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Assistant Professor, Marine Disease Biology

Location: Ocean Springs, MS
Company: University of Southern Mississippi, Division of Coastal Sciences
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Salary: commensurate with experience
Closing Date: Thursday, February 1, 2018
Date Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017


A Ph.D. in a relevant discipline is required. Post-doctoral experience is also highly desired.


The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position as an Assistant Professor of Marine Disease Biology in the Division of Coastal Sciences in the College of Science and Technology to begin in Fall 2018. We are searching for an outstanding candidate working on any aspect of disease in marine shellfish, finfish or mammals. Potential research areas include, but are not restricted to: epidemiology, pathology, immunology, and parasitology of wild or cultured organisms. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program, publish manuscripts in peer-reviewed literature, mentor M.S. and Ph.D. students, and participate in graduate instruction. Evaluation of applications will also consider the potential of candidates to develop collaboration within USM’s School of Ocean Sciences and Technology, as well as with other USM academic units including the Department of Biological Sciences. Applicants must complete an employment application form located on the USM Human Resources web site (Job Posting # 0004681). The application package will include: 1) a cover letter; 2) a statement of research interests and career goals; 3) a statement of teaching interests; 4) a curriculum vitae; 5) relevant reprints (up to four); and 6) contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2018, and will continue until an appropriate candidate is found.
Contact Name: Kevin S. Dillon
Contact Phone: 228-818-8018
Contact Email:
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