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Assistant Professor in Biochemistry

University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package based on qualifications.
Closing date
Nov 24, 2023

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The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry ( at the University of South Carolina, Columbia Campus, invites applications for a 9-month, full time, tenure-track assistant professor position in Biochemistry with a start date of August 16, 2024. Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in biochemistry, chemical biology, molecular biology, chemistry, or a related discipline plus a minimum of 2 years of postdoctoral experience by the start date of employment. Expertise in structural biology, neurochemistry and neurobiology, multi-omics, or computational biology is essential. Successful candidates are expected to develop a cutting-edge, externally-funded research program and to strive for excellence in teaching undergraduate- and graduate-level courses.

Applications must be submitted through the University’s online employment system, “USCJobs”, at Applications must include: (1) a cover letter indicating the area of expertise, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) research plans (5-6 pages), (4) a statement of teaching interests, and (5) the contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. For questions, please contact Dr. Qun Lu (


Established in 1801, the University of South Carolina ( is the flagship public research university for the state with a student population of over 35,000.  The university is located in the city of Columbia, which is the state capital and has a population of 750,000 in the metropolitan area.  Both mountain and beach recreation areas are easily accessible. 

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University of South Carolina

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