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Employment Opportunities

Human Resources

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

The University of South Carolina Aiken does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender (including transgender), gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDs status, military status, national origin, pregnancy (false pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, childbirth, recovery therefrom or related medical conditions, breastfeeding), race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other bases under federal, state, local law, or regulations.

All positions have to be applied for online. Paper applications will not be accepted.


Staff Positions

Trades Specialist IV, Minimum Salary: $37,735 per year, USC Aiken Operations

Under general supervision of Maintenance Supervisor, performs trades related duties of moderate difficulty & complexity, specializing in specific trade areas in various kinds of repair, maintenance or construction activities; works on a general maintenance crew involving multiple professional trades skills.  Performs plumbing repairs, installations, and troubleshooting on various plumbing and piping systems including toilets, fixtures, flush valves, indoor and outdoor plumbing components. Independently performs corrective & preventive maintenance on small gasoline engines & electrical motors and golf carts. Responsible for maintaining 5 university vehicles and golf cart fleet. Obtains quotes from contractors to ensure and oversees preventative maintenance on boilers, back flows and other water systems. Repair and/or install drinking water fountains. Assist with key and lock assignments. Other duties as assigned.   Requires a high school diploma and 4 years directly related trade experience. Employee will receive general instructions (primarily on work orders) on tasks to be performed, as well as specific guidance in areas that may be unfamiliar. Must be able to work independently as required. Normal work hours are 40 hours per week; subject to after-hours due to breakdowns with overtime required.  Position also requires heavy lifting and employee must be able to work in adverse weather conditions during emergency situations.  Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/164774Application Deadline: March 17, 2024.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

Assistant Athletic Trainer (2 positions available), USC Aiken Athletics 

The University of South Carolina Aiken sponsors 10 Division II sports and is a member in the National Collegiate Athletic Association and Peach Belt Conference.  The University has an enrollment of approximately 3,900 students. The Assistant Athletic Trainer works under the supervision of the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine to aid in the day-to-day operations and provide care to student-athletes at the University of South Carolina Aiken. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will be responsible for the prevention, examination, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of emergent, acute or chronic injuries and medical conditions.  This is a full-time, 10.5 month position (August 1 – June 15).  All candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree, have a valid driver’s license with good driving record and be certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification (NATABOC), and be First Aid/CPR certified. Preferred qualifications: Experience working in Sports in Sports Medicine at the collegiate level; Master’s degree; CSCS. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.  Apply on-line at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/152505Both positions are open until filled. USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

 

TEMPORARY POSITIONS

Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, USC Aiken Computer Science, Engineering, & Mathematics

The University of South Carolina Aiken Department Computer Science, Engineering, & Mathematics is seeking applicants for a temporary 9-month Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering to begin August 16, 2023.  Salary is $55,000 for 9-month appointment (8/16/24 – 5/15/25).

Required: Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field. Preferred: Prior teaching at the university-level. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses in Mechanical & General Engineering.

Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. To apply, send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy to Dr. Bethany Fralick at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

Part-Time Faculty - Mathematics

Part-time instructor needed to teach lower-level mathematics 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.

Temporary Faculty (TFAC) Pool – College of Sciences & Engineering, USC Aiken

The University of South Carolina Aiken is collecting application materials for the College of Sciences & Engineering Part-time Temporary Instructor Pool.  Applicants should be able to teach lower-level classes in one the following disciplines:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Math
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Computer Sciences

Master's degree in related field with at least 18 graduate hours in the perspective discipline is required. Teaching experience preferred. Both online and in-person positions may be available. Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis as TFACs are hired on a per semester basis and based on enrollment needs of the university. If the department does not have an immediate need to add candidates to their pool, applications remain in the queue for consideration until the need arises or one year for one year. To be considered for this pool, applicants must apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/139312 and upload the following with their completed online application: a current CV; cover letter that addresses teaching experience, philosophy and discipline sought; and unofficial graduate transcripts.  Additional materials will be requested as needed. Please direct additional questions to Sarah Marie Williamson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 803-641-3201. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

Faculty Positions

Instructor, Nursing

The School of Nursing at the University of South Carolina (USC) Aiken invites applications for full-time Instructor of Nursing. This is a 9-month position. The expected start date is August 16, 2024.

