Classified Positions

Administrative Specialist II, $24,943 Minimum Salary, USCA Ruth Patrick Science Education Center

Will provide administrative support for the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center (RPSEC). Requires Bachelor's degree, or high school diploma and 4 years related experience; or equivalency. Must have the ability to deal effectively with constituents in handling inquiries and communicating information; work independently, demonstrate initiative, establish effective working relationships in a team environment; experience working with computers and software preferably in a Macintosh environment including spreadsheets, word processing, communication and database applications; strong written and oral communication skills; friendly and welcoming personality. Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/79037Application deadline: March 2, 2020. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USCA is an AA/EOE. 

TEMPORARY POSITIONS

Adjunct Online Faculty: Computer Science (Cybersecurity)

Location: Online/Remote

Category: Faculty – Mathematical Sciences - Computer Science

Posted: 7/19/2019

Type: Adjunct/Part-Time

Salary: $2000-$2500 USD Per Course

The University of South Carolina Aiken’s Department of Mathematical Sciences is seeking applicants to teach cybersecurity courses online. Specifically, for Fall 2019, applicants should be able to teach a course titled “Introduction to Information Security”.

Faculty Expectations:

Providing virtual assistance to students by appointment and virtual attendance at a limited number of faculty or committee meetings. 
Expectations for online faculty include frequent online interaction with students. Replies to student inquiries and other feedback/grades must be delivered within 24-48 hours. 

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s Degree or at least 18 credit hours of graduate work in the discipline. Online Teaching Experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD in Computer Science with certifications in cybersecurity

Able to provide a sample of recent online course evaluation results.

Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/61972. In addition to completing the online application, please upload a copy of the following to complete your application packet: cover letter, CV, unofficial copies of your transcripts, and list of 3 references with contact information.  Review of complete application materials will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. 

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USCA is an AA/EOE.

Adjunct Faculty – USCA School of Business Administration 

The University of South Carolina Aiken School of Business Administration is seeking adjunct faculty qualified to teach in any of the following areas: accounting, economics, finance, management, statistics/analytics/information systems.  Please note:  This is for an on-campus teaching position.  

Minimum Qualifications

•PhD in Business, DBA, doctorate or master’s degree in field related to the assigned course. 

•If teaching economics, applicant should possess a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Economics.
•Able to qualify as having both the appropriate academic degree and a sustained level of either professional experience or scholarly activity.

Preferred Qualifications

A doctoral degree in the field related to one’s teaching is preferred, but not required. Professional experience is preferred, but not required in all cases.

Pay Rate:

$2500 per course for doctoral degree holders ($2000 if teaching 200-level Economics or $2,000 if teaching with a Master’s degree)

Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/42717Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USCA is an AA/EOE.

Part-Time Faculty - Math 

Part-time instructor needed to teach lower level math courses at University of South Carolina Aiken. Master’s degree in mathematics or a closely related field with at least 18 graduate hours in mathematics. Teaching experience preferred. Send letter of application, resume, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and 3 letters of reference to: Dr. Mohammad Hailat, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Pkwy., Aiken SC 29801. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Ph: 803-641-3446. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

Part-Time (Adjunct) Faculty – USC Aiken Department of Communication

The Department of Communication seeks qualified individuals interested in teaching on a part-time temporary basis. We seek individuals qualified to teach public speaking and/or interpersonal communication. This is for face-to-face instruction.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree, including at least 18 graduate credit hours in communication, is required, but a related degree and sustained professional experience will be considered.

Pay is per course and is $2,000 for those teaching with a Master’s degree.

Please submit a cover letter, vitae, names and contact information for three references, and unofficial transcripts to Dr. Bing Han, Chair, Interim Department of Communication, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Ph.: 803-641-3530. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

UNCLASSIFIED POSITIONS

Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education or Literacy Education for Early Childhood (Tenure-track)

The University of South Carolina Aiken invites applications for an Assistant Professor Early Childhood, beginning August 16, 2020. Doctorate in education with emphasis in early childhood education, early literacy, or closely related field and PK-6 teaching experience required. Demonstrated effective teaching with diverse populations, collaborative and applied research in school settings, and demonstrated or emerging record of professional publication preferred. Responsibilities include teaching early childhood and elementary literacy courses; supervision of teacher candidates; academic advisement; ongoing university and community service; pursuit of grant opportunities; and sustained scholarly activity. Experience working in a professional development school setting, with integration of technology preferred. Ability to teach ESOL courses and knowledge of CAEP and accreditation procedures desirable. Main responsibilities will be at the Aiken campus with potential for teaching with distance or on-line teaching possible. Salary commensurate with experience.

