Research Assistant Professor

Columbia, SC
Jul 22, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Posting Number FAC00036PO17 Classification Title Research Assistant Professor Internal Title Research Assistant Professor Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Nursing Department College of Nursing Advertised Salary Range Salary commensurate with qualifications. Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Hours per year 2080 Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Work County Richland 40 Tenure Information Non-Tenure-Track Job Search Category Faculty-Non-Tenured

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina is a premiere flagship research institution in South Carolina and one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report. With more than 46,000 students on eight campuses, the University of South Carolina is a leader in improving the lives of individuals in South Carolina and around the world. Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina employs almost 14,000 people. At the University of South Carolina, our employees include some of the brightest minds and most accomplished professionals in the world. The diversity of thought and active engagement of our colleagues makes for a dynamic and interesting work environment. The University has been named a best place to work, and a big part of that is the people. Our diverse faculty and staff embody a dedication to serve our students, so that a job becomes a passion with no limits.

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Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

A Research Assistant Professor is expected to function as an advanced post-doctoral fellow in that s/he builds their publication record and submits grant applications (national funding). The protected time for these activities and deliverables for this 2 year-appointment will increase the likelihood of the incumbent to be successful in their first term in the tenure-track (Assistant Professor). The Research Assistant Professor will work closely with an assigned Research Mentor (can be determined with input from the candidate and mentor[s] before the hire date. In addition, the incumbent will have the opportunities to find research collaborators within the larger University and build a research team. A key milestone to be achieved before transfer to the tenure-track is the submission as Principal Investigator of a federal grant (e.g., K-level, R03, R21) that has been scored in the fundable range or a Principal Investigator of a federally funded sub-award. The incumbent will be encouraged to guest lecture during the first year and shadow a faculty member teaching a course in the second year so as to prepare for the teaching roles that are integral to the tenure-track. This position is an on-site appointment.

Required Education and Experience

Doctoral degree in Nursing is required. Candidates are expected to have a beginning research program. Applicants must be licensed or eligible for licensure in South Carolina as appropriate to their professional field.

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 08/16/2017 Job Open Date 07/21/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Conditions for Eligibility Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive Yes

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Portfolio
  4. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents