Skip to main content

Careers

Because the Darla Moore School of Business has adopted strategic themes related to international business and sustainable enterprise and development, candidates whose research interests lie in these areas will find colleagues with similar interests across the school.

The University of South Carolina 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 or veteran status. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Open Positions


September 17, 2013

Tenure Track Faculty Position in Tax


The University of South Carolina, School of Accounting is accepting applications for a tenure-track position, open at all ranks and in the area of taxation beginning in Fall 2014. Candidates should possess a doctorate or expect to complete their doctorate by August 2014. New Ph.D. candidates should demonstrate the potential for teaching excellence and publishing in top tier journals. Candidates for an advanced rank should have a record of teaching excellence and publishing in top tier journals. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements. All faculty searches are subject to the availability of funding. 

Contact: Submit curriculum vitae, working papers, and a defended dissertation proposal (new assistant professors) to:  
Professor Mark Cecchini, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC  29208 or e-mail ACCTrecruit@moore.sc.edu  
September 17, 2013

Innovation Chair


The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina invites nominations and applications for the recently endowed Innovation Chair affiliated with the Center for Economic Excellence in the Hydrogen Economy. We are seeking leading scholars in areas relating to commercialization, intellectual property, entrepreneurship and new ventures, and innovation. The position requires both impressive scholarly credentials and significant applied expertise.   

The Innovation Chair was established as part of the South Carolina SmartState Program. This program authorizes use of state funds provided by the South Carolina Education Lottery (when matched by private giving) to create Centers of Economic Excellence that will advance the South Carolina economy. To date, over fifteen such centers have been created at the University of South Carolina.  The Center of Economic Excellence for the Hydrogen Economy was created with the support of Fluor Corporation and Savannah River Nuclear Solutions. It will support both the Innovation Chair in the Darla Moore School of Business and the Discovery Chair in the College of Engineering and Computing.  

The Innovation Chair will be expected to conduct scholarly research, teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, and interface with Discovery Chair as well as the Chairs affiliated with the other Centers of Economic Excellence.  

The Innovation Chair should have a Ph.D. in Economics or a Business-related discipline, a distinguished scholarly record, significant applied expertise, and the ability to collaborate across diverse units within USC. The Innovation Chair’s tenure home will be in an academic department in the Moore School of Business.    

Contact: Nominations and applications should be submitted to: innovation@moore.sc.edu. This is an on-going search and applications will be considered until the position is filled.


September 17, 2013

Assistant/Associate Professor of International Business


The Sonoco International Business Department, Darla Moore School of Business, at the University of South Carolina is conducting a search for a tenure-track position. Rank is at the Assistant or Associate Professor, although exceptional candidates at higher rank may be considered. The start date is August 2014. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. 

We are interested in an exceptional scholar with demonstrated outstanding research and teaching at the intersection of innovation and international business. Strong preference will be given to candidates with a strong disciplinary base, interest in institutional theory, and a focus on one or more emerging market areas. Some specific but not exhaustive examples of potential expertise related to innovation and multinational enterprises include national innovation systems; public-private economic models and initiatives; labor practices; regulatory environments; technology diffusion and transfer; knowledge generation and networks; born global enterprises; and forms of corporate governance. A completed doctoral degree is preferred, though candidates at the ABD stage may also be considered. 

The primary vision for the international business department is to take a leading role in the development of high impact theory and research on global business. The department is unified by its interest in understanding the multinational enterprise (MNE) and the institutional context within which the MNE operates. The department includes faculty with diverse disciplinary backgrounds. This combination, a shared focus on the MNE and diverse perspectives, facilitates collaborative efforts to support multidisciplinary, cross-functional, and/or multilevel perspectives. Tenure-track faculty in the department are: Nancy Buchan (Wharton), Randy Folks (Harvard), Omrane Guedhami (Laval), Tatiana Kostova (Minnesota), Chuck Kwok (Texas-Austin), Sali Li (Utah), Gerald McDermott (MIT), Lite Nartey (Wharton), Robert Rolfe (Oklahoma), Kendall Roth (South Carolina), Martin Roth (Pittsburgh), Andrew Spicer (Wharton), Hildy Teegen (Texas-Austin), and Marc van Essen (Rotterdam). 

