Chair, Department of Neuroscience

Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina (US)
January 16 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
All Industry

The Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine in Charleston, S.C., invites applications and nominations for the position of Professor and Chair of the Department of Neuroscience.  Applicants must possess a PhD and/or MD and are expected to have a history of continued funding and an active research program, a strong record of accomplishment in mentoring postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty, administrative and leadership skills, and a commitment to education and academic excellence.

The Department of Neuroscience is ranked eighth nationally for NIH awards and has strong research programs in addiction/substance abuse, neurodegeneration and stroke, and in vivo imaging, recording and stimulation technologies. The educational program includes robust Ph.D. and M.D./Ph.D. training programs in neuroscience and a strong postdoctoral training program, constituting 44 graduate students and 42 postdoctoral fellows.

The Medical University of South Carolina and MUSC Health are in the midst of an exciting period of growth with more than $248.5 million in extramural research funding awarded in the last year. A national leader on many fronts, the College places strong emphasis on diversity and has been recognized for their efforts on this front. This is an outstanding opportunity for the right candidate in a city known for its enviable quality of life.

Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Questions or materials should be sent electronically to MUSC's consultants Joyce DeLeo and Kerry Quealy, at or call 630-990-1370.

MUSC is an equal opportunity employer, promoting workplace diversity.