Requirements: A master’s degree in nursing or related field, with a doctoral degree preferred. Primary teaching responsibility in a BSN program, with an expectation of teaching in classroom, lab, and clinical settings. Some online teaching may also be required. Individuals with a medical-surgical background and experience teaching writing intensive courses are encouraged to apply. Teaching experience preferred. Salary commensurate with qualifications and teaching experience.

USC Aiken continues to diversify its faculty ranks to resemble our student population more closely, approximately 40% of whom are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups. 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, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

Initial screening of applicants will begin on March 20, 2024 and continue until filled. To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/164227 and upload the following with the online application: a current CV, cover letter, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts (if applicable), and full contact information for 3 professional references. Finalists will be required to provide official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, as well as three letters of recommendation. Questions may be directed to Professor Suzanne Fowley, Chair of the Search Committee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken, newly recognized as a master’s-granting university, has long been ranked as a top public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges" with 23 consecutive years ranking among the top three and 15 times as #1. Additionally, USC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. USC Aiken is South Carolina’s COPLAC institution providing a unique and strong liberal arts core within our degree offerings. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs. Learn more about the School of Nursing at https://www.usca.edu/nursing.

Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Eisenhower, 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 historic homes.

Tenure-Track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Business (3 positions available) – School of Business Administration

The School of Business Administration (SOBA) at USC Aiken invites applications for 3 tenure-track Assistant, Associate or Full Professors of Business beginning August 16, 2024. These are 9-month, full-time teaching, research, and service positions. Face-to-face teaching each semester is a requirement of these positions. Candidates must be willing to teach undergraduate and graduate business courses as assigned in both online and traditional settings. Candidates must have a conferred terminal degree or be ABD with the terminal degree conferred prior to the start date. ABD candidates will only be considered for the rank of Assistant Professor. The degree must be in a business-related discipline from a university with an AACSB (Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accredited program. Candidates for these positions must meet the USC Aiken AACSB scholarly academic (SA) faculty qualifications. Candidates must be qualified to teach in current USCA degree program areas. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach in high demand subject areas and/or teach in more than one discipline areas. Candidates with four plus years of college teaching experience and meeting the SA qualifications as per AACSB standards could be considered for associate rank. Candidates who have held associate rank for at least five years and meeting the SA qualifications as per AACSB standards could be considered for full professor rank. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The School of Business Administration at USC Aiken is AACSB accredited and considered a Masters Granting Institution. SOBA has innovative curricula and a growing student population at the undergraduate and graduate level. Degree programs in the School of Business Administration are offered face-to-face and online. Learn more about the School of Business at www.usca.edu/soba.

USC Aiken continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble our student population, approximately 40% of whom are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups. 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, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

The initial screening of applicants will begin March 3, 2024 and continue until all positions are filled. To be considered for this position, applicants must complete an online application at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/163679 and upload the following: cover letter discussing qualifications and interest in the position, CV, unofficial copies of all graduate transcripts, and names and contact information for three professional references.

Candidates invited to interview must also provide the following prior to a campus visit: three written letters of recommendation. Complete official transcripts and additional information will be requested as needed if an offer is extended. Please direct additional questions to Nancy Albers, Dean, School of Business Administration, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken, newly recognized as a master’s-granting university, has long been ranked as a top public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges" with 23 consecutive years ranking among the top three and 15 times as #1. Additionally, USC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. USC Aiken is South Carolina’s COPLAC institution providing a unique and strong liberal arts core within our degree offerings. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu.

Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Eisenhower, 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 historic homes.