The Darla Moore School of Business is recognized for its innovative international business programs, including an undergraduate international business major, joint undergraduate international business programs with the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Universidad de Chile, international master in business administration, master of international business, a global executive MBA program in Guadalajara, Mexico, and international business and finance majors at the doctoral level. For the past 22 years the graduate program in international business has been ranked No. 1 or No. 2 among public universities. The undergraduate international business program has been ranked No. 1 for 16 consecutive years. Given that the Moore School has adopted strategic themes related to international business, innovation, and sustainable enterprise and development, candidates whose research and teaching interests lie in these areas will find colleagues with similar interests across the school. 

Contact: Please send/e-mail a cover letter, CV, brief research and teaching statements, and the names of three references to: Beth Busby, Sonoco International Business Department, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 (beth.busby@moore.sc.edu).

September 17, 2013

Tenure-track or Tenured Position in HR/OB

The Management Department at the Darla Moore School ofBusiness, University of South Carolina invites applications and nominations fora tenure-track or tenured position in HR/OB. We invite applications fromscholars interested in any domain area, and we are particularly interested inreceiving applications from candidates whose interests include the managementof human capital, broadly defined. While faculty rank is open, consideration offull professors will be limited to situations in which the candidate presentsan exceptional record.

The position requires a doctoral degree in management or arelated field and the ability to effectively teach specialized and requiredcourses in management at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Candidatesmust possess a doctorate or expect to complete the doctorate by August 2014.

Contact: Candidates should submit their vitas, samples of researchand teaching performance, and references to mgmt_hr@moore.sc.edu. Materials may besubmitted by mail to Sandy Bringley, Management Department, Moore School ofBusiness, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 by September 28,2013. The search will remain open until the position is filled.


September 17, 2013

Operation and Supply Chain Management Position


The Management Science Department at the Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant, senior assistant, or associate professor within Operations and Supply Chain Management group. An ideal candidate would demonstrate a proven ability to produce high impact research and excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching, along with an interest in developing a competence in executive education and business outreach. Our group has a vibrant doctoral program and an expectation for this position is to teach doctoral seminars and serve as an advisor for doctoral student dissertations. Qualifications for this position include a Ph.D. or DBA in Operations Management/Supply Chain Management or a closely related field. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong training in theory driven empirical research. Salary and compensation is highly competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements. All faculty searches are subject to the availability of funding.  

The Operations Management group at the Moore School is well known for its research publications in the top tier journals of the field. The Department also houses an active Center for Global Supply Chain and Process Management, which cultivates outreach to industry and enhances practice-based pedagogical and scholarly research. Center partners include multi-national firms such as Avaya, Coca Cola Bottling, Cummins Turbo Technologies, Ingersoll-Rand, Michelin, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Siemens, Sonoco, and Textron among others. For more information about the department and the OM group, please visit our Web site.
 
Representatives from the department will be available for interviewing at both the INFORMS conference in Minneapolis and the Decision Sciences Institute Meeting in Baltimore.  

Contact: Applicants should submit a letter describing relevant research/scholarship and teaching experience, along with curriculum vitae to the attention of Ms. Julia Witherspoon, Management Science Department, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 or e-mail MgmtSci.Search@moore.sc.edu

September 27, 2013

The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina is searching for a Lecturer/Clinical Assistant Professor in the Sonoco International Business Department beginning January 1, 2014.  Eligible candidates should possess a Ph.D or ABD in international business or areas related to cultural studies.  Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to teach international business courses, support the utilization of ethnographic methods in courses requiring cultural immersion, and conduct study abroad classes in multiple locations.  This is a non-tenure track position with a focus on instructional activities.  All faculty searches are subject to the availability of funding.

Contact: Submit curriculum vita/resume, 3 letters of reference, evidence of teaching excellence, and a letter of interest to:  Beth Busby, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 or email beth.busby@moore.sc.edu.


The Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina seeks a full-time Clinical Faculty Member to teach operations & supply chain management and mentor student projects within the Center for Global Supply Chain and Process Management (GSCPM). 

