Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology

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

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. List of References and Contact Information
    4. Teaching Statement
    5. Research Statement
    Optional Documents
    1. Other Supporting Documents
    2. Research Portfolio
    3. Teaching Portfolio




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    Posted: 7/17/2020
    Application Due: 1/13/2021
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