Employment Opportunities

Unclassified Faculty and Administrative/Service Position Vacancies

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Last Update:  September 30, 2014

Positions will be removed from this list 30 days after screening begins. Positions preceded by an asterisk (*) have a firm deadline for applications.

Departments are listed alphabetically.


 

Executive & Managerial Opportunities

5079. Agriculture Academic Programs: Executive Director Kansas FFA Foundation- Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, education, business, finance, marketing, communications, or a closely related field, knowledge and supportive of the Kansas FFA Association and possesses and understanding  of agriculture, experience in obtaining donations, contributions and/or sponsorships, and building and maintaining relationships needed to obtain donations and contributions required.  Experience as an FFA member, sales, marketing, and/or fund-raising experience and grant writing experience preferred.  Screening of applications begins September 15, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Term position. Contact Dr. Steve Harbstreit 785-532-5928 or Mr. Bob Broeckelman 316-266-5534. Position announcement

5143.  Art:  Interim Department Head; Associate/Full Professor- Tenured faculty member of the Department of Art at KSU required.  Knowledge of budgets, research excellence and administrative experience preferred.  Tenured-track position.  Screening of applications begins October 6, 2014 and continues until position is filled.  Contact Louise Breen, 785-532-6730.  Position announcement

*5088. Division of Facilities: Director of Planning, Project and Space Management-  Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, planning or a related field, Eight years of significant experience in providing leadership in the planning, design and delivery of professional A/E services and management of facilities construction project delivery, knowledge of local codes and standards of design and construction, experience in multiple contract delivery methods including CM@Risk in addition to traditional Design/Bid/Build project delivery, and general knowledge of building commissioning and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification process or equivalent building design standards required. Master’s degree in architecture, engineering, management, or finance from an accredited university, registration in the State of Kansas as a professional engineer or architect preferred. Deadline for applications is October 10, 2014. Contact Larry McGee 785-532-1713. Position announcement

5051. Human Ecology Dean’s Office:  Associate/Full Professor/Associate Dean For Research and Scholarship- PhD in one of the disciplines represented in the college or in a closely related field, distinguished record of achievement in the areas of research, teaching and service sufficient to merit appointment as a tenured, associate or full professor in one of the college’s academic units required. Previous administrative experience preferred. Tenured position. Screening of applications begins October 1, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Debby Hiett 785-532-5500. 

5044. Human Ecology Dean’s Office:  Associate/Full Professor/Associate Dean for Academic Affairs- PhD in one of the disciplines represented in the college or in a closely related field, distinguished record of achievement in the areas of research, teaching and service sufficient to merit appointment as a tenured, associate or full professor in one of the college’s academic units required. Tenured position.  Screening of applications begins October 1, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Debby Hiett 785-532-5500. Position announcement

5091. Undergraduate Admissions- Assistant Director- Bachelor’s degree, two years supervisory experience of full time employees, higher education, and with a student information system required. Past employment in admissions, experience with CRM(S) and experience with document imaging preferred.  Regular position. Screening of applications begins September 24, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Sally Routson 785-532-6250. Position announcement 


 

Faculty Opportunities  
   

5002. 4-H Youth Development:  Instructor/Assistant- Master’s degree in youth development, human development, non-profit and leadership studies, or a closely related field (Instructor Level), Doctorate in youth development, human development, non-profit and leadership studies, or a closely related field (Assistant Professor level) and demonstrated leadership in understanding and working with diverse populations, and or strong evidence of cultural competencies required. Ability to speak and communicate in Spanish preferred. Regular/Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins September 12, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Barbara Stone or Keli Yungeberg 785-532-5800.   

4965. Accounting:  Assistant Professor- PhD in accounting from an AACSB accredited institution, demonstrated research ability required. Experience working with diverse populations, professional accounting certification and an openness to a broad spectrum of accounting research preferred. Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins September 9, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Pam Warren 785-532-6184.

5024. Agriculture Economics: Assistant Professor- Earned PhD in agricultural economics, applied economics, economics, or closely related field, knowledge of agricultural production practices and related previous experience, and ability to function effectively in a team setting, both as a leader and team member required. Experience in extension programming, research publications in peer-reviewed journals, and experience in attracting external resources preferred. Screening of applications begins October 15, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Dr. Glenn Tonsor 785-532-1518.

