Visiting FacultyAdvertised Title:
Visiting Assistant Professor in Public AdministrationCampus:
College of Arts and SciencesDepartment:
CAS Political ScienceSalary:
Full TimeHours per Week:
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.Job Search Category:
Temporary FacultyAbout 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.Diversity Statement:
At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.Advertised Job Summary:
Public Administration Visiting Assistant Professor
The Department of Political Science at the University of South Carolina seeks applications for a 9-month, non-tenure track visiting assistant professor position in Public Administration to begin August 16, 2021. The salary for this position is $65,000 with eligible fringe benefits included.
The position is open with regard to substantive specialization. The successful candidate will be able to teach a variety of classes in the department’s NASPAA accredited Master of Public Administration program. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach financial management and/or nonprofit management. The visiting assistant professor position entails a 2-3 teaching load.
A Ph.D. in Political Science, Public Administration, or a closely related field of study is required by the start date of appointment.
Exceptions may be made for those who have successfully defended their dissertation prospectus and are actively working on completing their dissertation.Number of Vacancies:
1Desired Start Date:
08/16/2021Proposed End Date:
05/15/2022Job Open Date:
06/23/2021Open Until Filled:
YesSpecial Instructions to Applicant:
Candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All applicants must fill out an online application at USC Jobs: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/. Please contact the search committee chair, Xuhong Su, [email protected], with any questions.
The University of South Carolina-Columbia is classified as R1: Doctoral Universities – Highest research activity in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Information regarding the Department of Political Science can be found at the department’s website: http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/poli/welcome.
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