[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor - Biology of Disease
megan.rua at nimbios.org
Mon Nov 2 11:18:53 MST 2015
The Department of Biology at The University of Mississippi invites
applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in disease
biology. Areas of research interest could include, but are not limited
to, 1. evolution and ecology of infectious disease, 2. molecular/genetic
mechanisms of disease or 3. developmental biology of disease. Applicants
must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field and a strong publication record.
The successful candidate will be expected to establish an active,
externally funded research program and to teach courses in their area of
expertise. Candidates whose work is field or laboratory based, spans
multiple disciplines, merges experimental and theoretical approaches,
and/or complements or expands the department’s strengths, are strongly
encouraged to apply.
The Department of Biology consists of 36 faculty members and 48 M.S. and
Ph.D. graduate students and has one of the largest undergraduate majors
(930 students) at the University. Our research interests span levels of
biological organization from the gene to the ecosystem, and include
plants, animals, protists, fungi, and bacteria as subjects of study.
Additional information about the department is available online at
biology.olemiss.edu <http://biology.olemiss.edu>. The University of
Mississippi, recognized by the Chronicle of Education as a 2015 great
college to work for, is located in Oxford, Mississippi, a vibrant
community known for its small-town Southern charm and outstanding
educational and cultural opportunities.
To apply, visit our Online Employment Service at jobs.olemiss.edu
<http://jobs.olemiss.edu>. Applications should include: (1) cover letter
outlining your interest and suitability for the position, (2) curriculum
vitae, (3) 1-2 page statement of research interests, (4) 1-2 page
statement of teaching experience and interests, including a list of
potential graduate and undergraduate courses, and (5) names and contact
information for three references. Review of applications will begin
November 15, and continue until the position is filled or an adequate
applicant pool is established. The anticipated starting date is August
16, 2016. Questions about the position may be addressed to Search
Committee Chair, Biology of Disease, (bygrp at olemiss.edu
<mailto:bygrp at olemiss.edu>), (662-915-7479 <tel:%28662-915-7479>).
Committed to being one of America’s great public universities, The
University of Mississippi is an
Identity/Title VI/Title VII/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer.
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