Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Department of Cell and Molecular Pharmacology
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
The Department of Cell and Molecular Pharmacology at the Medical University
of South Carolina seeks applicants for new tenure track faculty positions.
Applicants at the Assistant Professor level are preferred, but appointments
at the Associate Professor level will be considered for applicants with
independent, funded research programs. Candidates are sought, in particular,
to complement existing research programs of the department in cell
signaling, cancer biology, cardiovascular pharmacology, and toxicology
through the application of pharmacogenomics, bioinformatics, or molecular
modeling; but applications will be considered in all fields. New faculty
will have access to competitive salary and startup funds and benefit from
protected time for the establishment of a nationally competitive research
The department provides teaching to multiple colleges within the university,
and all faculty are expected to participate in both professional and
graduate education as well as maintain an active research program. The
Medical University of South Carolina is a rapidly growing research
environment. Extramural research support has consistently increased over the
past 10 years, topping $123 million last year. Major research centers
include the Hollings Cancer Center, Gazes Cardiovascular Research Institute,
Neuroscience Institute, Children's Research Institute, Center for Aging, and
the Center for Advanced Imaging Research. New program development is
underway in Structural Biology, Bioinformatics, and Bioengineering.
State-of-the-art research facilities include x-ray crystallography, mass
spectrometry, proteomics, microarrays, functional imaging, and confocal
microscopy. The Charleston area provides an outstanding quality of life in a
historic coastal community offering excellent opportunities in the arts,
sports, recreation, and cuisine.
Please send a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and three
letters of recommendation addressing both research and teaching potential
to: Pharmacology Search Committee, c/o Jerry G. Webb, Ph.D., Department of
Pharmacology, Medical University of South Carolina, 173 Ashley Avenue,
Charleston, SC 29425.
The Medical University of South Carolina is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.