Managing Director, Folks Center for International Business


The Sonoco International Business Department at the Darla Moore School of Business ( has established the Folks Center for International Business (FCIB) for the purpose of enhancing the global positioning and capabilities of the School and invites applications for a non-tenure track Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor.  More specifically, the Center is designed to serve as an exclusive academic-corporate partnership for providing strategic direction regarding the overall international activities of DMSB, and to bring the corporate world more central into the process of identifying initiatives and curriculum design for developing critical skills associated with successful global leadership.


The primary responsibility of the FCIB Managing Director is to develop high level corporate relationships and partners that recognize the need for, and value in, developing future global managers; and that have an interest in being intimately involved with the education, development, and career progression of international business graduates from DMSB’s nationally recognized international programs. The Managing Director will facilitate DMSB/partner interactions so as to coordinate regular review and assessment of the market positioning, structure, and curriculum of these renowned programs. The Managing Director will collaborate with the School's Office of Career Management and FCIB partners in designing internships and other experiential activities to enhance permanent professional positions upon graduation for students in the IMBA program as well as students from other DMSB graduate (e.g. MIB) and undergraduate (e.g. IB Major) international programs; and develop and assist with structuring high quality, value creating projects for corporate partners that leverage faculty expertise, corporate need, and student development in international arenas across functional areas.  Course instruction at the graduate and undergraduate levels, student services responsibilities, and support of other central activities are also a part of this faculty member’s responsibility.  (See attached.)

A Ph.D. in International Business or a related field is desired. The candidate will have a proven track record in the practice of International Business education, engaging corporate partners around educational missions, and/or interacting with business executives at the highest levels.

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: [log in to unmask].

The University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.



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