Associate Professor/Professor - SmartState Chair for Primary Cancer Prevention and Disparities

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Columbia, SOUTH CAROLINA

Posting Summary

Posting Number FAC00051PO17
Advertised Title Associate Professor/Professor - SmartState Chair for Primary Cancer Prevention and Disparities
Campus School of Medicine Columbia
College/Division School of Medicine Columbia
Department SOMC Family and Preventive Medicine
Advertised Salary Range Salary commensurate with qualifications.
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per Week
Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
Basis 12 months
Work County Richland
Tenure Information Tenure-Track/Tenured
Job Search Category Faculty-Tenured Track/Tenured

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for FTE Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine is seeking a mid-senior level academic physician engaged in primary cancer prevention/screening with an emphasis on reaching underserved patient populations. This position will be for a tenure/tenure track associate/full professor in Family and Preventive Medicine with joint appointments available in the USC School of Public Health or other appropriate affiliate. Moreover this position will entail an appointment at the WJB Dorn VA (5/8ths) for providing primary cancer screening and establishing a research initiative in this thematic area and in keeping with the VA mission. This high level position will be supported by a South Carolina SmartState Chair Endowment, Family and Preventive Medicine within the School of Medicine, and the VA Medical Center.

Required Education and Experience

The candidate should have an MD degree with appropriate board certification and be eligible for licensing in South Carolina and credentialing within the VA healthcare system. Physician Scientist active in the area of cancer screening/prevention/disparities. A strong track record of past and current federal/peer review funding essential.

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 09/01/2017
Job Open Date 08/25/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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