864-889-0519 chg@clemson.edu

CHG is looking for a Bioinformatician

The Clemson University Center for Human Genetics and the Greenwood Genetic Center have been awarded a five year Phase I Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) in Human Genetics grant to understand the genetic, genomic, and epigenetic mechanisms by which molecular genetic variation affects transcriptional and other molecular networks in health and disease. The Research Core of the COBRE in Human Genetics is seeking a Bioinformatician to support the bioinformatics research of Research and Pilot Project Leaders and their laboratories. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. degree with a record of productivity and expertise in analysis of data from high-throughput DNA and RNA sequencing experiments, population genomics, and related areas. The position requires excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.

Please apply for Job ID 105803 at: Clemson Jobs

Applications should include a cover letter explaining the qualifications for this position and the names of three references. The position is available immediately. The salary is competitive and commensurate with credentials and experience. Clemson University is an equal opportunity employer.

Please direct inquiries to Dr. Trudy F. C. Mackay, Self Family Endowed Professor and Director of the Center for Human Genetics, Clemson University, Self Regional Hall, 114 Gregor Mendel Circle, Greenwood, SC 29646 (tmackay@clemson.edu).

CHG is looking for a Molecular Geneticist

A position is available for a molecular geneticist to direct the Genomics Core at the Clemson University Center for Human Genetics. The Center for Human Genetics is located on the Greenwood Partnership Campus adjacent to the Greenwood Genetic Center in Greenwood, SC. This is a non-tenure track high level Research Scientist position. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. degree with a record of productivity and skills in high throughput DNA, RNA and ATAC sequencing using Illumina and PacBio technologies, as well as single cell RNA and ATAC sequencing. This person will conduct experiments with a great deal of independence, is expected to publish, and will provide advice and support to faculty members, postdocs and students in the Center for Human Genetics. The position requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Please apply at: Clemson Jobs

Applications should include a cover letter explaining the qualifications for this position, a curriculum vitae with list of publications, and the names of three references. The position is supported by recurrent operating funds of the Center and is open immediately. The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Clemson University is an equal opportunity employer.

Please direct any inquiries to Dr. Trudy F. C. Mackay, Self-Family Endowed Professor and Director of the Center for Human Genetics, Clemson University, Self Regional Hall, 114 Gregor Mendel Circle, Greenwood, SC 29646 (tmackay@clemson.edu).

Hiring for Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) in Human Genetics

The Clemson University Center for Human Genetics and the Greenwood Genetic Center have been awarded a five year Phase I COBRE in Human Genetics grant to understand the genetic, genomic, and epigenetic mechanisms by which molecular genetic variation affects transcriptional and other molecular networks in health and disease. Several positions are available immediately.

  • Project 3 (Transposable Elements, Genome Architecture and Gene Regulation) is seeking a Computational Scientist. Contact Dr. Miriam Konkel (mkonkel@clemson.edu) for details.
  • Project 4 (Genomic Prediction of Human Disease) is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow. Contact Dr. Fabio Morgante (fabiom@clemson.edu) for details.

CHG Offering Graduate Degree Opportunities through the College of Science

Doctoral Degrees offered:

Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Environmental Toxicology, Genetics, and Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Deadline for Doctoral Applications:

Genetics and Biochemistry: December 15th for fall admission and September 1st for spring admission
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences: January 15th for fall admission and October 1st for spring admission
Biological SciencesĀ and Environmental Toxicology: December 10th for fall or spring admission

Active Research Programs through the CHG include**:

  • Investigating the roles of gene regulation, post-translational modification and structural variation in common and rare diseases
  • Developing more powerful models for genotype-phenotype prediction
  • Utilizing systems genetics approaches in cellular and animal models to more fully understand the genome-wide impact of genetic variants on molecular networks in health and disease in human populations

**If a student chooses to pursue a degree while at the Center for Human Genetics, he or she will earn a degree in the department of the mentoring professor.

Prospective graduate students of the College of Science can visit the website for more detailed information about each program.

General Inquiries:

College of Science
118 Long Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
science@clemson.edu
(864) 656-3015