The University of South Carolina Sumter is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology to teach both face-to-face and online classes, to begin August 2019. Area of specialization is open. A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and the ability to maintain a healthy level of professional activity in scholarship and service are required. The teaching load is twelve credit hours per semester, with the opportunity for release time for scholarship. Student advising and participation on campus committees are expected. USC Sumter is part of USC's Palmetto College (http://www.sc.edu/palmettocollege/), which involves offering four-year degrees through multiple forms of course delivery and learning, such as two-way video delivery (videoconferencing) and online learning (Blackboard or similar course management system). Qualified candidates should demonstrate a commitment to distance, online, and traditional learning environments.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
An earned doctorate in Psychology at the time of appointment is preferred, but ABD will be considered for the rank of Instructor.
The successful candidate should have experience teaching such undergraduate courses as Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods, and Developmental Psychology.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 41161
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.