Assistant Professor

Columbia, SC
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number FAC00177PO17 Classification Title Assistant Professor Internal Title Assistant Professor Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Pharmacy Department Drug Discovery & Biomedical Sciences Advertised Salary Range Commensurate with experience 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 Tenure-Track/Tenured Job Search Category Faculty

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The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

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Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Department of Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences (DDBS), University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy ( ) in Columbia, SC invite applications from outstanding junior scientists for a faculty position at the level of tenure-track Assistant Professor, with primary expertise in medicinal chemistry. The candidate will be expected to develop a strong, extramurally funded and nationally and internationally recognized research program in the discovery and development of targeted therapeutics (structure based design and synthesis of small molecule, peptide-based or nucleic acid-based drugs acting against macromolecular targets identified through genomic and/or phenotypic screening). The candidate will also have excellent oral and written communication skills, and participate in graduate and professional education.

Required Education and Experience

Applicants should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, post-doctoral training and a significant track record of research accomplishments.

Preferred Qualifications

Therapeutics areas would be expected to complement, but not necessarily be limited to, DDBS research foci in cancer and neuroscience.

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 08/16/2018 Job Open Date 12/06/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Your application should include curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests, and the names and contact information of at least three referees. Any questions concerning this position should be sent via email to Dr. Campbell McInnes at: Applications will be reviewed continuously until the position is filled.

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 No

Supplemental Questions

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    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
    1. List of References and Contact Information
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Teaching Statement
    4. Research Statement
    Optional Documents


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