THREE FACULTY POSITIONS
The Department of Biological Sciences, Mississippi State University,
invites applications for three nine-month, tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
positions, beginning 16 August 2001.
VERTEBRATE ECOLOGIST. We are seeking a broadly trained terrestrial
vertebrate biologist with research expertise in the area of behavioral,
evolutionary, or community ecology. (Search Committee Chair: Dr.
Christopher M. Taylor; ctaylor at ra.msstate.edu; (662) 325-8591.
PLANT ECOLOGIST. We are seeking an individual who uses quantitative
approaches to study the ecology of plants. Preference will be given to
applicants working at the community or landscape level. (Search Committee
Chair: Dr. Michael J. Sullivan; mjs2 at ra.msstate.edu; (662) 325-7575.
PLANT SYSTEMATIST. We are seeking an individual who uses molecular
phylogenetic methods and has a strong background in plant natural history.
(Search Committee Chair: Dr. Walter J. Diehl; wjdiehl at ra.msstate.edu;
Qualifications include a completed Ph.D. in a relevant field and an
established record of research productivity; teaching and post-doctoral
experience are desirable. The successful candidates are expected to
develop an externally funded research program and direct graduate students.
Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a concise statement of
research and teaching interests, and three reprints. Three letters of
reference should be sent to the appropriate search committee chair:
Department of Biological Sciences
P.O. Box GY
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Screening will begin 1 November 2000 and will continue until the positions
are filled. For more information contact the appropriate Search Committee
Chair or visit our website at
http://www.msstate.edu/dept/biosciences/bio.html. Mississippi State
University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.