Assistant Professor of Biology Education at Kennesaw State University

  • 11/16/2023 8:40 AM
    Message # 13280320

    Job Summary

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


    Successful candidates for this nine-month tenure-track position will be expected to: 

    • Teach biology courses, including lectures and/or laboratory sections each semester
    • Contribute to graduate teaching, as needed
    • Contribute to curriculum development to meet the needs and promote the success and retention of the diverse students whom we serve
    • Perform research in the area of biology education that engages undergraduate and graduate students
    • Publish findings in peer-reviewed journals appropriate to the field of biology education
    • Establish an extramurally funded biology education research program
    • Participate in professional service within the Department, the College of Science and Mathematics, the University and beyond

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

    Required Qualifications

    • A Terminal/Doctorate degree, or the foreign equivalent, in Biology, Biology Education or a related discipline
    • A record of peer-reviewed publications and/or preprints appropriate to the field of biology education

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Postdoctoral research experience in biology education
    • Potential for or past success securing external funding
    • A record of publishing research in biology education
    • Previous experience teaching biology courses and labs in the university setting and mentoring students
    • Previous experience with student-centered evidence-based teaching practices

    Required Documents to Attach

    1. Current Curriculum Vitae
    2. Cover Letter (3-page limit)
    3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy (2-page limit)
    4. Proposed Biology Education Research Statement (3-page limit)
    5. Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts and Official International Course-by-Course Evaluations Due Upon Hire) 
    6. Names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 references 

    Apply Before Date

    Application deadline is December 15, 2023.

    Contact Information

    For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Masafumi Yoshinaga,, (470)-578-6604.

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