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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Disease Ecology

Kennesaw State University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 3, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology


Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Disease Ecology faculty position in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, beginning August 1, 2022. Rank is determined at the time of hiring and will be commensurate with experience.


Successful candidates will be expected to establish an inclusive and extramurally funded research program that addresses important questions in the field of disease ecology, or a related field. The capability of including both undergraduate and graduate student researchers from diverse backgrounds is also expected.


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


Research programs in our college and department are found at (


Teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level is expected with an emphasis on active, inclusive, and experiential learning.


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


Required Qualifications Include:

  • 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


Preferred Qualifications Include:

  • Success in obtaining extramural funding
  • A record of using evidence-based, inclusive teaching practices at the university level
  • Recruiting and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds
  • Service that engages a diverse community and works to build an inclusive institution


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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