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The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Open Positions


July 27, 2015

The Department of Marketing invites applications for one or more tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant professor, beginning August 2016. Eligible candidates will have earned a PhD in marketing or a closely related field by August 2016.

For one position, we are seeking applicants with excellent training in consumer behavior research.

Contingent on budget availability, there may be a second position. For this position, we are seeking candidates with excellent quantitative training and interest in marketing strategy. Interest in marketing analytics and social media will be an advantage.

For both positions, ability to publish in top tier journals is critical. Ability to teach well at undergraduate and graduate levels is expected.

A competitive annual salary and benefit package is available to support these positions. Teaching loads and summer support are competitive with other top-level marketing departments.

Applications will be accepted until August 30th, 2015. We will start reviewing applications immediately. For more information about the Moore School and the marketing faculty, please visit our website at moore.sc.edu. To be considered, please send a digital letter of interest and current curriculum vitae via e-mail attachment to Jennie Smyrl at smyrlj@moore.sc.edu. The letter should be addressed to: Satish Jayachandran, Professor of Marketing, Darla Moore School of Business, 1014 Greene Street, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 29208.


Posted July 17, 2015

Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Student Services-Unclassified Administrator REQ. 009211

The Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Student Services reports to and collaborates with the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs in planning, implementing and evaluating undergraduate program services and activities. Responsibilities include student advising, including faculty referrals with respect to overseeing the academic progress of advisees and making connections for advisees to other campus-based advising services in support of the school's programming and operational efforts. Works to establish productive connections with academic departments, guide daily operations, coordinate the administration of programs, and oversee staff efforts. Partner with the associate dean to develop and promote smooth implementation of curriculum initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree and 8 years of experience in higher education, business administration or other related field.

Knowledge and Skills: This position requires extensive knowledge of university and school systems to accommodate curriculum changes, modifications and improvements and staying abreast of new technological developments in the advising field that may be beneficial to the operations of the division. Excellent oral/written communication, interpersonal skills, goal articulation, consensus building, problem-solving, diplomacy, personal integrity and ethics, ability to lead and manage people and diverse programs, commitment to diversity and equal opportunity, knowledge of the Moore School and University policies, credibility with faculty, staff, university administration, students, parents, and other groups.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Student Advising: Counsel students about academic policies, programs, and options, assist students in the development of meaningful educational plans, and support students by helping them to identify and assess alternatives and the impact of their decisions. Support advisors as they work with students to develop greater responsibility for their educational goals, evaluate post-graduate options, and transition to life after college.
  • Resource Referral: Maintain comprehensive knowledge about all academic policies and procedures, core requirements, pre-professional information, and all non-major specific information. Works with Senior Associate Dean and Curriculum and Academic Space Coordinator to meet academic capacity constraints. Work collaboratively with faculty, academic departments, the Office of Career Management, other departments within DMSB and other campus resources both internal and external to the Darla Moore School of Business to provide students with necessary scholastic, co-curricular and personal resources.
  • Oversight of Academic Progress: Maintain current records on advisees (i.e. academic plans, leaves of absence, readmission, summer study, academic disciplinary reports, student petitions, requests for incompletes, graduation clearance, etc.) and compiling aggregate reports regarding graduation, etc. Communicates with faculty and other advising resources as appropriate. Works collaboratively with the Associate Dean to partner University Student Affairs Office emergency on-call team and the Office of Academic Integrity.
  • Committees: Participate in university and school committees and work groups that develop and support the student advising structure. Provide input to Associate Dean and university and school committees regarding curriculum revision and developments and collaboration to promote smooth implementation of any curriculum changes.
  • Unit Management: Work with other advisers to review and assess advising policies and practices, and developing training and professional development opportunities for new and existing staff. This includes assisting w/ training on policy and procedures, as well as, offering day to day guidance on all student advising issues. In conjunction with the Associate Dean, is responsible for selection, hiring, managing professional advising staff and representing the Moore School of Business undergraduate program on internal and campus-wide committees.
  • Curriculum and Program Design: Assist the Associate Dean in designing, accommodating and implementing curriculum and program changes. Advises Associate Dean and DMSB faculty as to how to accommodate curriculum and program changes given existing DMSB and USC curriculum/program structures and as to how to effectively shepherd such changes through the university approval process.

Supervisory Responsibilities: The Assistant Dean has supervisory responsibility for professional staff within the Undergraduate Division.To apply: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicant/

The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina seeks a full-time instructor to teach business communication and work as a Center for Business Communications consultant. This is a nine-month, renewable appointment that includes teaching two sections of MGMT 250 Professional Communication per semester and working approximately 18 hours per week as a CBC consultant. The salary is $40,000 per year, plus university benefits.

