Assistant Professor (Developmental Biologist)

Location
Springfield, Missouri
Salary
~$60,000 + benefits
Posted
October 28 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

The Biology Department at Missouri State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a commitment to inclusive teaching practices and increasing student diversity and retention. We seek a candidate who conducts research that addresses fundamental questions in the field of Developmental Biology including, but not limited to elucidate the mechanisms of growth, differentiation, pattern formation, morphogenesis, or environmental influences on organism development. Requirements include a PhD in Biology or related area, peer-reviewed publications in developmental biology, and excellent communication skills. Primary duties include (1) conducting research in developmental biology as stated above; (2) teaching courses in introductory biology, developmental biology, and specialty courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, to total 9 contact hours per semester; (3) advising graduate (masters) and undergraduate students; and (4) substantial effort to obtain external funds for research. A letter of application, CV, names and contact information for 3 references, statements of teaching and research experience and interests, a statement of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and copies of all university transcripts should be submitted online at: https://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/58414. The University is committed to building a diverse and culturally competent educational environment. Applicants should include in their materials how their background and experience will further this goal (see https://diversity.missouristate.edu/). We encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. Direct questions to kkim@missouristate.edu. Review of applications begins 28 November 2021. The starting date is 15 August 2022. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense. EO/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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