Instructor, Nursing

The School of Nursing at the University of South Carolina (USC) Aiken invites applications for full-time Instructor of Nursing. This is a 9-month position. The expected start date is August 16, 2024.

Requirements: A master’s degree in nursing or related field, with a doctoral degree preferred. A background in women's health is required. Primary teaching responsibility in a BSN program, with an expectation of teaching in classroom, lab, and clinical settings. Some online teaching may also be required. Additionally, individuals with experience teaching writing intensive courses are encouraged to apply. Teaching experience preferred. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and teaching experience.

USC Aiken continues to diversify its faculty ranks to resemble our student population more closely, approximately 40% of whom are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups. 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, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

Initial screening of applicants will begin on February 26, 2024 and continue until filled. To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/162158 and upload the following with the online application: a current CV, cover letter, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts (if applicable), and full contact information for 3 professional references. Finalists will be required to provide official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, as well as three letters of recommendation. Questions may be directed to Professor Katy Mooney, Chair of the Search Committee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken, newly recognized as a master’s-granting university, has long been ranked as a top public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges" with 23 consecutive years ranking among the top three and 15 times as #1. Additionally, USC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. USC Aiken is South Carolina’s COPLAC institution providing a unique and strong liberal arts core within our degree offerings. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs. Learn more about the School of Nursing at https://www.usca.edu/nursing.

Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Eisenhower, 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 historic homes.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Teacher Education

The School of Education at the University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor of Teacher Education with an emphasis in one of the following: Early Childhood, Elementary, Multicultural, ESOL, Science, Math, Literacy or Educational Foundations. Expected start date August 16, 2024. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses; supervision of teacher candidates; academic advisement; ongoing university and community service; pursuit of grant opportunities; and sustained scholarly activity. Main responsibilities will be on the Aiken campus with potential for teaching via distance or on-line teaching. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Requirements: Doctoral degree in education; PK-12 teaching experience; demonstrated effective teaching with diverse populations. Experience teaching online desirable. The School of Education is involved in exciting initiatives including Teaching Fellows, Call Me MiSTER, Pacer LIFE, a fully online SpEd – Multicategorical degree, and professional partnerships with our local school districts. For more information about the School of Education, please visit https://www.usca.edu/education.

USC Aiken continues to diversify its faculty ranks to resemble our student population more closely, approximately 40% of whom are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups. 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, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

The initial screening of applicants will begin January 4, 2024 and continue until filled.  To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/159864 and upload the following with their online application: a cover letter, a current CV, full contact information for 3 professional references, and unofficial graduate transcripts. Only finalists will be contacted regarding their candidacy. Questions may be directed to Dr. Judy Beck, SoE Dean at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts and 3 signed recommendation letters.

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken, newly recognized as a master’s-granting university, has long been ranked as a top public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges" with 23 consecutive years ranking among the top three and 15 times as #1. Additionally, USC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. USC Aiken is South Carolina’s COPLAC institution providing a unique and strong liberal arts core within our degree offerings. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs. For more information about USC Aiken, visit www.usca.edu.

Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Eisenhower, 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 historic homes.

Assistant Professor of Public Health (Tenure-track)

The Department of Biological, Environmental, and Earth Sciences at the University of South Carolina Aiken seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Public Health. This is a 9-month position. Start date: August 16, 2024. Required: Ph.D. in Public Health, commitment to excellence in teaching, proven research and publication record commensurate with career level, ability to develop a research program that includes mentoring undergraduate research. Preferred: Postdoctoral experience, teaching experience at the undergraduate level, a record of continuous scholarly activity, and a strong interest in teaching and research at a small comprehensive liberal arts institution. Primary teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate courses in epidemiology and foundational courses in the Public Health curriculum. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an active research program that includes mentoring of undergraduate research projects. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.   

The Department of Biological, Environmental, and Earth Sciences is home to 14 full time faculty members and approximately 200 undergraduate majors. In addition to a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health, we offer BS degrees in biology, clinical laboratory science, and environmental earth systems. Public health majors may choose a concentration in science or community health. To learn more about this department and the university, visit: https://www.usca.edu/biology-geology.

