The Office of Academic Affairs
College: College of Science and Mathematics

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Position Title:

Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry Education

Position Qualifications – Responsibilities: Kennesaw State University (KSU) is seeking applicants for the full-time tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Chemistry Education.  Candidates with superior qualifications and experience may be considered for appointment as an Associate Professor.  Teaching assignments may include introductory chemistry courses, science education methods courses, field supervision and the development of courses to support existing programs. The successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching.  Additionally applicants will be expected to develop an active, independent research program in chemical education and /or science education resulting in scholarship.
Required Education – Experience – Skills (Minimum Qualifications): The position requires an earned doctorate or ABD (with doctorate degree completed by August 2013) in Chemistry, Chemistry Education, Science Education or a related field.  The candidate must have completed 18 or more graduate hours in chemistry, chemistry education, or science education.
Application Procedure:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To guarantee full consideration, application materials must be submitted by September 28, 2012. To ensure consideration, the application package should include a letter of application addressing their qualifications, providing evidence that clearly demonstrates their interest in secondary chemistry teacher preparation.  Also included in the package should be a statement of teaching philosophy, a research proposal (3-5 pages), a curriculum vitae, a list of three references who can be contacted, and copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts to:

Wanda Sexton
Kennesaw State University
College of Science and Mathematics
1000 Chastain Road, MD 1203
Kennesaw , GA 30144

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Questions About Position Opening:

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Michelle Dean at

Date Position Available:
August 2013
Departmental/College Overview: The department currently employs multiple full-time, tenure-track chemistry educators and an additional six faculty between biology and physics education.

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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This page was last updated on August 3, 2012.