Institution (Location)
Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA
Start Date
July 1, 2016
Salary
commensurate with qualifications and experience
Position Description

Kansas State University’s
Department of Human Nutrition seeks Department Head as a visionary leader to
strategically guide a dynamic team of faculty, staff and students during a
transformative period of growth for a multidimensional department with a global
presence.  This role is an excellent opportunity
to inspire a department to build ­new industry relationships, lead in exciting
directions for teaching, research, and outreach and to provide greater
opportunities to produce top graduates. The department includes graduate and
undergraduate programs in human nutrition, nutritional sciences, public health
nutrition, dietetics, athletic training, sensory analysis and consumer
behavior, and Extension and research recognized nationally and internationally.
The successful candidate must demonstrate competence in strategic planning to
support the
K-State
2025

goals of the College and University for academic excellence and
prominence.  Earned doctorate in one of the subject areas or related areas
is required with qualifications consistent with the rank of Professor or
Associate Professor with graduate faculty status.  Full-time,
tenured/tenure track 12-month appointment. Proposed starting date of July 1,
2016 with initial review of applications beginning January 25, 2016. For full position announcement go to
http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/jobs/openings/5745DeptHead.pdf

Kansas
State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with
disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its
employees.  Background check required.

Candidate’s Qualifications (who should apply)

Earned doctorate in one of the subject areas or related areas is
required with qualifications consistent with the rank of Professor or Associate
Professor with graduate faculty status.

How to Apply
Review of applications will begin January 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
To assure full consideration please send PDF application packet including a letter of application addressing qualifications, leadership style and ability to meet responsibilities of the position; curriculum vita; and contact information for five persons from whom letters of reference may be requested. The search is confidential and references will be contacted after initial screening and after candidate has given permission. Please send materials to Mary Oborny at [email protected]
Phone
+1 (785) 532-5521

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