Assistant Professor of Research Neurological Surgery
University of Southern California (USC)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: REQ20123520
The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
The Keck School of Medicine of USC Department of Neurological Surgery is currently seeking a full-time, non-tenure or tenure track Assistant Professor of Research in Neurological Surgery. This faculty member will work within the USC Spine Center and collaborate with surgeons to develop a data analytics program for advanced clinical decision-making tools. The ideal applicant will have expertise in artificial intelligence and machine learning, with a track record of research publications. This faculty member will have access to large institutional, national, and international clinical datasets to test and develop tools that will improve our ability to interpret digital health records, medical imaging, and patient interactions. This unique opportunity provides room for independent and collaborative research with a dedicated faculty of neurosurgeons, orthopaedic surgeons, physiatrists, and radiologists who are committed to building a world-class research program. Internal start-up funding is available and there will be opportunity to work with students at both USC and Caltech.
Applicants must have a doctoral degree. Ideal candidates will have a track record of postdoctoral work that demonstrates exceptional performance in research environments, leading projects, and working closely with or mentoring juniorÂ scientists/PhD candidates during their research time. Experience in the field of spinal disorders is ideal, but not required. Â This position offers a competitive salary with excellent university benefits and an academic appointment at the Keck School of Medicine of USC appropriate to the level of training and experience.
Apply here and for further inquiries contact:
Steven L. Giannotta, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery
The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Qualified women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.