Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology (Physiology)

Location
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
December 22 2020
Ref
103360
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology (Physiology)

The Department of Biology at Middle Tennessee State University seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member (#103360) at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of physiology. Start date for this position is August 1, 2021.

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct independent research and mentor students (undergraduate, M.S., and Ph.D.) at a level that will gain national/international recognition. Teaching responsibilities may include courses in General Biology, Physiology, Genetics, Anatomy & Physiology, and an opportunity to contribute to graduate level courses in the appointees’ area of expertise. Ability to teach Histology and/or Embryology is desirable.

The Department of Biology is housed in a newly constructed 250,000 square foot science building that includes a greenhouse, a small animal research facility, and significant laboratory space (Department of Biology information: http://mtsu.edu/biology). The department hosts both a Master’s program in Biology and an Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in Molecular Biosciences (https://www.mtsu.edu/programs/molecular-biosciences-phd/index.php). The faculty hire will be expected to develop an externally funded research program at a level appropriate to mentor Master's and Doctoral graduate students.

Applicants must have a Terminal degree in Biology, Physiology, or other closely related field by appointment date.

Applicants with post-doctoral research experience, a strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals, and a level of grant or fellowship funding that reflects high productivity commensurate with the applicant's current career stage are strongly preferred.

Initial review of applications will commence on 02/01/2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three references, statement of teaching interests, and descriptions of their current research and planned research program.

For details about this position, and to apply, please see website: Https://mtsujobs/edu/postings/8678

 

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