Instructor (Geography)

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Instructor (Geography)




College of Arts and Sciences


CAS Geography

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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

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Full Time

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Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

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9 months

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Advertised Job Summary:

The University of South Carolina invites applications for one full-time Instructor position in the Department of Geography ( to begin Fall 2021. Responsibilities include teaching introductory geospatial courses (GEOG 105 – The Digital Earth; GEOG 341 – Cartography) and possible upper-level courses in candidate’s area of specialty with consent of the Department Chair. Ability to teach urban and/or regional planning preferred. Service will include committee service as assigned by the Chair.
The position is a non-tenure track, 9-month appointment, with a teaching load of 6 courses for the academic year (3:3 load). This is a one-year appointment with the potential for renewal, contingent upon satisfactory performance, departmental needs, and the availability of funding.
All course assignments will be determined in consultation with the Department Chair. The Chair will advise you of your duties which are subject to change as the needs of the department change.

Required Education and Experience:

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Geography or allied discipline. ABD candidates close to completion may be considered. The successful candidate must have prior teaching experience at collegiate level. Commitment to excellence in teaching and fostering student learning is expected.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae and the names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of at least three referees.

Please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Jerry Mitchell ([email protected]), for further information.

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.

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




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Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 2/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time