Department: USC Upstate Div of Math and Computer Sci.
Advertised Job Summary:
Faculty positions to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus. USC Upstate is seeking a Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Computer Science beginning August 16, 2018. Candidates with expertise in computer security and networking, cloud computing, robotics, computer vision, web development, mobile development, or digital forensics are encouraged to apply, but expertise in other areas will also be considered. Applicants are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching and have good research potential. Applicants should be capable of teaching a wide variety of computer science courses. The computer science program at USC Upstate holds an ABET accreditation and faculty teach three courses (9 credit hours) each semester. Various internal grants are available by the university to support both faculty and student research. In addition to teaching, other duties include developing curriculum, engaging in scholarly activities, advising students, and participating in internal and external service.
USC Upstate is seeking teacher-scholars who have a commitment to excellence in teaching and working with a diverse student population and show clear potential for scholarly research and publication. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in student and civic engagement, and active learning pedagogies, such as service-learning, mentoring undergraduate research, and the scholarship of teaching, learning and application; and experience with teaching online or hybrid courses. USC Upstate provides extensive support for junior faculty including competitive professional-development funding, opportunities for student-faculty research collaboration, and a range of workshops and mentoring programs to develop our strengths as teacher-scholars. The University of South Carolina and is among the fastest growing universities in the State. U. S. News & World Report's 2017 edition
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC ...Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.