USC Aiken continues to diversify its faculty ranks to resemble our student population more closely, approximately 40% of whom are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups. 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, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. 

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2024, and continue until position is filled.  Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/158379. Completed applications must include the following: a cover letter, current CV, teaching philosophy, research statement, unofficial graduate transcripts, and full contact information of three professional references. Finalists will be required to provide official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, as well as three letters of recommendation. Search related questions may be directed to Dr. Michele Harmon (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), Search Committee Chair.

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken, newly recognized as a master’s-granting university, has long been ranked as a top public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges" with 23 consecutive years ranking among the top three and 15 times as #1. Additionally, USC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. USC Aiken is South Carolina’s COPLAC institution providing a unique and strong liberal arts core within our degree offerings. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs. For more information about USC Aiken, visit www.usca.edu.

Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Eisenhower, 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 historic homes.

Assistant Professor of Political Science - Cybersecurity/National Security – University of South Carolina Aiken

The Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy at the University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Political Science, specializing in Cybersecurity and National Security, beginning August 16, 2024. Typical responsibilities include teaching three undergraduate introductory surveys a semester such as American National Government, Introduction to International Relations/Comparative Politics, and Introduction to Politics. Remaining classes in the 4-4 teaching load consist of upper-level course offerings with a strong preference for International Relations or US foreign relations classes that focus on cybersecurity policy and/or national security. Each semester requires two to three course preparations, typically including both face-to-face and online modalities. A PhD in Political Science or related discipline obtained by August 16, 2024, is required; PhD in hand at time of application is preferred. Ability and willingness to teach political theory would be a plus. Evidence of teaching as instructor of record is necessary, preferably in international relations or American foreign relations. Evidence of productive scholarship or research potential is necessary. Service to the department, university, and community is expected. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

USC Aiken continues to diversify its faculty ranks to resemble our student population more closely, approximately 40% of whom are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups. 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, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

 Applications submitted by December 11, 2023, will receive full consideration, but position will remain open until filled. To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/154888 and upload the following with their online application: a cover letter, CV, unofficial graduate transcripts, a sample syllabus for an undergraduate class in IR/American Foreign Relations, contact info for three references, a research sample, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Please note: transcripts, syllabi, and research sample must be submitted as one file under “other supporting documents”. Please direct any questions to Dr. Sarah Young, search committee chair, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Additional documentation will be solicited as needed.

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken, newly recognized as a master’s-granting university, has long been ranked as a top public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges" with 23 consecutive years ranking among the top three and 15 times as #1. Additionally, USC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. USC Aiken is South Carolina’s COPLAC institution providing a unique and strong liberal arts core within our degree offerings. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs. For more information about USC Aiken, visit www.usca.edu

Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Eisenhower, 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 historic homes.

Assistant/Associate Professor, Exercise & Sports Science - University of South Carolina Aiken

The Department of Exercise and Sports Science at the University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor to start August 16, 2024. We are seeking an individual with a Ph.D. in Exercise Science or related area with teaching experience. Ph.D. required by time of appointment. Professional certification preferred. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses; conducting original research and mentoring student research; advising majors; serving within the university and in the local community. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

USC Aiken continues to diversify its faculty ranks to resemble our student population more closely, approximately 40% of whom are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups. 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, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. 

The initial screening of applications will begin November 8, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/154648 and upload a) cover letter; b) current curriculum vitae; c) statement of teaching philosophy; d) research statement; and e) unofficial graduate transcripts. Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts and contact information for three references who will be contacted at that time. Please direct additional questions to Mr. Jami Craps, Search Chair, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken, newly recognized as a master’s-granting university, has long been ranked as a top public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges" with 23 consecutive years ranking among the top three and 15 times as #1. Additionally, USC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. USC Aiken is South Carolina’s COPLAC institution providing a unique and strong liberal arts core within our degree offerings. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs. Learn more about the Department of Exercise and Sports Science at https://www.usca.edu/exercise

Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Eisenhower, 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 historic homes.

