AVAILABLE: Assistant Professor Position in Communication Sciences and Disorders/Biostatistics

The Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina is inviting applications for a 9-month tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in August 2018.

Qualified applicants must have a strong background in biostatistics and/or neuroimaging data analysis, a PhD in a related field, as well as a research agenda commensurate with the aims of the department, school and institution. Other qualifications include: (a) strong potential for excellence in research and teaching; (b) publication record in peer-reviewed journals; and (c) desire to work in a progressive research-friendly environment. Postdoctoral experience in research and success in obtaining competitive grants is preferred, as is experience conducting research in a clinical setting. The successful candidate will hold a tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders or the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, depending on research focus. They will collaborate with researchers in the Center for the Study of Aphasia Recovery (C-STAR; https://cstar.sc.edu/), conduct and disseminate independent, internationally recognized research, participate in the solicitation of external grant funding, teach at the Master’s and doctoral levels, mentor PhD students, and participate in professional, university, and community service. Teaching load is commensurate with research effort but typically does not exceed two courses per year.

The University of South Carolina is a Carnegie University of High Research Activity and of Community Engagement.  Located in the capital city of Columbia, the Arnold School of Public Health is a campus leader in interdisciplinary scholarship with ongoing collaborations with colleges, centers, and schools at the University. More information can be found at www.sph.sc.edu. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is fully accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) and offers Master of Speech Pathology (MSP), Master of Communication Disorders in Speech-Language Pathology (MCD), and PhD degrees. The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics offers Master of Public Health in Biostatistics (MPH), Master of Science in Public Health in Biostatistics (MSPH), Ph.D. degrees in Biostatistics.

TO APPLY

Applications require a: 1) letter of application, 2) curriculum vita, 3) research statement, 4) teaching statement, and 5) contact information for three references. Apply at the following link:     http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/19410

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE POSITION, PLEASE CONTACT

Dirk den Ouden, PhD, Search Committee Chair

Telephone: (803) 777-9241; Email: denouden@sc.edu

Review of applications will begin November 30th, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.  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, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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