University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Faculty Position in Microbiology

University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville Department of Biomedical Sciences Faculty Position in Microbiology The Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville (USCSOM Greenville) is seeking applications for faculty with discipline-specific expertise in Microbiology, with a particular emphasis in the medical principles of microbiology. The position is open at the assistant professor, associate professor, or professor level within the non-tenure or tenure tracks, depending on experience and qualifications. The successful candidate must have demonstrated interests/qualifications in pre-clinical medical education, research/scholarship, and service. Strong oral and written communication and effective interpersonal skills are essential.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in one or more of the various branches in Microbiology (e.g., bacteriology, mycobacteriology, virology, mycology, and parasitology) or a related discipline and/or a M.D. degree. M.D. candidates without specific training in microbiology must have additional credentials related to advanced scientific training and scholarship in the field (e.g., specialty in Infectious Diseases).
• Recognized experience and expertise with the design, delivery, and assessment/evaluation of a course or major course components in medical microbiology concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases or related biomedical science at an LCME-accredited medical school.
• Experience in an integrated learner-centered environment with innovative teaching methods including team-based teaching, problem- and case-based learning, interactive small and large group presentations, and multimedia learning.
• Proven record of accomplishment in scholarship related to clinical sciences/translational research (e.g., implementation science, population health and patient-centered outcomes research), curriculum and medical education research, and/or collaborative research within a patient care clinical delivery system.

USCSOM Greenville is located at the heart of the Greenville Health System, South Carolina’s most comprehensive hospital system, and is backed by two decades of partnership in providing comprehensive medical education to students from the University of South Carolina, the state’s largest public university. Faculty within the Department of Biomedical Sciences are recruited based on their passion for teaching; enthusiasm for building new programs; commitment to excellence in research/scholarship, and interest and experience that enhances our educational and research endeavors. The curriculum stresses collaborative learning, integration of direct patient care throughout all four years of training, interdisciplinary team-based care, interpersonal skills with an emphasis on communication, integration of research with real-world concerns, and life-long learning. The School will graduate its inaugural class in the spring of 2016. The vision of the USCSOM Greenville is to educate and advance knowledge to transform healthcare for the benefit of the people in the diverse communities we serve.

The city of Greenville is a culturally and economically diverse community with an abundance of amenities, and is consistently ranked as one of the nation's best places to live. Greenville is a mid-sized metropolitan area with a low cost of living, mild climate, exceptional healthcare, and an award-winning school system. Located along Interstates I-26 and I-85 midway between Atlanta, Charlotte, and Ashville, there are mountains, lakes, beaches, whitewater rivers and streams all within easy striking distance.

Interested applicants should submit (1) a cover letter stating the position and subject area for which they are applying, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching and research interests, experiences and philosophies, (4) the names of three potential references (references will not be contacted without candidates’ permission), and (5) complete contact information. Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.

Please send all inquiries and materials for consideration to the following email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The cover letter should be addressed to the attention of:

Richard L. Hodinka, Ph.D., F(AAM)
Chair, Department of Biomedical Sciences
Professor, Microbiology
University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville
Room 210, Health Science Administration Building
701 Grove Road
Greenville, SC 29605

Additional information is available at: http://greenvillemed.sc.edu

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

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