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Adjunct Instructor in Anthropology

University of South Carolina
Union, South Carolina
Closing date
Aug 20, 2023

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Full Time
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Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number TMP02258PO20 Job Code Title Instructor Advertised Title Adjunct Instructor in Anthropology Campus Union College/Division USC Union College/Division Level Department USC Union Palmetto College Salary $1,000 per credit hour Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Part Time Hours per Week 10 Work Schedule

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Job Search Category Temporary Faculty

About UofSC

About University of South Carolina

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.

Diversity Statement

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.

Benefits for Temporary Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers temporary employees expected to work at least 30 hours per week health and life insurance, flexible spending accounts and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The University of South Carolina Union, a regional campus of the University of South Carolina, located approximately sixty (60) miles southeast of Greenville, SC and the same distance northeast of Columbia, SC is accepting applications for adjunct faculty in Anthropology. This appointment is on a course-by-course basis.


Master's degree with at least 18 graduate hours in Anthropology.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date 01/11/2021 Proposed End Date Job Open Date 09/24/2020 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

An unofficial graduate transcript must be attached in addition to the required application, cover letter, and vitae. If you are unable to attach an electronic version of your transcript you may mail a copy to the Office of Human Resources, USC Union, PO Drawer 729, Union, SC 29379. If you have any questions about the application procedures, please call 864-424-8027. If you are hired to teach for USC Union, you will be required to submit an official copy of your graduate transcripts. Review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina 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.

Position Attributes

Position Attributes

Employees in Safety-Sensitive or Security-Sensitive positions will be subject to pre-employment and post-employment drug testing in accordance with University policy HR 1.95 Drug and Alcohol Testing.

Safety/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL No Hazardous weather category Non-Essential

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
    • Do you have a Master's degree with 18 graduate credit hours in the teaching discipline that you desire to be approved?
  • Yes
  • No
    • Are you willing and able to submit to a pre-employment background check that may include, but it is not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history as a condition of hire?
  • Yes
  • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Other Supporting Documents
  • List of References and Contact Information

Optional Documents

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