Assistant Professor of Biology

Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Jan 21, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

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 

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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