Prospective Postdocs

As South Carolina’s leading biomedical research university, we know that postdocs are critical to our mission to change what's possible in human health. MUSC leads the state of South Carolina in research funding, we’re home to an NCI-accredited Cancer Center, a Clinical and Translational Service Award (CTSA) hub, an NIDDK-funded Digestive Disease Center, four NIH-funded Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE), a robust research infrastructure including a gnotobiotic animal facility, and 6 postdoctoral institutional training grants. Our faculty publish thousands of articles each year, were awarded approximately $300M in research funding in FY2022, and are the home of more than 50 active biomedical startups. 

Our postdocs enjoy a generous benefits package, NRSA benchmarked salaries, and numerous career and professional development opportunities to choose from each year. We hope you will explore our faculty's research, core facilities, and open positions.

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Postdoctoral Openings

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Current Training Grants

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Research at MUSC

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is the premier biomedical research institution in South Carolina. Our success in receiving research funding reflects an enterprise of basic and clinical scientists internationally recognized for biomedical work in diseases - a direct result of recruiting top scientists with a strategic focus on serving the needs of the people of South Carolina.

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CGS Faculty Research Database

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