Lecturer of Biology

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Lecturer of Biology

Job ID: 224215
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 College of Science and Mathematics at Kennesaw State University is an inclusive community of scholars committed to a student focus that is supportive and welcoming, and to creating a sense of belonging for all.

The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology is one of five 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; the B.S. in Biology provides several tracks. For more information related to the college and the department, please visit our website at http://csm.kennesaw.edu/mcb/ .

Job Summary
The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology in the College of Science and Mathematics at Kennesaw State University invites applications for a Lecturer of Biology position beginning in August 2021. This is a 9-month, non-tenure track, full-time position with the potential for additional compensation during the summer depending on departmental needs. The primary teaching assignment will be the introductory biology course (lecture and laboratory sections) that focuses on molecular and cellular biology and genetics; opportunity exists to teach a course(s) in the successful candidate's specialty. The successful candidate will have experience providing instruction to students from diverse backgrounds, while effectively collaborating and cooperating with other members of the faculty, staff, and administration. The applicant must be an excellent instructor and should be familiar with curriculum development, alternative learning styles and classroom technologies.


  • Teach the introductory biology course (lecture and laboratory) that focuses on molecular and cellular biology and genetics
  • Participate in departmental, college, and/or university service
  • Promote CSM's commitment to inclusive excellence in STEM education.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate must have an earned Masters or Doctorate degree in Biology or related field, or the foreign equivalent. Prior experience teaching introductory biology at the college level is required.

Preferred Qualifications
    A strong record of exemplary teaching at the undergraduate level as evidenced by student evaluations Experience teaching online or hybrid courses Experience with curriculum development, high impact practices and active learning strategies Evidence of teaching and working with a culturally and an ethnically diverse community Experience teaching other related courses in the discipline (e.g. cell biology, genetics, molecular genetics, microbiology)

Required Documents to Attach
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vita
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Interest (2 pages max)
  4. Statement on Inclusion and Diversity (2 pages max)
  5. Copy of Graduate Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  6. Names and Contact Information (email address and phone number) for Three References

Apply Before Date
Applications must be received by March 26, 2021.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Joy Brookshire, 678-939-1246 or [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

To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=43000&JobOpeningId=224215&PostingSeq=1

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Job No:
Posted: 2/22/2021
Application Due: 2/22/2033
Work Type: Full Time