We are conducting a chair search and encourage PIs who perform research on
Drosophila to apply. We currently have four fly labs in our department.
Title and Department: Professor and Chair, Department of
Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology (BCMB)
Target start date: August 18, 1998
Start-up package: An extremely competitive salary and start-up funds
package is offered.
Duties: The successful candidate is expected to have and maintain an
active research program, participate in the undergraduate and
graduate teaching responsibilities of the department, represent the
department administratively within the Division of Biological
Sciences and at the College and University levels, and actively seek
external funds for the enhancement of the research and teaching
missions of the department.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent degree in the
biological sciences or related field; internationally recognized
excellence in research; demonstrated history of obtaining external
research support; evidence of administrative experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Externally funded research program.
Ability to lead a large department.
Contact person: Dr. Richard Himes, BCMB Chair Search Committee,
Department of Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, University of
Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045-2106. Tel.(785)864-3813,
Fax.(785)864-5321, e-mail. himes at kuhub.cc.ukans.edu.
Application materials: Letter of application, curriculum vitae,
research statement, names of at least three references.
Application review: Initial review of applications will begin
June 1, 1998 and will continue until the position has been filled.
Interviews will start early Fall, 1998.
The University of Kansas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer. Applications are sought from all qualified persons,
regardless of race, color, sex, disability and as covered by law,
veteran status. In addition, University policies prohibit
discrimination on the basis of religion, national origin, ancestry,
age, sexual orientation, marital status and parental status.
Department of Biochemistry, Cell, and Molecular Biology
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
phone: 785-864-4044 (office)
phone: 785-864-5759 (lab)