Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor

Columbia, SC
Feb 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor

Internal Title Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor


Band Unclassified

Requisition Number 009736

Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Salary Range $190,000 - $235,000

Pay Basis 12 months

Department School of Medicine - Internal Medicine

Campus USC Columbia

Expected Fill Date asap

Job Posting Date 11-11-2015

Reopen Date

Minimum Posting Period Ends 11-17-2015

Job Close Date

Type of Position

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Faculty

If Research Grant/Time Limited, indicate the benefits provided
Health Insurance
Annual Leave
Sick Leave

Job Description
Teach medical students and provide patient care, consultations and interpretations in the pulmonary care program. The position is also responsible for research that will have a direct impact on the quality and delivery of patient care in pulmonary, sleep and critical care medical services and will serve as faculty teaching residents and fellows in these areas. Incumbent will participate fully in the academic activities of the department including but not limited to: teaching medical students, residents, and fellows, grand rounds and faculty meetings.

I. Clinical Duties/Patient Care- 90% (40 hours per week)
a. Provide full-time Pulmonary patient care including attending on inpatient teaching services at Palmetto Health Richland in MICU, CCU and inpatient Pulmonary Consult service to include interpretation of PFT's and CPEXs..
b. Provide outpatient clinic coverage at One Medical Park General Pulmonary Clinic and Attending for the Fellows' Clinic.
c. Equal division of night call, weekends, and holidays with other members of the division.

II. Teaching/Education- 5%
a. Assist the Program Director with counseling, curriculum development, and other tasks specific to the training of fellows.
b. Attending physician on the inpatient services as well as in the outpatient Fellows' clinic.
c. Prepare and deliver lectures for Pulmonary fellows, Internal Medicine residents, and medical students at the USC School of Medicine.

III. Research/Other scholarly activity - 5%
a. Expected to participate in USC School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Division, and Palmetto Health Richland research projects that will have a direct impact on quality and delivery of patient care.
b. Publish articles in the peer-reviewed literature on the area of interest
c. Mentor fellows and residents with regard to publications and preparation of abstracts for presentation.

Sites of Service:
- USC School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine,
1 Medical Park, Suite 300, Columbia, SC 29203

- USC School of Medicine- Department of Internal Medicine
at Palmetto Health Richland Hospital, 5 Medical Park, Columbia, SC 29203

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from an ACGME accredited Internal Medicine residency program and board eligibility or board certification in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Applicant must also qualify for South Carolina Medical License.

Preferred Qualifications

Documents which must be associated with this posting
Cover Letter
List of References

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit CV, Cover Letter and a list of 3 references to:
Shawn Chillag, MD
Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
2 Medical Park, Suite 502
Columbia, SC 29203
or email

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