Assistant Professor

Columbia, SC
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number FAC00026PO18 Classification Title Assistant Professor Internal Title Assistant Professor Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Information and Communications Department School of Library and Information Science Advertised Salary Range $60,000-$65,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Hours per year 1462.50 Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 9 months Work County Richland 40 Tenure Information Tenure-Track/Tenured Job Search Category Faculty

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

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 College of Information and Communications in Columbia invites applications and nominations for one tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the School of Library and Information Science to begin fall 2018 in the area of school librarianship. Outstanding candidates at the associate level will also be considered.

Required Education and Experience

Earned doctorate by time of appointment in library and information studies or related field
Ability to conduct scholarly research in the field
Ability to teach and mentor at the graduate level
Knowledge in creating educational materials for face-to-face and online instruction

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience at the collegiate level
Teaching experience in an online or distance education environment
Active involvement in one or more professional organizations appropriate to area of expertise
Experience in management or teaching management courses
Experience in procuring grants or external funding

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 08/16/2018 Job Open Date 02/15/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

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, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

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    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Letter of Recommendation 1
    4. Letter of Recommendation 2
    5. Letter of Recommendation 3
    Optional Documents
    1. Other Supporting Documents
    2. Writing Sample(s)/Sample Publications
    3. List of References and Contact Information
    4. Teaching Statement
    5. Research Statement


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