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The Department of Chemistry at Kansas State University has the following positions open. Please click on the desired position classification below for more information. Contact information for each position, and requirements for application are included within each opportunity.

 

Organic Tenure Track Position

Organic Chemistry - Kansas State University

The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Organic Chemistry, broadly defined, to begin in August 2021. Extraordinary applicants at the Associate Professor level will also be considered.  The successful applicant will be expected to direct an independent research program that will attract extramural funding, provide research training for graduate and undergraduate students, and excel in teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in Organic Chemistry.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or a closely related discipline and a strong track record of scientific achievement. Senior applicants must also have a strong history of successful mentorship and extramural funding.  Candidates should upload a letter of interest, their curriculum vitae, a description of research plans not to exceed seven pages, a statement of teaching interests, and the names and contact information for three professional references as a single pdf file to https://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/509701/assistant-or-associate-professor-organic-chemistry.  References should be notified that they will be asked to send recommendation letters.    Informal inquiries can be sent to Prof. Ping Li (pli@ksu.edu).  To ensure full consideration, completed applications should be received by October 30, 2020. 

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees.  In accordance with Board of Regents policy, a background check will be required for the successful candidate.

 

 

Teaching Assistant Professor – Organic Chemistry - Kansas State University

Organic Chemistry - Kansas State University

The Department of Chemistry (www.ksu.edu/chem) invites applications for a term faculty position at the rank of Teaching Assistant Professor beginning with the Fall 2021 – Spring 2022 academic year. A Ph.D. in chemistry or a closely related discipline is required. The successful candidate will teach two courses in organic chemistry each semester, to a diverse population of students.  Interested candidates should submit their application as one (1) complete pdf file that includes a cover letter, a full curriculum vitae including educational and work history, statements of teaching interests and philosophy, and names and contact information of three references at this website: https://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/510477/teaching-assistant-professor-chemistry.  Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.  Informal inquiries about the position can be made to the Head of the Chemistry Department, Professor Daniel Higgins (higgins@ksu.edu). Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  For best consideration, apply by April 30, 2021.

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. In accordance with Board of Regents policy, a background check will be required for the successful candidate.

 

 

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Kansas State University actively seeks diversity among its employees.  In accordance with Board of Regents policy, a background check will be required for the successful candidate.