Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry


Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry faculty position in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, which begins August 2020.

Teaching expectations include organic chemistry and advanced courses in the candidate’s expertise at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Advising and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students is expected.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate, through peer-reviewed publications, strong potential to establish a productive program of research using undergraduate and/or graduate students (M.S.). It is expected that each applicant’s research program will complement and extend the diverse research interests of the faculty within our department and college ( Applicants in all areas of organic chemistry will be considered. Candidates who can develop a collaborative and innovative research program in the areas of polymer chemistry, supramolecular chemistry, or organic materials, are particularly encouraged to apply.

Participation in professional service activities within the Department, the University, and beyond is also an expectation.

Qualified applicants will have: 1) an earned doctorate in organic chemistry or a closely related discipline or its foreign equivalent by the position start date; 2) post-doctoral experience with a demonstrated track record of peer-reviewed publications; 3) a well-articulated research agenda capable of generating external funding and appropriate for graduate (M.S.) and undergraduate research students; 4) a clear philosophy of teaching and evidence of effective instruction in their area of expertise.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, 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.

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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.


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Job No:
Posted: 8/14/2019
Application Due: 10/13/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Competitive