The search for the next Chancellor of UofSC Aiken has completed. Meet Dr. Daniel Heimmermann.

UofSC Aiken seeks to attract and retain a diverse faculty and staff consistent with our diverse student body and the diversity in the surrounding community.  

All positions have to be applied for online. Paper applications will not be accepted.


Staff Positions

Director of the Counseling Center and Disability Services, Minimum salary $60,279/year, UofSC Aiken Student Affairs Division  

UofSC Aiken seeks a Director of the Counseling Center and Disability Services to administer and direct the activities of the Student Counseling Center and the Office of Disability Services.  The Director will:

  1. Provide administrative management and clinical oversight of the Student Counseling Center and coordinate counseling and outreach programs for students with personal and academic difficulties.  Make referrals to community agencies when appropriate.
  1. Develop, implement, and enforce Counseling Services clinical, administrative and HIPAA related policies and procedures.  Implement and oversee continuous evaluation and improvement of Counseling Services.  Serves as the HIPAA Compliance & Privacy Officer for the Counseling Center and Disability Services.  Maintain all relevant ethical, legal, and professional standards of practice for Professional Counselors, Licensed Marriage or Family Therapists, or Social Workers (as relevant to credentials of staff) in the state of SC. Remain knowledgeable about current trends, issues and laws related to college student mental and physical health.
  1. Work with the Coordinator of Disability Services to provide comprehensive services to students who have documented disabilities. 
  1. Directly supervise 4 full-time staff members, 1 part-time staff member, and several student staff.  Develop long and short term plans, evaluate programs and services, develop policies and procedures, manage budget.  Utilize and provide oversight for Electronic Medical Records.

Master’s degree in counseling, clinical counseling, counseling psychology or related field and 6 years of related counseling experience are required as is appropriate licensure.  Experience with electronic medical records software, counseling, and disability services in a college setting preferred.  Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/96693.  Application Deadline:  May 10, 2021.  For more information, e-mail Mila Padgett, Director of Campus Recreation and Wellness Programs, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (803) 641-3230.  UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply

Re-advertised Associate Director of News and Marketing (Public Information Director I), Minimum Salary $42,796/year, UofSC Aiken Marketing and Communication

Under the supervision of the Director of Communications & Marketing, the Associate Director of News and Marketing is responsible for a range of duties that support the strategic goals of UofSC Aiken.

He/she will provide news and information that promotes a positive reputation of the university through traditional and digital media.  Key objectives of this position requires collaboration with the marketing team. The position collaborates cross-functionally with UofSC Aiken divisions and departments, including the Advancement, Alumni, Admissions, and the Cabinet.

The Associate Director will research and gather information for various communications. He/she will write and edit content for use in and on multiple channels, including press releases, magazine articles, newsletter articles, marketing collateral, the website, social media and more. Excellent proofreading skills and attention to detail are required. Additionally, the Associate Director will assist with photography and video planning, production and editing, as well as the organization and maintenance of digital assets. The successful candidate will assist with social media initiatives.  The Office of News and Information interfaces with many internal and external audiences, and it’s important for the Associate Director to have strong relationship building skills and confidentiality. The successful candidate will interact with students, faculty, staff, administration, alumni, donors, community organizations and the media.

The successful candidate will work with the marketing team to develop new web content and news features as needed, delete outdated content and coordinate with other departments to ensure information on their pages remains accurate and timely.

The Associate Director will be a self-starter who shows initiative, a problem solver and a team player. A Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, English, Marketing or related field, and 4 years related experience; or a Master’s degree and 2 years professional experience related to the development and dissemination of informational material is required.  Master's Degree in a related field preferred. Experience with email and social media platforms, graphic design, photography, and video software also preferred.  Fluency in English (oral and written) is required. Proficiency on a PC and/or Mac is required. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) is required.

Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/95920Deadline to apply: April 27, 2021. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

HVAC Technician (Trades Specialist IV), $39,229 minimum per year (Salary commensurate on qualifications and experience), UofSC Aiken Operations

Requires a high school diploma and 3 years related HVAC work experience. Maintains, troubleshoots & repairs the campus energy management system including repair/replacement of controllers, actuator motors, motor drives (VFDS), thermistors, pressure transmitters and other related equipment. Remotely schedules and controls air conditioning & heating system operation based on occupancy. Routine work hours are 8 am to 5 pm Monday thru Friday. Position requires heavy lifting & possible overtime.

Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/95777Application Deadline: 5/02/2021. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

Technology Project Manager (SSPC II), $35,568 per year, USC Aiken Enrollment Management Division

The Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management seeks applications for a Technology Project Manager.  The position is a key member of the leadership team in the Division of Enrollment Management.  The Project Manager oversees enrollment technology implementation and utilization for all enrollment management offices, manages daily activities of artificial intelligence system and customer relationship management system, and coordinates daily technology-based communications with prospective students and parents.  The Project Manager also provides background research and implementation guidance for projects as directed by the Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and coordinates functional operations of all graduate admissions and dual enrollment activities.   Master’s degree in Student Services or related area, or bachelor’s degree and two years related experience required. Some knowledge of enrollment management at the university level required. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the public is necessary. Must be familiar with higher education technology and have demonstrated ability to implement new products/services.  Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.  Experience in managing university-based CRM and/or artificial intelligence systems; experience with Ellucian Banner; demonstrated success in managing university admissions and/or enrollment programs or projects are all preferred.

Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/89125Applications accepted until position is filled.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USC Aiken is an AA/EOE. 

TEMPORARY POSITIONS

Adjunct Online Faculty Pool: Psychology

The University of South Carolina Aiken Department of Psychology is seeking applicants to form a pool of online instructors to teach in all areas of psychology, including statistics, research methods, developmental, social, clinical, and general/experimental psychology.

Faculty Expectations
Other duties can include providing virtual assistance to students by appointment and virtual attendance at a limited number of faculty or committee meetings.

Completion of an online teaching faculty certification course will be required unless the faculty member already possesses similar credentials.

Instructors in this program must ensure their teaching, cognitive, and social presence in the online classroom. Expectations for online faculty include frequent online interaction with students. Replies to student inquiries and other feedback/grades must be delivered within 24-48 hours.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree with at least 18 hours in the discipline related to the assigned course.
  • Online Teaching Experience.
  • Able to provide a sample of recent online course evaluation results.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. degree in Psychology
  • Certified to teach online.

To apply, please complete the online application at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/96902 and submit your CV and a separate cover letter including a statement of your online teaching philosophy and courses prepared to teach. Additional information will be requested later, if needed.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Edward Callen, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

Review of application materials will begin immediately, and position will remain open until an adequate pool is reached. Classes to begin in the Fall 2021 semester. Salary commensurate with education and experience.  UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Part-Time Faculty - Math 

Part-time instructor needed to teach lower level math courses at University of South Carolina Aiken for Fall 2021. Master’s degree in mathematics or a closely related field with at least 18 graduate hours in mathematics. Teaching experience preferred. Send letter of application, resume, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and 3 letters of reference to: Dr. Mohammad Hailat, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Pkwy., Aiken SC 29801. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Ph: 803-641-3446. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor of Management – School of Business Administration (Tenure-track)

The School of Business Administration (SOBA) at UofSC Aiken seeks an Assistant Professor of Management beginning August 16, 2021. This is a tenure-track 9-month full-time teaching, research, and service position. Candidates must be willing and qualified to teach upper level undergraduate and MBA courses in strategic management, management, and other business-related fields in both traditional and online settings. Candidates must possess a doctorate in business or a related field from an AACSB accredited institution; ABD candidates meeting the same qualifications are encouraged to apply. Candidates must demonstrate the potential or ability to conduct scholarly research of sufficient quality and quantity to satisfy SOBA guidelines for AACSB Scholarly Academic (SA) qualification. Evidence of teaching effectiveness is desired. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

The School of Business Administration at UofSC Aiken is AACSB accredited, employs 17 full-time faculty members, and maintains five endowed faculty positions. The School enrolls over 700 students and offers undergraduate business concentrations in accounting, finance, management, and marketing, as well as an MBA. Learn more about the School of Business at www.usca.edu/soba.    

UofSC Aiken continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble our student population, approximately 40% of whom are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups.  UofSC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. 

