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Assistant Professor, SmartState Chronic Care Research Excellence Center

The University of South Carolina, College of Nursing is seeking a junior or mid-career faculty member with advanced expertise in care of persons with chronic condition (e.g., symptom management, self-management, care coordination or other health system innovations). This position is an onsite appointment in Columbia, SC. The faculty member will be core faculty for the College’s SmartState Chronic Care Research Excellence Center, and make significant contributions to the Center. This individual will join the College of Nursing’s team of junior- and senior-level researchers with established research programs. The College of Nursing has a solid research support infrastructure led by the Associate Dean for Research. The College, University, and community offer a wide range of opportunities for inter-professional research initiatives, adjunct collaborative research appointments and development of PhD prepared scientists. Interdisciplinary research teams are expected and campus resources actively support cross-unit research collaborations.

Required Education/Experience
A science-focused doctoral degree is required in an appropriate field. Candidates are expected to have an established record of successful participation on externally funded research grants, scientific collaboration with junior and senior research faculty, and scholarly dissemination. Experience teaching and/or mentoring students, excellent written and oral communication, and a demonstrated ability to work well independently and with a team are necessary skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
  • PhD in Nursing
  • Effectiveness collaborating with community partners to implement research
  • History of external funding
  • PhD-level student teaching and mentorship

Inquiries may be directed to:
Dr. Cynthia Corbett
Director, SmartState Endowed Chair
University of South Carolina, College of Nursing
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 576-6275

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, or veteran status.