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P: 864-656-2328
E: biolsci@clemson.edu

Campus Location

132 Long Hall, Clemson, SC 29634

Hours

Monday - Friday:
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Employment Opportunities

Clemson started with a graduating class of 37 in 1896. Today, Clemson University has become a strong force in higher education and gained national recognition in areas from academics to athletics. Throughout the past decade, the University has consistently been ranked among the top 25 public institutions by U.S. News & World Report. During this time, the number of student admission applications and prospective employee applications have almost doubled, and the number of graduate degrees awarded has more than doubled.

It’s a great time to be a Clemson Tiger, and it’s a great time to be part of the Department of Biological Sciences.

 

Current Faculty Openings

Assistant/Associate Professor in Toxicology

The Department of Biological Sciences at Clemson University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant/associate professor in toxicology. We are interested in expanding our strengths in molecular, cellular and developmental biology. All research programs and models in toxicology or pharmacology will be considered; emphasis is placed on those prospective faculty whose interests include molecular physiology, cell biology, systems toxicology, pharmacology and toxicogenomics

Clemson University, the College of Science, and the Department of Biological Sciences are committed to building a community of inclusive excellence, where faculty scholars are dedicated to working and teaching in a multicultural environment.

We are supportive of the needs of dual career couples. The successful candidate will bring an innovative and high-impact research program to Clemson that complements and enhances existing departmental research strengths. The candidate will also contribute to the teaching mission. The department awards undergraduate and graduate (M.S./Ph.D.) degrees in biological sciences and microbiology, and graduate degrees (M.S./Ph.D.) in environmental toxicology.

Located on Lake Hartwell in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Clemson University is South Carolina’s public land-grant university. As a Carnegie R1 Institution, Clemson has excellent research 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 and vivarium facilities; and a multi-user analytical laboratory. There are many opportunities for collaboration across a wide group of partners on and off campus, including with the Center for Human Genetics and Prisma Health.

Qualifications

Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in toxicology, pharmacology, biology or a related field. Competitive candidates will have relevant postdoctoral experience, the potential to develop an externally funded and nationally recognized research program, potential for excellence in undergraduate and graduate student teaching and mentoring, and a commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit the following items through Interfolio: (1) cover letter, including what draws the applicant to this position in the Department of Biological Sciences at Clemson University, and a short description of teaching and research interests and experience; (2) CV including at least three references for potential contact after initial review; (3) statement of research interests and future plans; (4) statement describing past experience and/or future plans to promote diversity and inclusion; and (5) up to three reprints in one PDF. For inquiries about the position, please contact Lisa Bain, chair of the search committee.

For full consideration, please apply by Nov. 20, 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately. The search will remain posted for applications until filled. The anticipated start date is August 2023.

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.


Introductory Biology Lecturers in Biological Sciences

The Clemson University Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for multiple full-time, nine-month lecturer or senior lecturer positions to begin Aug. 15, 2023. We seek candidates with interest in teaching large-enrollment introductory biology to a variety of different student demographics including elementary education majors, life sciences majors, other science majors and non-science majors. Interest in laboratory coordination, innovation and development will also be considered. We are expanding our faculty with dedicated, innovative individuals who will promote engagement and encourage diversity in the classroom and the broader community.

Teaching responsibilities during the academic year would focus on delivery of in-person large- enrollment introductory biology courses and/or labs for majors or non-majors. General expectations involve development and delivery of course content, assessment of students, use of the LMS, assisting students during office hours and working collaboratively with colleagues to improve the introductory biology experience for Clemson students. There may be future opportunities to teach in other areas or in online courses for the online M.S. in biological sciences program. There are also opportunities to teach on-campus, online, or study abroad during the summer. Successful candidates will have a desire to join fully in the varied activities of our large department and to take on service responsibilities as they progress through the ranks.

The department supports faculty development at all ranks and tracks. Promotion through the three levels of lecturer ranks – lecturer, senior lecturer, principal lecturer — is expected for these renewable, non-tenure track positions. Salary level will be commensurate with education and experience, and a benefits package is included.

Qualifications

Successful candidates should hold a Ph.D. in biological sciences or a related discipline at the time of appointment or hold a M.S. in biological sciences or a related discipline with significant teaching experience in large enrollment introductory courses and/or labs. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated successful experience teaching university-level biology lecture and laboratory courses.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit the following items through Interfolio: (1) cover letter detailing why the applicant would like to join the Department of Biological Sciences at Clemson University; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) statement of teaching philosophy, experience, and interests with attention to describing teaching strategies currently used or planned to use to foster diversity and inclusion; (4) course evaluations, peer evaluations or other evidence of past teaching performance; and (5) names and contact information for three professional references. Inquiries should be directed to Christine Minor, chair of the search committee.

