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Open Rank Faculty positions in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Chemical Biology

Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, Georgia
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Posted Date
Oct 20, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Education
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Full Time

Open Rank Faculty positions in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Chemical Biology

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry


Kennesaw State University is accepting applications for multiple nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor faculty positions in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry beginning August 2023


Preference will be given to candidates with research programs that align with one or both of the following themes:

  • Molecular and/or chemical basis of human disease
  • Chemical biology of microorganisms; antimicrobial drug discovery


Faculty will have access to state-of-the-art research space and core facilities, including mass spectrometry, microscale thermophoresis, NMR, confocal and super-resolution microscopy, bioreactor, and a vivarium (see for details). 


Learn more about CSM research at:


Successful candidates will be expected to establish an extramurally funded research program in one of the fields aligned with the College of Science and Mathematics Research Interest Groups ( and focused on one of the themes listed below.

  • Molecular or chemical basis of human disease
  • Chemical biology of microorganisms; antimicrobial drug discovery


Candidates who can develop a collaborative research program that complements the college’s research portfolio are particularly encouraged to apply.  


Expectations include:

  • Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  
  • Mentoring of students.
  • Participation in professional service.
  • Adherence to the principles of inclusive excellence in research and education.


Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.


Required Qualifications Include

  • An earned doctorate, or its foreign equivalent in chemistry, biochemistry, or a closely related field such as chemical engineering, with at least 18 graduate hours in chemistry or biochemistry.
  • A record of peer-reviewed publications (or accepted manuscripts);
  • For applicants requesting associate or full professor positions, prior or current federal funding is required.


Preferred Qualifications Include

  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence in teaching, mentoring, and research


For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit  Search for Job ID 250761.


For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia’s largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, 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.


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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