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Lecturer of Biology

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, 30144

Job ID: 265495

About Us

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 a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) 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 more information, visit


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information

Kennesaw State University is a large R2 institution with a broad student body (43,000 students, 52% underrepresented minorities, 38% first-generation, 34% Pell Grant eligible), placing it among the top 7% of research universities in the nation.  The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) unites a multi-faceted and dynamic body of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to understanding molecular interactions and their outcomes across many scales, from the single-celled to the collective organization of multicellular organisms. The Department provides comprehensive education, internship, and research opportunities to our undergraduate student population and we are committed to supporting our extensive student population, while maintaining its culture of inclusion and instructional excellence.  We believe in nurturing a growth mindset and celebrating all ideas and individuals as we expand our national footprint.

Job Summary

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track faculty position as Lecturer of Biology in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology in the College of Science and Mathematics that begins August 2024. 


A commitment to excellence in teaching and service to the university, department and/or discipline is expected of all non-tenure track faculty.
¿ This position will be primarily responsible for teaching undergraduate introductory biology (lecture and laboratory) that focuses on cellular biology and genetics.
¿ Other teaching responsibilities may include other undergraduate biology courses as needed by the department.
¿ This position will provide learning opportunities and practices that nurture growth and respect for all voices of our extensive student population.
¿ Participation in professional service within the Department, the College of Science and Mathematics, the University and beyond is expected.

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

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate must have an earned Master's or Doctorate degree, or a foreign equivalent, in Biology or a closely related discipline, is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A record of exemplary teaching at the university level as evidenced by student and peer evaluations.
  • A record of mentoring undergraduates.
  • Experience with course development and active learning strategies.
  • Experience teaching on-line or hybrid courses.
  • Evidence of a commitment to inclusive excellence principles incorporated into teaching and service.

Required Documents to Attach

1. Current Curriculum Vitae
2. Cover Letter
3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
4. Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts and Official International Course-by-Course Evaluations Due Upon Hire)
5. Names and Contact Information of Three References

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Apply Before Date

Application deadline is December 15, 2023.

Contact Information

For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Kari Traud, Search Committee Chair, Lecturer of Biology Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology,

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