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Open Rank- Nursing Faculty in Healthcare Genetics and Genomics

Clemson University
South Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 30, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Clemson University: College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences: School of Nursing
Open Rank- Nursing Faculty in Healthcare Genetics and Genomics

Location: Clemson University


The School of Nursing at Clemson University invites applicants for an open rank, tenure-track position of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor. The position is a 9- month appointment and is predominantly located on the main Clemson University Campus in Edwards Hall with occasional responsibilities at a secondary site of instruction in Greenville, SC. The anticipated start date for this position is January 2024. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of state-of-the-art science of genetics and genomics theory, practice, and research. The candidate will also have a record of funded research, publications, scholarly activities, and graduate student supervision. The candidate will contribute to the strong Healthcare Genetics and Genomics program within the School of Nursing. The impact of genetics and genomics on healthcare may exceed that of any earlier scientific advancement. Genetics and genomics underlie precision healthcare and promise innovations in disease prevention, early detection, diagnostics, and treatment that require different ways of providing health care and conducting research. To help meet this challenge, Clemson University School of Nursing offers an interdisciplinary Doctor of Philosophy in Healthcare Genetics and Genomics and integrates healthcare genetics and genomics in the undergraduate nursing curriculum.

  • Teaching: Develop and deliver relevant course material consistent with teaching at an R1 University. Preparation consistent with teaching both undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Research and Scholarship: Lead research initiatives among nursing faculty and students, healthcare partners, and other departments within the university.
  • Service: Serve on University, College and School committees as elected. Provide a national and or international presence in relevant professional organizations that advance the field of health care genetics and genomics.
  • Mentorship of students, including service on PhD, Master and/or undergraduate research committees
  • Engagement: Participate in activities related to the advancement of the mission, vision, and goals for the School of Nursing.


  • PhD in Nursing or related field
  • Eligible for South Carolina Registered Nurse license
  • Evidence or potential for continued research funding and scholarly publications with a track record in genetic/genomic research

  • Prior experience with teaching undergraduate and graduate level students
  • Evidence of successful research and grant writing
  • Experience leading laboratory and/or clinical research and supervising undergraduate and graduate students
  • Ability to successfully lead students to successful completion of dissertation requirements

Application Instructions

  • Cover letter that outlines relevant qualifications to this position
  • A statement of purpose outlining your plans for promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement of program of research and how it advances the field of healthcare genetics or genomics
  • Names and contact information for three professional references.

For immediate consideration, please apply by October 1, 2023.

This position will remain posted until filled.

FOR QUESTIONS please contact:

Janice Withycombe

Associate Professor and Faculty Search Committee Chair

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.


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