Assistant/Associate Professor of Evolutionary Biology

Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Commensurate with experience
October 16 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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Assistant/Associate Professor of Evolutionary Biology

Middle Tennessee State University

The Department of Biology at Middle Tennessee State University seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member (#103070) at the rank of assistant or associate professor in the area of evolutionary biology.

The successful candidate will be expected to mentor students (undergraduate, MS, and PhD) and establish an independent research program (laboratory and/or field research) that will gain national recognition. Teaching responsibilities may include courses in General Biology, Genetics, Evolution, Biosatistics, and/or organismal courses in his/her area of expertise. The ability to contribute to courses in Entomology and Speciation is desirable but not required.

The Department of Biology has moved recently into a newly constructed 250,000 square foot science building that includes a greenhouse, an animal research facility and ample laboratory research space. (Department of Biology information: The department hosts both a Master’s program and interdisciplinary doctoral program in Molecular Biosciences. The hire will be expected to develop an extramurally-funded research program and provide evidence of productive scholarship appropriate to the applicant’s current career stage.

Applicants with postdoctoral experience and a strong research record that includes impactful peer-reviewed publications will receive special consideration.

Initial review of applications will commence on November 8, 2018 and will continue until position is filled. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3 references, statement of research, and statement of teaching.

Start date is August 1, 2019.