Part Time Faculty of Biology

Job description

Part Time Faculty of Biology

Job ID: 222105
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Part-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 third-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 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.

The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology is one of six departments in the College of Science and Mathematics. With colleagues in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology we offer B.S. degrees in biology and environmental science, as well as specialty tracks in cell, molecular and developmental biology, ecology/environmental biology, plant biology, microbiology, biotechnology, bioinformatics and cytogenetics. The Department provides extensive internship and research opportunities for undergraduates and has a thriving, thesis-based M.S. in Integrative Biology. For more information related to the college and the department, please visit our website at .

Job Summary
The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a pool of open rank, part-time faculty positions to teach undergraduate courses in introductory biology, introductory and upper level microbiology (including immunology and related courses), genetics, and courses with cell and molecular related content, with emphasis on pre-professional preparation. Assignments may include lecture or laboratory sections as needed by the department. Rank is determined at the time of hiring and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is an applicant pool for teaching during the Spring, Summer and Fall 2021 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.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Excellent teaching in area of specialization as appropriate to the course(s) assigned using active, engaged pedagogical techniques.
  • 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 an earned Master's or Doctorate degree in Biology or related field, or the foreign equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications
Other qualifications may include:
  • A record of past teaching experience at the undergraduate level.
  • Evidence of teaching and working with students from a diverse background.
  • Experience or training to teach in an online or hybrid format.

Required Documents to Attach
Applicants should submit a letter of application, a current Curriculum Vita, a copy of graduate transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire), and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three references.

Contact Information
For questions about this part-time faculty opening, please contact Susan M.E. Smith, Interim Chair of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, at 470-578-2749, or by email at [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: Part Time