Department: UPS Dept of Economics Finance and Accounting
Advertised Job Summary:
Faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.
Tenure-track nine month faculty position to teach Accounting beginning August 16, 2019. Depending upon candidate qualifications and course needs, the teaching assignment can be in any area of accounting with financial accounting preferred. Candidate should embrace diversity and be comfortable with community engagement and service that will include student advising, undergraduate research and experiential learning.
The University of South Carolina Upstate is a comprehensive public university and a senior institution of the University of South Carolina and is among the fastest growing universities in the State. USC Upstate is located between Charlotte and Atlanta along the I-85 corridor, one of the fastest growing business and high-tech regions in the country. The campus is within easy driving distance of the Appalachian mountains and the Atlantic Ocean beaches. The University has an enrollment of approximately 6000 students and employs approximately 650 full and part-time faculty and staff, reflecting the diversity of Upstate South Carolina. Students from over twenty five nations also reflect the university’s international character. USC Upstate is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for faculty, staff, and administrators. We are an EOE/AA employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity.
USC Upstate is seeking teacher-scholars who have a commitment to excellence in teaching and working with a diverse student population and show clear potential for scholarly research and publication. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in student and civic engagement, and active learning pedagogies, such as service-learning, mentoring undergraduate research, and the scholarship of teaching, learning and application; and experience with teaching online or hybrid courses. USC Upstate provides extensive support for junior faculty including competitive professional-development funding, opportunities for student-faculty research collaboration, and a range of workshops and mentoring programs to develop our strengths as teacher-scholars.
The AACSB accredited Johnson College of Business and Economics currently awards a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting, Economics/Finance, General Business, Management, Marketing, and Logistics & Supply Chain Management. The College also offer minors in Business Administration, Business and Entrepreneurship, and Economics as well as a dual program with Landshut University in Germany. The Johnson College is located in a state-of-the-art 60,000 sq. ft. facility in downtown Spartanburg. The George houses the GreenHouse Business Incubator which provides shared work/office space, support and mentoring to area entrepreneurs to help them scale their ventures and attract investor funding. The College of Business and Economics has approximately 800 undergraduate students from 18 states and 11 countries.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in Accounting or related field with relevant coursework in accounting. Candidate must have graduated from an AACSB International accredited program and be qualified as
Internal Number: 42605
About The University of South Carolina
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.