The GSCPM Center at the Moore School of Business is a valuable source of knowledge regarding global supply chain management and process improvement for firms within and beyond South Carolina.  This Center engages the school’s faculty and students with the business community with the objective of improving practice for its business partners; promoting and providing placement opportunities for students; bringing relevance to academic research and pedagogical endeavors; and providing mutual learning opportunities between academia and industry.

The Center was founded in 2005, and its activities are supported by annual corporate membership fees and the active participation of Management Science faculty and staff.  Its corporate partners consist of multinational service, manufacturing, and consulting firms including Avaya, Coca-Cola Bottling, Carolinas Healthcare System, Cummins, Ingersoll-Rand/Trane, Michelin, Palmetto Richland Health, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Siemens, Sonoco, and Textron/E-Z-GO. Membership is continuously being expanded to other high profile partners.
 
Job Description

The two primary responsibilities of this position is to teach undergraduate and master’s level operations and supply chain courses within the Management Science Department and to lead and actively manage student projects with Center corporate partners.  

To accomplish these responsibilities, the selected candidate must be able to:
  • work with Center corporate partners to identify value creation opportunities for student projects that will have specific assessment metrics
  • guide student project teams through problem definition, issue identification, and development of project and work plans.  
  • teach effectively in a broad range of potential supply chain and operations courses
Job Qualifications: 

We seek candidates with a proven track record and more than 5 years of experience in one or more of the following areas: 
  • Implementing supply chain and process improvement projects
  • Consulting experience and/or international supply chain/procurement/logistics/lean experience with a major firm 
  • Supply chain analytics and value assessment including estimated and actual landed costs
  • Process reengineering
  • Supply chain optimization
  • Teaching in one or more of the following areas: lean systems and process management, six sigma, production planning and control systems, strategic procurement, supply chain design and execution, and principles of operations management. 
A Ph.D. in operations and supply chain management or a related area is desirable but not required. This is a non-tenure track position. The position would have full employment benefits and be on a nine-month academic contract.  The appointment is renewable on an on-going basis subject to future budget considerations and satisfactory performance. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Hiring is subject to availability of funds. 

Application Procedure

Please send a letter of application containing a clear statement of background qualifications that meet the requirements of the position, a resume, evidence of teaching and/or project management capabilities, and the names and contact information of three references to the attention of: 

Contact: Dr. Jack Jensen
Managing Director, Center for Global Supply Chain and Process Management
Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina
1705 College Street, Columbia, SC 29208 

For further information and details of position announcement, please contact Dr. Jack Jensen at Jensen@moore.sc.edu or call (803) 777-6824. 

October 8, 2013


The Management Science Department at the Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, invites applications for a clinical faculty position in Information Technology with an emphasis on information systems and database management. An ideal candidate would demonstrate a passion and competence for graduate and undergraduate teaching of MS Excel, Access, and Database Management, along with an interest in developing executive education opportunities and business outreach. A Ph.D. or DBA in Information Systems and Technology Management or a closely related field is desired, but not required.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience in online training and course instruction, along with experience in working with Big Data and Business Analytics. Salary and compensation is highly competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements.  Hiring is subject to availability of funds.

The Management Science group at the Moore School is well known for its research publications in the top tier journals of the field. The Department also houses an active Center for Global Supply Chain and Process Management, which cultivates outreach to industry and enhances practice-based pedagogical and scholarly research. Center partners include multi-national firms such as Avaya, Coca Cola Bottling, Cummins Turbo Technologies, Ingersoll-Rand, Michelin, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Siemens, Sonoco, and Textron among others. For more information about the department and the center, please visit our Web site.
 
Representatives from the department will be available for interviewing at both the INFORMS conference in Minneapolis and the Decision Sciences Institute Meeting in Baltimore.  Applicants should submit a letter describing relevant work and teaching experience, along with curriculum vitae to the attention of Ms. Julia Witherspoon, Management Science Department, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 or e-mail MGSC.Clinical@moore.sc.edu

Assists with all aspects of faculty-led study abroad and regional programs in the Darla Moore School of Business. Supports partner institutions and vendors to develop new undergraduate and graduate study abroad opportunities. Assists with the necessary documentation between faculty, departments and the USC Study Abroad Office to assure compliance with University standards and policies and procedures.   