5036. Agricultural Economics: Assistant Professor – Earned doctoral degree in agricultural economics, applied economics, economics, or closely related field; commitment to excellence in classroom instruction; and strong record of academic achievement required. Experience in classroom teaching, research publications in the peer-reviewed press, and experience in writing grant proposals preferred. Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins October 15, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Brian Briggeman, 785-532-2573. Position announcement

5032. Agricultural Economics: Assistant Professor – Earned doctoral degree in agricultural economics, applied economics, economics, or closely related field; commitment to excellence in classroom instruction; and strong record of academic achievement required. Experience in classroom teaching, research publications in the peer-reviewed press, and experience in writing grant proposals preferred. Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins October 15, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Andrew Barkley, 785-341-6333 or by email. Position announcement

5025. Agronomy:  Assistant Professor- PhD in agronomy, soil science, crop science or related field with a strong background in one or more aspects of precision or site specific agriculture required. Teaching experience at the college level, experience in field research with agronomic crops and Great Plains crop production systems, and experience in grant writing and obtaining extramural funding preferred. Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins October 15, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Dr. Kraig Roozboom 785-532-3781. Position announcement

5029. Agronomy:  Assistant Professor- PhD in agronomy, crop science or related field with a strong background in crop production and crop ecology with experience in wheat production and physiology required. Experience in extension activities at the state, region, and local level, forages production experience including alfalfa management other tame forages and winter canola, experience in field research with agronomic crops and Great Plains crop production systems, and experience in grant writing and obtaining extramural funding preferred. Screening of applications begins September 15, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Dr. Ignacio Ciampitti 785-532-6940. Position announcement  

*5095. American Ethnic Studies: Assistant Professor- PhD in Chicano/a studies, Ethnic Studies, or related field required. Significant training and experience in participatory action research and other community-based advocacy research methods that utilize intersectional, decolonial and social justice framework preferred. Tenure-track position. Deadline for applications is November 21, 2014. Contact Melisa Posey 785-532-2212. Position announcement

5113. Anatomy and Physiology: Assistant/Associate Professor-PhD and/or DVM/MD on a relevant science discipline, and have post-doctoral or equivalent research experience and publications in a supportive discipline required. Tenure–track position. Tenure home consideration will be given in the following departments: Anatomy and Physiology, Diagnostic Medicine and Pathobiology, Statistics, Mathematics, and Electrical and Computer Engineering. Screening of applications begins December 1, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Erin Moore 785-532-4502. Position announcement

4970. Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design:  Assistant Professor- Ph.D. or M.F.A. ABD’s will be considered, at least one degree in apparel and textiles, evidence or , or potential for excellence in scholarship, teaching, and obtaining external funding, and experience working in a team environment required. Record of scholarship and experience with graduate education, scholarship in area of sustainability and ability to infuse sustainability knowledge into curriculum, experience with Adobe Creative Suite and OptiTex or equivalent software and experience using body scanning technologies preferred. Tenure Track position. Screening of applications begins December 5, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Barbara G. Anderson 785-532-6993 or Kim Hiller 785-532-3084. Position announcement   

4975. Chemical Engineering:  Assistant/Associate/Full Professor- Bachelors and PhD (by August 2015) in Chemical Engineering or equivalent fields, ability to develop and sustain an active, externally funded research program and effetely manage research projects and student/staff researchers, qualifications to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in chemical engineering curriculum required. Tenure-track position. Screening of applications October 15, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Peter Pfromm 785-532-4312. Position announcement

5090 Clinical Sciences:  Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor- DVM or equivalent degree and have experience working with shelter animals required. Formal training in a shelter medicine and/or eligibility for board certification with the ABVP in the specialty of Shelter Medicine Practice preferred. Term position. Screening of applications begins October 3, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Dr. Kate KuKanich 785-532-5690. 

5037. Civil Engineering:  Assistant or Associate Professor – Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a closely related field, and a Ph.D. in civil or environmental engineering or closely related engineering discipline, with emphasis in biological processes; proficiency in the use of laboratory equipment and tools used in environmental biotechnology required. Expertise in treatment technologies for conventional and emerging contaminants in water, soil, and air; ability to enhance bioprocess operations and to develop graduate student supervision; and experience in securing sponsored research funding and research project management preferred. Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins September 29, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact David Steward, 785-532-1585. Position announcement

5038. Clinical Sciences: Assistant or Associate Professor – DVM or equivalent degree and ACVIM or ECVIM board certification, specialty of cardiology or eligibility for board certification within the year required. Master’s degree or Ph.D. degree preferred. Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins November 1, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact David Biller, 785-532-5690. Position announcement

4583.  Clinical Sciences:  Assistant or Associate or Full Professor – DVM or equivalent degree, ACVR or ECVDI certified required. Competence in general radiography, diagnostic ultrasound, nuclear medicine, MR and CT preferred. Tenure-track position.  Screening of applications begins November 1, 2014 and continues until the position is filled.  Contact Dr. Laura Armbrust, 785-532-4890. Position annoucement

5085. Computing and Information Sciences:  Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor- PhD in Computer Science or closely related discipline, background in a cybersecurity area with an emphasis in one or more of the following areas: bio-security, cyber-physical systems, mobile computing, cloud-based systems, big data, and human-computer interfaces required. Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins December 1, 2014, and continues until the position is filled. Contact Megan Whitney 785-532-5428. Position announcement

*5122, 5123, & 5121 Communication Studies:  Assistant Professor (Three positions)-  Completion of PhD in Communication by August 2015, evidence of teaching excellence and scholarly achievement required. A record of extramural attempts or success and/or service evidence of civic engagement through service learning in teaching or publicly-engaged research.  Deadline for applications is November 1, 2014.  

