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Associate Director for Research, Kansas Geological Survey (KGS), University of Kansas, Lawrence

Full-time position to provide strategic collaborative research leadership that supports the KGS mission. The Associate Director for Research (ADR) will report to the Director and interact with Senior-rank academic staff; oversee approximately 14 Kansas Geological Survey (KGS) Assistant and Associate-rank academic and scientific research staff, and their research programs; align the unique strengths of current KGS research programs with research trends and new innovative research opportunities. The ADR also 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. Complete announcement/application info at Review of applications will begin Jan. 15, 2019.

Apply online at For further information about the position contact Rolfe Mandel,, 785-864-2171. For further information about other aspects of the position, contact Annette Delaney, HR, at or 785-864-2152. KU is an EO/AAE,