Job Posting: Assistant or Associate Professor of Biochemistry, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS

Rachel Howell
October 3, 2014

The Department of Biochemistry at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) is seeking applicants for a tenure track faculty position at either the Assistant or Associate Professor rank.  We seek a talented investigator who will expand the research repertoire of the department ( in basic science or translational research.  A successful candidate must have a PhD or MD degree and is expected to develop an innovative research program, obtain external funding and contribute to our teaching mission in the Medical, Dental and Graduate programs.  The Biochemistry Department offers a fully funded, 12-month salary and a competitive startup package.

UMMC is a vibrant, competitive research-intensive institution with basic science and clinical departments plus interdepartmental research institutes/centers focused on cancer, neuroscience, cardiac/renal function and obesity. UMMC continues to expand its research enterprise with new buildings and state of the art core facilities, including genomics and proteomics.   The Jackson area (pop. ~500,000) offers rural to urban lifestyles, a low cost of living, good schools, great restaurants and an abundance of opportunities for the enjoyment of music and sports. Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and complete contact information for three references to Search Committee at

The University of Mississippi Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

For more information please contact Kate Stuart (