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Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Millsaps College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin August 2014. We seek a broadly-trained biologist with expertise in human physiology and anatomy or a related field who is committed to excellence in teaching in a liberal arts environment. The successful applicant is expected to teach human anatomy, human physiology and introductory biology.  

Institutional support for faculty research includes funds for faculty travel and core laboratory facilities to support research in molecular biology, microbiology, and microscopy.

A Ph.D. is required and must be completed by August 15, 2014.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by January 6, 2014. Materials should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and separate statement of teaching philosophy. Please arrange to have three letters of recommendations sent separately. Materials should be submitted to manndl@millsaps.edu (preferred) or mailed to Dr. Debora Mann, Millsaps College, 1701 N. State St., Jackson, MS 39210. Employment will be contingent on complete background verification.


Millsaps College is a selective, nationally ranked, privately supported liberal arts college founded by members of the Methodist Church in 1890. A member of the Associated Colleges of the South ACS and NITLE, Millsaps has an NCATE accredited education program and is one of only eight colleges in the nation with both a Phi Beta Kappa chapter and an AACSB accredited MBA program. The College occupies an attractive 100 acre residential campus in the heart of Jackson, the capital of the state and its political, financial, legal, medical, and cultural center. It is located across from a major medical center and several blocks from a state park and natural science museum. Millsaps College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.