Employment with the College

The College is always looking for qualified candidates to fill open positions. Please note that positions are listed here as soon as they become available. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us.

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Faculty Recruitment Positions

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is currently looking for qualified candidates for the positions listed below. When the position becomes available, a "view" tab will be accessible under "listing.

In searches for Assistant Professors, exceptional candidates at higher ranks may, in some cases, be considered. Candidates must present evidence of scholarly or creative productivity and effective teaching.

Positions are expected to begin as early as August 18, 2015. Ph.D. or terminal degree is expected by start date of appointment.

Preferred candidates would contribute to the climate of diversity in the College, including a diversity of scholarly approaches, and will advance both the College's strategic goals and the University's Bold Aspirations.

“The University of Kansas is especially interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute 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.”

Unit Title Strategic Initiative Listing
Applied Behavioral Science and the Life Span Institute Kansas Health Foundation (Associate or Full) Professor for Community Leadership and Associate or Senior Scientist for the Life Span Institute (Co-Director of the Work Group for Community Health and Development) Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities and Promoting Well-Being, Finding Cures VIEW
Classics Open Rank, Greek Literature and Epic Tradition Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities VIEW
Clinical Child Psychology and the Life Span Institute** Full Professor/Senior Scientist, Autism Spectrum Disorders  Promoting Well-being, Finding Cures VIEW
Film & Media Studies Assistant Professor, Indigenous/Global Media Activism or Global/World Media Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities VIEW
Mathematics Henry J. Bischoff - Ellis B. Stouffer Distinguished Professor, Open Specialization   VIEW
Mathematics Visiting Assistant Professor, Algebra   VIEW
Molecular Biosciences Assistant or Associate Professor, Genomics Promoting Well-being, Finding Cures VIEW
Slavic Languages & Literatures  Assistant Professor, Ukrainian Language and Ukrainian/Russian Second Language Acquisition Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities VIEW

**This position is part of the Biobehavioral Approaches to Neurodevelopmental Disorders initiative. This interdisciplinary collaboration supports development of breakthroughs in etiological mechanisms, preventive approaches and intervention methods to reduce the challenges for individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders. Learn more at http://lsi.ku.edu/band_initiative/.


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