Job Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Requisition Number 011207
Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications.
Pay Basis 9 months
Department College of Hospitality, Retail, and Sports Management
Campus USC Columbia
Expected Fill Date 08.16.2017
Job Posting Date 11-29-2016
Minimum Posting Period Ends 12-05-2016
Job Close Date
Type of Position
Job Type Full-Time
Job Category Faculty
If Research Grant/Time Limited, indicate the benefits provided
The College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management at the University of South Carolina seeks applications for applicants with expertise in big data analytics. This is a tenure track position at the Assistant/Associate/Professor level. Areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, big data management, data mining, data and visual analytics. This expertise can be in the areas of operations research, industrial psychology, industrial engineering, economics, hospitality management, retail management, sport management, or other related areas will be considered based on the applicant's record of research and productivity. It is expected that the applicant will have a strong statistical background.
This position is a 9-month full-time appointment, with a possible opportunity to work with the big data campus-wide initiative depending upon qualifications. This position will provide leadership to the College and be assigned to the School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management, or Department of Retailing, or Department of Sport and Entertainment Management; based on the candidate's background and experience or may be jointly appointed across departments or colleges. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses, demonstrate an active, innovative, applied research agenda, identify and seek external funding to support research and graduate students and provide service that is beneficial to the school, college, and university.
The University of South Carolina (USC), founded in 1801, is the flagship campus of an eight-campus, fully accredited state system. USC-Columbia with a student population of approximately 34,000, is categorized by the Carnegie Foundation as having "very high research activity" and excellent curricular community engagement. The City of Columbia is the state capital and the largest city in South Carolina with a metropolitan area population of over 800,000. It is the state center of financial, transportation, and industrial development, and it has a rich historical and cultural tradition. It is located within easy driving distance of both mountains and coast. Tourism and hospitality is the number one industry in the state of South Carolina, offering exceptional opportunities for continued growth and innovative development of the HRSM departments along with rich opportunities for industry partnerships and research prospects. With Internationally known destinations such as Myrtle Beach, Charleston, Hilton Head Island, and Kiawah Island, the hospitality industry contributes significantly to South Carolina's economy. Information about the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management is available on the USC website: http://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/hrsm/
An earned doctorate degree, evidence of teaching at the university level, demonstrated success in research and grant endeavors along with industry and academic experience in hospitality, retail, or sport management; or a related field.
Demonstrated record of excellent research, external funding, and industry connections.
Documents which must be associated with this posting
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants will be considered until the position is filled. The required application documents for consideration include: 1) letter of intent, 2) curriculum vitae/resume, 3) three professional letters of reference, and 4) teaching evaluations for the past two years. The letters of references and teaching evaluations should be sent from applicants via email directly to the search committee chairperson, Dr. David Cardenas, at: firstname.lastname@example.org