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Assistant Professor of Biology (Tenure Track)

Alcorn State University
Lorman, Mississippi
Commensurate with experience.
Start date
Nov 30, 2023

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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. 




Alcorn State University

A great educational choice, Alcorn State University in Mississippi is a place of purpose, history, and discovery, and the nation's oldest, land-grant HBCU

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