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North East Postgraduate Conference (NEPG)

The North East Postgraduate Conference (NEPG) is a wonderful opportunity for postgraduate students to present their research findings through oral and poster presentations. Abstract submission closes on Friday 1st August, so we recommend you submit your abstract today!  The conference – organised by postgraduates for postgraduates – is now in its 9th successive year and has become the largest annual conference for bioscience and medical research postgraduate students in the UK. Abstract submission is easy. Simply review our abstract submission guidelines here, then click "Submit an abstract to the conference" and complete the on-line form. To book your place at this fantastic event please click hereDelegate registration is free and will close on  Friday 26th September. Further information regarding NEPG 2014 can be found at: http://ne-pg.co.uk Please also see the attached poster and information leaflet.

 


Tenure Track Positions - Kansas State University

Two tenure-track positions are available in the Department of Anatomy and Physiology at Kansas State University:

POSITION #1: Assistant Professor, Cellular/Molecular Physiology

Applications are invited for a 12-month, state-funded, tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in the Department of Anatomy and Physiology at Kansas State University - College of Veterinary Medicine.  Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree with appropriate postdoctoral research experience.

Successful candidates will have demonstrated scholarly productivity in cellular, molecular or developmental physiology.  Special consideration will be given to candidates with extramural funding and a strong background in an area that complements research strengths of the Department.  The successful applicant will devote approximately 90% effort to research and 10% to teaching.  The Department of Anatomy & Physiology offers excellent opportunities for collaboration.  Core facilities and generous laboratory space are available. Faculty at Kansas State University receive competitive salaries, benefits, and start-up packages.  Additional information about the Department of Anatomy & Physiology can be found at http://www.vet.k-state.edu/depts/ap/index.htm.

Applicants should send a one-page cover letter that includes a brief summary of research interests, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to: Ms. Erin Moore, Public Service Administrator, Department of Anatomy and Physiology, e-mail:  ecmoore@vet.k-state.edu. Review of applications will begin August 11, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.  Kansas State University is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.  A background check is required.

Kansas State University is located in the city of Manhattan, a dynamic college town in the picturesque Flint Hills of northeastern Kansas.  Manhattan is consistently ranked as one of the best small cities in the US with affordable cost of living and excellent schools.

POSITION #2: Assistant Professor, Systems/Integrative Physiology

The Department of Anatomy and Physiology at Kansas State University – College of Veterinary Medicine seeks to expand existing expertise in integrative and/or systems physiology with the addition of a tenure-track assistant professor. Research interests should complement one or more of the existing departmental strengths which include; cardio-respiratory physiology, endocrine function, autonomic neurobiology and immunophysiology  (http://www.vet.k-state.edu/depts/ap/index.htm).

This position will be a 12-month research intensive appointment that includes teaching responsibilities in the professional curriculum and/or at the graduate level.  Applicants must have a doctoral degree in physiology or a related field with appropriate postdoctoral research experience. The successful candidate will be expected to obtain extramural research support, contribute to collaborative research efforts and participate in the instruction of veterinary and graduate students. Qualified applicants with a history of scholarly productivity and a demonstrated ability to generate competitive research proposals or have obtained extramural funding will be given preference. Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and includes a generous package of fringe benefits.

Inquiries are welcome. Applications should include a cover letter incorporating specific information relevant to the applicant’s qualifications, a statement of research interests and goals and a curriculum vitae. Application should be submitted electronically to Ms. Erin Moore, Public Service Administrator, Department of Anatomy and Physiology, e-mail:  ecmoore@vet.k-state.edu.  Applicants must solicit at least three letters of reference to be sent separately.  Review of applications will begin August 4, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.  Kansas State University is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.  A background check is required.

Kansas State University is located in Manhattan, which is a dynamic collegiate community located in the scenic Flint Hills region of northeastern Kansas. Manhattan is consistently ranked as one of the best small cities in the US with affordable cost of living and excellent schools.

 


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