Assistant Professor of Communication and Emerging Media – Visual Communication and Media Production--University of South Carolina Aiken

The Department of Communication and Emerging Media at the University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to start August 16, 2024.  USC Aiken is a growing and forward-thinking liberal arts university consistently ranked a top public college in the South. We seek an individual with a Ph.D. in communication or related field; expertise and interest in visual communication and media production; secondary expertise or experience in social media marketing and/or analytics or experience with media writing preferred; and demonstrated scholarly productivity. The successful candidate will be expected to teach visual communication and media production courses and core communication courses (both in-person and online), use engaged learning strategies appropriate for the discipline and level; engage in scholarship; provide conscientious academic advisement; and perform service to the department, university, profession, and/or community. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to create and/or redesign classes related to the mission of the department.

The Communication and Emerging Media department is engaged in exciting initiatives including building a new Media Learning and Research Lab (MLRL) for hands-on applied media work, two fully-online degrees, and professional partnerships with local industry including the Savannah River National Laboratory. 

Ph.D. required by time of appointment. Preference given to candidates with communication, media studies, or mass communication degrees.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

USC Aiken continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble our student population, approximately 40% of whom are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups. 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, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

The initial screening of applications will begin January 7, 2024, and continue until the position is filled. To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/154565 and upload the following with their online application: a current CV, cover letter, teaching philosophy, research statement, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and full contact information for 3 professional references.  Please direct additional questions to Dr. Mitch Combs, Search Chair, Department of Communication and Emerging Media, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Additional documentation will be solicited as needed. 

The Communication and Emerging Media department offers two B.A. degrees (Communication B.A. and Emerging Media B.A.) along with a minor in Communication. The Department also offers the two B.A. degree program online through Palmetto College. We serve approximately 140 majors. Our curriculum for each B.A. degree includes nine core courses and a required capstone internship experience, and is designed to challenge students to understand, integrate and apply theories and principles from both speech and mass communication areas. We emphasize critical thinking and problem-solving skills and are committed to the personal and professional growth of our students. Learn more about the Department of Communication and Emerging Media at www.usca.edu/communication.

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken, newly recognized as a master’s-granting university, has long been ranked as a top public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges" with 23 consecutive years ranking among the top three and 15 times as #1. Additionally, USC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. USC Aiken is South Carolina’s COPLAC institution providing a unique and strong liberal arts core within our degree offerings. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs. For more information about USC Aiken, visit www.usca.edu.

Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Eisenhower, 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 historic homes.

Assistant Professor of Communication and Emerging Media – Communication Generalist – University of South Carolina Aiken

The Department of Communication and Emerging Media at the University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to start August 16, 2024. USC Aiken is a growing and forward-thinking liberal arts university consistently ranked a top public college in the South. We seek an individual with a Ph.D. in communication or related field; expertise and interest in strategic communication; potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate level; and demonstrated scholarly productivity. The successful candidate will be expected to teach strategic communication courses and core communication courses (both in-person and online), use engaged learning strategies appropriate for the discipline and level; engage in scholarship; provide conscientious academic advisement; and perform service to the department, university, profession, and/or community. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to create and/or redesign classes related to the mission of the department.

The Communication and Emerging Media department is engaged in exciting initiatives including building a new Media Learning and Research Lab (MLRL) for hands-on applied media work, two fully-online degrees, and professional partnerships with local industry including the Savannah River National Laboratory. 

Ph.D. required by time of appointment. Preference given to candidates with communication, media studies, or mass communication degrees. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

USC Aiken continues to diversify its faculty ranks to resemble our student population more closely, approximately 40% of whom are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups. 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, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

The initial screening of applications will begin January 7, 2024, and continue until the position is filled. To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/154561 and upload the following with their online application: a current CV, cover letter, teaching philosophy, research statement, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and full contact information for 3 professional references. Please direct additional questions to Dr. Mitch Combs, Search Chair, Department of Communication and Emerging Media, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Additional documentation will be solicited as needed. 

