Available Position: Assistant Professor/Behavioral Neuroscience

The Department of Biology at the University of Mississippi invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Behavioral Neuroscience. Candidates whose research spans multiple levels of analysis are especially encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally-funded research program, train graduate students, and teach courses in their area of expertise including physiology and neuroscience.

The Department of Biology consists of 21 research faculty and 14 instructional faculty, and educates 40 graduate students and over 800 undergraduate biology majors.  The University of Mississippi has a commitment to science education that includes the construction of a state of the art teaching oriented STEM building over the next two years. The university is located in Oxford, Mississippi, one of the top college towns in the U.S., and a community known for outstanding educational and cultural opportunities.

To apply, please visit our Online Employment Service at jobs.olemiss.edu. Applications should include: (1) cover letter outlining interest and suitability for the position, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a two page statement of research interests that includes an explicit description of how the applicant’s research plans will complement or build upon existing departmental research areas (on the link entitled “Other 1”), (4) a two page statement of teaching experience and interests, including a list of potential graduate and undergraduate courses (on the link entitled “Other 2”), and (5) reprints of up to five recent publications or submitted papers, and (6) names and contact information for at least three references (on the link entitled “Other 3”). Review of applications will begin November 30, and continue until the position is filled.

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