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UNIV - Assistant Professor - Psychiatry: Global & Community Health

Employer
MUSC Health & Medical University of SC
Location
Charleston, South Carolina
Closing date
Jun 4, 2024

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Position Type
Research Scientist / Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Specialty
Medical Anthropology
Organization Type
Business
Job Description Summary
The Division of Global and Community Health in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants should have an interest in innovative research and novel approaches to infectious disease surveillance and community-level mitigation and prevention interventions.

Entity
Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC - Univ)

Worker Type
Employee

Worker Sub-Type
Faculty

Cost Center
CC001048 COM PSYCH Global & Community Health CC

Pay Rate Type
Salary

Pay Grade
University-00

Scheduled Weekly Hours
40

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Job Description

Job Summary: The Division of Global and Community Health in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants should have an interest in innovative research and novel approaches to infectious disease surveillance and community-level mitigation and prevention interventions.

Additional areas of interest include: (1) novel monitoring and surveillance strategies of emerging infectious disease threats, (2) integrated community preparedness strategies that partner front-line responders, laboratorians, disease detectives, emergency managers, and health professionals, (3) strategies to enhance resilience to assist communities in coping with mental health, economic, and educational needs that result from infectious disease disruptions, (4) testing strategies for creating partnerships between communities and the health system to foster trust and collaboration, (5) community mobilization interventions to enhance vaccine uptake, adoption of prevention behaviors, and health messaging to avoid politicization of threats and interventions, and (6) researching use of novel means of community mobilization such as social media and tele-health platforms during health emergencies.

Minimum Requirements: Must have a terminal degree: Ph.D, M.D., or related degree in fields such as Psychology, Public Health, Sociology, Anthropology, or other relevant social / behavioral discipline.

Additional Job Description

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work in all cold temperature extremes, i.e. spot coolers. (Frequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) 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 15 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 72 inches, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 15 lbs., from height of 72 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift and carry objects up to 15 lbs. a distance of five (5) floors and to outlying buildings. (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 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 work alone in isolated areas, such as darkrooms. (Frequent)

Additional New Requirements: Ability to obtain and maintain a valid drivers license. Computer literacy. Ability to work rotating shifts as required. Ability to work overtime as required. Ability to learn and use new processes, tools and equipment as required.

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

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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