For full consideration, applications should be submitted by Jan. 9, 2023. Review will continue until the position is filled. References will not be contacted until the final stages of the interview process.

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.


Lecturer in Anatomy and Physiology

The Department of Biological Sciences at Clemson University invites applications for a nine-month, renewable, non-tenure track lecturer position to begin Aug. 15, 2023. We seek a candidate with interest and experience in teaching lecture and lab courses in vertebrate anatomy and physiology, with emphasis on human anatomy and physiology, exercise physiology, and comparative anatomy and physiology. We invite candidates that address engagement and encourage diversity in the classroom and the community.

Teaching responsibilities during the academic year would focus on delivery of in-person, large enrollment courses and labs. General expectations involve development and delivery of course content, laboratory coordination, assessment of students, use of the LMS, assisting students during office hours and working collaboratively with colleagues to improve the learning experience for Clemson students. There may be future opportunities to teach in other areas or in online courses for the online M.S. in Biological Sciences Program. There are also opportunities to teach on campus, online or study abroad during the summer. Successful candidates will have a desire to join fully in the varied activities of our large department and to take on service responsibilities as they progress through the ranks.

The department supports faculty development at all ranks and tracks. Promotion through the three levels of lecturer ranks — lecturer, senior lecturer, principal lecturer — is expected. Salary level will be commensurate with education and experience, and a benefits package is included.

Qualifications

Successful candidates should hold a Ph.D. in biological sciences or a related discipline at the time of appointment or hold a M.S. in biological sciences or a related discipline with significant teaching experience in large enrollment courses and/or labs. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated successful experience teaching university-level courses.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit the following items through Interfolio: (1) cover letter detailing why the applicant would like to join the Department of Biological Sciences at Clemson University; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) statement of teaching philosophy, experience and interests with attention to describing teaching strategies currently used or planned to use to foster diversity and inclusion; (4) course evaluations, peer evaluations or other evidence of past teaching performance; and (5) names and contact information for three professional references.

Inquiries should be directed to John Cummings, chair of the search committee. For full consideration, applications should be submitted no later than Feb. 1, 2023. Review will continue until the position is filled. References will not be contacted until the final stages of the interview process.

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.

Current Staff Openings

Academic Adviser (two positions)

The Department of Biological Sciences seeks two full-time academic advisers to serve their undergraduate students and assist faculty and staff advisers in management of the advising center. Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Apply by: Jan. 17, 2023
  • Search Job ID: 107273 at https://www.clemson.edu/careers

Job Duties

Student Advising: Advise and counsel undergraduate students concerning degree progress, scheduling conflicts, course selection and registration, and academic standing. Work with students to develop a program leading to a timely graduation while directing them toward their chosen career paths. Prepare and coordinate academic forms and conduct analysis of degree progress for graduation. Prepare, administer and document materials for advising and registration. Refer students to appropriate campus resources/services as needed.

Student Recruitment and Orientation: Assist in the recruitment and advising of potential and accepted students, providing them with information regarding courses, transfer credit evaluation, degrees, and other departmental information. Participates in departmental/college recruiting and retention activities and contributes to recruitment/retention strategy development and implementation. Assist with the planning, coordination and execution of spring and summer new-student orientation sessions.

Academic and Student Support Services: Advise and assist students planning to change their majors to biological sciences and microbiology. Work with faculty and staff in the department to recommend and insert edits into the undergraduate handbook. Identify barriers within academic advising and curricula, and present information to advising director.

Perform other advising-related duties, complete special projects, serve on committees, and attend events as requested by the supervisor or department chair.

Minimum Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree work.
  • Experience: 0-plus years.

Military and Veteran

Clemson University is proud to allow educational equivalency for military technical certifications and trainings that directly relate to the job duties. South Carolina is making our veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions. State policy for veteran preference states that for qualifying, full-time permanent positions, a veteran applicant may receive preference if they meet the job’s minimum qualifications, were discharged under honorable conditions from the military and submit their DD-214 for confidential review by the Office of Human Resources. To claim veteran preference for qualifying positions, email hrjob@clemson.edu upon submission of your application.

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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Contact Information

P: 864-656-2328
E: biolsci@clemson.edu

Campus Location

132 Long Hall, Clemson, SC 29634

Hours

Monday - Friday:
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.