Advertised Salary Range: We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
Advertised Job Summary:
The faculty of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of South Carolina, Columbia campus, invites applications for a full time, professional-track position at the rank of Instructor to begin August 16, 2023. The position is a 9-month appointment with a teaching load of 8 courses in Microbiology over the 9-months ( or an equivalent of 12 credit hours of courses each academic semester). This is an annual appointment that may be renewed contingent upon Dean's approval, satisfactory performance, departmental needs, and the availability of funding.
The successful candidate will teach multiple sections of a combination of BIOL 250 (Microbiology), BIOL 462/462L (Advanced Microbiology and Lab), and/or BIOL 550 (Bacteriology). These courses are taken by both science (Biological Sciences, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Exercise Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences) majors, and non-science (Nursing, Public Health, Psychology) majors. The 4:4 teaching load is equivalent to teaching 12 credit hours of courses each semester. These 12 hours can be any combination of lectures and labs as needed by the department.
The Department of Biological Sciences is a multidisciplinary unit of approximately 1,800 undergraduate students, 60 graduate students, and 35 tenure-line faculty representing a broad range of research areas (www.biol.sc.edu). USC (www.sc.edu) is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50
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.