Academic and Faculty

Biology Positions

School of Arts & Sciences


Assistant Professor Biology Anatomy & Physiology, Non-Tenure Track

The Department of Biology and Environmental Health at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Missouri, seeks applicants for a 10-month, non-tenure track faculty position, with the possibility of renewal, at the rank of assistant professor, beginning in August 2014. Teaching responsibilities will emphasize anatomy, physiology, and general biology. Qualifications: Doctorate degree in physiology, anatomy, or related area; ABD candidates may be considered. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae (with the names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers of three references), and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. (Official transcripts are required 45 days after contract is issued). Please email documents to and indicate the potsition you applying for in the subject line.

MSSU is an EOE employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among faculty and staff. Employment will require a background check. MSSU is an E-verify participating employer.


Adjunct Instructor, Anatomy & Physiology, Fall Semester Evening Sessions

MSSU is seeking applicants for an Adjunct Instructor position to teach evening sessions of Anatomy & Physiology courses beginning August 2014.

Must have a Master’s degree in the related discipline area (PhD preferred). Certification in certain fields may also be accepted depending on subject matter.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae with the names, addresses, email and phone numbers of three references, and unofficial transcripts to Please note the position you are applying for in the subject line. Official transcripts are required within 45 days of hire. Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position(s) has been filled.

Employment will require a background check. EOE and E-verify participating employer.



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