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Open Rank Faculty Positions in Science and Mathematics
Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia
 
 
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Date Posted 01/17/2022
Category
Faculty-Science-mathematics
Faculty-Science-Biology
Faculty-Science-Physics
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Open Rank Faculty Positions in Science and Mathematics

Job ID : 238108
Location : Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time : Full-Time
Regular/Temporary : Regular

Full Job Description

About Us

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 a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) 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. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

Department Information

Kennesaw State University is an R2 institution with a diverse student body (38% first generation, 33% minority). The College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) seeks to expand inclusive excellence in STEM. CSM has two Master of Science degrees (Integrative Biology, and Chemical Sciences) and is developing a Doctoral degree. The faculty of the College of Science and Mathematics is committed to mentoring our diverse student body and motivating students to develop into responsible citizens with a global perspective. Faculty will have access to state-of-the-art research space and core facilities, including confocal and super-resolution microscopy, microscale thermophoresis, and NMR (see https://csm.kennesaw.edu/research/core-facilities/index.php for details).

Job Summary

Kennesaw State University is accepting applications for multiple nine-month, tenure-track Assistant, Associate or Professor faculty positions in:

  • Chemistry or Biochemistry
  • Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Physics

We are seeking to recruit a diverse cohort of scientists studying important problems with biomedical relevance. Positions are available for candidates with research programs in the molecular basis of disease in model systems and will begin August 2022.

Research programs in our college are found at (http://csm.kennesaw.edu/research/index.php).

Responsibilities

A successful candidate is expected to establish an extramurally funded research program in the molecular basis of disease in model systems. Research may integrate genetic, chemical, biophysical, and structural approaches to molecular underpinnings of disease in cellular, tissue, and animal models as exemplified by

Martin Hudson (https://facultyweb.kennesaw.edu/mhudso28/research.php)

Thomas C. Leeper (https://facultyweb.kennesaw.edu/tleeper/index.php )

Scott Nowak (https://facultyweb.kennesaw.edu/snowak/nowak-lab/research.php)

Teaching responsibilities (undergraduate and graduate) will be in one of five departments (Chemistry and Biochemistry; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology; Physics; or Mathematics). Candidates who are interested in adopting principles of active, and inclusive learning are especially welcome.

Professional service, and support for inclusive excellence in science and mathematics is expected.

Required Qualifications

  • An earned doctorate, or its foreign equivalent, in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics or a closely related discipline.
  • Post-doctoral research experience.
  • A record of peer-reviewed publications (or accepted manuscripts).
  • An applicant at the Associate Professor (or higher) level must have a record of extramural funding.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Success in obtaining federal funding.
  • A record of using evidence-based, inclusive teaching practices at the university level.
  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and willingness to contribute to the College’s strategic plan of inclusion (https://csm.kennesaw.edu/inclusive-excellence/index.php).

Required Documents to Attach

  • Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts (Official transcripts are due upon hire)
  • Proposed Research Plan (no more than 3 pages)
  • Teaching Philosophy including a statement on diversity and inclusion (no more than 2 pages)
  • Names and Contact Information of Three References (who have agreed to write letters of recommendation)

Apply Before Date

This position is open until filled.

Contact Information

For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Scott Nowak, snowak@kennesaw.edu, 470-578-7777.

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at facultyjobs@kennesaw.edu. For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at sscsupport@ssc.usg.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007.

Participant ID: 61415

Background Check

Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials

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