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Research Assistant Professor

The University of South Carolina, College of Nursing is seeking a Research Assistant Professor. A Research Assistant Professor is expected to function as an advanced post-doctoral fellow in that s/he builds their publication record and submits grant applications (national funding). The protected time for these activities and deliverables for this 2 year-appointment will increase the likelihood of the incumbent to be successful in their first term in the tenure-track (Assistant
Professor). The Research Assistant Professor will work closely with an assigned Research Mentor (can be determined with input from the candidate and mentor[s] before the hire date. In addition, the incumbent will have the opportunities to find research collaborators within the larger University and build a research team. A key milestone to be achieved before transfer to the tenure-track is the submission as Principal Investigator of a federal grant (e.g., K-level, R03, R21) that has been scored in the fundable range or a Principal Investigator of a federally funded
sub-award. The incumbent will be encouraged to guest lecture during the first year and shadow a faculty member teaching a course in the second year so as to prepare for the teaching roles that are integral to the tenure-track. This position is an on-site appointment.

Doctoral degree in Nursing is required. Candidates are expected to have a beginning research program. Applicants must be licensed or eligible for licensure in South Carolina as appropriate to their professional field.

Inquiries may be directed to:
Rod West
Chair, Search Committee
University of South Carolina, College of Nursing
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 777-3861

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.