The initial screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled. To be considered for this position, applicants must complete an online application at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/96885 and submit the following: Cover letter discussing qualifications and interest in the position, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Curriculum vitae, and unofficial copies of all graduate transcripts.  Candidates invited to interview must also provide the following prior to a campus visit: Three current letters of recommendation, names, and contact information for three professional references, and official copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts. 

Please direct additionally questions to Sanela Porca, Interim Dean, School of Business Administration, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 803-641-3232. 

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. UofSC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges." The 2021 distinction marks UofSC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, UofSC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. UofSC Aiken is South Carolina’s COPLAC institution providing a unique and strong liberal arts core within our degree offerings.  We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. UofSC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs.  

Situated on 450 acres, UofSC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes. 

Assistant Professor of Accounting – School of Business Administration (Tenure-track)

The School of Business Administration (SOBA) at UofSC Aiken seeks an Assistant Professor of Accounting beginning August 16, 2021. This is a tenure-track 9-month full-time teaching, research, and service position. Candidates must be willing to teach lower-level and upper-level undergraduate courses in Financial Accounting and advanced accounting topics in both online and traditional settings. Candidates must possess a doctorate in business or a related field from an AACSB accredited institution; ABD candidates meeting the same qualifications are encouraged to apply. Candidates must demonstrate the potential or ability to conduct scholarly research of sufficient quality and quantity to satisfy SOBA guidelines for AACSB Scholarly Academic (SA) qualification. Evidence of teaching effectiveness is desired. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The School of Business Administration at UofSC Aiken is AACSB accredited, employs 17 full-time faculty members, and maintains five endowed faculty positions. The School enrolls over 700 students and offers undergraduate business concentrations in accounting, finance, management, and marketing, as well as an MBA. Learn more about the School of Business at www.usca.edu/soba.  

UofSC Aiken continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble our student population, approximately 40% of whom are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups.  UofSC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

The initial screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled. To be considered for this position, applicants must complete an online application at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/96748 and submit the following: Cover letter discussing qualifications and interest in the position, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Curriculum vitae and unofficial copies of all graduate transcripts.  Candidates invited to interview must also provide the following prior to a campus visit: Three current letters of recommendation, names and contact information for three professional references, and official copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts.

Please direct additionally questions to Sanela Porca, Interim Dean, School of Business Administration, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 803-641-3232.

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. UofSC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges." The 2021 distinction marks UofSC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, UofSC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. UofSC Aiken is South Carolina’s COPLAC institution providing a unique and strong liberal arts core within our degree offerings.  We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. UofSC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs.

Situated on 450 acres, UofSC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes.

Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, Literacy (Tenure-track)

The School of Education at UofSC Aiken invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in literacy to begin August 16, 2021. The position requires an earned doctorate in education with an emphasis on literacy; PK-12 teaching experience; demonstrated effective teaching with diverse populations; and demonstrated or emerging record of scholarly productivity.  Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching in our CAEP and SCDE accredited teacher education programs; field based supervision; academic advisement; sustained scholarly activity; and service to the community and school. Ability to teach ESOL courses and experience teaching online preferred.  Salary commensurate with experience.

UofSC Aiken is considered a DOE minority-serving institution and continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble the 40% minority student population. UofSC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

The initial screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled.  To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/95059 and upload the following with their online application: a current CV, cover letter, unofficial graduate transcripts, and full contact information for 3 professional references. Questions may be directed to Dr. Judy Beck, Dean at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. UofSC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.” The 2021 distinction marks UofSC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, UofSC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. UofSC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs.

Situated on 450 acres, UofSC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes.

Instructor of Teacher Education & Field Experience coordinator

The School of Education at UofSC Aiken invites applications for an Instructor of Education with an emphasis in one of the following: Multicultural, ESOL, Science, Math, or Elementary Education, or Educational Foundations. Expected start date August 16, 2021.

Requirements: Master’s degree in education; PK-12 teaching experience; demonstrated effective teaching with diverse populations. Experience teaching online desirable.  Responsibilities include undergraduate teaching in our CAEP and SCDE accredited teacher education programs; field based supervision; coordinating practicum and intern/student teaching placements. Faculty receive one tuition-free USC course per semester making this position highly desirable for someone looking to complete their doctoral degree.

