Assistant Professor in Gene Expression and Assistant Professor in Plant Biochemistry
The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of South Carolina at Columbia invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in the area of regulation of *Gene Expression*. We seek candidates working in signal transduction, chromatin remodeling, cancer biology, or RNA biology but outstanding individuals in all areas of gene expression are encouraged to apply. Applicants should have a record of research excellence and an interest in graduate and undergraduate training. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 15th, 2012.Applications should be e-mailed in PDF format or mailed to Peggy Breeland, Administrative Coordinator, Gene Expression Search, Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina, 715 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208 (email@example.com).
*Assistant Professor in Plant Biochemistry*
The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of South Carolina at Columbia invites applications for a tenure-track junior faculty position in the area of *Plant Biochemistry*. We seek a candidate to conduct research at the intersection of biochemistry, genomics, and human nutrition and/or the sustainable production of bioenergy/bioproducts. This position will focus on the biochemistry and molecular biology of metabolic pathways involved in either: (1) the biosynthesis and modification of nutritionally and/or medically important compounds and/or (2) primary metabolic pathways important to “green” energy and/or bioproducts. The candidate will provide intellectual leadership but also serve as a member of an interdisciplinary team of faculty interested in linking basic research to problem solving in the areas of human health and sustainable energy and chemical feedstocks production. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2012. The review process will continue until the position is filled. Applications should be emailed in PDF format or sent to Peggy Breeland, Administrative Coordinator, Metabolic Genomics search, Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina, 715 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208 (firstname.lastname@example.org). Candidates should include with their application a vita and statement of research, teaching, and leadership goals. The names, mail and email addresses and phone numbers of at least three references who can be contacted at the appropriate time should also be provided.
The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.
Dept. of Biological Sciences
715 Sumter St.
Univ. of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208