“The University of Kansas seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in Microbial Environmental Metagenomics and Bioinformatics. This position is a full-time, academic year appointment. The faculty member will conduct research in microbial environmental genomics, metagenomics and bioinformatics leading to publication in appropriate media; procure external funding as appropriate; participate in the teaching mission of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; and engage in unit, College, University, and national service. Ph.D., ABD, or terminal degree is expected by the start date of appointment. The successful candidate for the position must be eligible to work in the U.S. prior to the start of the position.
Minorities, women, veterans and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Kansas values candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically under-represented minorities. The University of Kansas is also interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to four key campus-wide strategic initiatives: to four key campus-wide strategic initiatives: (1) Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World: (2) Promoting Well-Being, Finding Cures; (3) Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities; and (4) Harnessing Information, Multiplying Knowledge. For more information, see http://www.provost.ku.edu/strategic-plan/initiatives.”