Professor- Endowed Research Chair

Columbia, SC
Apr 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title Professor- Endowed Research Chair

Internal Title


Band Unclassified

Requisition Number 008382

Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Salary Range

Pay Basis 9 months

Department College of Nursing

Campus USC Columbia

Expected Fill Date May 2015

Job Posting Date 12-10-2014

Reopen Date

Minimum Posting Period Ends 12-16-2014

Job Close Date

Type of Position

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Faculty

If Research Grant/Time Limited, indicate the benefits provided

Job Description
The University of South Carolina is seeking an outstanding leader for the position of South Carolina SmartState Endowed Chair in Clinical Research at rank of Professor. The Endowed Chair will lead/expand development of clinical research and patient outcomes at the University. The Endowed Chair position is part of an integrated state-wide SmartStateTM Center for Clinical Effectiveness and Patient Safety ( and will be housed in the College of Nursing. The Chair position is fully funded, with a start-up package and excellent benefits. The Chair will have minimal teaching requirements and have the opportunity to collaborate with other researchers in the established centers in the University and our partners.

The following standards of performance are expected of the recipients of this endowed chair: continuing record of scholarly and creative endeavors; leadership in and across academic units and collaborations with scholars within as well as external to one's own university and clinical partners; pursuit of activities that enhance the reputation of the university; generation of additional private, governmental, foundation and other external grants and funds; innovative leadership and mentoring of students and other faculty; attraction of high quality students; and evidence of the ability to promote and develop "enhanced economic opportunities in knowledge- based industries for all South Carolinians" The Carnegie Foundation recognizes The University of South Carolina as an R1 institution with "highest research activity." The College of Nursing houses the Cancer Survivorship Research Center and the research focuses on three priority areas: Vulnerable Populations, Health Promotion/Risk Reduction, and Cancer Survivorship.

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must hold an earned doctorate in nursing or a related health sciences field and credentials consistent with the granting of tenure at the rank of professor.

The Endowed Chair is expected to have a record of
exemplary clinical research, history of obtaining federal funding, demonstrated leadership with building and managing a significant research enterprise, commitment to excellence in teaching, and a vision that will position the College prominently at the national stage.

Preferred Qualifications

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List of References

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