Assistant or Associate Professor, Host-pathogen interactions (US) ~

16 de octubre de 2012

Assistant or Associate Professor, Host-pathogen interactions (US)

Assistant or Associate Professor
Kansas State University

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 ( 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 (, 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 are at Questions about the
position can be directed to Dr. Rollie Clem, Search Committee Chair
(  Review of applications will begin November 14,
2012 and continue until the position is filled.  Kansas State University
is an AA/EO employer, and actively seeks diversity among its employees.
Background checks are required for all employees.

The broad area of host-pathgen interactions described above includes
work that takes an evolutionary perspective.

Michael Herman
Division of Biology
Kansas State University
266 Chalmers Hall
Manhattan, KS  66506
Office:  (785) 532-6741
Lab:  (785) 532-6773
FAX (785) 532-6653
Email :

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