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Opportunities in the Department of Genetics and Biochemistry

College of Science: Genetics and Biochemistry Lecturer

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The Self Family Foundation Endowed Chair in Human Genetics Clemson University/Greenwood Genetic Center

Clemson University (CU) is seeking to fill a new endowed professor position. The Self Family Foundation Chair in Human Genetics (Self Chair) is part of a dynamic interdisciplinary initiative to build strength in medical genetics, genomics, epigenetics, and computational biology across South Carolina with national and international partnerships. This position will be located in Greenwood, SC at the Center for Human Genetics (CHG), a research and education building which is currently under construction, adjacent to the J.C. Self Research Institute and South Carolina Center for the Treatment of Genetic Disorders at the Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC). The GGC is a non-profit institute dedicated to providing clinical and diagnostic genetic services, educational programs, and research in the field of medical genetics.

Individuals with an internationally recognized research program in human genetics or related discipline and a strong history of external funding are invited to apply. Candidates must possess an excellent record of peer-reviewed publications and both teaching and mentoring experience. The Self Chair has the opportunity to maintain a vigorously funded research program and lead the human genetics initiative through recruitment of new faculty hires to be housed at the CHG. Candidates must be eligible for appointment as Full Professor with tenure in the Department of Genetics & Biochemistry at CU. 

To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, short statement of research interests and future directions, and a list of references in one PDF file emailed directly to with The Self Family Foundation Endowed Chair in Human Genetics in the subject heading. To ensure full consideration, please submit all application materials by November 15, 2015. Review of applications will begin in November 2015 and continue until the position is filled. The starting date for this position is negotiable.

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