College Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
The core teaching responsibilities for this position are Pathogenic Microbiology and Immunology. Other classes may include Virology, Microbial Genetics, Cell and Organismal Biology, and other biology courses as needed by the department. The successful candidate will provide support for the graduate program and the biomedical programs. Additionally, the ideal candidate will develop a research program in their area of interest involving graduate and undergraduate students. Undergraduate advising of Biomedical Sciences (pre-med) students is expected.
Ph.D. or ABD (with Ph.D. by August 1, 2023) in Biology or related field (degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university)
Evidence of active research in microbiology with the potential to engage Southeast students in significant research activities
Experience teaching at college/university level as a graduate assistant, instructor, or above
Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community
Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities
Ideal candidates: Southeast is looking for enthusiastic academicians able to develop and maintain academic quality verified by measured student learning. Candidates should be versed in implementing innovative methods of course delivery, appropriate applications of technology, and progressive pedagogical methodologies.
Application Deadline: The position is available August 1, 2023 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 24, 2022.
Letter of interest addressing position qualifications and how you learned of this position
Current Curriculum Vitae
Statement of Teaching Philosophy, including innovative teaching techniques you have or plan to use
Statement of Research Interests, including how you would involve students in your program
Diversity Statement, indicating your experience or philosophy for working with a diverse student population
Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)
Names and contact information of three professional references
University Facts: Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive regional state university with five colleges and schools, 10,000 students, and a faculty and staff of over 1,000. Southeast, a moderately selective institution, offers baccalaureate, masters and specialist degrees, and participates in joint doctoral programs with the University of Missouri.?Cape Girardeau, a historic city overlooking the Mississippi River, is the hub of a thriving county with a population of approximately 71,000.?Serving a region of more than 500,000 people, it is the largest center for retail, medical, manufacturing, communications, and cultural activities between St. Louis and Memphis.
Southeast Missouri State University provides student-centered education and experiential learning with a foundation of liberal arts and sciences, embracing a tradition of access, exceptional teaching, and commitment to student success that significantly contributes to the development of the region and beyond. Recognizing its responsibility for excellence in teaching and student learning, the University supports a wide array of on-and off-campus instructional, research, and public service programs that address the intellectual, professional, personal, social, and cultural needs of its constituent groups. As a multi-purpose institution, the University achieves its educational goals through the offering of degree programs and other learning experiences to its varied constituents. Southeast is an “engaged” university supporting a wide array of research and public service programs that enrich and extend the learning environment. Southeast Missouri State University strives to provide students with high-quality, accessible and affordable educational programs responsive to the needs of the region, the nation, and the world.