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LogoPosting NumberFAC00054PO19Advertised TitleInstructorCampusColumbiaCollege/DivisionCollege of Arts and SciencesDepartmentCAS College of Arts and SciencesAdvertised Salary Range$42,000Location of VacancyPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per Week37.5Position CategoryFull-time Equivalent (FTE)Basis 9 monthsWork CountyRichlandTenure InformationNon-Tenure-TrackJob Search CategoryFaculty 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 College of Arts & Sciences (
is seeking candidates for Instructor positions in the:

Department of Biological Sciences

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

The appointments are on a nine-month pay basis, beginning August 16, 2019 and ending May 15, 2020. Duties include teaching four courses or equivalent number of laboratories per semester. Positions are renewable based on satisfactory performance, departmental needs, and the availability of funding.

Full consideration will be given to applicants that apply before June 24, 2019. Hiring will continue until all positions are filled.

Required Education and Experience

A Master’s degree in a relevant field (or JD for the position in Criminology and Criminal Justice).

Preferred Qualifications

A Ph.D. is preferred.

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date08/16/2019Job Open Date06/10/2019Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicant

Candidates must complete an application and upload a CV, letter stating interest in the position, teaching statement, and a list of three references with contact information, including email address and telephone number.

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.

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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.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. List of References and Contact Information
    4. Teaching Statement
    Optional Documents
    1. Other Supporting Documents




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    Posted: 6/12/2019
    Application Due: 1/16/2020
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