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Because the Darla Moore School of Business has adopted strategic themes related to international business and sustainable enterprise and development, candidates whose research interests lie in these areas will find colleagues with similar interests across the school.

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

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. 


Posted November, 2014

Tenure-Track Faculty, Global Supply Chain and Process Management


The Management Science Department at the Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant, senior assistant, or associate professor within Operations and Supply Chain Management group. An ideal candidate would demonstrate a proven ability to produce high impact research and excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching, along with an interest in developing a competence in executive education and business outreach. Our group has a vibrant doctoral program and an expectation for this position is to teach doctoral seminars and serve as an advisor for doctoral student dissertations. Qualifications for this position include a Ph.D. or DBA in Operations Management/Supply Chain Management or a closely related field. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong training in theory driven empirical research. Salary and compensation is highly competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements. All faculty searches are subject to the availability of funding.  

The Operations Management group at the Moore School is well known for its research publications in the top tier journals of the field. The Department also houses an active Center for Global Supply Chain and Process Management, which cultivates outreach to industry and enhances practice-based pedagogical and scholarly research. Center partners include multi-national firms such as Avaya, Coca Cola Bottling, Cummins Turbo Technologies, Ingersoll-Rand, Michelin, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Siemens, Sonoco, and Textron among others. For more information about the department and the OM group, please visit our Web site.
 
The Darla Moore School of Business has been consistently ranked among the nation's top business schools, and is particularly well known for its programs in Supply Chain Management and International Business. In August 2014, the school moved into its new $106 million building. The University of South Carolina is located in the city of Columbia, a rapidly growing metropolitan area of almost 750,000 people that offers excellent quality of life including outstanding schools, varied entertainment options, and strong support for the arts.  It is one of the leading research universities in the nation with outstanding research output in business management, medicine, science, and engineering. 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. 

Applicants should submit a letter describing relevant research/scholarship and teaching experience, along with curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation to the attention of Ms. Julia Witherspoon, Management Science Department, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 or e-mail MgmtSci.Search@moore.sc.edu.


Posted November, 2014

The Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina seeks a full-time Clinical Faculty Member to teach operations & supply chain management and mentor student projects within the Global Supply Chain and Process Management (GSCPM) Center. 

The GSCPM Center at the Moore School of Business is a valuable source of knowledge in the twin domains of global supply chain management and process improvement for firms within and beyond South Carolina.  This Center engages the school’s faculty and students with the business community with the objective of improving practice for its business partners; promoting and providing placement opportunities for students; bringing relevance to academic research and pedagogical endeavors; and providing mutual learning opportunities between academia and industry.

The Center was founded in 2005, and its activities are supported by annual corporate membership fees and the active participation of Management Science faculty and staff.  Its corporate partners consist of multinational service, manufacturing, and consulting firms including Avaya, Coca-Cola Bottling, Carolinas Healthcare System, Continental Tire, Cummins, Ingersoll-Rand/Trane, Michelin, Palmetto Richland Health, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Siemens, Sonoco, and Textron/E-Z-GO. Membership is continuously being expanded to other high profile partners.
 
Job Description

The two primary responsibilities of this position is to teach undergraduate and master’s level operations and supply chain courses within the Management Science Department and to lead and actively manage student projects with Center corporate partners.  

To accomplish these responsibilities, the selected candidate must be able to:

Work with Center corporate partners to identify value creation opportunities for student projects that will have specific assessment metrics
Guide student project teams through problem definition, issue identification, and development of project and work plans.  
Teach effectively in a broad range of potential supply chain and operations courses

Job Qualifications: 

We seek candidates with a proven track record and more than 5 years of experience in one or more of the following areas: 

Implementing supply chain and process improvement projects
Consulting experience and/or international supply chain/procurement/logistics/lean experience with a major firm 
Supply chain analytics and value assessment including estimated and actual landed costs
Process reengineering
Supply chain optimization
Teaching in one or more of the following areas: lean systems and process management, six sigma, production planning and control systems, strategic procurement, supply chain design and execution, and principles of operations management. 

A Ph.D. in operations and supply chain management or a related area is desirable but not required. This is a non-tenure track position. The position would have full employment benefits and be on a nine-month academic contract.  The appointment is renewable on an on-going basis subject to future budget considerations. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

About the School:  

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 especially encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure: 

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: 

Dr. Jack Jensen
Managing Director of the Global Supply Chain and Process Management Center
Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina
1014 Greene St., Columbia SC 29208

For further information and details of position announcement, please contact Dr. Jack Jensen

The Sonoco International Business Department, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina is seeking candidates for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, or a Tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor in the area of International Business, to begin August, 2015. 

Excellence in research and teaching are the primary criteria for this position. Applicants must demonstrate potential for publication of international business research in top academic outlets. A strong disciplinary foundation is important, particularly as applied to understanding international business phenomena at the subunit, firm or institutional level.  Demonstrated ability to successfully teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate level is also important.  A country or regional expertise is desirable. 

