Assistant Professor - Center for Human GeneticsLocation:
Self Regional Hall 130 - Greenwood, SCOpen Date:
Sep 18, 2023Description:
Clemson University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor as part of a Cluster Hire at the Center for Human Genetics (https://scienceweb.clemson.edu/chg/), with an expected start date of August 2024. Clemson University offers competitive salaries, benefits, and start-up funds.
The successful applicant will have an accomplished research record at the forefront of human genetics/genomics. Applicants whose research complements our existing expertise in experimental and computational approaches are especially desirable. Areas of interest include the mechanisms by which variation in epigenetic modification, gene regulatory networks, chromatin conformation and nuclear architecture affect variation in human health and disease, statistical genetics, systems genetics, and genomic data analysis. However, all research areas with the potential to significantly advance the field of human genetics will be considered.
The successful applicant will be part of a collaborative and interdisciplinary environment that includes the research, diagnostic, and clinical geneticists at the Greenwood Genetic Center, the genetics, genomics, statistics, and bioinformatics faculty at Clemson University, the USC School of Medicine in Greenville and the Prisma Health System.
About the Department
The mission of the Center for Human Genetics is to understand the principles and mechanisms by which genetic and environmental factors affect human health and disease. The Center for Human Genetics provides a vibrant interactive research environment with state-of-the-art genomic and computational resources. The Center of Human Genetics currently consists of 25 faculty and their laboratory groups in eight Departments, located on Clemson main campus and in Greenwood, South Carolina on the Greenwood Genetic Center Partnership Campus. Laboratory facilities for the successful candidate with an experimental research program will be in Self Regional Hall, a 17,000-square-foot building located in Greenwood, South Carolina on the Greenwood Genetic Center Partnership Campus.
Facilities for the successful candidate with a statistical/computational research program will be on the main Clemson campus. The home department will be determined by the fit of the applicant’s research interests with the mission of the Department of Biological Sciences the Department of Genetics and Biochemistry or the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences.
For more information about the Center for Human Genetics and its programs, please visit the website: https://scienceweb.clemson.edu/chg/
For more information about the Department of Biological Sciences and its programs, please visit the website: https://www.clemson.edu/science/academics/departments/biosci/
For more information about the Department of Genetics and Biochemistry and its programs, please visit the website: https://www.clemson.edu/science/academics/departments/genbio/
For more information about the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences and its programs, please visit the website: https://www.clemson.edu/science/academics/departments/mathstat/index.html
For more information about Clemson, please visit the website http://www.clemson.edu/.Qualifications:
Successful candidates must hold a doctoral degree and have postdoctoral experience. Competitive candidates will demonstrate an ability to develop a vigorous and independent, externally funded, and nationally recognized research program; demonstrate teaching excellence and a commitment to diversity inclusion; and participate in relevant undergraduate and graduate education programs.Application Instructions:
For full consideration, applications should be submitted by 10/20/2023. The review will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants should submit the following items via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/132469
(1) Cover letter
(2) Curriculum Vitae
(3) Statement of research interests including future plans
(4) Statement of teaching interests and experience
(5) Statement describing past experience and/or future plans to promote diversity and inclusion
(6) Applicants should arrange, through Interfolio, the submission of three confidential letters of recommendation on their behalf.
Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Trudy Mackay (email@example.com).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.