Director, Clemson Center for Human Genetics

Clemson University Cluster Hire in Human Genetics

Clemson University invites applications for five tenure-track Assistant Professor positions at the new Center for Human Genetics. The positions are broadly defined and will include individuals who use statistical, computational, bioinformatic, genetic, genomic and comparative evolutionary approaches to explore the genetic and environmental basis of human health and disease, and promote precision medicine. Successful applicants will be part of a collaborative and interdisciplinary environment that includes scientists at the Greenwood Genetic Center, and faculty at Clemson University. The home department will be determined by the fit of the applicant’s research interests with the mission of one of the departments in the College of Science. 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. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Trudy Mackay (

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, statement of teaching interests and experience, statement describing past experience and/or future plans to promote diversity and inclusion, and up to three reprints in one PDF at Applicants should arrange the submission of three confidential letters of recommendation via Interfolio. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 5, 2018. Review will continue until the positions are filled.

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 and teaching in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities and individuals with a commitment to mentoring colleagues and students from demographic groups underrepresented in the sciences. We are also supportive of the needs of dual-career couples.