Endowed Chair- Department of Bioengineering
Clemson University - Clemson, SC

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POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Clemson University's Department of Bioengineering is seeking applications for the Hansjorg Wyss Endowed Chair for Regenerative Medicine. This prestigious position is supported by a $4M endowment established by The Hansjorg Wyss Medical Foundation and the State of South Carolina, and is an integral part of the South Carolina SmartState Center of Economic Excellence in Regenerative Medicine.

Applicants with expertise in regenerative medicine and tissue engineering especially as applied to orthopaedic and craniofacial biomaterials and implants are sought to complement and help lead Clemson University's pioneering research and education program in biomaterials. The tenure-track appointment will be at the Associate Professor or Professor level.

The Wyss Chair is expected to play a key role in supporting state-wide collaborative programs in bioengineering research and education, the SC SmartState Centers of Economic Excellence Program, and the Clemson University - Medical University of South Carolina Bioengineering Program located in Charleston, SC- a beautiful and historic coastal city with rich cultural and educational opportunities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering or a related discipline, an appointment at the Associate Professor level or higher at their current institution, a strong record of research accomplishments and scientific leadership in regenerative medicine, extramural research funding, high quality publications and presentations, and government and industry contacts. The candidate should have demonstrated superior leadership skills, the ability to work across scientific disciplines and organizations, experience with technology transfer and economic development, and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

PAY & WORK SCHEDULE:

Standard Hrs: 37.5;

HOW TO APPLY:

Applicants should send their CV, a statement of research and education interests, and the names of at least three references to Ms. Sherri Morrison, Wyss Search Committee, Clemson University, Department of Bioengineering, 301 Rhodes Engineering Research Center, Clemson, SC 29634-0905. E-mail inquiries may be sent to msherri@clemson.edu.

All application material received by February 13, 2013 will receive guaranteed consideration; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.

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CLOSING STATEMENT:

Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.

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