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Assistant/Associate Professor

Apply now Department: 3670080040 Diagnostic Medicne Pathobiolog
Job no: 512417
Employment type: Academic / Faculty - 12 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Veterinary Medicine
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

The Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University seeks to expand our expertise in infectious diseases of animals and host-pathogen interactions by hiring an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (tenure-track or tenured) with expertise in immunology. This position will be a 12-month appointment with approximately a 70 % research, a 20% teaching, and a 10% service appointment.  The faculty is particularly interested in individuals with demonstrated experience in working across disciplines and collaborating broadly.

The successful candidate will establish (Assistant Professor Level) or maintain (Associate Professor level) an extramurally funded research program, teach graduate courses in the department, share responsibility for classroom instruction of first year veterinary students, and serve as the director of a core flow cytometer and cell sorting laboratory.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion.  The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possess a Ph.D. in immunology or a related discipline
  • Demonstrate potential for teaching excellence at the graduate and professional levels in immunology
  • Demonstrate potential to acquire extramural funding or have an active research program

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to those working with companion or agricultural animals
  • Highest consideration will be given to candidates who also possess a strong background in cellular and molecular biology with investigations that are potentially synergistic with current College of Veterinary Medicine faculty interests in infectious diseases, vaccinology, inflammation, toxicology, cancer, public health, and food safety

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should apply online and submit a detailed cover letter that includes specific information relevant to the applicant’s ability to meet the qualifications and a statement of research interests and goals, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three references who have agreed to write letters of recommendation. 

Review of Applications Begins:

Screening of applications begins March 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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