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
African & African-American Studies Assistant or Associate Professor, Haitian Language/Caribbean Studies Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities TBD
American Studies Assistant Professor, Latino/a and/or Migration Studies Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities TBD
Anthropology Assistant Professor, Genetics of Human Evolution Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities TBD
Applied Behavioral Science and the Life Span Institute Distinguished Professor/Senior Scientist, Community Leadership/Kansas Health Foundation Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities and Promoting Well-Being, Finding Cures TBD
Chemistry Assistant or Associate Professor, Materials Synthesis/Structure Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World VIEW
Child Language Program Open Rank, Neurosciences/Epigenetics Promoting Well-being, Finding Cures TBD
Classics Open Rank, Greek Literature and Epic Tradition Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities TBD
Clinical Child Psychology and the Life Span Institute Full Professor/Senior Scientist, Autism Spectrum Disorders  Promoting Well-being, Finding Cures TBD
Communication Studies Assistant Professor, Political Communication/Social or New Media Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities VIEW
Economics Assistant Professor, Energy, Resource, and Environment Economics Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World TBD
Environmental Studies and the Kansas Biological Survey Assistant or Associate Professor/Assistant or Associate Scientist, Applied Aquatic Ecology Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World TBD
Film & Media Studies Assistant Professor, Indigenous/Global Media Activism or Global/World Media Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities TBD
French & Italian Assistant Professor, Francophone Literature & Culture Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities TBD
Geography   Assistant Professor, Geospatial Information Systems Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World and Harnessing Information, Multiplying Knowledge TBD
Geography and African & African-American Studies Assistant or Associate Professor,  Human Geography Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities TBD
History Assistant Professor, Modern European History Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities TBD
Mathematics Distinguished Professor, Open Specialization   TBD
Molecular Biosciences Assistant or Associate Professor, Genomics Promoting Well-being, Finding Cures VIEW
Physics & Astronomy Assistant or Associate Professor, High Energy Theorist Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World TBD
Political Science Assistant Professor, Quantitative Methodology Harnessing Information, Multiplying Knowledge   VIEW
Slavic Languages & Literatures  Assistant Professor, Ukrainian Language and Ukrainian/Russian Second Language Acquisition Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities TBD
Speech-Language-Hearing Two positions: Associate or Full Professor and Open Rank, Hearing Sciences & Disorders Promoting Well-being, Finding Cures VIEW
Visual Art Assistant Professor, Ceramics, with an emphasis on environmental concerns and new technologies   TBD
Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Assistant Professor, Gender, Migration, Human Trafficking with an African emphasis Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities

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