USC Aiken, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina System and home to approximately 3,700 students, consistently ranks as one of the top comprehensive, public institutions in the South by U.S. News and World Report, having achieved the number one ranking in 14 of the past 19 years. A 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows for highly engaged pedagogies with USC Aiken selected as the college of choice by students from 36 states and 38 countries. Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu.

Review of applications will begin February 27, 2020 and continue until position is filled. 

Applicants must complete the USC Jobs application online at:
https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/77317 and upload a) cover letter; b) current curriculum vitae; c) statement of teaching philosophy; d) unofficial graduate transcripts; and e) full contact information for at least three professional references.

Only finalists will be contacted regarding their candidacy. Finalists will also be required to submit official hard copy of transcripts and letters of reference. Questions may be directed to Dr. Sally McClellan (search committee chair at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. USC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and 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, gender or protected veteran status.

Lecturer in English (Non tenure-track)

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a senior institution in the University of South Carolina system, seeks candidates for a lecturer position in the Department of English beginning August 16, 2020.  This is a full-time lectureship, a one-year renewable appointment, with a focus on teaching (no research or service requirement). Required: minimum earned M.A. in English/Composition & Rhetoric with primary expertise and experience in the teaching of writing. Specialization open, but experience teaching composition required and additional experience teaching writing online strongly preferred (ESOL certification and/or Writing Center experience also a plus). Teaching responsibilities will include a 5-course load per semester, including up to two online sections, combining first-year composition and Writing in the University (a 1-course reduction/semester for Writing Center tutoring is a possibility). The Department of English offers the B.A. in English and the B.F.A. in Writing (with professional and creative concentrations) as well as minors in professional and creative writing; there are currently fifteen full-time faculty members.

Applicants must complete the online application at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/77154, and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, contact information for three references and statement of teaching philosophy. Please direct questions to the search committee chair, Dr. Julie Wise, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Additional materials may be sought from some candidates as the search progresses. Application deadline: March 1st, 2020.

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. USC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and 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, gender or protected veteran status.

USC Aiken, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina System and home to approximately 3,700 students, consistently ranks as one of the top comprehensive, public institutions in the South by U.S. News and World Report, having achieved the number one ranking in 14 of the past 19 years. A 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows for highly engaged pedagogies with USC Aiken selected as the college of choice by students from 36 states and 38 countries. Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu.

Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty in Computer Science (Applied Gaming)

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) invites applications for an open-rank tenure-track faculty position in computer science with a focus on applied gaming to begin August 16, 2020.

Applicants must have: a Ph.D. in computer science by August 15, 2020 with expertise and interest in applied gaming (including augmented and virtual reality); potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate level using engaged learning strategies appropriate to the discipline and level (normal teaching load is 12 hours per semester); and (3) potential for scholarly productivity.  Applicants at the Associate Professor level must also have at least 6 years of experience beyond the PhD with commensurate scholarly productivity.  Applicants for full Professor rank must have at least 10 years of experience beyond the PhD and commensurate scholarly productivity.  Salary commensurate with qualifications and teaching experience.

This is an exciting opportunity to help grow and shape this new program at USC Aiken. The Central Savannah River Area (CSRA), which includes Aiken, SC and Augusta, GA, is experiencing unprecedented growth, interest, and opportunity in computer science, specifically in cybersecurity and applied gaming. Faculty in these positions will have the opportunity to collaborate with and develop faculty-student research projects with our industry partners (e.g. Savannah River National Laboratory, US Army Cyber Center of Excellence, EDTS, Unisys, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, and Savannah River Remediation).

Applicants must complete the USC Jobs application online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/73205 and upload a) cover letter; b) current curriculum vitae; c) statement of teaching philosophy and teaching interest; d) research statement; e) unofficial graduate transcripts; f) full contact information for at least three professional references. Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. For more information, please contact Dr. Yilian Zhang (search committee co-chair) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Dr. Thomas Reid (search committee co-chair) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. USC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and 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, gender or protected veteran status.

USC Aiken, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina System and home to approximately 3,700 students, consistently ranks as one of the top comprehensive, public institutions in the South by U.S. News and World Report, having achieved the number one ranking in 14 of the past 19 years. A 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows for highly engaged pedagogies with USC Aiken selected as the college of choice by students from 36 states and 38 countries. Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu.

Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty in Computer Science (Cybersecurity)

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) invites applications for an open-rank tenure-track faculty position in computer science with a focus on cybersecurity to begin August 16, 2020.

Applicants must have: a Ph.D. in computer science by August 15, 2020 with expertise and interest in cybersecurity; potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate level using engaged learning strategies appropriate to the discipline and level (normal teaching load is 12 hours per semester); and (3) potential for of scholarly productivity.  Applicants at the Associate Professor level must also have at least 6 years of experience beyond the PhD with commensurate scholarly productivity.  Applicants for full Professor rank must have at least 10 years of experience beyond the PhD and commensurate scholarly productivity.  Salary commensurate with qualifications and teaching experience.

This is an exciting opportunity to help grow and shape this new program at USC Aiken. The Central Savannah River Area (CSRA), which includes Aiken, SC and Augusta, GA, is experiencing unprecedented growth, interest, and opportunity in computer science, specifically in cybersecurity and applied gaming. Faculty in these positions will have the opportunity to collaborate with and develop faculty-student research projects with our industry partners (e.g. Savannah River National Laboratory, US Army Cyber Center of Excellence, EDTS, Unisys, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, and Savannah River Remediation.

Applicants must complete the USC Jobs application online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/73194 and upload a) cover letter; b) current curriculum vitae; c) statement of teaching philosophy and teaching interest; d) research statement; e) unofficial graduate transcripts; f) full contact information for at least three professional references. Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. For more information, please contact Dr. Yilian Zhang (search committee co-chair) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Dr. Thomas Reid (search committee co-chair) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. USC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and 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, gender or protected veteran status.

USC Aiken, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina System and home to approximately 3,700 students, consistently ranks as one of the top comprehensive, public institutions in the South by U.S. News and World Report, having achieved the number one ranking in 14 of the past 19 years. A 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows for highly engaged pedagogies with USC Aiken selected as the college of choice by students from 36 states and 38 countries. Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu.

Dean of the College of Sciences and Engineering

The University of South Carolina Aiken invites applications and nominations for the position of the Dean of the College of Sciences and Engineering.  The Dean provides leadership and guidance in all aspects of the College, including teaching, research/creative activities, intellectual development, program development, advancement, administrative management, and representation of the College both within and outside the University.  The College of Sciences and Engineering consists of the following departments:  Mathematical Sciences (including Engineering and Computer Science); Psychology (offering a BS and MS); Biology and Geology; Exercise and Sports Science; Chemistry and Physics.  The Dean will report directly to the Provost.  The anticipated start date for the position is July 1, 2020.

Responsibilities of the Dean include, but are not limited to:  Faculty recruitment, development, evaluation and promotion; Management of financial, personnel and physical resources; Supervision of relevant accreditation processes; Cultivation and stewardship of alumni and community relations; Collaboration with partners within and outside the university; Securing and facilitating external funding, both public and private.

Required qualifications include:

  • Terminal degree and record of distinguished academic achievement appropriate for appointment at the rank of full professor in a department of the College;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching/learning, scholarship/creative activities, and service to the university and surrounding community;
  • Record of successful administration in higher education at the department chair level or higher;
  • Demonstrated record in the acquisition of external resources;
  • Thorough understanding of the disciplines and curricula within the respective colleges;
  • Commitment to maintaining and extending student and faculty diversity;
  • Ability to foster a collegial and collaborative academic environment.

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For further information and to apply online please visit: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/69747. In addition to the online application, please upload the following:  cover letter that details how the applicant meets the minimum and preferred qualification; a curriculum vita; and names of five references.  In addition, please have official transcripts mailed or emailed to Dr. Mark Hollingsworth, Dean-College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC, 29801.

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. USC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and 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, gender or protected veteran status.

USC Aiken, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina System and home to approximately 3,700 students, consistently ranks as one of the top comprehensive, public institutions in the South by U.S. News and World Report, having achieved the number one ranking in 14 of the past 19 years. A 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows for highly engaged pedagogies with USC Aiken selected as the college of choice by students from 36 states and 38 countries. Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu

USC Aiken seeks to attract and retain a diverse faculty consistent with its diverse student body and the diversity in the surrounding community.  

All permanent positions have to be applied for online. No paper applications will be accepted.