Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology
Posting DetailsLogoPosting NumberFAC00128PO19Advertised TitleAssistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular NeurobiologyCampusColumbiaCollege/DivisionCollege of Arts and SciencesDepartmentCAS Biological SciencesAdvertised Salary RangeWe offer a competitive salary and benefits package.Location of VacancyPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per Week40Position CategoryFull-time Equivalent (FTE)Basis 9 monthsWork CountyRichlandTenure InformationTenure-Track/TenuredJob Search CategoryFacultyAdvertised Job Summary
The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of South Carolina (UofSC) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a research program in neurobiology. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an independent, extramurally funded research program in Molecular or Cellular Neurobiology relevant to neural development and/or disease focused on Cell-Cell Interactions, be responsible for teaching courses relevant to his/her area of expertise, as well as mentoring research training for undergraduate and graduate students. We are especially interested in applicants focusing on how interactions between axons and other cell types contribute axonal biology in nervous system development, disease, or response to injury. This position will interact with research groups in Biological Sciences and the SmartState Center for Childhood Neurotherapeutics that include neurobiologists focusing on mechanisms of axon development and neural repair. UofSC has a highly interactive neuroscience research community that encourages and precipitates collaborations.Required Education and Experience
Ph.D. in biology or related discipline or M.D. and post-doctoral training in a relevant area of neuroscience or biomedical sciences.Preferred Qualifications
Post-doctoral experience is preferred.Desired Start Date08/16/2020Job Open Date09/20/2019Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicant
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019. The review process will continue until the position is filled.
Qualified candidates should include with their application a curriculum vita, research statement (3 pages) and teaching philosophy (1 page). The names, email addresses and phone numbers of at least three references should also be provided.
Additional information on the position and the Department of Biological Sciences can be
found at http://www.biol.sc.edu/. For questions or further information, please contact Dr. Fabienne Poulain ([email protected]).
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, protected veteran status or genetics.Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- List of References and Contact Information
- Teaching Statement
- Research Statement
- Other Supporting Documents
- Research Portfolio
- Teaching Portfolio