UofSC Aiken is considered a DOE minority-serving institution and continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble the 40% minority student population. UofSC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

The initial screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled.  To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/95061 and upload the following with their online application: a current CV, cover letter, unofficial graduate transcripts, and full contact information for 3 professional references. Questions may be directed to Dr. Judy Beck, Dean at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. UofSC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.” The 2021 distinction marks UofSC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, UofSC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. UofSC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs.

Situated on 450 acres, UofSC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes.

Instructor of Sociology - Criminology or Criminal Justice (Non tenure-track)

The University of South Carolina Aiken (UofSC Aiken) invites applications for an Instructor in Sociology with a focus in criminology or criminal justice. This full-time position is a nine-month, renewable appointment to begin August 16, 2021. Responsibilities include teaching four courses (12 credit hours) per semester where candidates should be prepared to teach Introductory Sociology and courses in the Department of Sociology's criminology and criminal justice concentration. Instructors are also expected to advise undergraduate students and perform service to the department and the university. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in Sociology with significant graduate coursework related to crime, deviance, and delinquency, or a Master's degree in Criminal Justice or Criminology.

Preferred Requirements: PhD in Sociology, Criminal Justice, or Criminology. Candidates who are ABD will be strongly considered. Candidates who have previous experience teaching at the college level and who have an interest in teaching Introduction to Criminal Justice, Police in Society, and other criminology/criminal justice related courses are encouraged to apply. 

UofSC Aiken continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble our student population, approximately 40% of whom are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups. UofSC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

To be considered for this position, applicants must complete the online application at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/94872 and upload a) cover letter, b) current curriculum vita, c) statement of teaching philosophy and teaching interests, d) unofficial graduate transcripts, and e) full contact information for at least three professional references. The references will be asked to upload a letter of recommendation through the online application portal. Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts, documentation of effective college-level teaching (one or more of the following: syllabi, student evaluations, etc.), and a diversity statement. Questions may be directed to Dr. DeAnna Gore, Search Committee Chair at [email protected].edu. Review of applications will begin March 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. UofSC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges." The 2021 distinction marks UofSC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, we were ranked third in Regional Colleges South for Best Colleges for Veterans. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. UofSC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs.

Situated on 450 acres, UofSC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes.

Instructor of English (Non tenure-track)

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a senior institution in the University of South Carolina system, seeks candidates for Instructor of English/Writing Center Director, beginning August 16, 2021.  Required: minimum earned M.A. in English/Composition & Rhetoric or related field with primary expertise, teaching experience, and scholarly record in the teaching of writing. Prior tutorial experience in a Writing Center required; managerial experience strongly preferred.  Specialization open, but experience teaching composition required and additional experience teaching writing online strongly preferred.  ESOL certification required by date of appointment.  In addition to directing the Writing Center, teaching responsibilities will include a 2-course load per semester, combining first-year Composition and upper-level Composition and Rhetoric courses. The Department of English offers the B.A. in English; the B.F.A in Writing; and minors in literature, and professional and creative writing; there are currently fourteen full-time faculty members.

UofSC Aiken is considered a DOE minority-serving institution and continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble the 40% minority student population. UofSC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  Apply online at­­­­­­ https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/94493 and include a CV, cover letter, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and full contact information for 3 professional references who will be asked to submit a letter of recommendation. Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts and evidence of effective teaching (ex. syllabi, statement of teaching philosophy, student evaluations, etc.). Additional questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Professor Karl Fornes at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. UofSC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges." The 2021 distinction marks UofSC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, we were ranked third in Regional Colleges South for Best Colleges for Veterans. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. UofSC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs.

Situated on 450 acres, UofSC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes.

Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty in Computer Science (Cybersecurity)

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at University of South Carolina Aiken (UofSC Aiken) invites applications for open-rank tenure-track faculty position in computer science to begin August 16, 2021 with a focus on cybersecurity.

Applicants must have: a Ph.D. in computer science or related discipline by August 15, 2021 with expertise and interest in cybersecurity; potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate level using engaged learning strategies appropriate to the discipline and level (normal teaching load is 12 hours per semester); and potential for scholarly productivity.  Applicants at the Associate Professor level must also have at least 6 years of experience beyond the PhD with commensurate scholarly productivity.  Applicants for full Professor rank must have at least 10 years of experience beyond the PhD and commensurate scholarly productivity.  Salary commensurate with qualifications and teaching experience. Successful candidates must have the qualifications and interests in teaching a wide range of cybersecurity related courses such as secure software development, hacking techniques, cyber defense & digital forensics and so on.