*5105. Economics: Assistant Professor (Industrial Organization) - PhD or expected completion by fall 2015 required. Preference will be given to candidates doing research in empirical industrial organization. Tenure-track position. Deadline for application is November 28, 2014. Contact Dr. Blankenau 785-532-7357. Position announcement

5104. Economics: Assistant Professor (Economics) - PhD or expected completion by fall 2015, contribute to the department’s PhD program, and advise graduate students doing applied microeconomic research, successful candidate will be able to teach microeconometrics and panel data methods to PhD students required. Tenure-track position. Deadline for application is November 28, 2014. Contact Dr. Blankenau 785-532-7357. Position announcement

5103. Economics: Assistant Professor (Public Economics) - PhD or expected completion by fall 2015 required. Preference will be given to candidates conduction microeconmetric based research in public economics. Tenure-track position. Deadline for application is November 28, 2014. Contact Dr. Blankenau 785-532-7357. Position announcement

5117. Education:  Assistant Instructor- Bachelor’s degree in Education with an ESL or BLED Endorsement, six months experience with the acculturation process, especially the second language-acquisition aspects of that process, and English-Spanish Bilingualism required. Demonstrable skills in scheduling, organization, efficient resource use, instructional support, and logistics preferred. Term position.  Screening of applications begins October 1, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Susan Erichsen 785-532-5551. Position announcement

*5089. Geography: Assistant Professor- PhD by the time of the appointment, research and teaching interests and skills in GIScience, the potential to develop a strong research program, including the pursuit of extramural research grants and collaborative research required. Tenure-track position. Deadline for applications is October 15, 2014. Contact Dr. Douglas Goodin 785-532-6727.  

5043. Grain Science and Industry:  Assistant Professor- PhD in biochemistry, cereal/grain science, chemistry, food science or relevant discipline required. Related post-doctoral experience and/or industrial experience preferred. Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins September 1, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Dr. Xiuzhi Sun 785-532-4077. Position announcement

5073. Grain Science and Industry:  Assistant Professor:  PhD in microbiology, grain science, food science, agricultural/biological/food/chemical engineering or relevant discipline, knowledgeable in feed and pet-food production processes, have the ability to develop food safety plans for ingredient suppliers, integrated and commercial feed mills, and pet food manufacturing facilities, and understand commercial thermal processing of inedible meat products, canned pet foods, and dry pet food production required. Three years of commercial feed and/or pet food technical support or equivalent industry experience preferred. Screening of applications begins October 1, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Charles Stark 785-532-4082.  Position announcement

5039. Horticulture, Forestry & Recreation Resources:  Assistant Professor- PhD in forestry, outdoor recreation, park management, human dimensions of natural resource management or closely aligned discipline with a demonstrated record of teaching and research excellence in the area of responsibility required. Teaching and research excellence and expertise in more than one resource area preferred. Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins September 15, 2014. Contact Cyreathia (Sam) Reyer 785-532-1413. 

4950. Hospitality Management and Dietetics:  Assistant/Associate Professor- Earned PhD in hospitality, tourism, or event management-related fields (ABD will be considered if doctorate is granted by the start date), experience with college-level course development and instruction and industry- related work experience required. Expertise in meeting, convention and event management, a well-defined research agenda, and evidence of the ability to secure grants preferred. Tenure Track position. Screening of applications begins October 17, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Kevin Roberts 785-532-2399.  Position announcement

5041. Journalism & Mass Communications: Ross Beach Chair For Mass Communications (Associate/Full Professor) – Earned doctorate in mass communication or aligned field, demonstrated excellence in engaged teaching at the university level, record of accomplishment in performing innovative research and scholarly activity in the field of electronic media and mass communications required. Relevant industry experience, record of externally funded research and grant-writing abilities, and record of research collaboration preferred. Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins October 1, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Joye Gordon, 785-532-5690.

*5100. K-State Libraries-Content Development and Acquisitions:  Assistant Professor/Head Content Development and Acquisitions- Master’s degree from an ALA accredited program or equivalent from outside the U.S., a record of library experience with increasing leadership responsibilities in one or more areas related to collection acquisitions or management, articulated knowledge and understanding of significant trends and issues in two or more of the following areas collection development/management acquisitions interlibrary loan, the publishing industry and scholarly acquisitions or management required. Experience working with vendors and publishers that includes pricing negotiation, and online systems currently used at K-State Libraries preferred. Tenure-track position. Deadline for applications is October 15, 2014. Contact Kim Piper 785-532-5564. Position announcement

5086. Kinesiology:  Assistant/Associate Professor- PhD or equivalent in exercise physiology or related field, focus line of research with potential for federal grant support, and evidence of effective teaching required. Post-doctoral experience preferred. Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins October 3, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Mary McElroy 785-532-0711. 

