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Lecturer: Genetics and Biochemistry

Clemson University College of Science, Department of Genetics and Biochemistry

Open date: Apr 24, 2020


The Department of Genetics and Biochemistry at Clemson University invites applications for a temporary full-time lecturer position. The primary responsibilities are to teach Genetics 3000 – Fundamental Genetics, a large undergraduate non-majors genetics course, in the fall 2020 and to teach Biochemistry 3050 – Molecular Biochemistry, a large undergraduate non-majors biochemistry course, in spring 2021. Application is open to either teaching one semester or both semesters. 

Expected start date is July 2020. This is a non-tenure track position. Salary level will be commensurate with education and experience and a benefits package is included.

The department offers B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in genetics and in biochemistry and molecular biology, and provides a first-rate environment for engaging students and colleagues in collaborative research and teaching efforts spanning genetics and biochemistry. For more information about the department, visit the department’s website. For more information about our courses, visit the Clemson University Syllabus Repository.


A Ph.D. in a relevant discipline is required and teaching experience at the college level is preferred.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit an electronic application in a single pdf that includes: (1) a cover letter summarizing qualification, experience and interest in teaching one or two semesters, (2) a curriculum vitae with names of three references, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, and (4) a statement describing past experience and/or future plans to promote diversity and inclusion.

To ensure full consideration, please submit the complete application to Interfolio at by May 8, 2020.

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.