Position: Associate Director for Research/Associate or Senior Scientist (00065958)
Rank:Position rank will be Associate or Senior Scientist (Academic Staff), depending on experience and qualifications. Rank will be determined based on administrative experience, educational background, and research related experience within the field. Additional information in regard to expectations, rank and title is available at:
Starting Date: Position available October 1, 2014; exact starting date negotiable.
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin June 15, 2014.
Salary, Employment Status, and Fringe Benefits: Starting salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The associate director/associate scientist or associate director/senior scientist position is a full-time fiscal year appointment that reports to the Director of the Kansas Geological Survey at the University of Kansas. The position is 'serve at the pleasure' under the authority of the Director of the Kansas Geological Survey. Benefits include university staff privileges; sabbatical eligibility; 22 days vacation leave, 12 days sick leave, and 9 holidays annually; group medical, life insurance, and retirement program options.
Position Overview: The Kansas Geological Survey (KGS) seeks an Associate Director for Research/Associate or Senior Scientist who will be an integral part of the KGS administration. Primary responsibilities will be to provide advice and direction on research-related issues and assist in day-to-day operations of the KGS. The individual will be expected to lead an externally funded, active research program in an area relevant to Kansas. The KGS is a research and service division of the University of Kansas, and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with KU faculty and students in other departments and research groups.
Qualifications will be evaluated by the content and quality of the written application materials and relevant experience. Oral communication skills will be evaluated by interviews and by reference checks.
Apply online at http://employment.ku.edu/academic/101BR. Complete the online faculty (academic staff) data form, and upload the following documents:
A complete application will consist of all the material in the application instructions.
For further information about the position, or to recommend qualified candidates, contact Rex Buchanan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 785-864-2106. For information about other aspects of the position, contact Annette Delaney at email@example.com or 785-864-2152.
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