The Division of Biology at Kansas State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position beginning in the 2013-2014 academic year. We seek an outstanding individual who will establish and maintain a vigorous, extramurally funded research program within the broad area of host-pathogen interactions. Our areas of interest include molecular research on bacterial, viral, or eukaryotic pathogens and their interactions with hosts or vectors in animal or plant systems. The successful candidate will complement existing strengths in infectious disease research in the Division, and will also contribute to instruction of a diverse graduate and undergraduate population. The position includes a competitive salary and start-up package. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent, postdoctoral training, and a strong record of research accomplishments. To be considered at the Associate level, candidates should have experience as an Assistant Professor (or equivalent) and be the principal investigator of a well-established, internationally recognized and currently funded research program. The Division of Biology (http://www.k-state.edu/biology) features a diverse, collegial, and interactive faculty who collectively bring in approximately $10 million per year in extramural research funding, and a vigorous graduate training program with around 70 current graduate students at the doctoral and masters levels. Kansas State University is a major research university with excellent research facilities, including the Biosecurity Research Institute (http://www.bri.k-state.edu), a state-of-the-art BSL3 building located on the main campus. We are situated in Manhattan, a pleasant college town in the Flint Hills region of northeast Kansas.
Application Instructions (please read carefully):
Applications must include the following items formatted as a single PDF document:
1) Comprehensive curriculum vitae
2) Statement of research interests
3) Statement of teaching philosophy and interests
4) Up to three representative publications may be included at the end of the PDF document (optional)
In addition: Applicants must arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly by their authors to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The entire application (with the exception of the reference letters) should be submitted by email as a single PDF document to email@example.com. In the subject line of the email, please enter the following: Last Name, First Name, faculty search.
Please note that multiple files or files in other formats, such as Microsoft Word, will not be accepted and will be returned to the applicant for conversion to a single PDF document.
Questions about the position can be directed to:
Dr. Rollie Clem
Chair, Faculty Search Committee
Review of applications will begin November 14, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. KSU is an AA/EO Employer, and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Background checks are required for all employees.