Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology

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Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology




College of Arts and Sciences


CAS Biological Sciences

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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

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Full Time

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Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

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9 months

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Advertised 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.

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Special 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 For questions or further information, please contact Dr. Fabienne Poulain ([email protected]).

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




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Posted: 7/17/2020
Application Due: 1/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time