Assistant/Associate Professor

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Assistant/Associate Professor




School of Medicine Columbia


SOMC Research and Graduate Education

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.

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About the Cardiovascular Translational Research Center
The Cardiovascular Translational Research Center (CTRC) was established in 2019 at the Columbia campus of the University of South Carolina. It serves multiple schools as it fulfills its mission to improve cardiovascular health in South Carolina and beyond through cutting-edge research, cost-efficient and high-quality healthcare delivery, rigorous training of the next generation of diverse cardiovascular scientists and engaging the community to eliminate disparities in health outcomes. Directed by R. Clinton Webb, Ph.D., over 8,000 square feet of space is dedicated to the center’s laboratories. In addition, the CTRC is affiliated with a UofSC School of Medicine comprehensive biotechnology facility that houses major equipment in the areas of small animal imaging, microscopy, molecular biology and flow cytometry ( Our research is enhanced by a highly collaborative environment with multiple colleges. As a new research center, the CTCR is positioned to undergo substantial thematic growth.

Job Summary
The CTRC is seeking candidates for a full-time tenure track faculty position at either the ASSISTANT or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR level. Areas of strength in the CTRC include basic and translational research on cardiovascular physiology, pharmacology and cardiac disease. The preferred candidate will have a Ph.D., M.D., D.O. or D.V.M and appropriate postdoctoral experience. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an extramurally funded research program. Candidates will contribute to the research mission of the CTRC and participate in education programs in the medical and graduate schools. Applications also are welcome from faculty with existing research programs willing to relocate. Applicants with research interests in in the broad area of vascular physiology are encouraged to apply. Applicants should include: Cover letter, CV, Brief description of research interests, Teaching statement describing beliefs and practice, Contact information for three references or inclusion of their recommendation letters.

Required Education and Experience:

Candidate will have a Ph.D., M.D., D.O. or D.V.M and appropriate postdoctoral experience. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an extramurally funded research program

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
•Scientific writing experience with manuscripts and grants is required.
•Ability to give oral, scientific presentations is expected.
•Selected candidate will participate in educating medical and graduate student

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred candidate will have appropriate postdoctoral experience and the potential to establish an extramurally funded research program. The preferred candidate would have working experience that emphasizes the study of the cell signaling mechanisms contributing to the regulation of vascular contraction and relaxation.

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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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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