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Full Time, (Open Rank-Tenure Track) Professor In Biological Sciences

Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Faculty Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California (USC) Leonard Davis School of Gerontology seeks to increase the number and diversity of tenure-track faculty. The search committee is looking for candidates to join the outstanding faulty in understanding the complexities of the Biology of Aging using any biological model and bench science approach in Gerosciences.

The successful candidate will occupy newly built research facilities within the Andrus Gerontology Center. Candidates will have a strong research profile focused on Geroscience research. All career ranks will be considered, but early career ranks will be prioritized. We are seeking candidates whose work will expand the research expertise of the school and can readily integrate or align with existing research programs. Current faculty members hold degrees in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Medicine, Demography, Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Economics, Policy, Psychology, Public Health, Sociology, Social Work, and Urban Planning.

The Leonard Davis School of Gerontology and Andrus Gerontology center are multidisciplinary in their research and curriculum goals. This recruiting effort seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds and cultures, including graduates in disciplines and professions such as medicine, engineering, law, and business. Additionally, opportunities are available for joint appointments with academic units across the USC Campus. Cluster hires in areas of interest are possible.

The USC Leonard Davis School offers gerontology degrees at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels. Faculty members teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels and supervise doctoral students in the Leonard Davis School and frequently, qualified students from other USC schools and departments (e.g. Biological Sciences, Medicine, Engineering, Psychology, Sociology, Policy, and Planning).

USC and the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology are committed to promoting inclusiveness and diversity, broadly defined, among our students, staff, and faculty. Thus, we seek candidates whose research, teaching, and /or service have prepared them to help us fulfill this commitment.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, C.V., and research and teaching statements. In addition, please have three references send letters of recommendation to after submitting your application. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2021 , and continue until the position is filled. Women and racial/ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

Full Time, Tenure Track

REQ20103473 Posted Date: 09/14/2021

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