Columbia, SC
Aug 12, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Posting Number FAC00050PO17 Classification Title Instructor Internal Title Instructor Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Arts and Sciences Department Geography Advertised Salary Range $42,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Hours per year 1462.5 Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 9 months Work County Richland 40 Tenure Information Non-Tenure-Track Job Search Category Faculty-Non-Tenured

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina is a premiere flagship research institution in South Carolina and one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report. With more than 46,000 students on eight campuses, the University of South Carolina is a leader in improving the lives of individuals in South Carolina and around the world. Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina employs almost 14,000 people. At the University of South Carolina, our employees include some of the brightest minds and most accomplished professionals in the world. The diversity of thought and active engagement of our colleagues makes for a dynamic and interesting work environment. The University has been named a best place to work, and a big part of that is the people. Our diverse faculty and staff embody a dedication to serve our students, so that a job becomes a passion with no limits.

Benefits for Temporary Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Department of Geography is accepting applications for one full-time non-tenure track Instructor beginning August 16, 2017 at a 9 month salary of $42,000. We seek an Instructor with specialization in Human Geography and Geographical Information Science (GISci) to teach courses including Introduction to Geography, The Digital Earth, Geographies of American Cities, and specialized courses in transportation and urban planning. We welcome applications from those with specializations related to urban geography and regional planning, neighborhood and community development, transportation policy, social and spatial inequalities, planning and urban theory, spatial analysis, and GISci.

The teaching load for this position will be three classes per semester (3:3 load). This is an annual appointment that must be renewed each year, contingent upon satisfactory performance, departmental needs, and the availability of funding.

Required Education and Experience

A Master's degree is required and must be in hand by August 1, 2017.

Preferred Qualifications

A Ph.D. is preferred.

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 08/16/2017 Job Open Date 08/11/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Conditions for Eligibility

Candidates must complete an application and upload a CV, letter of interest, and a list of three references with contact information by visiting this link:

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
Optional Documents
  1. Resume


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