Department: CAS School of Earth, Ocean and, Environment
Advertised Salary Range: $65,000
Advertised Job Summary:
The School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment (SEOE) invites applications for an Instructor and Undergraduate Coordinator, a full-time Professional Track (non-tenure track) 12-month faculty position at the University of South Carolina. Primary duties will include teaching two courses per semester during the academic year and maintaining critical functions of our Undergraduate Office. Course assignments will depend on the expertise of the candidate and will focus on introductory courses that span Earth Science, Marine Science, and the Environment.
Undergraduate Coordinator duties will be determined in consultation with the Director of the SEOE but will include undergraduate advisement, course and curriculum assessment and revisions, and coordination of all other activities related to undergraduate studies, such as scheduling, teaching plans, recruitment, etc. The position is designed to offer opportunities for long-term employment with the university after an initial 1-year appointment, with renewal contingent upon the availability of funding, instructional needs, and satisfactory performance.
The Undergraduate Office supports more than 550 undergraduate majors in Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Geological Science, and Marine Science.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
A PhD is required at the time of appointment, with at least two years of experience in higher education related to teaching, student advising, or student services.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 97487
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.