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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry


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Join us!  We'd like to help find you a job in our laboratories, in the department or somewhere else within the university community.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry may have staffing needs in a diverse array of positions including office worker, educational support, and analytical service provider, among others.  If there are no current open positions on this page, you are invited to search the Employment Opportunities page hosted by the Human Resources department for other openings at the University of South Carolina. 

Departmental Openings

Assistant Professor - The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry  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 complete an application and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research plans and teaching interests along with three (3) names of recommenders.  The USC Job site will contact the recommenders directly for each candidate and allow them to upload their recommendation letters individually.

Review of applications will begin October 2017 and end December 31, 2017.