The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science is accepting applications for a faculty position in Biology and Chemistry for the 2018-2019 academic year. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach advanced courses in the areas of expertise. The final teaching assignment will depend upon student needs. Because of the unique nature of MSMS and its mission, all faculty and staff members are expected to provide state and national leadership in their respective areas of expertise.
The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science is a public, residential high school for academically gifted and talented eleventh and twelfth grade students located on the campus of the Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, Mississippi. The mission is “to enhance the future of Mississippi in the global society by 1)meeting the individual needs of gifted and talented students through providing innovative learning experiences and leadership development in a residential environment, 2)providing quality educational leadership for other educators, and 3)conducting aggressive outreach programs that impact students across Mississippi.” All faculty, staff, and students have the responsibility to assist with accomplishing the mission. For more information about MSMS and the science curriculum, please visit http://www.themsms.org.
1. Master’s Degree or above in biology, chemistry, or a related field. A Ph.D. is preferred.
2. Five years of teaching experience at the secondary or post-secondary level. A valid Mississippi teaching license (endorsements 181 or 185) is desirable.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
1. Salary is based upon the established position scale. Beginning salary ranges are from $54,587 to $57,859.
2. The position is contracted for 190 days.
3. Reporting date will be on or near August 3, 2018.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. All applications will be acknowledged but only selected candidates will be interviewed. Application review will begin May 7, 2018. The Faculty Employment Application is available for download from http://www.themsms.org or by contacting:
Amber Lynn Moore, Senior Executive Assistant
Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science