Department: UPS Dept of Economics Finance and Accounting
Advertised Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Advertised Job Summary:
Assistant or Associate Professor of Business Law and Taxation University of South Carolina Upstate FAC00236PO22 Spartanburg, SC
The Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting seeks a tenure-track, 9-month Assistant Professor to teach Taxation and Business Law beginning August 16, 2023. Depending upon candidate qualifications and course needs, the teaching assignments will be Taxation, Business Law, and may include lower division accounting classes. The selected candidate will be expected to embrace diversity and participate in community engagement and service to include student advising, undergraduate research and experiential learning.
Faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.
The University of South Carolina Upstate is a comprehensive public university, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina and is among the fastest growing universities in the State. U.S. News and World Report recently ranked USC Upstate No. 1 among Top Public Regional Colleges in South Carolina, and No. 2 in the South. Located between Charlotte and Atlanta along the I-85 corridor, one of the fastest growing business and high-tech regions in the country, the campus is within easy driving distance of the Appalachian mountains and the Atlantic Ocean beaches. The University has an enrollment of approximately 5,000 students and employs approximately 650 full and part-time faculty and staff, reflecting the diversity of Upstate South Carolina. In addition, students and faculty from over 25 nations reflect the university's international character. USC Upstate is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for faculty, staff, and administrators. We are an EOE/AA employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity.
USC Upstate is seeking teacher-scholars who (i) have a commitment to excellence in teaching and working with a diverse student population and (ii) show clear potential for scholarly research and publication. USC Upstate is committed to building a faculty with expertise in student and civic engagement and active learning pedagogies, (e.g. service-learning, mentoring undergraduate research, and the scholarship of teaching, learning and application) and 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 AACSB accredited Johnson College of Business and Economics currently awards a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with majors in Accounting, Economics/Finance, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Management, Marketing, and a Master of Science in Business Analytics. The College also offers minors in Business Administration, Business and Entrepreneurship, and Economics as well as a dual program with Landshut University in Germany. The Johnson College is located in a state-of-the-art 60,000 sq. ft. facility in downtown Spartanburg. The College of Business and Economics has approximately 600 undergraduate students from 18 states and 11 countries. For more information, visit https://www.uscupstate.edu/jcbe.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Candidates must have a Juris Doctorate plus the necessary credentials to teach Taxation (Masters degree or LLM), or a Ph.D. in Accounting or related field plus the necessary credentials to teach Business Law and Taxation (Masters degree or LLM). Candidates must demonstrate the potential for quality teaching of college-level business law or accounting courses and research at the AACSB Scholarly Academic, or SA, designation. ABD candidates with planned completion dates by August 15, 2023, are welcome to apply.
To qualify for the rank of Associate Professor, candidates must have a Ph.D. or DBA in Accounting or related field with six years of academic experience beyond the terminal degree by August 16, 2023, and at least three recent publications in indexed journals. A successful background check is required.
The University of South Carolina is a globally recognized, high-impact research university committed to a superior student experience and dedicated to innovation in learning, research and community engagement. Founded in 1801, the university offers more than 300 degree programs and is a top-tier Carnegie Foundation research institution. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of 20 locations throughout the state, including the research campus in Columbia. With 60 nationally ranked academic programs including top-ranked programs in international business, the nation's best honors college and distinguished programs in engineering, law, medicine, public health and the arts, the university is helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and around the world.