Endowed Chair in Neurodevelopment and its Disorders
The Department of Neuroscience at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) invites applications for a tenure-track associate or full professor in the research area of neurodevelopment and its disorders. The successful candidate will be a national leader in the field, demonstrate dynamic leadership abilities, and have experience working in multidisciplinary teams. Major topics of interest in neurodevelopmental disorder research include: genomics and molecular mechanisms, neuroimmune and glial biology, in vivo brain imaging, and neural circuit formation, function, and plasticity. Applicants should have a PhD and/or MD with appropriate research expertise and are expected to possess an outstanding record of high-impact publications and a strong track-record of extramural research funding.
The successful applicant will be appointed to an Endowed Chair and receive a competitive recruitment package in a basic science department possessing ~$18 million in grant awards in 2020 and a strong commitment to faculty mentoring and collegiality. Successful candidates with interest and qualifications might also be offered opportunities for leadership roles within the department. The research-oriented department manages a successful PhD graduate program, two NIH-funded T32 training grants, two NIH P50 Center grants, and a NIH-funded faculty mentoring grant.
MUSC is located in the beautiful coastal city of Charleston, SC – a city known for its rich history, arts and culture, higher education, architecture, beaches, and top-rated restaurants. Charleston receives perennial honors as a most desirable place to visit and live.
Interested applicants should submit a CV, a 3-page statement of research interests, a 1-page DEI statement, and contact information for three professional references to Vonetta Smalls (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please reference “Endowed Chair search” in the subject line. Applications submitted before January 1, 2022 will receive full consideration.
The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to workplace diversity. Applications from individuals with disabilities, females, minorities and veterans are particularly welcome.