Assistant professor of genetics/molecular ecology-Kansas

Emporia State University
Emporia, KS
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The Department of Biological Sciences at Emporia State University in Emporia, KS, invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 2019. We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in wildlife, human, or landscape genetics, and whose research addresses questions of broad biological interest. Salary starts at $50,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach a general genetics course with laboratory, and upper-level courses in population genetics and/or human genetics and genomics. She or he will also be encouraged to develop new courses in her or his area of expertise. Faculty members typically teach 12 contact hours (or equivalent) per semester. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop an active research program, including the supervision of graduate (M.S.) and undergraduate research, and she or he will be encouraged to apply for extramural funding. Dedicated research space and startup funds are offered with the position. About the University: Emporia State University is a small public university (~6,500 students) located in the beautiful Flint Hills region of Kansas. The university has built its reputation on quality teaching, research, and service, and strives to keep classroom sizes small to promote high-impact learning experiences. Please visit the ESU website ( and the departmental website ( for more information. Emporia State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factors which cannot be considered by law.
A Ph.D. and relevant research experience are required by the start date. Postdoctoral experience and/or teaching experience are desirable. To Apply: Please submit: (1) a cover letter with contact information; (2) a CV; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy; (4) a statement of research interests; and (5) the names of three references including address, telephone number, and email address. All materials should be emailed to: Dr. Darren Rebar, Search Committee Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, Campus Box 4050, Emporia State University, 1 Kellogg Circle, Emporia, KS 66801-5415. Telephone: 620-341-5614; Fax: 620-341-5607; e-mail: We will begin reviewing complete applications on Nov 9, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.
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