Assistant Professor

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Assistant Professor




College of Pharmacy


COP Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences

Advertised Salary Range:

Salary commensurate with experience

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

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Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

Basis :

12 months

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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.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

Advertised Job Summary:

The UofSC College of Pharmacy (UofSC-COP) is seeking an experienced scientist and manager to initiate a vibrant research program between the UofSC-COP and our college partner, Nephron Pharmaceuticals. Nephron Pharmaceuticals is a leading manufacturer of generic respiratory and 503B outsourcing medications. This individual will be responsible for establishing a vibrant research program supporting and expanding initiatives with Nephron Pharmaceuticals that includes the isolation and structural elucidation of biologically active natural products. Additionally, the successful candidate will spend approximately 40% of their time teaching within the graduate and professional programs in the area of medicinal chemistry and participating in department, college, and university-level committee service as assigned.
The UofSC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Required Education and Experience:

The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. or equivalent and will also have a track record of developing a research program within their specific area of expertise. Candidates should have excellent oral and written communication skills as they will be expected to participate in the delivery of graduate and professional educational offerings, with an emphasis on medicinal chemistry topics.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences with an emphasis in natural products; prior experience working in a core research facility or research and development within the pharmaceutical industry preferred; prior experience teaching within a professional and/or graduate program preferred.

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Special 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 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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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: 4/13/2021
Application Due: 7/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time