Assistant or Associate Professor of Disease Ecology

Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Jan 27, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant or Associate Professor of Disease Ecology

Department of Ecology, Evolutionary, and Organismal Biology


Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor of Disease Ecology faculty position in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, that begins in August 2021.



Successful candidates will be expected to establish an extramurally funded research program addressing important questions in the field of disease ecology. Research programs in our college and department are found at (


Candidates working in a disease system relevant to the Southern US and Georgia as well as candidates who can develop a collaborative and innovative research program that complements the Department’s current expertise are particularly encouraged to apply.


Teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level is expected with specific course assignments based on the applicant's area of expertise. Advising and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students is expected.


Participation in professional service within the Department, the College of Science and Mathematics, the University and beyond is expected.


Applicants who will promote CSM’s commitment to inclusive excellence in STEM research and education are particularly welcome.


Required Qualifications


  • an earned doctorate (or its foreign equivalent) in biology or a closely related discipline;
  • post-doctoral experience;
  • a record of peer-reviewed publications (or accepted manuscripts);
  • a research proposal deemed likely to attract extramural funding. An applicant at the Associate Professor level must have a record of successfully securing extramural funding.


Required/Preferred Qualifications


  • 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.


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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.