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 position listed below. Additional positions will be added as they becomes available.

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, 2016. 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.”



Position Number

Strategic Initiative


Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, Quantitative Methods


Strategic Initiative #4: Harnessing Information, Multiplying Knowledge







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