UofSC Aiken has the “power of proximity” and is already bringing together key partnerships to create a cybersecurity ecosystem in Aiken County that leverages the missions of Fort Gordon (only 20 miles from UofSC Aiken), the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) (only 15 miles from UofSC Aiken), and other South Carolina entities.

There are significant synergistic activities that make this position truly unique in South Carolina and throughout the southeast.

  • The U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence (CCofE) was recently relocated to Fort Gordon and is currently working on a MOU partnership with UofSC Aiken.
  • A $50 million Department of Energy Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative (AMC) research building will be built on campus that will focus on cybersecurity and other cutting-edge STEM technologies.
  • The South Carolina National Guard has as their number one priority to build a $30 million DreamPort cybersecurity center on the campus of UofSC Aiken.
  • UofSC Aiken’s degree in cybersecurity has now been approved to be offered fully online through the University of South Carolina’s Palmetto College, opening up the degree for students anywhere in the world.
  • UofSC Aiken is now the only four-year partner institution with SANS Technology Institute (STI) in the world. Through our exclusive agreement with STI, the STI undergraduate certificate has been folded into our four-year cybersecurity degree as an option for students.

This is an exciting opportunity to help grow and shape this new program and our partnerships at UofSC Aiken. Faculty in this position will have the opportunity to collaborate with and develop faculty-student research projects with our industry partners.

UofSC Aiken is considered a DOE minority-serving institution and continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble the 40% minority student population. UofSC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

The initial screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled.  To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/93465 and upload a) cover letter; b) current curriculum vitae; c) statement of teaching philosophy and teaching interest; d) research statement; e) unofficial graduate transcripts; f) full contact information for at least three professional references. Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more information, please contact either search committee co-chairs, Dr. Hani AbuSalem at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Dr. Rao Li at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. UofSC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges." The 2021 distinction marks UofSC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, UofSC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. UofSC Aiken is South Carolina’s COPLAC institution providing a unique and strong liberal arts core within our degree offerings.  We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. UofSC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs.

Situated on 450 acres, UofSC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes.  Learn more about UofSC Aiken at www.usca.edu.

Instructor in Computer Science (with emphasis in Applied Gaming)

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) invites applications for an Instructor in computer science with a focus on applied gaming to begin August 16, 2020.

Requirements: (1) Ph.D. (by July 1, 2020) in computer science with knowledge and experience in applied gaming (which includes augmented and virtual reality) or a combination of a master’s degree with five years of professional experience or a bachelor’s degree with ten or more years of experience in discipline; and (2) potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate level using engaged learning strategies appropriate to the discipline and level. Successful candidates will have the qualifications for and interests in teaching a range of applied gaming related courses. This person will also be able to help the college strengthen relationships with local industry. Faculty normally teach 12 hours per semester. Salary commensurate with qualifications and teaching experience.

This is an exciting opportunity to help grow and shape this new program at USC Aiken. The Central Savannah River Area (CSRA), which includes Aiken, SC and Augusta, GA, is experiencing unprecedented growth, interest, and opportunity in computer science, specifically in cybersecurity and applied gaming. Faculty in these positions will have the opportunity to collaborate with our industry partners (e.g. Savannah River National Laboratory, US Army Cyber Center of Excellence, EDTS, Unisys, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, and Savannah River Remediation).

Applicants must complete the online application at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/80337 and upload a) cover letter; b) current curriculum vitae; c) statement of teaching philosophy and teaching interest; d) unofficial graduate transcripts; e) full contact information for at least three professional references. Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. For more information, please contact Dr. Yilian Zhang (search committee co-chair) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Dr. Thomas Reid (search committee co-chair) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. UofSC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

USC Aiken, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina System and home to approximately 3,700 students, consistently ranks as one of the top comprehensive, public institutions in the South by U.S. News and World Report, having achieved the number one ranking in 14 of the past 19 years. A 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows for highly engaged pedagogies with USC Aiken selected as the college of choice by students from 36 states and 38 countries. Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu.