Assistant Professor

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Logo Posting Number FAC00028PO19 Advertised Title Assistant Professor Campus Columbia College/Division College of Arts and Sciences Department CAS History Advertised Salary Range $65,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per Week 37.5 Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 9 months Work County Richland 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 FTE 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 History and the Program in African American Studies at the University of South Carolina invite applications for a tenure-track joint assistant professorship in the history of African-American education to begin August 16, 2019. A specialization in the economic history of education is welcome.

Required Education and Experience

The successful applicant must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment; a research background demonstrating expertise in the history of African-American education and economic history; and experience teaching undergraduate courses in American economic history. The successful candidate will also demonstrate an ability to teach core courses in the undergraduate African American Studies curriculum as well as contribute to major and graduate courses in his/her research area.

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Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 08/16/2019 Job Open Date 04/17/2019 Job Close Date 05/15/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

All applicants must submit an online application at USC Jobs: Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and contact information for three references. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by May 15, 2019.

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 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.

We are only accepting applications submitted by May 15, 2019.

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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Writing Sample(s)/Sample Publications
  4. List of References and Contact Information
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    Posted: 4/19/2019
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