Clinical Assistant Professor of Microbiology

Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Jan 26, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Clinical Assistant Professor of Microbiology

Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology


Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor of Microbiology faculty position in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology that begins in August 2021.



This is a non-tenure track, 9-month, full-time position with the potential for additional compensation during the summer depending on departmental needs. The incumbent will serve as coordinator for the Introductory Microbiology courses, which are core upper-level courses for the Biology curriculum. Coordinator responsibilities include taking a leadership role in a) refining the curriculum to meet the needs of the diverse students whom we serve and to position them to be leaders in scientific innovation, b) supporting full-time and part-time faculty and graduate student assistants teaching the courses, c) teaching the coordinated lecture and laboratory courses each semester, and d) developing and implementing effective assessment tools to analyze teaching effectiveness and improve student learning. Depending on the Candidate’s interests, additional responsibilities may include conducting research on teaching and learning in undergraduate education or engaging in service to the Department, University, and/or the general and professional communities. Candidates for this position must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, inclusivity in the classroom, and student success and have experience teaching in area of microbiology.


Required Qualifications

Qualified applicants will have 1) an earned doctorate (or its foreign equivalent) in microbiology or a closely-related discipline from an accredited institution; 2) microbiology teaching experience at the undergraduate level in an accredited institution; 3) demonstrable strong commitment to inclusive teaching practices and readiness to invest deeply in KSU students.

Candidates with a broad range of backgrounds and leadership experiences are encouraged to apply.


Preferred Qualifications include experience with or demonstrated potential for:


  • conducting assessments of undergraduate student learning and educational outcomes
  • coordinating courses and streamlining assessments for multiple sections of a course
  • working collaboratively with faculty and mentoring students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds.


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.


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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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