Kansas State University Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Physiology (Anatomy & Physiology) in Manhattan, Kansas
This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/10837466 The Department of Anatomy and Physiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University invites applications for a physiologist at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. This is a tenure track position with rank and salary commensurate with qualifications. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the department's research, teaching and service missions and will establish and maintain a sustainable, extramurally funded research program. This will be a 9-month appointment.Why K-State?Kansas State University is located in a dynamic college community in the Flint Hills region of northeastern Kansas. Manhattan, KS was ranked as #2 of the top 100 best places to live on (please use the apply button below) (https://(please use the apply button below)/best-places/top-100-best-places-to-live/2018/ks/m...). Manhattan is a diverse community with 40 languages spoken in the homes of the students in the city school system (USD383). USD 383 is also among the 2018 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School District Sustainability Awardees. Manhattan High School (USD 383) was named a top 10 Kansas high school by US News and World Report for 2018.Information about the Department:The Department of Anatomy and Physiology is multi-disciplinary, with responsibilities in instruction, research, service and continuing education including the disciplines of gross and microscopic anatomy, cell and systems physiology, pharmacology, toxicology, and neuroscience. The department research laboratories are collocated with animal care, confocal and electron microscopy, analytical chemistry and nanotechnology core facilities with dedicated service managers that provide state-of-art capabilities and research support. The Department also funds a vibrant rotational PhD trainee-ship program that supports graduate research assistant-ships for up to 3 years. The successful candidate is anticipated to complement existing research programs in the department or college. Current areas of research focus include: stem cell biology, epithelial physiology, cancer, heart failure, exercise physiology, biomedical nanotechnology, alcohol dependence, cystic fibrosis, Parkinson's disease, and veterinary clinical pharmacology and toxicology.We Support Diversity and Inclusion:Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community. Duties / Responsibilities:This is a tenure track position that is expected to obtain and maintain a dynamic, extramurally funded research program that complements existing research programs in the department and the college. Service on department, college and/or university committees is also expected. The successful candidate will teach in the professional veterinary and graduate curriculum and mentor graduate students in an area of the candidate's expertise, commensurate with the appointment. The final allocation of time to these respective duties will be determined based on the interests of the successful candidate and the needs of the department. However, it is anticipated that this position will have a substantial research commitment.Required Minimum Qualifications: Assistant Professor: Ph.D. or equivalent degree; record of publications in peer-reviewed journals; experience in submitting competitive extramural grant applications. Associate Professor or Professor: Ph.D. or equivalent; successful record of current and ongoing extramural funding and peer-reviewed publications commensurate with tenure/rank at Kansas State University.Preferred Qualifications: Assistant Professor: A track record of success in obtaining extramural fundin g. Associate Professor or Professor: experience teaching professional or graduate students in veterinary, medical, or comparative anatomy or physiology; eminent record of publication in high impact peer-reviewed journals.Special Instructions to Applicants:Applicants should submit a letter of intent, detailed curriculum vitae, research statement and contact information for 3 professional references.Screening of Applications Begins:Screening of applications will begin January 31, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.Salary Range / Pay Rate:Commensurate with rank.Equal Employment Opportunity:Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.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.