For full consideration, applications including cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and representative research papers or publications should be submitted by October 15, 2014. Review of applications will begin as soon as received and will continue until the position is filled. Please send your materials to Beth Busby, Sonoco International Business Department, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, 1014 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29208.

The University of South Carolina, School of Accounting is accepting applications for a part-time non-tenure track position to begin in the spring 2015 semester to teach SAP TERP10 and related information systems courses. Additional opportunities for teaching related information systems courses exist. Candidates should possess a relevant graduate degree and be able to demonstrate the potential for excellent teaching. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements. Continuing engagement is contingent on performance and funding. Submit curriculum vitae or resume to Cynthia Parker.

August 29, 2014
The University of South Carolina, School of Accounting is accepting applications for a non-tenure track adjunct position to teach one or two sections of our first intermediate accounting course (ACCT 401-Financial Accounting I) during the spring semester of 2015. Candidates should possess a relevant graduate degree and demonstrate the potential for excellent teaching. Salary is $4,700 per section and continuing engagement is contingent on performance, departmental needs and funding. Submit curriculum vitae or resume to Cynthia Parker. The closing date is September 15th or until filled.  
October 8, 2014

The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina is seeking candidates for tenure-track faculty positions, beginning fall 2015. Candidates for an advanced rank (associate or full professor) should have a sustained record of teaching excellence and publishing in top tier journals.  We are also searching for clinical faculty and lecturers.  For the clinical faculty roles, a doctoral degree in a relevant area is required and for the lecturer roles a masters’ degree and significant professional experience is necessary. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements.  All faculty searches are subject to the availability of funding.

The School is seeking applications for Tenure & Tenure-track Faculty in the following areas:   economics, finance, international business, management, and marketing.  We also anticipate clinical faculty or lecturer slots in management science and marketing.  

For senior positions, job duties include demonstrated excellence in research and teaching and for junior positions potential for excellence in research and teaching is required.  Demonstrated ability to successfully teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate level is also important.
The department is seeking candidates in all areas of finance, as well as real estate and insurance, will be considered.  Seeking high-potential faculty who aspire to excellence in research and teaching.  Ph.D. or final stages of dissertation for Assistant. Preference will be given to candidates at the assistant-level.

Position Available:  August 2015

Contact:  Send applications (resume, 3 letters of reference, samples of research, evidence of teaching excellence) to finance.search@moore.sc.edu. Deadline for application: December 5, 2014.
The department is seeking candidates for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, or a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor in the area of International Business, to begin August, 2015. 

Excellence in research and teaching are the primary criteria for this position. Applicants must demonstrate potential for publication of international business research in top academic outlets. A strong disciplinary foundation is important, particularly as applied to understanding international business phenomena at the subunit, firm or institutional level.  Demonstrated ability to successfully teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate level is also important.  A country or regional expertise is desirable. 

For full consideration, applications including cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and representative research papers or publications should be submitted by October 15, 2014. Review of applications will begin as soon as received and will continue until the position is filled. Please send your materials to Beth Busby, Sonoco International Business Department, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, 1014 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29208.
The department seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor to begin August 2015. The successful applicant will be a member of the economics department, but will also maintain a research and teaching affiliation with the University’s Environment and Sustainability Program.  Teaching duties will include environmental economics.  Our economics department offers Ph.D., Masters, and undergraduate degrees in economics, and supports graduate and undergraduate degrees in business administration offered by the Moore School of Business, in which the department is administratively housed. The Environment and Sustainability Program is a cross-disciplinary initiative in the College of Arts and Sciences, and offers Masters and undergraduate degrees in environmental science and studies. Applicants should apply directly through JOE.  The position requires a doctoral degree or ABD.  

CONTACT: McKinley Blackburn, Economics Recruiting Chair, Department of Economics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208.  Application deadline: November 15, 2015.
The department invites applications and nominations for an open rank tenure-track or tenured position in Strategic Management. We invite applications from scholars interested in any domain area in strategic management. While faculty rank is open, consideration of full professors will be limited to situations in which the candidate presents an exceptional record. The position requires a doctoral degree in management or a related field, the ability to do high quality research that will have a major impact on the field of management, and the ability to effectively teach specialized and required courses in management at both the undergraduate and graduate level. The ideal candidates will have a strong foundation in strategic management and/or allied disciplines (e.g., economics, sociology, psychology) and will build on existing strengths within the department. Candidates must possess a doctorate or expect to complete the doctorate by August 2015.

Candidates should submit their vitae, samples of research and teaching performances, reference letters, and any other supporting application materials to mgmt_strategy@moore.sc.edu, or via surface mail to: Sandy Bringley, Management Department, Darla Moore School of Business, 1014 Greene Street, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208
The Department of Marketing invites applications for a non- tenure-track, Clinical Assistant Professor in Marketing.  Eligible candidates have earned a PhD in marketing or a related field, plus possess proven practical experience that can support the department’s business outreach priorities.

