Assistant Professor of Marketing – USCA School of Business Administration
The University of South Carolina Aiken (USCA) invites qualified candidates to apply for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Marketing position (starting date: August 16, 2018, October 22, 2018, or January 2, 2019). Candidates must be willing and able to teach upper level undergraduate and MBA courses in marketing, consumer behavior, marketing management, retailing management, and business-related fields in both traditional and online settings. This is a 9-month full-time teaching, research and service position. Candidates must possess a doctorate in business or a related field from an AACSB accredited institution; ABD candidates meeting the same qualifications will be considered.
Courses are taught on the USC Aiken campus located in Aiken, South Carolina. Other courses are taught online in support of the USC Aiken Palmetto College concentration in Management and the USC Aiken MBA. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours (four courses) per semester when teaching undergraduate courses, and 9 credit hours when teaching one or more graduate courses. Evidence of teaching effectiveness is preferred. Online teaching experience is preferred, but not required. USCA School of Business online teaching faculty must complete an online teaching certification course, unless the faculty member already possesses similar credentials.
Candidates must be willing to serve, as assigned, on both USC Aiken committees and USC Aiken School of Business Administration (SOBA) committees. Service engagements in the local community related to the faculty member's professional area of expertise are expected in accordance with AACSB engagement and impact guidelines. The position requires the academic advising of USC Aiken students.
Candidates must demonstrate the potential or ability to conduct scholarly research of sufficient quality and quantity to satisfy SOBA guidelines for AACSB Scholarly Academic (SA) qualification.
A senior institution of the University of South Carolina System, USC Aiken ranks as the number one comprehensive, public institution in the South by U.S. News and World Report for 2018. This distinction has been achieved in 13 of the past 17 years. USCA was also recognized in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual list of Great Colleges to Work For in 2013, 2014 and 2016. Situated on 450 acres, with an enrollment of 3,500 students, USCA is located one hour from Columbia, SC and thirty minutes from Augusta, GA. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes. Aiken is located within three hours of Charleston, SC and coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Learn more about USCA at www.usca.edu.
The School of Business Administration at USC Aiken is AACSB accredited, employs 16 full-time faculty members, and maintains five endowed faculty positions. The School enrolls over 650 students and offers undergraduate business concentrations in accounting, finance, management, and marketing, as well as an MBA. Learn more about the School of Business at www.usca.edu/soba.
The initial screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled. In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete an online application and submit the items listed below online.
Cover letter discussing qualifications and interest in the position
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Unofficial copies of all graduate transcripts
Candidates invited to interview must also provide the following prior to a campus visit:
Three current letters of recommendation
Names and contact information for three professional references
Official copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts
Please direct questions to Mick Fekula, Dean, School of Business Administration, email@example.com, 803-641-3340.
USC Aiken is strongly committed to increasing diversity, and is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Candidates must possess a doctorate in business or a related field from an AACSB accredited institution; ABD candidates meeting the same qualifications will be considered.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 33620
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.