5131.  Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning:  Assistant Professor- Earned PhD in Planning or closely allied field; record of securing externally funded research; qualify to become certified member of K-State Graduate Faculty required.  Expertise in one or more areas compatible with university and college foci addressed by planning at a regional scale including transportation, food systems, water, energy, climate change and social justice preferred.  Tenure-track position.  Screening of applications begins January 5, 2015 and continues until the position is filled.  Contact Dr. Jason Brody, 785-532-5961.  Position announcement

4984. Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering- Assistant Professor- Ph.D. in mechanical or nuclear engineering or a closely related field, ability to develop and sustain an externally funded research program required. Screening of applications begins October 1, 2014 and continues until the positon is filled. Contact Carol Konold 785-532-014. Position announcement

*5107. Modern Languages:  Assistant Professor of Spanish- PhD by August 2015, ability to teach all levels to include graduate seminars in the area of specialization, and native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English required. Specialist in second language literacies, or related fields in applied linguistics or second language acquisition preferred. Deadline for applications is November 1, 2014.  Contact Mary Copple 785-532-1924.   http://www.k-state.edu/mlangs/

5096. Philosophy:  Assistant Professor- PhD (ABD considered at Instructor level) in Philosophy or related field with a specialization in philosophy of economics or formal epistemology broadly construed required. Demonstrated ability to publish in his or her chose area, potential for securing outside funding for research projects and demonstrated teaching competencies preferred. Tenure-Track position. Screening of applications begins November 14, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Teresa Zerbe 785-532-67585. Position announcement

5099. Political Science: Assistant Professor (Political Thought) - PhD in Political Science (ABD may be considered at the Instructor level), ability to teach introductory undergraduate courses in political thought and American national government, upper division undergraduate courses focusing upon ancient and modern political thought, American political thought, and some mix of recent political thought and the intersection of politics and religion required. Experience with online and distance instruction preferred. Tenure-Track position. Screening of applications begins December 1, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Laurie Johnson 785-532-0441.  

5098. Political Science: Assistant Professor (Comparative Politics) - PhD in Political Science (ABD may be considered at the Instructor level) evidence of high quality teaching and publishable research that is theoretically, methodologically, and empirically informed required. Tenure-Track position. Screening of applications begins October 17, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Emizet Kisangani 785-532-0447.  

5115. School of Family Studies and Human Services:  Assistant Professor- PhD (ABD considered) in Speech-Language Pathology, potential for research excellence, CCC-SLP, and eligibility for Kansas Licensure required. Expertise in AAC, cognitive and acquired language disorders, dysphagia, articulation/phonology, or speech science preferred. Tenure-Track position.  Screening of applications begins February 16, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Robert Garcia 785-532-2044. Position announcement

5116. School of Family Studies and Human Services:  Assistant Professor- Earned PhD in human development, family studies, or a closely related field with primary emphasis in adult development, aging and/or gerontology required. Experience with Cooperative Extension or other informal, applied educational programs, and seeking and administering external grant funding preferred. Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins December 1, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Elizabeth Kiss 785-532-1946. Position announcement  

5101. Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work:  Assistant Professor- PhD or equivalent degree in Social Work or social science field and a Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited program, two years post MSW social work practice experience, and qualified for Social Work licensure in Kansas required. Teaching experience preferred. Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins October 24, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Melissa Goble 785-532-4955. Position announcement

5120. Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work:  Assistant Professor- PhD or equivalent degree in Sociology with a specialization in Global Sociology, strong publication record and demonstrated success in, or exceptional promise for, securing external funding to support their research required. Preference given to candidates with expertise in the areas of development, social movements, culture, and whose work relates to: global food systems, water, community vitality, and health. Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins November 1, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Matthew R. Sanderson 785-532-4969. 

5016. Southwest Area Extension Office:  Assistant Professor/Extension Specialist- PhD at the time of appointment in agronomy (crops, soils, range, forage, or weed science) or closely related discipline, and experience or training in production agriculture required. Experience with High Plains or Midwest crop production practices, irrigated agricultural production, field plot research, planning and delivering extension programing and writing grant proposals preferred.  Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins September 15, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Phil Sloderback 620-275-6164 or Chris Onstad 785-562-6281.  http://www.asi.k-state.edu/about/job-announcements.html

5097. Statistics:  Assistant Professor ( 3 positions) PhD in Statistics or in a related area with PHD research in statistics or biostatistics, potential for excellence in teaching advanced graduate level statistics courses, outstanding research potential in statistics or biostatistics required. Background or interest in interdisciplinary research, areas of research focus include, but are not limited to Bayesian analysis, computational statistics, high dimensional data analysis, experimental design/mixed models preferred.  Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins November 1, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Jim Neill 785-532-0516. Position announcement

5013. Southwest Area Extension Office:  Instructor/Assistant Professor (Extension Specialist) - EarnedMaster’s in agricultural economics, applied economics, economics or closely related field, and knowledge of agricultural production practices and related previous experience required. Earned PhD degree in agricultural economics, applied economics, economics, or closely related field, experience in extension programing and writing grant proposals preferred. Screening of applications begins September 15, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Dan O’Brien 785-462-6281. http://www.asi.k-state.edu/about/job-announcements.html