The Department of Communication and Emerging Media offers two B.A. degrees (Communication B.A. and Emerging Media B.A.) both in-person and online, along with a minor in Communication. We serve approximately 140 majors. Our curriculum for each B.A. degree includes nine core courses and a required capstone internship experience, and is designed to challenge students to understand, integrate and apply theories and principles from both speech and mass communication areas. We emphasize critical thinking and problem-solving skills and are committed to the personal and professional growth of our students. Learn more about the Department of Communication and Emerging Media at www.usca.edu/communication.

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken, newly recognized as a master’s-granting university, has long been ranked as a top public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges" with 23 consecutive years ranking among the top three and 15 times as #1. Additionally, USC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. USC Aiken is South Carolina’s COPLAC institution providing a unique and strong liberal arts core within our degree offerings. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs. For more information about USC Aiken, visit www.usca.edu

Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Eisenhower, 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 historic homes.

Instructor, Mathematics – USC Aiken

The Department of Computer Science, Engineering & Mathematics at the University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) invites applications for a 9-month non-tenure track Instructor position in mathematics to begin on August 16, 2024.

Applicants must have an M.S. in Mathematics or a related field with at least eighteen hours of graduate coursework in MATH. Expertise in the pedagogy and teaching of undergraduate math courses such college algebra, statistics, and other introductory level math courses is highly preferred. The typical teaching load of this position will be twelve hours per semester. Candidates with previous successful teaching experience at the secondary or university level is preferred. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

USC Aiken continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble our student population, approximately 40% of whom are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups.  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, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. 

The initial screening of applicants will begin November 5, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must complete the USC Jobs application online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/154505 and upload a) cover letter; b) current curriculum vitae; c) statement of teaching philosophy and teaching interest; and d) unofficial graduate transcripts. Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts and contact information for three references who will be contacted at that time. For more information, please contact Dr. Richard Terlizzi (Math Instructor Search Chair) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3500 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken is ranked as a top public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges" with 23 consecutive years ranking among the top three and 15 times as #1. Additionally, USC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. USC Aiken is South Carolina’s COPLAC institution providing a unique and strong liberal arts core within our degree offerings. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs. Learn more about the College of Sciences and Engineering at USC Aiken at www.usca.edu/cofse.

Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Eisenhower, 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 historic homes.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science – Software Engineering / Software Development – USC Aiken

The Department of Computer Science, Engineering & Mathematics at the University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) offers a B.S. program in Computer Science with concentrations in Data Science, Cybersecurity and Game & Simulation. The department is designated as a NSA Center of Excellence in Cyber Defense. Our rapidly growing department invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track 9-month faculty position in computer science to begin on August 16, 2024, with a focus on Software Engineering/Software Development.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in computer science or a related field by August 16, 2024; however, ABD applicants may be considered. Expertise in software engineering/software development is essential; 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 demonstrated scholarly productivity. Successful candidates must have the qualifications and interest in teaching a wide range of Computer Science courses. Candidates are expected to keep an active research group involving students and be willing to collaborate with the facilities coming to campus such as the National Guard’s Cybersecurity Readiness Center, and the Advanced Manufacturing National Lab Collaborative (AMC). In addition, the faculty will have the opportunity to collaborate with area institutions such as the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and the Savannah River National Laboratory. Salary commensurate with qualifications and teaching experience.

USC Aiken has the “power of proximity” and is bringing together key partnerships to create a Cybersecurity ecosystem in Aiken County that leverages the missions of Fort Gordon (only 20 miles from USC Aiken), the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) (only 15 miles from USC Aiken), the South Carolina National Guard, and other South Carolina entities.

