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Limited Term Instructor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Company:
Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, 30144
Category:
Chemistry
Type:
Full-Time

Job ID: 273023

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 to over 43,000 students. Our high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and across the globe. 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.  

Our vibrant culture, career opportunities, mission and values and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. As part of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State exemplifies the power and promise of a student-centered, research-driven university.  Our institutional values are student-inspired, promise-fulfilling, elevational, open and impact-generating, and being true to ourselves. In addition, Kennesaw State supports the University of Georgia's core values of accountability, excellence, integrity, and respect.  For more information, visit kennesaw.edu

Location

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

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Kennesaw State University is focused on student success and committed to ensuring all students can succeed in our programs. We offer American Chemical Society accredited undergraduate programs in chemistry and biochemistry including concentrations in forensic chemistry and pharmaceutical chemistry. A thesis-based MS in Chemical Sciences with tracks in Chemistry and Biochemistry is also offered. https://www.kennesaw.edu/csm/academics/chemistry-biochemistry/index.php 

Job Summary

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for nine-month, full-time, non-tenure track, Limited Term Instructor of Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty positions in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry with a preferred start date of August 2024. This position is for work to be performed in the state of Georgia. 

Responsibilities

  • Teaching undergraduate courses (lecture and lab) in chemistry.

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

Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Master's degree, or the foreign equivalent, in Chemistry or Biochemistry or a closely related discipline is required.  

OR

  • A minimum of a Master's degree, or the foreign equivalent, in a non-related discipline with 18 graduate credit hours in Chemistry or Biochemistry is required. 
Preferred Qualifications

  • Record of past teaching at the collegiate level  
Required Documents to Attach

  1. CV  
  2. Cover Letter  
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts and Official International Course-by-Course Evaluations Due Upon Hire)  
  4. Names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 references
  5. Teaching philosophy and how you will advance student success at KSU  

Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

Apply Before Date

Review of applications will begin immediately.  For full consideration, please apply by June 21, 2024.

Contact Information

For questions about this faculty opening, please contact chem@kennesaw.edu

For technical support or assistance completing a job application, please contact the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or oneusgsupport@usg.edu.

For questions about a specific job posting at Kennesaw State University, please contact the search chair listed under the contact information section on each posting. For general questions about faculty jobs please email facultyjobs@kennesaw.edu

USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.

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