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Middle Tennessee State University: Physiologist

(posted 2021-01-13)

Middle Tennessee State University, Department of Biology invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position (#103360) at the rank of assistant/associate professor. Start date for the position is August 1, 2021. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct independent research and mentor students (undergraduate, M.S., and Ph.D.) at a level that will gain national/international recognition. Teaching responsibilities may include courses in General Biology, Physiology, Anatomy & Physiology and an opportunity to contribute to graduate level courses in the appointees’ area of expertise. Ability to teach Histology and/or Embryology is desirable.

The Department of Biology is housed in a newly constructed 250,000 square foot science building that includes a greenhouse, a small animal research facility, and significant laboratory space (Department of Biology information: The department hosts both a Master’s program in Biology and an Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in Molecular Biosciences ( The faculty hire will receive a competitive start-up package and be expected to develop an externally funded research program at a level appropriate to mentor Master’s and Doctoral graduate students. A terminal degree in Biology, Physiology, or other closely related field is needed by appointment date. Applicants with post-doctoral research experience, a strong peer- reviewed publication record, and a level of grant or fellowship funding that reflects high productivity commensurate with the applicant’s current career stage will receive special consideration. Documents needed to apply include: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, and Teaching Philosophy. Application review begins February 1, 2021. To apply visit If you have position specific questions, contact Dr. Vince Cobb, Search Committee Chair .

MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. This position requires a criminal background check.