University of South Carolina Upstate — Assistant Professor of Exercise Science


The University of South Carolina Upstate is a positive, diverse, and empowering institution for motivated, success-minded students who want to be challenged academically, supported personally, and pushed to the boundaries of their potential in an opportunity-rich environment.  Because the University of South Carolina Upstate is proud of its student body, we seek to attract a diverse applicant pool.

Job Description: The School of Education is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sport Science beginning August 16, 2018 teaching undergraduate courses in Exercise and Sport Science program with the Strength and Conditioning academic track. The primary teaching responsibilities will be based upon the qualifications of the candidate but may include Biomechanics, Essential of Strength and Conditioning, Sport Nutrition, Motor Learning, and Internship. Faculty positions to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.

Required Qualifications:  Ph.D. in Exercise Science or closely related field must be earned prior to hire. ABD candidates with planned completion dates by August 15 may also be considered. Applicants must have a strong interest in teaching undergraduate exercise science courses. Candidates should have the demonstrated potential for excellence in scholarship as evidenced by an active research program in Exercise Science or related area.

Preferred Qualifications:  Preference will be given to candidates with a NSCA CSCS certification, as well as ability to teach and support the program across introductory and advanced level courses including the potential graduate degree offered in Human Movement Science.

Application Instructions:  For a complete job description and to apply, go to:

Contact Information:
Dr. Kelvin Wu
Search Committee Chair
School of Education
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303

The University of South Carolina Upstate is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.