Job ID: 226487

Assistant Professor of Biology (Tenure-track)

Alcorn State University

  • Nov. 30, 2023
  • Assistant Professor of Biology (Tenure-track)
  • School of Arts & Sciences
  • Alcorn State University
    Lorman, MS
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Biology - General
Job Summary
Teach general and advanced biology courses; guide undergraduate and graduate students; initiate, develop, and set up projects to support student research activities; obtain extramural funding to support research and academic enhancement activities; be a proactive supporter of all activities and programs sponsored through the Department; conduct state-of-the-art research; publish and present research along with students as co-authors. 

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Must be able to work in a diverse environment.
  • Should have excellent interpersonal skills. 
Essential Job Functions
Teach undergraduate/graduate courses; initiate research to provide experiences that will enable students to be competitive in acquiring positions in professional or graduate programs at research-intensive universities or professional schools or gain employment in their field of study. Advise student organizations. Initiate advanced strategies, including tutorials for students to succeed; mentor and advise undergraduate and graduate students in their chosen curricular programs in Biology.
  • Terminal degree in Biological Sciences or related field. Post-doctoral training is highly desirable.
  • Experience in teaching undergraduate or graduate courses; experience in research as evidenced by presentations and publications; experience in student academic enrichment activities, including working with “at-risk students.” The candidate must be capable of attracting external research funds for undergraduate and graduate student research training. 
Licensing and Certifications
  • Authorization to work in the United States.
  • EEO / ADA Statement

Alcorn State University is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, affirmative action, and diversity: It is the policy of Alcorn State University to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, physical and/or mental disability, and/or political affiliation. This policy applies to all employees -regardless of position, consultants, and applicants for employment.

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