Assistant Professorship as Molecular, Cellular, or Developmental Biologist

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Molecular, cellular, or developmental biologist |

For candidates studying fundamental questions in any area of molecular, cellular, developmental biology, or evolutionary/developmental biology within any taxa. 

Organismal biologist |

For candidates whose research addresses fundamental questions in ecology, evolution, or behavior in any taxa, particularly those with a strong quantitative framework.

The Department of Biological Sciences at Mississippi State University (MSU) invites applicants for two 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor positions. Successful candidates are expected to establish an externally funded research program in an area that will complement the existing strengths of the department, teach courses for the undergraduate and graduate programs (M.S. and Ph.D.), and contribute to the service mission of the department. Appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2022. Minimum requirements include a Ph.D. in a relevant area of Biology, with post-doctoral experience, evidence of sustained scholarly productivity, and evidence of teaching competence. Applications from members of groups that are typically under-represented in science are strongly encouraged. We also encourage applicants with bold new perspectives and approaches to hypothesis-based research and teaching, particularly those focused on interdisciplinary and collaborative research. 

Applicants must apply online at Attach (in a single pdf file) a cover letter, a CV, a statement of research expertise and goals (2-page maximum), a statement of teaching interests and competency (2-page maximum), a statement of your contributions, commitment, and action plan for promoting inclusivity (2-page maximum), contact information for three references, and reprints of up to three publications. Screening of applications will begin December 03, 2021.

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