Minimum Qualifications 
Bachelor's degree and 6 years related experience in business management, administrative services or related field; or equivalency.
   
Preferred Qualifications 
Preference will be given to work within the field of education abroad. Prior work experience with faculty and service-learning initiatives is encouraged. Previous university administrative experience, foreign language ability, international experience, and web site design/maintenance skills also preferred.   

Apply here Requisition #007102

Responsible for planning, coordinating, monitoring, and supervising operations and maintenance functions, including Building Maintenance and Mechanical Systems and Energy Management and Support Systems within the technologically enhanced LEED Platinum (potential Net-Zero) Moore School of Business 252,000 sq. ft. building; reports to the DMSB CFO/Director of Administrative Services.   

Minimum Qualifications
Master's degree in engineering or engineering related field and 4 years related experience, or bachelor's degree in engineering or engineering related field and 6 years related experience. 

Knowledge and Skills
1. LEED certified professional; 
2. Experience with innovative, state of the art, Building Management Systems (e.g., Johnson Controls Panoptix) 
3. Knowledge of central steam and chilled water distribution systems, HVAC mechanical systems; direct digitally controlled energy management systems 
4. Ability to write and interpret complex technical plans and reports; to communicate verbally and in writing with management, users, and other professionals/stakeholders 
5. Ability to organize and plan schedules and to problem solve; team building skills; and ability to manage multiple and complex duties concurrently; ability to perpetually monitor and make fact-based decisions; project a positive image which encourages high morale and best-practices related to facility use and ongoing energy efficiencies.   

Preferred Qualifications
Interest in and knowledge of solar (photovoltaic systems); prior experience in leading or monitoring a Green Revolving Fund to prioritize and support sustainability initiatives.  

Interest in and knowledge of solar (photovoltaic systems); prior experience in leading or monitoring a Green Revolving Fund to prioritize and support sustainability initiatives.   

Apply here Requisition #007215

Job Purpose
As Executive Assistant to the Dean, performs a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks and must be able to work independently with little or no supervision. The successful candidate must be capable of highly professional interaction with a wide range of stakeholders including corporate executives, alumni and donors. This position requires an exceedingly well organized, flexible individual who meets the challenges of supporting the Dean's Office at the Darla Moore School of Business.  Professional appearance and demeanor required as front line representative of world class school of business. This position is the epicenter of a very fast paced environment.   

Must be able to perform a variety of duties often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure. Reading and comprehending documents both written and verbal communications. This position requires one to work with other staff members, perform multiple concurrent tasks, and work under a substantial amount of time and task pressure and interruptions. Confidentiality of information is mandatory.  

Minimum Qualifications
Master's degree and 5 years relevant experience in business, public administration or administrative services, or bachelor's degree and 7 years relevant experience in business, public administration or administrative services; or equivalency. 

Preference will be given to individuals with knowledge of DMSB or collegiate experience.  

Knowledge/Skills/Expertise
Should possess exemplary customer service skills. Must possess a high degree of professionalism and ability to maintain credibility, trust, and support of senior executives. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to effectively plan and organize work activities and prioritize task completion according to schedules and goals. Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information. Highly organized. Ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public.  

Apply here  REQ.  007250  
Application deadline is March 21, 2014



The Marketing Department of the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina invites applications for one or more visiting assistant professor positions beginning August 2014, Candidates should possess a doctorate in marketing or expect to complete the doctorate before beginning employment. However, candidates who have completed all requirements for the doctoral degree other than the dissertation will be considered for a visiting lecturer position. All faculty searches are subject to the availability of funding.  Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.  

We are most interested in candidates that have the ability and willingness to teach marketing management, sales management, and marketing research at the graduate and undergraduate levels. However, candidates with other teaching interests will be given careful consideration. Evidence of successful teaching performance should be provided.
 
Our faculty has traditionally been among the leaders in top-journal research productivity in marketing as reflected in our current top-25 research productivity ranking by UT-Dallas. We also offer a top-notch doctoral program with excellent doctoral students, impressive placements, and strong institutional support for doctoral education. Our work environment has proven conducive to junior faculty success for many years. Visiting faculty will be encouraged to collaborate with our permanent faculty on research projects of mutual interest and will receive the same levels of research support as tenure track faculty.