*5106. Women’s Studies:  Assistant Professor- ABD and PhD in related field will be considered specialization in one or more of the following areas required: Queer and/or Transgender Studies, Women and Health, Science, and/or Technology, and Women and Violence. PhD in Women Studies by August 2015, and candidates whose research attends to issues of difference and diversity preferred. Tenure-Track position. Deadline for applications is October 15, 2014. Contact Michelle Janette 785-532-5738. Position announcement


 

Professional/Administrative Staff (Unclassified) Opportunities 

 

5078. Agriculture Research and Extension, Natural resources, and Community Development:  Extension Associate (Community Vitality)-Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a field of study related to community vitality, and three years of experience working with community volunteers of all ages to identify and address community issues required. Experience organizing educational events and training opportunities for community volunteers, knowledge of the Kansas Pride program, and experience working with federal and state agencies such as the Kansas Department of Commerce and USDA Rural Development preferred. Term position. Screening of applications begins September 15, 2014 and continues until the position begins. http://www.ksre.ksu.edu/p.aspx?tabid=31

5110. Agronomy:  Research Assistant- Master’s degree in Agronomy, Soil Science or related discipline, with experience in soil fertility/crop production research or extension, and must be able to attain admission to the KSU Agronomy program and KSU Graduate School required. Strong chemistry and statistics background and prior experience in computer programming preferred. Part-time term position. Screening of applications begins October 27, 2014 and continues until the position is filled Contact Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz 785-532-6183. 

5068. Anatomy and Physiology:  Fellow Post Doc- PhD in science or engineering field, expertise in computational biophysics methods, including proficiency in at least one programming language required. Experience with graphics software and visual presentation of research preferred. Term position. Screening of applications begins September 5, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Erin Moore 785-532-4502.  Position announcement

4964. Animal Sciences and Industry:  Research Assistant- Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or closely related field, experience or training in chemical analyses and demonstrated ability to operate/physically maintain lab equipment, and experience preparing samples for analysis required. Master’s degree in chemistry or closely related field, background/experience with analytical instrumental chemistry and understanding livestock feeding preferred. Term position. Screening of applications begins October 22, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Dr. Evan Titgemeyer 785-532-1220. Position announcement  

5144. Biology: Research Associate- Ph.D. in biochemistry, biology, chemistry, computational biology or related field and experience with molecular biology techniques required. Experience working with Arabidopsis model system with expertise in protein biochemistry and molecular biology preferred. Screening of applications begins October 10, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Dr. Kathrin Schrick 785-532-6360. Position announcement

 4938. Business Administration-Student Services Instructional Support:  Advisor/Academic Advisor- Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in College Student Development, Business or related field, experience in academic advising in higher education, working with diverse student populations, and with first generation students preferred. Regular position.  Screening of applications has been extended to begin October 15, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Bente Janda 785-532-6180. Position announcement

5080. Chemistry: Research Associate- Ph.D. or equivalent in Organic Chemistry or Chemical Biology, and Synthetic organic work experience required. Natural Product Total Synthesis, Medicinal Chemistry, and/or Cell Culture Experience preferred. Screening of applications begins September 25, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Ryan J. Rafferty 785-532-6624. Position announcement

5146.  Division of Human Capital Services-Talent Acquisition:  Applicant Tracking Systems Coordinator- Bachelor’s degree or four years’ experience; three years’ experience administrating an automated recruiting module; three years’ experience with configuration module; experience in client presentation, training materials development and developing long lasting client relationships; experience in functional and technical design of one or more recruiting and HRIS projects concurrently required.  Change Management in IT certification or other computer application certifications preferred.  Regular position.  Screening of applications begins October 15, 2014 and continues until position is filled.  Contact Cheryl Grice, 785-532-1899.  Position announcement

5128. Division of Human Capital Services- Compensation and Org Effectiveness: Assistant Director or Coordinator (2 positions)- Bachelor’s degree and five years of progressively responsible human resources experience to be considered at the Assistant Director Level, Bachelor’s degree or five years of experience in Human Resource Management, and two years of human resource experience to be considered at the Coordinator level required. Other requirements include knowledge of government regulations as they apply to compensation base and incentive compensation base and incentive compensation programs, company policies and operations. PHR/SPHR, CCP, Master’s degree, five years of experience specific to compensation and/or performance management preferred. Screening of applications begins October 10, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Mylene Larson 785-532-1877. Position announcement

5077. Education Dean’s Office:  Communications Coordinator- Bachelor’s degree, experience utilizing electronic media and Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 including INDesign, Dream Weaver, and Photoshop required. Degree in Agriculture Communications, Public Relations, Economics or Business, agriculture knowledge and experience working with a non-profit entity preferred. Term position. Screening of applications begins September 19, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Jaishri Ram 785-532-5886. http://coe.k-state.edu/about/employment/index.html

