Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)

Open-Rank Faculty – Developmental Neurobiology

MUSC Department of Neuroscience

Charleston, SC, United States

The Department of Neuroscience at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) invites applications for tenure-track assistant, associate or full professor positions in the research area of neurodevelopment and its disorders. Major topics of interest include, but are not limited to, genetics, epigenetics and molecular mechanisms of neural development, sensory system development and plasticity, neuroimmune biology, bioinformatics, brain imaging and cutting-edge technologies to study nervous system development. Applicants should have a PhD and/or MD with appropriate research expertise and are expected to possess an outstanding record of high-quality publications and extramural funding appropriate to current rank.


Successful candidates will benefit from a competitive start-up package in a basic science department that contains nearly $16 million in NIH awards and a strong commitment to faculty mentoring and collegiality. The department’s strong research focus supports a successful PhD graduate program and two NIH-funded T32 training grants for pre- and postdoctoral scholars.


MUSC is located in the coastal city of Charleston, SC – a city known for its rich history, arts and culture, higher education, architecture, beautiful beaches, top-rated restaurants and wonderful people. Charleston receives high honors as a most desirable place to visit and live.


Interested applicants should submit an updated CV, a 2-page summary of research interests, and contact information for three references to Brandon Harris-Smith (harrisas@musc.edu). Rolling review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019.


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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Open-Rank Faculty – Developmental Neurobiology