MGMT 250 Professional Communication is our required undergraduate business communication course. It is taught as a small, writing-intensive course. The CBC is the Moore School’s business-specific writing center offering individual tutoring to help improve student writing, coaching for speeches and presentations, and assistance to faculty who want to develop communication-intensive assignments.

Candidates should have a proven record of effective teaching in business writing, English and / or technical writing. A Master’s degree from and accredited institution (PhD is preferred) and at least three years successful teaching is required. Experience working in a university writing center is preferred.

Please email the following materials to Brad Stratton, Director, Center for Business Communication:

  • Cover letter
  • Vita or resume
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Sample syllabus from a relevant course
  • List of three references

The application deadline is July 2, 2015. Please email materials to materials to bstratton@moore.sc.edu by July 2, 2015.


Posted June 2015


The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a non-tenure track Clinical Assistant (or Associate) Professor.

Internal Title: Managing Director, Folks Center for International Business
Band: Unclassified
Advertised Salary: Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications
Pay Basis: 11 months

The Darla Moore School of Business has established the Folks Center for International Business for the purpose of enhancing the global positioning and capabilities of the school.  More specifically, the center is designed to serve as an exclusive academic-corporate partnership for providing strategic direction regarding the overall international activities of the Moore School, and to bring the corporate world more central into the process of identifying initiatives and curriculum design for developing critical skills associated with successful global leadership.

The primary responsibility of the Managing Director of the Folks Center for International Business is to develop high-level corporate relationships and partners that recognize the need for, and value in, developing future global managers; and that have an interest in being intimately involved with the education, development, and career progression of international business graduates from the Moore school's nationally recognized international programs. The Managing Director will facilitate Moore School/partner interactions so as to coordinate regular review and assessment of the market positioning, structure, and curriculum of these renowned programs. The Managing Director will collaborate with the school's Office of Career Management and center partners in designing internships and other experiential activities to enhance permanent professional positions upon graduation for students in the International MBA program as well as students from other Moore School graduate (e.g., MIB) and undergraduate (e.g., international business major) international programs; and develop and assist with structuring high quality, value creating projects for corporate partners that leverage faculty expertise, corporate need, and student development in international arenas across functional areas.  Course instruction at the graduate and undergraduate levels, student services responsibilities, and support of other central activities are also a part of this faculty member’s responsibility.

To accomplish this broad set of responsibilities, the selected candidate must be able to:
  • Work with corporate partners and advisors to identify value creation opportunities for student internships and placements that will have specific assessment metrics.
  • Validate the structure and curriculum of the international degree programs with input from informed practitioners and academic peers.
  • Elicit and organize knowledge of current student skill sets and match these with Center’s project and internship opportunities.
  • Provide effective leadership, promotional efforts, and day-to-day management for a complex, dynamic center with a diverse set of stakeholders.
  • Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in subjects relevant to international business.
  • Explore and connect corporations, governmental and non-governmental organizations and Moore School faculty experts regarding applied and basic research.
  • Collaborate with the development office in fundraising and outreach activities that further the goals of the center.
Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in international business or a related field is desired. The candidate will have a proven track record in the practice of international business education, engaging corporate partners around educational missions, and/or interacting with business executives at the highest levels. This faculty member must also have the ability to work with the international business and broader faculty at the Moore School, gaining respect as an important member of the Department of International Business and Moore School faculty.
 
Please send a letter of application containing a clear statement of background qualifications that meet the requirements of the position, a resume, evidence of teaching and/or project management capabilities, and the names and contact information of three references to the attention of:
 

Search will remain open until filled. For more information about the Moore School, please visit our website. Applications should be addressed to: Folks Center for International Business Search Committee, Darla Moore School of Business, 1014 Greene Street, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208.

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status. The University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 


April 16, 2015

Department of Finance

Visiting Assistant Professor (2 visiting positions available)Duties include teaching 4 courses a year, including two large sections of the introductory finance course, a variety of undergraduate finance courses and conducting research. Ph.D. or ABD.

Position Available: August 2015.

Salary: Competitive.

Contact: Send applications (resume, 3 letters of reference, samples of research, evidence of teaching excellence) to finance.search@moore.sc.edu.


July 6, 2015

Clinical Faculty Position in Management Science

The Department of Management Science invites applications for a non-tenure-track, Clinical Assistant Professor with a focus on business analytics and statistics. Eligible candidates will have earned a PhD in Management Science, Statistics, or a related field.

