The Forest and Wildlife Research Center/College of Forest
Resources, Mississippi State University is seeking to fill a 9
month, Tenure-track, fulltime, Assistant Professor Position with
research, teaching and service responsibilities in the Department
of Sustainable Bioproducts.
Please see Staff Compensation Structure
Skilled Crafts and Service
Maintenance Compensation Schedule
for salary ranges. For salary
grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are
determined by the hiring department.
One of three departments in the College of Forest Resources, the
Department of Sustainable Bioproducts activities include
undergraduate/graduate instruction, research and service
programs in natural resources.
Area of Specialization:
Anticipated Appointment Date:
August 16, 2022.
Tenure Track Status:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities include: develop and conduct a program of
teaching, research, and service in the Sustainable Bioproducts
Department and College of Forest Resources. Program area emphasis
will be in wood anatomy and identification, sustainable
bioproducts, forest and natural resources, or an affiliated area.
The candidate will be expected to build a nationally recognized
program, collaborate within the Department, College, and University
as well as with external stakeholders; teach undergraduate and
graduate courses, advise students, assist in programmatic
curriculum development, recruit undergraduate and/or graduate
students, provide internal and external service and outreach, and
perform other departmental and or collegiate responsibilities as
The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. from an accredited
institution of higher learning in botany, forest products, forest
and/or natural resources, or an allied scientific discipline as
ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):
Particular consideration will be given to candidate with expertise,
experience, and/or high potential in the topics outlined above
along with demonstrated experience in teaching, research, and/or
service in forestry, natural resources, or related programming at
the university level.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of Forest Products. Skilled in using and conducting
programs through multiple media avenues (internet, interactive
video, distance learning, etc.) are desirable. Salary and rank
commensurate with years of experience & education..
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Physical requirements will be consistent with those associated with
the incumbent's research and service program.
Instructions for Applying:
Link to apply: http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/
All applicants must apply on line at www.jobs.msstate.edu, and will
be required to submit a Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Research Interests
Statement, and transcripts of all degrees. Names and contact
information of 3 professional references also required. Official
transcripts for all degrees will be required from the successful
candidate. Any social security numbers on requested transcripts or
other applicant documents should be redacted. Application reviews
will begin June 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is
June 2, 2022.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age,
sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender
identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status
protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and
applications from women, members of any minority group, and others
who share our passion for building a diverse community that
reflects the diversity in our student population.
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