Part Time Faculty-Biology/Environmental Science

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Part Time Faculty-Biology/Environmental Science

Job ID: 219912
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
The College of Science and Mathematics at Kennesaw State University is an Inclusive community of scholars, focused on helping students from all backgrounds succeed in their goals. Faculty are committed to a student focus that is supportive and welcoming and to creating a sense of belonging for all students.

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.

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for an open rank, part-time faculty position. Rank is determined at the time of hiring and will be commensurate with experience. This is an applicant pool for teaching in Biology courses during the Fall 20, Spring 21, and Summer 21 semesters. Applicants will be reviewed on an as-needed basis and hiring may occur up to the beginning date of a given semester. We will continue to accept and review applications as long as the posting is open. Courses of interest include (but are not limited to):

SCI 1101 and 1102 (Environmental Science for non-STEM majors)

BIOL 1107 and 1108 (Introductory biology for STEM majors)

BIOL 2221 and 2222 (Anatomy and Physiology for pre-health majors)

Other courses will be considered based on applicant experience and departmental need. Assignments may include lecture or laboratory sections as needed by the department.

Responsibilities may include:

-Excellent teaching in area of specialization as appropriate to the courses assigned.

-Supporting diverse student populations and ensuring all students entering our science classes have the opportunity to succeed and feel like they belong.

-The ideal candidate will have a record of building Inclusive Excellence into their every interaction with students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate must have:

-A Master's degree, earned doctorate, or the equivalent.

-Area of specialization must meet the courses assigned.

Preferred Qualifications
Ideal candidates will also have:

-Prior teaching experience with active, engaged pedagogical techniques.

-Evidence of teaching and supporting students from a diverse background.

-Experience or training to teach in an online format.

Required Documents to Attach
Applicants should submit a letter of application, their curriculum vita, a copy of graduate transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire), and the names and phone numbers of three references electronically.

Apply Before Date
For full consideration, applicants must submit their application materials at least 14 days prior to the start of a given semester.

Contact Information
For questions about this part-time job opening, please contact Bill Ensign, Interim Chair, Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, 379 Paulding Av., MD 1202, Kennesaw , GA 30144-5591, [email protected], 470-578-3505.

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at [email protected]. For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at [email protected].

Equal Employment Opportunity
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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Job No:
Posted: 2/9/2021
Application Due: 2/9/2033
Work Type: Part Time