Assistant Professor of Management

USC Sumter
South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jun 08, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of South Carolina Sumter (UofSCS) invites qualified candidates to apply for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Management position with an anticipated starting date of August 16, 2021 or January 01, 2022. Candidates must be willing and able to teach upper-level undergraduate and MBA courses in business and management-related fields in both traditional and online settings. This is 9-month full-time teaching, research, and service position. Candidates must possess a doctorate in Business Administration (PH.D. or DBA) from an AACSB accredited institution. A concentration in Management is preferred. ABD candidates meeting the same qualifications will be considered for an interview but must have a terminal degree in hand by the time of appointment.  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.

The faculty member will teach courses on the UofSCS campus in support of the UofSC Aiken Business Program at Sumter, which is an off-site degree completion program in management. Other courses will be taught online in support of the UofSC Aiken Palmetto College degree in management and the 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. Overload courses are often requested. Evidence of teaching effectiveness is required.

Candidates must be willing to serve, as assigned, on both UofSC Sumter committees and UofSC Aiken School of Business Administration (SOBA) committees. The position requires the academic advising of UofSC Sumter students.

The UofSC Sumter is a 2-year public university located in Sumter, South Carolina. It is one of the four regional UofSC campuses and part of the University of South Carolina System. UofSCS is home to approximately 1380 students and fully accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. UofSCS confers two-year associate degrees and offers baccalaureate degree programs in business, education, and nursing through USC Aiken. This is the beginning of college education for many of our students, from where they enter four-year campuses and move on to graduate and professional fields. Learn more about UofSCS at

The School of Business Administration at UofSC Aiken is AACSB accredited, employs 16 full-time faculty members, and maintains five endowed faculty positions. A senior institution of the UofSC System, UofSC Aiken ranks as the number one Regional Comprehensive Public College in the South by U.S. News and World Report for 2021. Learn more About UofSC Aiken at

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina (UofSC) 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 (UofSC Aiken, UofSC Beaufort, and UofSC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (UofSC Lancaster, UofSC Salkehatchie, UofSC Sumter, UofSC Union, and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the UofSC 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.


Benefits for FTE Positions

The University of South Carolina, through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave, and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.


Apply by July 10, 2021 for August 2021 start or by September 10, 2021 for January 2022 start.  Review of applications will begin in July and continue until the search is closed.

The University of South Carolina requires individuals to apply online for all job vacancies.  You may access the USC Jobs Online Employment site at As part of the online process, a cover letter, curriculum vita, unofficial copies of all graduate transcripts and three current letters of recommendation must be attached to the online application form.  Please direct questions to the Search Committee chair, Dr. David Decker,, 803-938-3773. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.