Research Assistant Professor

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Logo 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

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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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The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

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 Instructions to Applicant 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
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      Posted: 2/28/2018
      Application Due: 4/29/2018
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