There are significant synergistic activities that make this position unique in South Carolina and throughout the Southeast.

  • The U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence (CCofE) has a partnership with USC.
  • A $50 million Department of Energy Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative (AMC) research building is under construction on campus that will focus on cybersecurity and other cutting edge STEM technologies.
  • The South Carolina National Guard is designing a $30 million Cybersecurity and Readiness center on the USC Aiken campus.
  • USC Aiken is now the only four-year partner institution with SANS Technology Institute (STI). Through our exclusive agreement with STI, the STI undergraduate certificate has been folded into our four-year cybersecurity degree as an option for students.

This is an exciting opportunity to help grow and shape a growing Cybersecurity program and our key partnerships at USC Aiken. Faculty in this position will have the opportunity to collaborate with and develop faculty-student research projects with our industry and government partners.

USC Aiken continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble our student population, approximately 40% of whom are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups.  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, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

The initial screening of applicants will begin November 5, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must complete the USC Jobs application online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/154488 and upload a) cover letter; b) current curriculum vitae; c) statement of teaching philosophy and teaching interest; d) research statement outlining your proposed research plan; and e) unofficial graduate transcripts. Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts and contact information for three references who will be contacted at that time. For more information, please contact Dr. Tieling Chen (search committee chair) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3500 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken is ranked as a top public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges" with 23 consecutive years ranking among the top three and 15 times as #1. Additionally, USC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. USC Aiken is South Carolina’s COPLAC institution providing a unique and strong liberal arts core within our degree offerings. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs. Learn more about the College of Sciences and Engineering at USC Aiken at www.usca.edu/cofse.

Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Eisenhower, 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 historic homes.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science – Data Science – USC Aiken

The Department of Computer Science, Engineering & Mathematics at the University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) offers a B.S. program in Computer Science with concentrations in Cybersecurity, Game & Simulation, and a new concentration in Data Science. The department is designated as a NSA Center of Excellence in Cyber Defense. Our rapidly growing department invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track 9-month faculty position in computer science to begin on August 16, 2024, with a focus on Data Science.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in computer science or a related field by August 16, 2024, with expertise and interest in data science; 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 demonstrated scholarly productivity. However, ABD applicants may be considered. Successful candidates must have the qualifications and interest in teaching a wide range of data science related courses. Additional experience in other areas of computer science is welcomed. Candidates are expected to keep an active research group involving students and seek external funding. Salary commensurate with qualifications and teaching experience.

USC Aiken has the “power of proximity” and is bringing together key partnerships to create a Cybersecurity ecosystem in Aiken County that leverages the missions of Fort Gordon (only 20 miles from USC Aiken), the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) (only 15 miles from USC Aiken), the South Carolina National Guard, and other South Carolina entities.

There are significant synergistic activities that make this position truly unique in South Carolina and throughout the Southeast.

  • The U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence (CCofE) has a partnership with USC.
  • A $50 million Department of Energy Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative (AMC) research building is under construction on campus that will focus on cybersecurity and other cutting-edge STEM technologies.
  • The South Carolina National Guard is designing a $30 million Cybersecurity and Readiness center on the USC Aiken campus.
  • USC Aiken is now the only four-year partner institution with SANS Technology Institute (STI). Through our exclusive agreement with STI, the STI undergraduate certificate has been folded into our four-year cybersecurity degree as an option for students.

USC Aiken continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble our student population, approximately 40% of whom are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups. 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, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

The initial screening of applicants will begin November 5, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must complete the USC Jobs application online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/154458 and upload a) cover letter; b) current curriculum vitae; c) statement of teaching philosophy and teaching interest; d) research statement outlining your proposed research plan; and e) unofficial graduate transcripts. Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts and contact information for three references who will be contacted at that time. For more information, please contact Dr. Tieling Chen (search committee chair) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3500 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken is ranked as a top public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges" with 23 consecutive years ranking among the top three and 15 times as #1. Additionally, USC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. USC Aiken is South Carolina’s COPLAC institution providing a unique and strong liberal arts core within our degree offerings. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs. Learn more about the College of Sciences and Engineering at USC Aiken at www.usca.edu/cofse.

Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Eisenhower, 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 historic homes.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science – Cybersecurity (2 positions available)

The Department of Computer Science, Engineering & Mathematics within the College of Sciences and Engineering at the University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) offers B.S. programs in Computer Science with concentrations in Cybersecurity, Data Science, and Applied Gaming. The department is designated as NSA Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense. Our rapidly growing department invites applications for two Assistant Professor, tenure-track 9-month faculty positions in Computer Science with focus on Cybersecurity to begin on August 16, 2024.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field by August 16, 2024; however, ABD applicants may be considered. Expertise in cybersecurity is essential; 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 demonstrated scholarly productivity. Successful candidates must have the qualifications and interests in teaching a wide range of Computer Science and Cybersecurity courses. Candidates are expected to keep an active cyber research group involving students and be willing to collaborate with the facilities coming to campus such as the National Guard’s Cybersecurity Readiness Center, and the Advanced Manufacturing National Lab Collaborative (AMC). In addition, the faculty will have the opportunity to collaborate with area institutions such as the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and the Savannah River National Laboratory. Salary commensurate with qualifications and teaching experience.

USC Aiken has key partnerships creating Cybersecurity ecosystem in the Savannah River region that leverages the missions of Fort Eisenhower (20 miles from USC Aiken), the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) (15 miles from USC Aiken), the South Carolina National Guard, and other Aiken County and South Carolina entities.

There are significant synergistic activities that make this position truly unique in South Carolina and throughout the Southeast.

  • USC Aiken is designated as Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense
  • USC Aiken Center of Cyber Initiatives and Awareness (CCIA)
  • The U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence (CCofE) has a partnership with USC.
  • A $50 million Department of Energy Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative (AMC) research building is under construction on campus that will focus on cybersecurity and other cutting-edge STEM technologies.
  • The South Carolina National Guard is designing a $30 million Cybersecurity and Readiness center on the USC Aiken campus.
  • USC Aiken is now the only four-year partner institution with SANS Technology Institute (STI). Through our exclusive agreement with STI, the STI undergraduate certificate has been folded into our four-year cybersecurity degree as an option for students.
  • USC Aiken is partner with CompTIA offering students the means to receive entry level certifications needed to enter the workplace.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing department and help shape the growing Cybersecurity program. Faculty in this position will have the opportunity to collaborate with and develop faculty-student research projects with our industry and government partners as well as the onsite Secure Operations Center (SOC), Interact with the Cyber Pacer team, and utilize the newly constructed Cyber lab for research.

USC Aiken continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble our student population, approximately 40% of whom are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups.  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, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

The initial screening of applicants will begin November 5, 2023, and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants must complete the USC Jobs application online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/154455 and upload a) cover letter; b) current curriculum vitae; c) statement of teaching philosophy and teaching interest; d) research statement outlining your proposed research plan; and e) unofficial graduate transcripts. Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts and contact information for three references that will be contacted at that time. For more information, please contact Dr. Hala Strohmier Berry (search committee chair) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3900 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken is ranked as a top public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges" with 23 consecutive years ranking among the top three and 15 times as #1. Additionally, USC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. USC Aiken is South Carolina’s COPLAC institution providing a unique and strong liberal arts core within our degree offerings.  We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs. Learn more about the College of Sciences and Engineering at USC Aiken at www.usca.edu/cofse.

Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty miles from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Eisenhower, the home of the US Army Cyber Command), 60 miles from Columbia, SC, and within three hours’ drive of Charleston, SC and the Appalachian Mountains, and four hours’ drive of Coastal South Carolina. Aiken is well known for its southern charm, equestrian life and events, famous thoroughbred horses, historic homes, and the wonderful weather.