Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology

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Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Job ID: 223416
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information
The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology is one of five departments in the College of Science and Mathematics. We serve a diverse student population. With colleagues in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology we offer B.S. degrees in Biology and Environmental Science. The B.S. in Biology provides several tracks including Cell and Molecular Biology. We also offer a M.S. program in Integrative Biology. For more information about the department, please visit

Job Summary
The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology in the College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) at Kennesaw State University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology that begins in August 2021.

Successful candidates will be expected to establish an extramurally-funded research program addressing an important problem in cellular and/or molecular biology. Research programs in our department are found at ( Teaching assignments include undergraduate courses in immunology and related areas, and graduate courses that integrate cell/molecular biology with other disciplines. Applicants who will promote CSM's commitment to inclusive excellence in STEM research and education are particularly welcome.

Advising and mentoring of undergraduates and graduate students is expected.

Required Qualifications
Qualified applicants will have 1) an earned doctorate (or its foreign equivalent) in cell and/or molecular biology or a closely-related discipline; 2) post-doctoral experience; 3) peer-reviewed publications (or accepted manuscripts); 4) a research proposal deemed likely to attract extramural funding.

Preferred Qualifications

    Success in obtaining extramural funding A record of teaching at the university level and/or mentoring undergraduates and graduate students Commitment to inclusive excellence in teaching and research

Required Documents to Attach
  • Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire)
  • Proposed Research (3 pages maximum)
  • Teaching Philosophy (2 pages maximum)
  • Example(s) of commitment or desire to promote Diversity and Inclusive Excellence in student education (1 page maximum)
  • Names and Contact Information of Three References

Apply Before Date
Open until filled.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Anton Bryantsev, [email protected].

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 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

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Job No:
Posted: 2/11/2021
Application Due: 2/11/2033
Work Type: Full Time