Endowed Research Chair in Nursing

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LogoPosting NumberFAC00093PO19Advertised TitleEndowed Research Chair in NursingCampusColumbiaCollege/DivisionCollege of NursingDepartmentCON College of NursingAdvertised Salary RangeSalary is commensurate with qualifications.Location of VacancyPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per Week37.5Position CategoryFull-time Equivalent (FTE)Basis 12 monthsWork CountyRichlandTenure InformationTenure-Track/TenuredJob Search CategoryFaculty About UofSC

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

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The University of South Carolina College of Nursing is seeking an outstanding nurse scientist for the position of Emily Myrtle Smith Endowed Professor of Nursing. The Endowed Chair will lead/expand development of population/community health in the College of Nursing. The Chair has significant endowment support and will 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; and, attraction of high quality students and junior faculty.

The USC College of Nursing The Carnegie Foundation recognizes The University of South Carolina as an institution with “very high research activity.” The College of Nursing houses the Cancer Survivorship Research Center, Center for Advancing Chronic care through Research and iNnovation (ACORN), and the Center for Nursing Leadership. Our Signature Science in the College include: cancer survivorship, chronic disease and transitions, big data and bioinformatics, and health equity and rural health. Our Emerging Science areas are: technology and health biomarkers, mental and behavioral health, and family and child health.

Required Education and Experience

Candidates must hold an earned doctorate in nursing with credentials consistent with the granting of tenure at the rank of professor. The Endowed Chair is expected to have a record of exemplary research relevant to population health , community health, and/or related fields, history of significant 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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Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date01/01/2020Job Open Date08/15/2019Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Research Statement
    Optional Documents
    1. Other Supporting Documents
    2. Research Portfolio

     

     

     

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    Posted: 8/20/2019
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