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Available Positions

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.

Department Head (Internal Search)

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The Department of Chemistry at Kansas State University invites applications and nominations for the position of Head to begin July 1st, 2022. The successful applicant is expected to be a tenured faculty member of the K-State Department of Chemistry with a successful record in teaching and service; an appreciation of and achievement in scholarly research studies; a national reputation for scholarship in a field of chemistry; and the ability to work effectively with faculty and students from diverse backgrounds. Other required qualifications are excellent interpersonal skills and administrative and/or leadership experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The successful applicant is expected to be a tenured faculty member of the K-State Department of Chemistry with a successful record in teaching and service;
  • a national reputation for scholarship in a field of chemistry;
  • and the ability to work effectively with faculty and students from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • an appreciation of and achievement in scholarly research studies;

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • excellent interpersonal skills and administrative and/or leadership experience.

Please submit the following documents:

(1) a letter of application describing their interest in the position, vision for development of the department (such as research, teaching, recruitment, etc.), leadership philosophy, and approach to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (a maximum of four pages);

(2) a detailed curriculum vitae. 

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Screening of applications will begin on January 31st and continue until the position is filled. Questions and nominations should be directed to the search committee chair, Professor Pamela Kempton, pkempton@ksu.edu or 785-532-6724.

Post Doctoral Fellow Position (Prof. Socrates Munoz)

A post doctoral fellow position is available in Prof. Socrates Munoz research laboratory. Postdoctoral position available for individuals with interest and experience in asymmetric synthesis, focusing on SO2 utilization in organic chemistry as well as preparation of organofluorine compounds.

If interested in applying for this position, please use the link below.

https://careers.k-shttps://careers.pageuppeople.com/742/cw/en-us/job/512135/fellow-post-doc

Director of Labs (apply by June 1, 2022!)

The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a non-tenure track position as Director of Laboratories to begin in August 2022. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and interactive educator with strong interests in chemical education in undergraduate teaching laboratories, and will coordinate and supervise the instruction of laboratories primarily associated with first-year chemistry lecture courses. 

https://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/512252/director-of-labs

Research Technologist (Machinist)

The Department of Chemistry is hiring a research technologist. This position designs, constructs, tests, and repairs novel scientific apparatus and instruments and also designs and modified research laboratories. For more details on this position, and to apply, please go to the link below.

https://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/511855/research-technologist-chemistry

Senior Research Scientist (NMR and Supporting Instrumental Director)

The Department of Chemistry and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics (BMB) jointly invite applications for a non-tenure track position as a Senior Research Scientist to begin in June 2022. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and interactive scientist with strong experience in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy.

The departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at Kansas State University offer programs leading to the B.S., B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. Each department houses an NMR facility with instrumentation serving faculty research and instructional needs.

For more details on this position, and to apply, please go to the link below.

https://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/512299/senior-research-scientist

 

 

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.