The University of South Carolina Union invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Psychology. This full-time position is a nine-month, tenure-track appointment beginning August 16, 2019. Teaching requirements include distance education and possible evening and/or weekend classes, and will normally require the teaching of twelve credit hours per semester or its equivalent with the opportunity for course release while seeking tenure and promotion, and a commitment to scholarship and university/community service. The successful candidate will teach Introductory Psychology, Survey of Developmental Psychology, and upper-level courses in his/her area(s) of expertise, as required.
As a campus of Palmetto College of the University of South Carolina, USC Union offers the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees. Faculty members may teach courses for Bachelor’s degree programs in Organizational Leadership and Liberal Studies, as well as other programs within Palmetto College.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
A doctoral degree is required at the time of appointment. The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence, scholarship, and community engagement. The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills, a commitment to collegiality, and a dedication to undergraduate education.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 49087
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.