This position, to begin in August of 2016, is for a candidate who combines a strong interest in teaching and in supporting the Center for Applied Business Analytics. The Center for Applied Business Analytics is designed to facilitate the development of student and faculty competencies in the business analytics area and to encourage an analytics initiatives that will increase engagement with business and organizational partners. In addition to meeting the educational requirements specified above, the candidate should possess the following qualifications:

  • Mastery of a broad range of statistical and quantitative techniques.
  • Industry experience in the analysis, design, and implementation of business analytics projects.
  • Working knowledge of SAS, SPSS, R, and Stata
  • Successful experience in teaching statistics and/or business analytics courses
  • Experience with consulting or research projects involving advanced statistical analysis

While this position focuses primarily on teaching, service and outreach activities, research activities may be required in order to maintain the appropriate faculty qualifications status within the AACSB framework. A competitive annual salary and benefit package is available to support this position.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For more information about the Moore School and the Management Science faculty, please visit our website at moore.sc.edu. To be considered, please email a letter of application/interest, names of three references (to be held in confidence), and current curriculum vitae via e-mail attachment to Julia.witherspoon@moore.sc.edu.

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status. The University of South Carolina is an AA/EEO employer. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.


July 8, 2015

Department of Economics Lecturer

The Department of Economics at the Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina invites applications for a Lecturer position beginning Fall 2015. This is a non-tenure track position focused primarily on teaching and advisement activities. However, scholarly and business contributions are also expected, as it is important that candidates be appropriately qualified under AACSB guidelines. The applicant must have at least a Masters Degree in Economics. Preference will be given to candidates who also have an MBA degree. Experience in business or government is also considered desirable.

This position is primarily a teaching position and requires a commitment to instructional excellence. The successful applicant will teach a minimum of 8 courses a year, and advise undergraduate Economics Majors in the College of Arts and Sciences. All faculty searches are subject to the availability of funding. The University of South Carolina is an AA/EEO employer. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please send a current CV, official transcript, and at least three letters of recommendation to Dr. Kin Blackburn, Department of Economics, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208. Applications accepted until July 14, 2015.


July 15, 2015

Lecturer in Finance

The Darla Moore School of Business seeks applicants for a non-tenure-track position to begin August 2015. The position is for a Lecturer. Appointment at the rank of Lecturer requires a Masters degree in either Finance or Business Administration coupled with relevant business experience in Finance.

The primary responsibility of the position will be teaching seven finance classes per year and provide meaningful outreach to the business community and other relevant parties on behalf of the students and the school.

Position Available: August 2015.

Salary: Competitive.

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Contact: Send applications (resume) to finance.search@moore.sc.edu.


July 15, 2015

Office of Career Management

Student Services Manager I, Band 6
Undergraduate Career Coach (4 positions) REQ. 009193

The Undergraduate Career Coach in the Office of Career Management will help to develop and deliver innovative career education becoming a collaborative partner in career management for all undergraduate business students thus directly impacting their success in the internship and job search process. This position provides the opportunity for one on one career coaching and support to the undergraduate business students strategizing with the students on internship and job search as well as providing key guidance on all areas of career management. The Student Services Manager I will work closely with the Undergraduate Advising Team within the School of Business, business student organizations and the USC Career Center in order to fully integrate and implement the overall career management strategy for the students.

Deliver personal and professional development for career preparation for undergraduate business students to include teaching BADM 301 and UNIV 101.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Student Personnel Services or related field and 3 years related experience, or bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Relevant work experience, preferably in student services management or career management. Knowledge of the basic principles and theories of student development and educational administration is desired. A collaborative management style and excellent organizational skills are essential as is background in teaching, presenting and/or counseling. Experience or knowledge of a specific business functional area is preferred.

Apply at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/

Student Services Manager I, Band 6
Undergraduate Internship Coordinator REQ. 009196

The Undergraduate Internship Coordinator will represent the Moore School of Business with new and established corporate partners within an assigned southeast region to provide undergraduate internship opportunities for Moore School of Business students. Will also oversee all employer activity for his/her corporate clients on campus and ensure that Employers are treated in an appropriate and relevant manner. This position will support internship placement through collaborative work with the both the Employer Relations and the Career Education Teams. This position will be responsible for internship placement outcomes, and tracking of outcomes, while generating internship postings. This position will be responsible for increasing undergraduate student satisfaction with the internship procurement process.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Student Personnel Services or related field and 4 years related experience, or bachelor’s degree and 6 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Working knowledge of undergraduate business marketplace is critical with 3-5 years of experience working specifically within the recruiting or job placement function highly preferred. Experience in any of the following is desired: Career Services Management, corporate career development, higher education administration, corporate recruiting marketing and/or sales.

Apply at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/