Postdoctoral Scholar (B2F)
|USC Market Title||Post Doctoral Fellow|
|Job Level||R2 - Research|
|Internal Title||Postdoctoral Scholar (B2F)|
|College/Division||College of Engineering and Computing|
|Department||CEC Civil and Environmental Engineering|
|State Pay Band||Unclassified|
|Advertised Minimum Salary||Salary commensurate with qualifications.|
|Advertised Salary Range||Salary commensurate with qualifications.|
|Location of Vacancy|
|Part/Full Time||Full Time|
|Hours per Week||37.5|
|Work Schedule|| |
The standard hours the employee is expected to work are 37.50 hours; Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 p.m. with one (1) hour for lunch
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.
|Type of Staff Position||Full-time Equivalent (FTE)|
|Job Search Category||Post-doctoral|
|About University of South Carolina|| |
From the Upstate to the Lowcountry, the University of South Carolina system is transforming the lives of South Carolinians through the impact of our eight institutions and 20 locations throughout the state. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of eight institutions, including the research campus in Columbia and comprehensive four-year universities in Aiken, Upstate and Beaufort. In addition, our Palmetto College campuses in Salkehatchie, Union, Lancaster and Sumter enable students to earn associate or bachelor’s degrees through a combination of in-person, online or blended learning. All of our system institutions place strong emphasis on service — helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and beyond.
|Diversity Statement|| |
At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.
Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below
The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at uscjobs.sc.edu. Research Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.
|Benefit Eligibility Type||Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)|
|South Carolina Retirement||Yes|
|State Insurance Programs||Yes|
|Advertised Job Summary|| |
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, in the College of Engineering and Computing, welcomes applications from outstanding scholars who contribute to advances, or expands the boundaries of Intelligent and Sustainable Infrastructure. The position Postdoctoral Scholar (BF2) is part an inaugural cohort of the University’s Bridge to Faculty Program that enables Scholars to deepen their research expertise, expand their scholarly profiles, undertake academic work in the Civil and Environmental Engineering department, and strengthen the College’s and University’s research community through their diverse perspectives. The Bridge to Faculty scholar in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering will join eleven other scholars from across the university who will form a dynamic and supportive community of scholars.
The Postdoctoral Scholar (BF2) will: (1) design and conduct physical or numerical experiments. Analyze and summarize the results of these experiments. Engages in scholarly activities, and meets regularly with mentors to develop a robust and innovative research program; (2) participate in the preparation of research proposals; (3) prepare and submit manuscripts, prepare presentations, and communicate effectively in local, national, or international venues with limited supervision from mentors; (4) develop mentoring skills and apply these skills to the supervision of graduate and undergraduate research assistants; and (5) participate in Bridge to Faculty and other professional development activities and outreach. Establish research collaboration within the College and within the University as appropriate
|Minimum Qualifications|| |
Terminal degree in preferred or related field must be awarded between July 1, 2019 and August 15, 2023.
|Preferred Qualifications|| |
Must have PhD in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or a closely related field from an accredited institution.
Expertise in one or more of the following areas: environmental, geotechnical, railway, structural, transportation, and water resources engineering.
Employees in Safety-Sensitive or Security-Sensitive positions will be subject to pre-employment and post-employment drug testing in accordance with University policy HR 1.95 Drug and Alcohol Testing.
|Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive||No|
|Hazardous weather category||Non-Essential|
Posting Detail Information
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Desired Start Date||08/16/2023|
|If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date|
|Job Open Date||02/07/2023|
|Job Close Date||03/24/2023|
|Open Until Filled||No|
|Special Instructions to Applicant|| |
A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
Make certain to provide the following information on the application:
Applicants should be prepared to provide/upload:
Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.
We are only accepting applications submitted by March 24, 2023.
|Quicklink for Posting||https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/139880|
|EEO Statement|| |
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.
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