Tenure Track Faculty Position in Evolutionary Biology
The Division of Biology, Kansas State University invites applications
for a tenure-track position in Evolutionary Biology at the Assistant
Professor level beginning in the 2014-2015 academic year.
We seek candidates addressing fundamental, cutting-edge questions in
Evolutionary Biology who will complement the existing strengths in
the Division of Biology and across campus. The candidate’s research
program may focus on any taxon or study system using techniques,
theory and analysis appropriate for successful resolution of the questions.
Minimum requirements include a Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience in
evolutionary biology at the time of appointment and demonstrated
research accomplishments. Successful candidates will be expected to
demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in scholarship, to
develop an innovative and independent extramurally-funded research
program, and to contribute collaboratively to interdisciplinary
research. Expectations also include teaching and mentoring a diverse
population of undergraduate and graduate students, and contributions
to service and outreach efforts of the Division. The salary will be
commensurate with experience.
The Division of Biology is a large, diverse and collegial faculty
with an excellent record of research and teaching. Extramural
research funding in the Division averages approximately $10M per
year. We have a broad research program that includes numerous faculty
scientists with research interests in evolutionary biology, cell
biology, development, ecology, genetics/genomics, microbiology and
related disciplines in multiple other KSU departments. Additional
information about the Division of Biology programs at Kansas State
University can be found at: http://www.ksu.edu/biology/.
TO APPLY, please email the following in a single PDF file: a cover
letter, complete curriculum vitae, statements of research and
teaching interests, and three representative publications. Please
request that letters from 3 referees be sent to the Evolutionary
Search Committee by email: firstname.lastname@example.org . Only applications
submitted by email will be accepted. Inquiries only may be directed
to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Anthony Joern (email@example.com).
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2013, and will
continue until the position is filled.
Kansas State University is located in the city of Manhattan
(www.ci.manhattan.ks.us), a dynamic college community of about 50,000
located in the scenic Flint Hills of northeastern Kansas. Local
recreational opportunities include a large lake/park system, diverse
outdoor activities, and a rich program in the performing arts.
Manhattan also serves as the regional center for education, health
care, commerce, entertainment and communications.
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer, and actively seeks diversity among its employees. A
background check will be required prior to appointment.