The Office of Academic Affairs

College of Science and Mathematics


Department of Biology and Physics

Position Title:

Foundation Fellow Announcement:  Associate Professor or Professor of Molecular Cell Biology

Position Qualifications – Responsibilities: The Department of Biology and Physics invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Associate Professor who will enhance and expand the research mission of the department.  Highly qualified candidates will be considered for hiring at the level of Professor. In addition to research, the candidate will teach one or more upper level undergraduate and graduate courses in their discipline and participate in service activities within the department and University. The area of expertise is open to any area of molecular or cell biology. This position is one of two Foundation Fellows for which searches are being conducted in the College of Science and Mathematics this year, the other position being in Biochemistry in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.
Required Education – Experience – Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Requirements are an earned doctorate in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, or a related field.  The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of significant research activity and external funding, will be expected to assume a leadership role in our research community, and will be expected to work closely with current faculty to further the growth and development of our MS in Integrative Biology and undergraduate degree programs.

Application Procedure:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, application should be received by October 26, 2012.  Candidates should forward a letter of interest, qualifications and professional activities, current curriculum vitae, names, addresses and contact information of three professional references, and official copies of all graduate transcripts to:

Dr. Marcus Davis
Molecular Cell Biology Search Committee Chair
Kennesaw State University
Department of Biology and Physics
1000 Chastain Road, MD 1202
Kennesaw , GA 30144-5591

Electronic submission of applications is preferred.

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Questions About Position Opening:

For questions about this position opening, contact Dr. Marcus Davis, Molecular Cell Biology Search Committee Chair,

Date Position Available:
August 2013
Departmental/College Overview: The Department of Biology and Physics employs 40 full-time faculty and administrative staff that serve approximately 1,100 majors. It offers an M.S. in Integrative Biology and B.S. degrees in Biology, Biotechnology and Biology Education, as well as having responsibility for delivering physics and non-majors interdisciplinary science courses. The College of Science and Mathematics has departments in Biology and Physics, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Mathematics and Statistics, and Computer Science. The core of the College is housed in a three-building complex, including a new 74,000 ft2 state-of-the-art Laboratory Science building that houses research and teaching laboratories in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, and synthetic chemistry.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

Kennesaw State University is a growing and progressive university in Georgia’s public system of higher education. Located on an attractive campus in suburban Atlanta, Kennesaw State University currently enrolls more than 24,000 traditional and nontraditional Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral students. The thriving Atlanta metropolitan area has a rich array of museums, theaters, libraries, colleges and universities, and other resources. Kennesaw State University was recognized in 2009 by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of its “Great Colleges to Work For”.
EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Georgia is an Open Records State.


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