ENDOWED CHAIR IN NEUROIMAGING RESEARCH
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA
COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA
The University of South Carolina invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for an outstanding scientist to help establish the South Carolina Research Center of Economic Excellence (COEE) in Brain Imaging as part of a statewide Brain Imaging Center of Excellence. This position provides a unique opportunity to use the basic and clinical resources at USC to develop an area of advanced interdisciplinary research on human brain imaging. The McCausland Center for Brain Imaging, a Center of Economic Excellence within the Health Sciences South Carolina collaborative, provides high-resolution imaging for projects in cognitive, affective, and clinical neuroscience. With its new Siemens Magnetom Trio Total Body Magnetic Resonance Imaging system, the McCausland Center for Brain Imaging collaboratives will include faculty and researchers from the schools of Arts and Sciences, Public Health and Medicine at the University of South Carolina and from around the state.
Applicants should be Professor or advanced Associate Professor with training in psychology, cognitive neuroscience, neurology, psychiatry, or clinical neuroimaging and have substantial experience using functional brain imaging to address questions concerning brain basis of cognition and behavior. A history of grant funding and experience leading a large and proven research team is required. In addition to running a successful research team, the selected candidate will participate in the hiring and mentoring of junior faculty in cognitive and behavioral science.
The University of South Carolina, founded in 1801, is one of three public research universities in South Carolina and spans an eight-campus, fully accredited state-supported system with approximately 40,000 students. Strong USC undergraduate and graduate programs and professional schools include Arts and Sciences, Medicine, Engineering, Business, Law, Education, Social Work, Pharmacy, Public Health, Mass Communications and Information Studies, and Nursing.
Inquiries and nominations should be sent by email to Professor John M. Henderson (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications should be sent electronically to email@example.com, or to John M. Henderson, Neuroimaging Chair Search, Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia SC 29208. The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.
Approved: CAD 8/27/10