University of South Carolina, Mathematics

Position ID: UofSC-FTE [#24076]
Position Title: Instructor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Columbia, South Carolina 29208, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2024/02/11 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/12/14)
Position Description:    

Department of Mathematics


The faculty of the Department of Mathematics 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, 2024. The position is a 9-month appointment with a teaching load of 8 courses for the academic year. This is an annual appointment that may be renewed contingent upon Dean’s approval, satisfactory performance, departmental needs, and the availability of funding.

Candidates must have a minimum of a M.S. degree, Ph.D. preferred, in Mathematics or Mathematics Education and demonstrated excellence in teaching.

The successful candidate will teach 100 and 200 level courses, including first year calculus and precalculus courses. The expected teaching load is 4-4. However, course releases may be given based on additional service in the Department, College, and University.

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

From the Upstate to the Lowcountry, the University of South Carolina system is transforming the lives of South Carolinians through the impact of our eight institutions and 20 locations throughout the state. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of eight institutions, including the research campus in Columbia and comprehensive four-year universities in Aiken, Upstate and Beaufort. In addition, our Palmetto College campuses in Salkehatchie, Union, Lancaster and Sumter enable students to earn associate or bachelor’s degrees through a combination of in-person, online or blended learning. All of our system institutions place strong emphasis on service — helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and beyond.

The Mathematics Department (, located in the heart of the historic campus, currently has 31 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 10 instructors, 57 graduate students, over 180 majors, and 40 minors. Faculty research interests include algebra, analysis, applied and computational mathematics, constructive approximation, discrete mathematics, geometry, mathematical biology, mathematical education, and number theory. The LeConte building, where the Department of Mathematics resides, has recently been renovated. We have state of the art Math Learning Center. Other excellent resources include the Center for Teaching Excellence. For more information about the Department of Mathematics, please visit our website at

The University of South Carolina is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina 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.

How to Apply

All applicants must apply online at USCJobs at as well as via MathJobs at Applicants are required to submit at least three signed letters of recommendation specifically addressing the teaching of the applicant, a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, and a CV. Review of applications will begin on January 14, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about this position may be directed to Dr. Matthew Boylan

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
email address
Department of Mathematics
University of South Carolina
1523 Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29208