Assistant Professor in Bioorganic Chemistry

Columbia, South Carolina
competitive salary
Oct 26, 2017
Dec 25, 2017
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Organic
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of Bioorganic Chemistry, with a start date of August 16, 2018. Candidates should have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in organic chemistry, biochemistry, chemical biology, or a related discipline. Special consideration will be given to candidates who apply chemical synthesis, tools, and analyses to the study and manipulation of biological systems. Possible research areas could include but are not limited to chemical biology, medicinal chemistry, glycobiology, and combinatorial chemistry or molecular sensing applied to biological problems. Candidates are expected to develop a cutting-edge, externally funded research program and have a strong commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in both organic chemistry and biochemistry.

Applicants must use the following link to complete an application and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research plans and teaching interests. You will also be required to have three letters of recommendation submitted via the uscjobs system. Review of applications will begin October 2017 and end December 31, 2017.

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 on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.