Faculty Positions at the Univ. of South Carolina

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Faculty Positions at the Univ. of South Carolina

Beth Krizek-2
The following two faculty positions are available at the University of
South Carolina.

*Assistant Professor in Gene Expression*

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
([hidden email]).Applications should include a vita and a
statement of research accomplishments and goals. The names, mail and
e-mail addresses and phone numbers of three references should also be
provided.

**

*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 ([hidden email]). 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.

More information on these positions, the Department, the University and
the city of Columbia, SC, can be found at www.biol.sc.edu
<http://www.biol.sc.edu>.

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.

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Beth Krizek
Professor
Dept. of Biological Sciences
715 Sumter St.
Univ. of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208

803-777-1876 (phone)
803-777-4002 (fax)
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http://www.biol.sc.edu/faculty/krizek.html

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