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Entity: MUSC University
Department: COLLEGE OF MEDICINE - COM-Dean's Office
Sub Department: UNIV-2201000-College Of Medicine Dean's Office
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: UNIV - Faculty
Location: Charleston, SC-Main Campus
Categories: FACULTY & EDUCATORS
Pay scale: UNIV-Band 0: Commensurate with experience.


Job summary: 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 Public Health Sciences.  Applicants must possess a PhD and/or MD with a background in the public health field.  The successful candidate will have a strong track record of extramural funding and accomplishment in research, administrative and leadership skills, and a commitment to education, mentoring, and academic excellence.

The department, which ranks in the top 10 in NIH funding for departments of Public Health, consists of approximately 40 faculty with diverse backgrounds, training, and research interests.  Faculty are engaged around biostatistical methods development, clinical trials, epidemiology, health disparities, community outreach, and health services.  The department offers MPH degrees in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Health Behavior and Health Promotion.  In partnership with Clemson University, the department offers students an accelerated pathway to earn an undergraduate degree from Clemson and an MPH from MUSC, or a joint PhD degree in Biomedical Data Sciences and Informatics.  The selected individual will report directly to the Dean of the College of Medicine and will be expected to foster new areas of research within the department while supporting and enhancing current research strengths, and to further strengthen and develop educational programs.

The Medical University of South Carolina and MUSC Health are in the midst of an exciting period of growth with increases in extramural research funding, the NCI-designated Hollings Cancer Center, a CTSA award, new clinical outreach facilities, and the construction of a new Children’s and Women’s Hospital.  This is an outstanding opportunity for the right candidate in a city known for its enviable quality of life.

Applications and nominations may be sent to Witt/Kieffer, the consultants supporting the search, at MUSCPublicHealth@wittkieffer.com or 630-575-6159.  Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references.

MUSC is an equal opportunity employer, promoting workplace diversity.


Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 0: Commensurate with experience.


FLSA: Salaried

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.


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The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.