Our new, state-of-the-art business school facility, designed by Rafael Viñoly of New York, is scheduled for completion in May 2014. The University of South Carolina is located in the city of Columbia, a rapidly growing metropolitan area of over 700,000 people that offers excellent quality of life including outstanding schools, extensive entertainment opportunities, and strong support for the arts.
 
See our website for more information about the marketing department.
 
Digital applications via email are strongly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter, including brief research and teaching statements, a current CV, and the names of three references to:  Jennie Smyrl. Be sure to specify that you are applying for visiting position.


The Marketing Department of the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina is conducting a search to fill one or more tenure-track positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank ideally beginning August 2014, although consideration would be given to a January 1, 2015 starting date.  Candidates must possess a doctorate in marketing or expect to complete the doctorate before beginning employment. All faculty searches are subject to the availability of funding.  Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.  

We are interested in emerging and established scholars without regard to primary research domain. Strong theoretical and methodological skills are required, however, irrespective of research interests. Candidates must demonstrate the capacity to publish in top marketing journals. More senior candidates must also have a track record of publishing success.  The ability to teach undergraduate and graduate classes effectively is required.
 
Our faculty has traditionally been among the leaders in top-journal research productivity in marketing as reflected in our current top-25 research productivity ranking by UT-Dallas. We also offer a top-notch doctoral program with excellent doctoral students, impressive placements, and strong institutional support for doctoral education. Our work environment has proven conducive to junior faculty success for many years. Teaching loads and research support levels are consistent with our top-tier research standing.

Our new, state-of-the-art business school facility, designed by Rafael Viñoly of New York, is scheduled for completion in May 2014. The University of South Carolina is located in the city of Columbia, a rapidly growing metropolitan area of over 700,000 people that offers excellent quality of life including outstanding schools, extensive entertainment opportunities, and strong support for the arts.
 
See our website for more information about the marketing department.
 
Digital applications via email are strongly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter, including brief research and teaching statements, a current CV, and the names of three references to:  Jennie Smyrl (smyrlj@moore.sc.edu). 

The Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina seeks a full-time Clinical Faculty member to teach risk management, finance, and insurance courses, mentor students, engage in outreach to businesses, and further the objectives of the School’s multidisciplinary Risk and Uncertainty Management (RUM) Initiative. 

The RUM Initiative takes a multidisciplinary, enterprise-wide approach to the study of business risk management.  It has three main objectives.  First, it seeks to enhance the educational programs of the University, including the major in Risk Management and Insurance (which is ranked #10 in the country by US News and World Report) by providing students an enterprise-wide perspective and an understanding of the tools and concepts needed in business risk management.  Second, it facilitates interaction between faculty across disciplines and between practitioners and faculty and students.  Third, the Initiative seeks to support research on a broad range of risk and uncertainty management issues.
 
The primary responsibilities of this position are to teach undergraduate courses in risk management, finance, and insurance and to support the external activities of the school related to the RUM Initiative.  The external activities include working with the RUM Board of Advisors to further the goals of the Initiative, working with the career services office in enhancing internship and job opportunities in risk management, and working with the development office in fund-raising and outreach activities that further the goals of the RUM Initiative. 

Job Qualifications: 
The primary responsibilities of this position are to teach undergraduate courses in risk management, finance, and insurance and to support the external activities of the school related to the RUM Initiative.  The external activities include working with the RUM Board of Advisors to further the goals of the Initiative, working with the career services office in enhancing internship and job opportunities in risk management, and working with the development office in fund-raising and outreach activities that further the goals of the RUM Initiative. 

A Ph.D. is desirable but not required. This is a non-tenure track position. The position would have full employment benefits and be on a nine-month academic contract.  The appointment is renewable on an on-going basis subject to future budget considerations and satisfactory performance and starts fall 2014. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Hiring is subject to availability of funds.

Application Procedure: 
Please send a letter of application containing a clear statement of background qualifications that meet the requirements of the position, a resume, evidence of teaching capabilities, and the names and contact information of three references to finance.search@moore.sc.edu.  The deadline is May 31, 2014.

Questions about the positions can be directed to:  Greg Niehaus, Professor of Finance and Insurance
gregn@moore.sc.edu   803-777-7254