 5134.  Education Dean’s Office:  Program Assistant/Executive Assistant to the Director- Bachelor’s degree; experience with scheduling/calendar management and meeting coordination; customer service experience; ability to learn and adapt to new systems required.  Two years’ experience related office assistant or administrative support role; ability to work within completely electronic file management systems; familiarity with grant preparation and submission; experience creating and editing professional/technical writing; web editing experience preferred.  Term position.  Screening of applications begins October 13, 2014 and continues until position is filled.  Contact Cindy Shuman, 785-532-3463.  Position announcement

5092. Educational and Personal Development:  Coordinator-Non-Traditional and Veteran Student Services:  Bachelor’s degree, two years’ experience working with adult students in higher education and/or student services required. Master’s degree in counseling, student development, social work, marriage and family counseling, student personnel or related field, and Military experience preferred.  Regular position. Screening of applications begins September 22, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Dr. Michael L. Lynch 785-532-7205. Position announcement

5112. Educational and Personal Development-McNair Scholars Program: Educational Programs Technician/Writing Skills Specialist- Master’s in English or Communications, writing instruction at the college level to include editing critiquing and revising students’ writing, and working with diverse populations, including low-income and first-generational college students required. Web page design and maintenance preferred. Part-time term position. Screening of applications begins October 6, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Dina Bennett 785-532-6137. Position announcement 

5119. Engineering Dean’s Office: Operations Manager - Bachelor’s degree in closely related field, two years’ experience in a related job, ability to read and interpret regulations required. Regular position. Screening of applications begins October 13, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Patsy Havenstein 785-532-544. Position announcement

5118. Engineering Dean’s Office:  College Relations Liaison/Communication Coordinator- Bachelor’s degree, two years of experience in administrative and/or public relations work, and ability to read and interpret regulations required. Academic Program Management and Coordination experience preferred. Regular position. Screening of applications begins October13, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Gary Clark 785-532-5590. Position announcement

5084. Entomology:  Research Associate- PhD in entomology or related biological science, experience with design, conduct and analysis of a4rthropod bioassay data; PCR of arthropod or plant DNA and RNA; data qRT-PCR of arthropod or plant genes, sequence analysis; and familiarity with SAS statistical programs required. Experience using ELISA preferred. Term position. Screening of applications begins October 10, 2014. Contact Mike Smith 785-532-4700. 

*5108 Financial Services:  Business Financial Specialist- Bachelor’s degree, five years’ experience in financial management, demonstrated knowledge of computer software and fund accounting theory, and experience in professional accounting/auditing work required, knowledge of financial computer software logic and fund accounting theory applicable to higher education preferred. Regular position. Deadline for applications is October 8, 2014. Contact Fran Willbrant 785-532-66210. Position announcement

5109. Housing and Dining Services:  Staff Assistant/Chef-Bachelor’s degree in a discipline with intensive instruction to include a solid knowledge base for food production, presentation, recipe development, cultural cuisines, vegetarian and vegan cuisines, and trends and directions in the food service industry, three years as Chef de Cuisine or Executive Chef/Pastry Chef or Chef in charge of food production in a food service operation, experience working in a university volume foodservice setting or other comparable large volume operation, teaching culinary techniques and other food production concepts required for serving quality food in quantity, and menu writing required. Formal education a t a recognized culinary school preferred. Regular position. Screening of applications begins October 6, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Dr. May Molt 785-532-0324. Position announcement 

5137.  Human Nutrition:  Family Nutrition Program (FNP) Program Assistant- Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences, Education, Kinesiology or closely related field; knowledge of low-resource, food-assistance eligible families and children; experience teaching adults, youth and seniors required.  Experience administering Family Nutrition Programs or Supplemental Nutrition Education Programs to underserved audiences; social marketing skills; cultural competence skills preferred.  Term position.  Screening of applications begins October 22, 2014 and continues until position is filled.  Contact Nozella L. Brown, EdD, 913-299-9300 (Ext. 110).

5136.  Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering:  Visiting Assistant Professor- Earned doctorate in industrial engineering, mechanical engineering or closely related field; demonstrated commitment to research and teaching required.  Experience with advanced manufacturing technologies and processes, product innovation, sustainable manufacturing operations or similar areas preferred.  Term position.  Screening of October 31, 2014 and continues until position is filled.  Contact Shuting Lei, 785-532-3731.  

5126. Information Systems Office:  Systems Specialist- Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or other appropriately related technical field, five years’ experience in a related area may be substituted for the degree, experience in systems analysis, designing, coding, testing, and maintaining enterprise software applications, and one years’ experience writing SQL required. One year experience maintaining AssetWorks/AIM application programs or a similar facilities management system and experience with reporting tools such as BIRT preferred. Regular position. Screening of applications has been extended to begin October 13, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Viki Horan 785-532-2510. 

5093. K-State Center for Child Development: Infant Toddler Program Director- Bachelor’s degree in Early Child Education or related field, and one year experience in a licensed (or equivalent) early childhood education program required. Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood Administration, two years administrative experience in an early childhood program and experience in training and supervising adult learners preferred. Term position. Screening of applications begins September 22, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Ashley Lignitz 785-532-2958 or mailto:ccdjobs@ksu.edu

5065. Kansas Forest Service:  Assistant Forester- Bachelor’s degree in Forest Management or a natural resource degree with the majority of the course in silviculture form and accredited Society of American Foresters University, and forest stewardship or other forest management plan writing experience required. Master’s degree in Forest Management or a natural resource degree preferred. Term position. Screening of applications begins September 8, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Cathy Sandoval 785-532-3301. Position announcement 

5075. Lafene Health Center:  Physical Therapist- Master’s in Physical Therapy from a Kansas Board of Healing Arts approved school, good standing, and have a current license or be eligible for licensure as a Registered Physical Therapist in Kansas and hold a valid CPR certification required. Experience with young adults at the collegiate level/sports medicine experience, and Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, Sports Clinical Specialist or Athletic Training Certification preferred. Regular position. Screening of applications begins September 15, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Robin Millington 785-532-7755. 

5056. Landscape Architecture and Regional and Community Planning:  Academic Advisor- Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree or certificate in a field related to advising, student affairs, planning or design, experience teaching and/or advising, and proactive engagement in student affairs preferred. Regular position. Screening of applications begins September 2, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Stephanie Rolley 785-532-5961. Position announcement

4986. Network & Telecommunication Services: Network Specialist/Network Systems Analyst-  Associates degree plus two years’ experience in designing and managing large, enterprise-scale networks knowledge of OSI model network fundamentals, network protocols, routing protocols, and proficiency in the configuration and trouble shooting of enterprise-level switches, routers and wireless controllers required. Regular position. Screening of applications begins October 6, 2014. Contact Viki Horan 785-532-2510. 

5034. Office of the Registrar: Assistant Registrar – Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience in a computer/information technology role in a university registrar’s office, or a similar role in a related area in a university setting required. Professional development activity related directly to current role, through knowledge and understanding of computer/information technology; successful management of student information systems; and experience with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions software preferred. Regular position. Screening of applications begins September 1, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Charlotte Pfaff, 785-532-6254. Position announcement

5145.  Office of Institutional Equity:  Investigator- Bachelor’s Degree in social science, business, human resources or related field; two years of experience in investigation of EEO/ADA/affirmative action or employment related complaints and mediating conflict; two years’ experience in areas of program management, public administration or human resource management required.  Juris Doctor or Master’s Degree; five years of professional experience in the investigation of EEO/ADA/affirmative action or employment related complaints and mediating conflict; knowledge of EEO laws, Title IX, government regulation and executive orders; PHR/SPHR certification preferred.  Regular position.  Screening begins October 15, 2014 and continues until position is filled.  Contact Michelle White-Godinet, 785-532-6220.  Position announcement

5015. Physics:  Research Associate- PhD in physics, science education or related areas, research experience while completing PhD or equivalent degrees and two years of coursework in physics required. Dissertation in physics education research preferred. Term position. Screening of applications has been extended to begin October 15, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Peggy Matthews 785-532-1602. Position announcement

4556.  Plant Pathology:  Research Associate-Post Doc- Ph.D. degree in biological science or computational science, experience with genomic data analyses supported by related professional publications required, experience with UNIX, R and Python or Perl, background in population genetics preferred, term position.  Screening of applications begins October 1, 2014 and continues until position is filled.  Contact plantpath@ksu.edu. Position announcement

5094. Plant Pathology:  Research Associate- PhD in Plant Pathology or related microbiological discipline, working knowledge of PCR, real time PCR, DNA sequence analysis, and experience utilizing standard mycology/microbiology protocols required. Experience with diagnostic assay development and validation, and bioinformatics analyses preferred. Screening of applications begins September 22, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Stephanie Alvord-Albanese 785-532-6176. 

5142. Plant Pathology:  Research Technician/Lab Manager- BS Degree or equivalent in biology, genetics or related field; knowledge and/or experience in basic laboratory techniques required.  MS Degree or equivalent in biology, molecular biology, genetics, genomics or related field; knowledge and/or experience in basic experimental techniques used in research laboratories in the fields of genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry and/or microbiology; experience with greenhouse work preferred.  Term position.  Screening of applications begins October 15, 2014 and continues until position is filled.  Contact Stephanie Alvord-Albanese, 785-532-6176.  Position announcement

5003. Plant Pathology:  Web Data Developer- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or five years of website design experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree, demonstrated ability in designing and completing web design projects, demonstrated ability with HTML, CSS, web design concepts and digital images required. Experience in Photoshop, Gimp or other digital image manipulation software preferred. Term position. Screening of applications has been extended to begin September 15, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Jeanna Cox 785-532-6176. Position announcement

5083. Veterinary Diagnostic Lab:  Research Assistant- Bachelor’s degree in Virology and/or microbiology or equivalent, and one year laboratory experience required. Term position. Screening of applications begins September 10, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Jaci Begnoche 785-532-4426. Position announcement

