Chair of the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology

Kennesaw, Georgia
February 12 2021
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Full Time
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The College of Science and Mathematics at Kennesaw State University invites applications for Chair of the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology (EEOB), beginning July 1, 2021. The Chair is a member of the academic leadership team in the College of Science and Mathematics and is expected to advocate for EEOB with an open, and participatory administrative style.

The successful candidate must possess an earned doctorate (or equivalent) in Organismal Biology (or closely related field), and a distinguished record that merits appointment as a full professor with tenure in the EEOB department. Preference will be given to those candidates who can show: evidence of effective leadership; exceptional communication and interpersonal skills; an ability to work with faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds; a record of scholarship that includes peer-reviewed publications and extramural funding; a record of excellence in teaching; and a demonstrated commitment to promoting inclusive excellence in teaching and research. For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit

With campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, Kennesaw State University is located just north of Atlanta. The university combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, KSU is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country and Georgia’s second-largest university. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, KSU is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2). Kennesaw State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.  Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Georgia is an Open Records state.