Clinical 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 non-tenure track Clinical Professor.  Rank is at the Assistant or Associate Professor, although exceptional candidates at higher rank may be considered.  The start date is August 2013. 


Candidates should have expertise teaching courses such as international business, international management, cross-cultural communications, and international negotiations.  Responsibilities will include teaching courses in these international business areas.  Experience conducting and overseeing cross-national research is also required. The clinical professor will help develop and deliver curricula in which students conduct primary field research abroad.  A completed doctoral degree in a related field such as management or the social sciences is required. Ideally the candidate will maintain academically qualified status within the AACSB framework through ongoing contributions to theory, practice, and/or learning.  Consideration may also be given to candidates with a master’s degree and significant industry experience. 


The primary vision for the international business department is to take a leading role in the development of high impact research and programming 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.  More information on the Sonoco International Business Department can be found at


The Darla Moore School of Business is recognized for its innovative international business programs, including an undergraduate international business major, joint undergraduate international business program with the Chinese University of Hong Kong, international master in business administration, master of international business, a global executive MBA program in Guadalajara, Mexico, and an international business major at the doctoral level.  For the past 22 years the graduate program in international business has been ranked No. 1 or No. 2. The undergraduate international business program has been ranked No. 1 for 15 consecutive years. 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, various entertainment opportunities, and strong support for the arts.


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. See our website: for information regarding this and other positions.


Please send/e-mail a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, and the names of three references by February 28, 2013 to: Beth Busby, Sonoco International Business Department, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 ([log in to unmask]).   

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