Assistant Professor of Biology – Cell Biologist (Broad)

Agency
Millsaps College
Location
Jackson, MS
Job Category
Faculty Appointments
Salary
DOE
Start Date
08/14/2022
Last Date to Apply
10/24/2022
Website
https://www.millsaps.edu/resources/employment-opportunities/assistant-professor-of-biology/
Description
Millsaps College is seeking a broadly-trained Biologist to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2023. The successful candidate will offer an upper-level Cell Biology course with laboratory and should feel comfortable teaching at least two of the following core courses: Introductory Cell Biology, General Zoology, General Botany, and Genetics. The candidate will also develop upper-level courses in their area of expertise, and those courses should complement the current upper-level offerings in the department. Applicants must demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching undergraduates, including those from underrepresented populations and must also indicate the ability to develop and sustain a research program involving undergraduate students. Institutional support for faculty research includes core laboratory facilities to support research in molecular biology and microscopy, start-up funds for laboratory equipment, funds for faculty travel, and competitive faculty development grants. Questions about this position can be addressed to Biology Department Chair Dr. Beth Hussa at hussaea@millsaps.edu.
Qualifications
Basic Qualifications Ph.D. in Biology or a related field Ability to develop and sustain a research program involving undergraduate students Commitment to inclusive pedagogy, diversity and equity Preferred Qualifications Post-doctoral experience: this may include academic, industry, governmental, or non-profit experience Evidence of or potential for successfully engaging and supporting students from diverse backgrounds
Contact Person
Dr. Beth Hussa, Biology Chair
Contact eMail
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