Assistant Professor of Bioinformatics




NSEH-Bioinformatics Ayers




Assistant Professor


Appointment Conditions:


Full-time (9 months)



Commensurate with experience and qualifications  

Position Available:


January 2018


Job Description:


Mississippi Valley State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Bioinformatics.

Applicants must have advanced skills in utilizing in-depth knowledge of bioinformatics algorithm tools and resources, computer programming (PERL, Python, R, etc.) and data integrations/data mining are strongly desired; must be able to work in collaboration with others in the program to establish externally-funded research programs and contribute to graduate and undergraduate training. 


Qualifications Desired:

A Ph.D. and expertise in bioinformatics, computational biology or a closely related field of genomics or biotechnology; must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research.  Applicants who combine laboratory investigations with the development and use of bioinformatics tools and those who focus on theoretical approaches in silico are encouraged to apply.      


Application Deadline:


Open Until Filled


Application Procedure:

Please send application, curriculum vitae; statements about your research interests, vision and preparation for the position responsibilities:  transcripts of all post-secondary education, and three letters of reference to:


Mississippi Valley State University

Office of Human Resources

MVSU 7260

14000 Hwy 82 West

Itta Bena, MS 38941