Instructor of Biological Sciences
Mississippi State University in Mississippi
|Deadline||Open until filled|
|Date Posted||December 2, 2013|
|Type||Non tenure track|
Department of Biological Sciences
Mississippi State University
The Department of Biological Sciences at Mississippi State University invites applications for Instructors with a start date of August 16, 2014. These are full-time, 9-month, non-tenure-track faculty positions under the supervision of the department head. Responsibilities include teaching introductory and advanced courses in Biological Sciences (BIO) that may also include lab sections, perform preparatory functions for them, and coordinate and supervise teaching assistants associated with those courses. Teaching courses for extra compensation may be available during summer session. Minimum qualifications: M.S. degree in a related biological sciences field amenable to instruction of BIO courses; minimum of 1 year demonstrated instructional experience at the university or community college level; excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; strong organizational and computer skills as well as experience in supervising others. Candidates with experience teaching general biology, cell biology, anatomy and physiology, microbiology, or parasitology, and coordinating teaching laboratories are particularly encouraged to apply. To be considered for this position, applicants must complete the Personal Data Information on-line at https://www.jobs.msstate.edu. In addition, applicants should submit a CV, teaching statement plus relevant areas of teaching competence electronically to: Instructor@biology.msstate.edu. (PDF format is preferred.) Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted electronically to this email address. Screening will begin January 1, 2014 and will continue until the positions are filled. Please visit our web site at http://biology.msstate.edu/ for information about the department.
MSU is an AA/EOE.