Two tenure-track faculty positions in Ecology and/or Evolution

The Department of Biological Sciences at Clemson University invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions with an expected start date of August 2017. We seek creative, interactive individuals who address cutting-edge research questions in Ecologyand/or Evolution using animal, plant, or microbial systems. The Department awards undergraduate and graduate degrees in Biological Sciences and Microbiology, as well as graduate degrees in Environmental Toxicology. We invite applicants who will complement and enhance the department’s existing research strengths ( We anticipate hiring a total of six faculty in the areas of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology over the next three years.

Clemson University, located on the shores of Lake Hartwell in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is South Carolina’s public land-grant university. The University’s research resources include the Palmetto high performance computing cluster, the Clemson University Genomics and Computational Biology Laboratory, the Clemson University Light Imaging Facility, the Campbell Museum of Natural History, and the 17,500 acre Clemson Experimental Forest.

The University and Department are committed to building a diverse body of faculty scholars who are dedicated to working and teaching in a multicultural environment ( We are also supportive of the needs of dual career couples.

Successful candidates will hold a Ph.D. by the time of appointment and are expected to establish a nationally recognized and externally funded research program, demonstrate teaching excellence, and participate in relevant graduate programs.

Applicants should submit the following items via Interfolio at (1) letter of application; (2) CV; (3) statement of research interests, accomplishments, and plans; (4) statement of teaching interests and experience; (5) statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions; and (6) up to three reprints in one PDF. Applicants should also arrange, through Interfolio, for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted. Review of applications will begin on October 15,2016 and continue until the positions are filled. Specific inquiries may be directed to Dr. Saara DeWalt,, chair of the search committee.