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Faculty Position in Entomology
Fort Hays State University --------------------------------Hays, Kansas
DATE OF APPOINTMENT: 15 August 1995
RANK: Assistant Professor
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Tenure-track position for biologist with background in
general entomology. Area of specialization and secondary expertise is open.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach introductory biology, entomology, and other courses
such as aquatic biology, introductory zoology, invertebrate zoology,
ecology, systematics, or genetics, depending on expertise. Supervise M.S.
students in departmental graduate program. Advise undergraduates and
contribute service to University. Curation of insect collection (Associate
Curator) in the Sternberg Museum of Natural History is desired.
QUALIFICATIONS: Earned Ph.D. in the biological sciences, emphasizing insects.
Teaching experience and evidence of scholarly activity required. Requires
strong communicative skills, a commitment to excellence in teaching, the
ability to interact professionally with a diversity of other biologists,
and ability to acquire research funding. Experience in museum curation is
DEPARTMENT: The Department of Biological Sciences and Allied Health has 19
full-time and 2 part-time faculty members representing the disciplines of
biology, botany, zoology, natural resource management, medical technology,
and medical diagnostic imaging systems. In addition to an M.S. degree in
biology, the department offers the B.S. degree, one A.S. degree program,
and two pre-professional degree programs. Resources include a scanning
electron microscope, excellent computing facilities, laboratories, a
greenhouse, and a live-animal housing facility. Several faculty members are
Associate Curators of various collections in the Sternberg Museum of
UNIVERSITY: F.H.S.U. is a state-supported, liberal and applied arts
institution governed by the Kansas Board of Regents and serves primarily
western Kansas. Nearly 6,000 students are enrolled in four colleges (Arts
and Sciences, Business, Education, and Health and Life Sciences) and a
Graduate School, which have a combined total of about 340 full-time faculty
members. The campus is modern, and attractive, and has outstanding museums,
galleries, and cultural and recreational facilities. The Kansas State
University Agricultural Research Center - Hays, is adjacent to the campus.
COMMUNITY: The population of Hays is about 17,000, and is located about midway
between Kansas City and Denver on I-70. It is a regional center serving the
cultural, health, education, business, service, and transportation needs of
much of western Kansas.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications should include curriculum vitae,
transcripts, a statement of teaching interests and both professional and
research goals, copies of representative scholarly work, and names,
addresses, and telephone numbers of five references. Applicants should not
request letters of recommendation. Apply by 3 January 1995, to:
Dr. J. R. Choate, Chairman, Entomologist Search Committee
Fort Hays State University, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099
PH: 913-628-4214; FAX: 913-628-4290; Internet: bijc at fhsuvm.fhsu.edu
Fort Hays State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer.Minorities, women, the disabled, and
veterans are encouraged to apply.
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