5082.  Veterinary Diagnostic Lab:  Research Assistant- Bachelor’s degree in Biology or related sciences, one or more years of laboratory experience, competent computer skills including databases, spreadsheets, word processing and data entry required. One or more years of laboratory experience in cell biology, clinical laboratory test procedures and quality review preferred. Term position. Screening of applications begins September 8, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Jaci Begnoche 785-532-4426. Position announcement

5067. Veterinary Health Center: Medical Administrator/ Director of Client Services- Bachelor’s degree in hospitality management or related field from a four year accredited institution, five years or experience in leading customer service units, knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision, including orientation, training and development required. Client service management within a veterinary medical clinical environment, knowledge of hospital policies governing admissions, discharges, release of information and of related requirements and accreditation standards preferred. Screening of applications begins September 2, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Shirley Arck 785-532-5708. Position announcement   

4931. Veterinary  Health Center:  Medical Staff Professional/Large Animal Nursing Technical Supervisor- two year college program in veterinary or animal technology accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association, five years of post-graduate experience in veterinary medicine, preferably with large animals, one year of post-graduate experience supervising veterinary technician support staff, and registered as a paraprofessional under the authority of Kansas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners upon employment required, working knowledge of human resource management an conflict resolution preferred. Regular position. Screening of applications begins September 1, 2014 and continues until the position is filled.  Contact Dr. Shirley Arck 785-532-5708. Position announcement

4754. Veterinary Health Center:  Medical Staff Profession- ICU Nursing/Technical Supervisor- Completion of a two-year college program in veterinary or animal technology accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association, five years of post-graduate experience in veterinary critical care or emergency medicine, one year of post-graduate experience supervising veterinary technician support staff, and registered as a paraprofessional under the authority of Kansas Board of Veterinary Medical examiners upon employment required. Five years’ experience supervising veterinary technical/nursing paraprofessionals, and working knowledge of human resource management and conflict resolution preferred. Regular position. Screening of applications begins September 1, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Dr. Shirley Arck 785-532-5708. Position announcement  

5050. Veterinary Medicine Dean’s Office:  Web/Database Developer- Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Web Development or related area (Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience in web and/or mobile application development can be substituted for a Master’s Degree in Computer Science/Applications, Computer Information Systems or Web Development) one year experience in programming/design and troubleshooting using HTML/XHTML, CSS, SQL, and PHP, ASP or JSP required. Five years of experience in web/mobile design, and development preferred. Term position.

5070. Veterinary Medicine Dean’s Office:  Computer Information Specialist- Associates degree in computer science, information systems, engineering or other related field , three years or experience in maintenance of hardware and software for multiple users, and one year of experience in configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of hardware and software programs required. Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, or other related field (eight years of appropriate experience in maintenance of hardware and software for multiple users may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree), and Certified IT support, wide knowledge of software applications, knowledge of system administration for multiple platforms preferred. Regular position. Screening of applications begins August 31, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Jaci Begnoche 785-532-4426.  Position announcement

5087. Vice President for Student Life:  Computer Systems Analyst/Business Systems Analyst- Bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems, or related field, one year of experience in computing related field, knowledge of business and technical requirements analysis, and business process modeling/mapping required. One year of experience in higher education environment and as a systems analyst, experience with PeopleSoft, Talisma CRM, or comparable systems, prototyping, creating wireframes, and developing system process flow diagrams preferred. Regular position. Screening of applications begins September 22, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Jan Elsasser 785-532-6237. Position announcement

 5124. Veterinary Medicine Dean’s Office: Business Finacial Specialist - Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related or bachelor’s degree with experience and two years of direct accounts receivable experience, two years of accounting experience in a public or private organization, experience in managing accounts receivable and client communication required. Experience in higher education or health profession preferred. Screening of applications begins October 5, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Jaci Begnoche 785-532-4426. Position announcement


 

Internal

5000. Accounting: Director of the Master of Accountancy Program- Master of Accountancy or Ph.D., faculty member of the department of accounting in the college of business, and eligible to attain Graduate standing (full or associate) required, term position. Screening of applications begins September 8, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Pam Warren 785-532-2184. 

5111. Animal Sciences and Industry:  Research Assistant- Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science or closely related field, previous experience with research and data collection, proficiency in ruminant nutrition and routine veterinary care of cattle required. Masters in Animal Science or closely related field, knowledge of computer utilization and statistical procedures for data processing, and previous supervisory, operations, and/or project management experience preferred. Term position. Screening of applications October 2, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Darla Thomas 785-532-1259.

5132.  Veterinary Medicine Dean’s Office:  Dean/Professor- Earned degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent degree; distinguished record of achievement in research, teaching and service; professional distinction and national or international recognition is the field that merits appointment at the rank of tenured, full professor at KSU required.  Tenure position.  Screening of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.  Contact Laurie C. Wilder, 770-804-1996 (Ext. 109).