Assistant Professor of Biology – Cell Biologist (Broad)

Millsaps College
Jackson, MS
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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
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
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Dr. Beth Hussa, Biology Chair
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