Position Title Assistant Professor-9 month appointment - Biology
Work Location Springfield Campus
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
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
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
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
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Open Date 10/01/2021
Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until
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Statement of Teaching Philosophy
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Letter of Recommendation-1 (Non-confidential)
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