Assistant Professor-9 month appointment - Biology

Missouri State University

United States

November 9, 2021

Description

Posting Details Position Title Assistant Professor-9 month appointment - Biology

Work Location Springfield Campus Department Biology HR Home Department 020713 BIOLOGY Pay Grade Unclassified Position only available to current, regular, full-time Missouri State University employees? No, Position is available to all applicants. Faculty Appointment Type Tenure Track Term (if applicable) 9 month Begin Date of Appointment 08/15/2022 Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt General Function

The Assistant Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with an intermediate academic rank who has demonstrated achievement in the areas of teaching, research, and professional service appropriate to the discipline. The Assistant Professor's teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic department head and may include serving as an academic advisor. The Assistant Professor engages in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and is expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research, based upon the availability of resources and consistent with the mission of the University.

Description of Primary Duties

Duties include teaching introductory biology and other courses such as or more of animal physiology, population or community biology, statistics, or invertebrate zoology to total 9 contact hours per semester; advisement of graduate and undergraduate students; and substantial effort to obtain external funds for research.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Additional Qualifications

An earned PhD in the biological sciences; a record of peer-reviewed publications in conservation biology; a commitment to teaching, research, and service; excellent oral and written communication skills; and a commitment to working with diverse student populations.

Link to Job Description https:// www. missouristate.edu/human/jobdescriptions/21377.htm Open Date 10/01/2021 Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until filled) Special Instructions to Applicants EO/AA and Diversity Statement

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Background Check Statement

Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

Posting Number 20210055FTF

Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/57614

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  • Curriculum Vitae
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  • Unofficial Transcripts - 1
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