Assistant Professor Position-Ecological Genomics

Michael Herman mherman at
Thu Feb 20 08:53:27 EST 2003

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Michael Herman
Division of Biology
Kansas State University
266 Chalmers Hall
Manhattan, KS  66506
Office: (785) 532-6741
Lab: (785) 532-6773
FAX (785) 532-6653
Email : mherman at

Learn about our new Ecological Genomics research initiative and
student and post-doctoral training opportunities by visiting our
web page at



The Division of Biology at Kansas State University invites applications for
a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning in the 2003/2004
academic year.  We seek an individual who will establish a strong,
extramurally funded research program using modern experimental approaches
to address questions at the interface of ecology and/or evolutionary
biology and genomics. Applicants engaged in the study of genetic model
organisms are encouraged to apply. This individual will be an integral part
of a new NSF-funded statewide research initiative in the area of Ecological
Genomics (,  and will contribute to graduate and
undergraduate instruction in the Division.  A Ph.D. or equivalent is
required and postdoctoral training is preferred. The position will include
a competitive salary and start-up package.

The Division of Biology ( is a large, diverse
unit of 50 faculty with a strong record of research productivity and
funding in both ecology and molecular, cellular and developmental biology
(MCDB). In the past year, Division faculty members attracted  $6M in
extramural research support. The diversity of research interests within the
Division has recently led to the development of several NSF-funded
collaborative research projects that address questions at the interface of
ecology and genomics.

Kansas State University ( is located in the city of
Manhattan (, a pleasant community of about
50,000 individuals in the Flint Hills of northeast Kansas, 2 hours from
Kansas City.  The Konza Prairie Biological Station
( is a tallgrass prairie reserve that is the site
of an NSF-funded long-term ecological research program.  Konza is 6 miles
from the University and provides numerous opportunities for ecologically
oriented research activities.

Applicants should submit a comprehensive curriculum vitae, statement of
research and teaching interests, representative publications, and have
three letters of reference sent to: Chair; Ecological Genomics Search
Committee; Division of Biology; Kansas State University; 232 Ackert Hall;
Manhattan, KS 66506-4901.  Review of applications will begin on March 31,
2003 and continue until the position is filled.  KSU is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and encourages diversity among its



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