Assistant Professor of Biology
Assistant Professor of Biology
Department of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month tenure track Assistant Professor of Biology faculty position. Start date to be negotiated.
The successful candidate will establish an extramurally funded research program that addresses questions in integrative behavioral ecology using birds as a study system. Areas of inquiry should include eco-physiology in urbanized and/or changing environments, evolutionary endocrinology, and adaptation to unpredictable stressors.
The successful candidate’s research program will include undergraduate and graduate students and will leverage cross-disciplinary research approaches by collaborating with faculty within and among departments in the College of Science and Mathematics.
Teaching will be in Biology and the Master of Science in Integrative Biology programs. Courses may include ecology, vertebrate zoology, seminar, and appropriate graduate courses in the applicant’s area of expertise.
Other duties will include participation in departmental, university, and professional service.
Applicants who will promote CSM’s commitment to inclusive excellence in STEM research and education are particularly welcome.
Required Qualifications Include:
- an earned doctorate in biology, ecology, evolutionary biology, or a closely related field, or the foreign equivalent;
- post-doctoral experience;
- a record of peer-reviewed publications (or accepted manuscripts);
- a research proposal deemed likely to attract extramural funding.
Preferred Qualifications Include:
- Success in obtaining extramural funding;
- A record of teaching at the university level and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students;
- Commitment to inclusive excellence in teaching, mentoring, and research.
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.
For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://facultyaffairs.kennesaw.edu/faculty_openings.php
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.