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Open Rank Faculty Positions in Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology

Posted by , on 21 October 2022

Kennesaw State University is accepting applications for multiple nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor faculty positions in the College of Science and Mathematics beginning August 2023 in:

  • Biology
  • Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Parasitology

Faculty will have a home department in either Ecology, Evolution, & Organismal Biology or Molecular & Cellular Biology.

Rank is determined at the time of hiring and will be commensurate with experience.
Preference will be given to candidates with research programs that align with one or both of the following themes:

  • Molecular, cellular, or developmental basis of human disease
  • Microbiology, parasitology, or antimicrobial drug discovery

Faculty will have access to state-of-the-art research space and core facilities, including a vivarium, confocal and super-resolution microscopy, bioreactor, mass spectrometry, microscale thermophoresis, electron microscopy, and NMR (see https://csm.kennesaw.edu/research/core-facilities/index.php for details).

Learn more about CSM research at: https://csm.kennesaw.edu/research/research-interest-groups/index.php

Successful candidates will be expected to establish an extramurally funded research program in one of the fields aligned with the College of Science and Mathematics Research Interest Groups (https://csm.kennesaw.edu/research/research-interest-groups/index.php) and focused on one of the themes listed below:

  • Molecular, cellular, or developmental basis of human disease
  • Microbiology, parasitology, or antimicrobial drug discovery

Candidates who can develop a research program that complements the college’s current research portfolio are particularly encouraged to apply.

Additional expectations include:

  • Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Mentoring of students.
  • Participation in professional service.
  • Adherence to the principles of inclusive excellence in research and education.

Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

Required Qualifications Include:

An earned doctorate (or its foreign equivalent) in biology, immunology, microbiology, pharmacology, or a closely related discipline such as biomedical sciences or molecular biology.

A record of peer-reviewed publications (or accepted manuscripts).

For applicants requesting associate or full professor positions, prior or current federal funding is required.

Preferred Qualifications Include

  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence in teaching, mentoring, and research

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://hr.kennesaw.edu/careers.php. Search for Job ID 250756.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia’s largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

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