University of South Carolina holds the Carnegie Foundation's highest research designation and is known for its pioneering First-Year Student Experience. Campus settings include the coast, mountains and capital city.
Job Description The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses covering topics such as applied merchandise planning, category management, and/or space planning.
The successful candidate will also be expected to demonstrate an active, innovative, applied research agenda; the potential to seek external funding to support research and graduate students; and provide service that is beneficial to the department, college, university, and the industry at large.
The Department is part of the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management (HRSM). We are one of the largest Retailing Programs in the country, with more than 500 majors and 175 minors. We offer a bachelor's degree in Retailing, with specializations in either Retail Management or Fashion Merchandising, as well as a Master of Retailing degree. Our program is a leader on campus in terms of providing internship opportunities for our undergraduates through strong relationships with leading companies in the industry.
The University of South Carolina's main campus is located in the capital city of Columbia, and is close to mountains and the coast. It is ranked by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an institution of "very high research activity." With approximately 30,000 students, 350 degree programs, and a nationally-ranked library system, the university is often considered to be one of the most beautiful campuses in an urban setting, with a population of over 650,000 in the greater metropolitan area.
The review of applications will begin March 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Jung-Hwan Kim, at 803-777-0489 or email@example.com. Minimum Qualifications Qualified candidates must possess or expect to earn a doctorate degree in retailing, merchandising or a closely related area by the start date of August 16, 2013. Preferred Qualifications Special consideration will be given to those with relevant industry expertise including knowledge of industry-specific software such as JDA.