Clemson University: College of Science: Genetics &
Assistant/Associate Professor - Genetics and
Location: Jordan 100
The Department of Genetics and Biochemistry at Clemson University
invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR level. We seek
candidates with expertise in biochemistry, molecular biology and/or
genetics, a demonstrated record of productivity and scientific
excellence, and a commitment to enhancing the breadth, depth, and
diversity of our research programs
Topics of particular interest include models of human disease,
infectious disease, plant biology, and adaptations to stress.
Applicants using any model organism system will be considered. The
Department is committed to inclusive excellence within the sciences
and encourages all candidates interested to apply. For full
consideration, please apply by November 1, 2023. Anticipated start
date is August 2024.
About the Department:
The Department of Genetics and Biochemistry boasts a talented group
of faculty members who are recognized both nationally and
internationally as respected leaders in their fields. Genetics and
biochemistry are keys to understanding the natural world. Students
in the department partner with distinguished educators to use these
keys to solve complex challenges and work with all types of
organisms, from microbes to plants and humans.
Clemson has excellent research facilities, including the Life
Sciences Building and the Biosystems Research Complex with
exceptional greenhouses, with additional resources including the
globally ranked Palmetto high performance computing cluster, the
Clemson University Genomics and Bioinformatics Facility,
state-of-the-art light microscopy, electron microscopy,
state-of-the art vivarium, and a multi-user analytical laboratory.
There are many opportunities for collaboration across a wide group
of partners on and off campus.
For more information about the Department of Genetics and
Biochemistry and its programs, please visit
A number of the Genetics and Biochemistry faculty are members of
Center for Human Genetics or the Eukaryotic Pathogens Innovations
Center, both NIH Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence.
For more information about Clemson, please visit the website
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in biochemistry, genetics, molecular
biology, or a related discipline with a minimum of two years of
postdoctoral training. The successful candidate is expected to
develop an extramurally funded research program, participate in
graduate student training programs and contribute to teaching of an
advanced undergraduate course. A competitive salary commensurate
with background and experience and a benefits package are included.
Attractive start-up funds and state-of-the-art laboratory space
will be provided.
Applicants should submit the following items via Interfolio at
(1) Cover letter that includes a description of research interests
(2) CV including at least three references for potential contact
after initial review
(3) Statement of research interests and future plans
(4) Statement describing teaching philosophy
For inquiries about the position, please contact Dr. Kerry Smith
(email@example.com), Chair of the search committee.
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.