Department Chair Position
- Provide visionary leadership with future-oriented thinking about the direction of Biobehavioral Health and Nursing Science department and the College of Nursing.
- Serve as a role model for department faculty while developing and maintaining a positive and productive work environment that promotes excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.
- Lead and collaborate with faculty in supporting the faculty development opportunities within the department, such as writing groups, mentoring groups, etc., and mentor faculty on promotion and career progression. Mentor faculty in proposing and conducting biobehavioral research in nursing science.
Clinical Assistant, Clinical Associate, or Clinical Professor Faculty Positions
- Provide visionary leadership about the direction of the Nurse-Midwifery program, overseeing the program’s day-to-day operations.
- Serves as a resource and leader to faculty and students within the program.
- Serves as a leader in recruitment and retention efforts, providing expertise of program knowledge.
- Serves on the admission review committee for students applying to the program.
- Participates in the planning, implementing, and evaluating of new student orientation.
- Work with Student Affairs Coordinators to ensure appropriate academic advising, development, and implementation of individualized programs of study, progression, and graduation.
- Monitor national trends and standards for specialty area practice and practice guidelines, relating these to curriculum and ensuring that the curriculum and procedures are aligned with these standards. Communicate changes and trends with the CON faculty and Executive Associate Dean for Academics and Accreditation.
- Ensure program compliance with college, university, American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s (AACN) Essentials, Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), South Carolina Board of Nursing, or other professional organization standards as appropriate for the specialty.
- Ensure simulation educational activities, including simulation, human roles, and skills labs are high quality and in compliance with accreditation standards of best practice.
- Provide mentoring, training, and support for CON faculty for simulation-based educational activities, scholarship, and research.
- Serve as a simulation expert on the CON councils, to include but not limited to, academic, practice and research councils.
- Serve as simulation mentor and educator, promoting and exemplifying collaboration internally and externally.
- Ensure continuous quality improvement and accreditation in the SAEL.
- Develop strategies to enhance programs and services, utilizing available resources and acquiring additional tools to create realistic learning environments.
- Serves as leader in recruitment and retention efforts for the HL/NI program, providing expertise of program knowledge (working closely with the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Graduate Student Recruiter).
- Serves on the admission review committee for students applying to the programs and provides final admission recommendations to the Executive Associate Dean for Academics and Accreditation.
- Provides guidance to student affairs staff on admission issues.
- Participates in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of new student orientation.
- Leads communication on behalf of the program for program students as appropriate.
The faculty member would provide didactic and clinical instruction for undergraduate and graduate nursing courses. In addition to teaching, the position includes opportunities for clinical practice and research/scholarship activities. Faculty appointment and salary are commensurate with the level of clinical practice, teaching, and scholarship experience of the candidate. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge or experience teaching family nurse practitioner nursing.
The faculty member would provide didactic and clinical instruction for undergraduate and graduate nursing courses. In addition to teaching, the position includes opportunities for clinical practice and research/scholarship activities. Faculty appointment and salary are commensurate with the level of clinical practice, teaching, and scholarship experience of the candidate.
Research/Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Specific responsibilities include: mentoring faculty (especially early career faculty) on research career issues; assist with the development of the biobehavioral laboratory and supervision of the manager of the laboratory; evaluating research center opportunities; fostering collaborative, interdisciplinary research between departments and between the College of Nursing(CON) and others at the University of South Carolina; working with the Associate Dean for Research and Assistant Dean for Finance and Operations on all aspects of research administration including compliance and financial issues; work with the Assistant Dean for Finance and Operations to create research financial projections for laboratory management and planning purposes; implementing research as outlined the CON’s strategic plan; working with other core facilities and laboratories. Full job description here.
The Arnold School of Public Health (ASPH) and the College of Nursing (CON) at the University of South Carolina (USC) invite applications for ten tenure-track faculty positions as part of the inaugural NIH-funded USC FIRST FIIRRE program. The multi- year NIH FIRST (Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation) initiative intends to enhance inclusive excellence at competitively determined institutions across the United States. In the context of USC’s strategic plan, the FIRST FIIRRE (Faculty Initiative for Improved Recruitment, Retention, and Experience) team has developed a tailored strategy to achieve significant and sustainable institutional culture change by implementing institutional programs and practices that support inclusive excellence. As part of the FIRST FIIRRE cluster recruitment, USC seeks diverse candidates from all areas of public health and nursing who (1) have a research focus on health disparities or inequities within their respective discipline, (2) have a strong record of promoting diversity and inclusive excellence, and (3) have not previously held a tenure-track position. Full job description here
We are seeking an outstanding nurse scientist for the position of Dunn- Shealy Endowed Professor of Nursing. The Endowed Chair will lead/expand development of cancer/oncology research in the College of Nursing. The Chair has endowment support and a generous start-up package, and will have the opportunity to collaborate with other researchers in the established centers in the University and our partners. Full job description here
We are seeking a qualified candidate eligible for the rank of Research Assistant or Associate Professor-Biostatistician to fill a full-time academic teaching position. The position will primarily involve collaborative interactions within the College of Nursing to develop federal grant proposals and advance statistical methodology within nursing/health sciences and biobehavioral research. Competitive candidates will have expertise to contribute to the design and analyses of randomized controlled trials, observational studies, and secondary analyses of national data sets. We also strongly encourage applications from individuals with methodologic expertise in ‘-omics’ approaches, predictive analytics, spatial data analysis or other approaches that utilize big data. Full job description here
We are seeking a tenure track faculty member who aligns with our research expertise. This position is an on-site appointment. The College of Nursing has three research centers: Center for Nursing Leadership, Cancer Survivorship Research Center, ACORN Center: Advancing Chronic care Outcomes through Research & Innovation, and a solid research support infrastructure supported by the Associate Dean for Research. Full job description here