This position, to begin in August of 2015, is for a candidate who combines a strong interest in teaching with practical experience that can be leveraged in the classroom while also supporting the Moore School’s Center for Marketing Solutions. The Center for Marketing Solutions is an extension of the marketing department focused on offering businesses in South Carolina and around the world access to our world class faculty, our marketing thought leadership experience and expertise, our students, and training programs. The ideal candidate possesses the following skills or has had the following experiences:
  • Advanced analytic and strategic thinking skills that can identify relevant insights from data and convert them into actionable marketing and sales strategies.
  • Project management skills with the proven ability to lead projects for corporate partners.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach a variety of marketing classes including marketing research, marketing management, and/or sales management.
One or more of the following skills/experiences would be very helpful, but not required:
  • Familiarity with one or more aspects of marketing analytics (e.g., data-mining, social media metrics, pricing analytics, or sales analytics).
  • Ability to communicate strategic insights effectively in written documents and orally to both managers and scholars.
A competitive annual salary and benefit package is available to support this position. Teaching loads are competitive with similar positions at other top-level marketing departments.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For more information about the Moore School and the marketing 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 Jennie Smyrl at  smyrlj@moore.sc.edu.
December 2, 2014

The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina invites applications for two tenure-track positions in Marketing at the rank of advanced assistant /associate professor, beginning August 2015. Eligible candidates will have earned a PhD in marketing or a closely related field. 

For the first position we are seeking applicants with excellent quantitative training. For this position, interest and experience in teaching data analytics, CRM, or data mining, especially at graduate levels would be an advantage. The second position is open to candidates with a variety of research and teaching interests. For both positions, flexibility in teaching is strongly preferred, and prior success publishing in top-tier marketing journals is essential. 

The Marketing Department at the Darla Moore School of Business currently has 12 tenure track faculty members with a broad spectrum of research interests. The faculty has an excellent record of publishing in top-tier journals and the same would be expected of the new hires. The department has a vibrant doctoral program. The new faculty members will have the opportunity to contribute to the doctoral program and mentor Ph.D. students. The department also hosts a Center for Marketing Solutions that offers experiential learning opportunities to undergraduate and masters’ students through consulting assignments with firms. The new hires will also have the option of contributing to the center’s activities.  

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 January 30, 2015. For more information about the Moore School and the marketing faculty, please visit our website at mooreschool.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’ University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 29208.

December 2, 2014

The Management Science Department at the Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant, senior assistant, or associate professor within Operations and Supply Chain Management group. An ideal candidate would demonstrate a proven ability to produce high impact research and excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching, along with an interest in developing a competence in executive education and business outreach. Our group has a vibrant doctoral program and an expectation for this position is to teach doctoral seminars and serve as an advisor for doctoral student dissertations. Qualifications for this position include a Ph.D. or DBA in Operations Management/Supply Chain Management or a closely related field. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong training in theory driven empirical research. Salary and compensation is highly competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements. All faculty searches are subject to the availability of funding.  

The Operations Management group at the Moore School is well known for its research publications in the top tier journals of the field. The Department also houses an active Center for Global Supply Chain and Process Management, which cultivates outreach to industry and enhances practice-based pedagogical and scholarly research. Center partners include multi-national firms such as Avaya, Coca Cola Bottling, Cummins Turbo Technologies, Ingersoll-Rand, Michelin, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Siemens, Sonoco, and Textron among others. For more information about the department and the OM group, please visit our Web site at the address http://moore.sc.edu/facultyandresearch/departments/managementscience.aspx

Representatives from the department will be available for interviewing at both the INFORMS conference in Minneapolis and the Decision Sciences Institute Meeting in Baltimore.  Applicants should submit a letter describing relevant research/scholarship and teaching experience, along with curriculum vitae to the attention of Ms. Julia Witherspoon, Management Science Department, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 or e-mail MgmtSci.Search@moore.sc.edu
The Management Department invites applications and nominations for a clinical position in organizational behavior or human resource management. This non-tenure track position is focused primarily on teaching and service/outreach activities, but research contributions in refereed journals (disciplinary, pedagogical, or practitioner) are also expected, as it is important that candidates maintain academically-qualified status within the AACSB framework. A Ph.D. degree in the relevant discipline is highly desired, but consideration may be given to candidates with masters or law degrees and significant industry experience.

The expected start date for the position is August, 2015. The appointment is renewable, and salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Candidates should submit a vita, evidence of teaching excellence, a recent research paper, and at least two letters of recommendation. Materials can be submitted to ClinicalProfessors@moore.sc.edu, with the subject line indicating "Clinical Faculty Position, Management Department", or materials can be submitted via surface mail to: Sandy Bringley, Management Department, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208. Please submit applications by January 31, 2015.



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.


June 11, 2015

Full-Time Lecturer, Center for Business Communication (CBC)/Department of Management

The Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina and the Center for Business Communication/Department of Management is accepting applications for a position as a full time lecturer in business communication to teach business communication and work as a CBC 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. Salary: $40,000 paid over 18 pay periods and benefits are included.

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 bstratton@moore.sc.edu by July 2, 2015.