University of South Carolina, Mathematics

Position ID: USC-INSTRUCTOR1 [#13964, FTE-18-06]
Position Title: Instructor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Columbia, South Carolina 29208, United States [map]
Application Deadline: (offers accepted posted 2019/05/28, listed until 2019/06/28)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***



Non-Tenure-track Instructor

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Carolina-Columbia invites applications for a full-time position of Instructor of Mathematics. This is a 9-month appointment and is not in the tenure track. The position is renewable based on satisfactory performance, departmental needs, and the availability of funding.  Applicants must have an M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Mathematics or Mathematics Education and demonstrated excellence in teaching.  The expected teaching load is 4-4. Additionally, the person hired in this position will be Math Placement Test (MPT) coordinator; course releases will be given based on MPT work. 

Applications must be submitted through the University’s online employment system “USC Jobs” at  Applicants are required to submit at least two letters of recommendation specifically addressing the teaching of the applicant, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a CV.

Complete applications received no later than June 28, 2019 will receive full consideration. Please address inquiries to

 The Mathematics Department (, located in the heart of the historic campus, currently has 37 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 8 instructors, 51 graduate students, over 180 majors, and 40 minors.  Faculty research interests include analysis, numerical analysis, modeling and simulation, scientific computing, biomathematics, constructive approximation, discrete mathematics, as well as algebra, geometry, logic, number theory, and topology. 


The University of South Carolina System ( 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.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Department of Mathematics
University of South Carolina
1523 Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29208

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