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Univ - Open Rank - Division Chief - Division of Basic Science Research

Medical University of South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Job Description Summary

The Medical University of South Carolina invites applications for a leadership position of Division Chief of the Division of Basic Science Research (BSR) in the College of Dental Medicine. The Division has a strong research portfolio with researchers studying microbial pathogenesis and immunology bone regeneration, craniofacial development, and oral cancer. Research within the division is supported through multiple sources including the National Institutes of Health. The faculty also contribute substantially to various aspects of the school’s educational mission including training of both dental and graduate students. Graduate education receives support from by a T32 grant from the NICDR.

Entity

Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC - Univ)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type​

Faculty

Cost Center

CC001136 CDM OHS

Pay Rate Type

Salary

Pay Grade

University-00


Pay Range

$0 - $0 - $0

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Work Shift

Job Description

The Medical University of South Carolina invites applications for a leadership position of Division Chief of the Division of Basic Science Research (BSR) in the College of Dental Medicine. The Division has a strong research portfolio with researchers studying microbial pathogenesis and immunology bone regeneration, craniofacial development, and oral cancer. Research within the division is supported through multiple sources including the National Institutes of Health. The faculty also contribute substantially to various aspects of the school’s educational mission including training of both dental and graduate students. Graduate education receives support from by a T32 grant from the NICDR.

The Division Chief of BSR will report to the Chair for the Department of Biomedical and Community Health Sciences. The successful candidate should have an appropriate terminal degree, is expected to provide leadership to the faculty, oversee development of the division’s research program, administer division resources and financial operations, and ensure continued excellence in the education of dental and graduate students. The successful candidate would be expected to bring a robust, funded, internationally recognized research program related to oral health. Moreover, s/he would have a history of fostering collegiality and collaborative interactions, be a motivational leader, and have demonstrated success in mentoring faculty and students.

The Division has a history of collaborative research across the MUSC campus in three priority areas: cancer prevention and management, digestive disorders, and regenerative medicine. There are potential opportunities for joint recruitment in these three areas due to the highly collaborative nature of our institution. As such, candidates with an established publication and funding record in these areas are preferred.

BSR is one of four divisions in the Department of Biomedical and Community Health Sciences. Other divisions include the Divisions of Population Oral Health (DPOH), Diagnostic Sciences and Services (DSS), and Emergency Services (DES). The DPOH leads the College's translational, public health, and health services research programs. It also serves as the administrative home to many of our safety net dental clinical rotations and programs. Oral medicine, oral pathology, oral pain, and radiology are specialties in DSS. The Division of Emergency Services is home to predoctoral and graduate programs in endodontics as well as the Urgent Care Clinic.

Candidates should submit a CV with a cover letter describing their vision of research and education and explain their interest in the Division Chief of the Basic Science Research (BSR) position. Applications will receive full consideration and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Founded in 1824, The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) continues the tradition of excellence in education, research and patient care. MUSC educates and trains more than 3,000 students and residents in six colleges and has nearly 13,000 employees, including approximately 1,500 faculty members. As the state’s only academic health science center and largest non-federal employer in Charleston, the university and its affiliates have collective annual budgets in excess of $2.3 billion, with an annual economic impact of nearly $4 billion and annual research funding in excess of $250 million. MUSC operates a 700-bed medical center, which includes a nationally recognized children's hospital, the NCI-designated Hollings Cancer Center, a Level I trauma center, Institute of Psychiatry, more than 100 outreach locations across the state, and South Carolina’s only transplant center.

Clinical Faculty MUSC Physical Requirements (Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Frequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 150 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 75 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 75 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift and carry patients weighing up to 300 lbs., assisted. (Frequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 200 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to hear and understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet. Must be able to maintain bi-lateral hand movement skills. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically (by medical personnel) for respirator use, initially and annually. Ability to maintain a valid drivers license. Computer literacy. Ability to work rotating shifts. Ability to work overtime as required. Ability to learn and use new processes, tools and equipment as required.

Additional Job Description

Physical Requirements: (Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift) Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 15 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Frequent) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Frequent) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent)

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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, sexual orientation, 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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