Kansas State University Professor and Head, Department of Entomology in the College of Agriculture

About This Role:

Kansas State University invites nominations and applications for the position of Professor and Head, Department of Entomology in the College of Agriculture. The Department seeks an energetic, visionary, and creative individual who will lead the faculty, staff, and students in their research, teaching, extension, and service missions.

Why Join Us:

The Department of Entomology has an excellent, highly-ranked faculty committed to research, teaching, extension, and service in diverse contemporary disciplines related to entomological science. Additional details, including a synopsis of Departmental programs, personnel, awards, and other recognition, are available on our website: https://entomology.k-state.edu/. K-State Department of Entomology was ranked the 4th best Department of Entomology in the world by the Center for World University Rankings on April 3, 2017.
Kansas State University is a major research institution which also places high value on its teaching and extension programs. Located in Manhattan, KS, a community of over 50,000 people, and situated in the scenic Flint Hills region, there are many opportunities for academic, cultural and recreational pursuits. Manhattan is a dynamic community filled with shopping, dining, entertainment and nightlife. Manhattan is affectionately known as the “Little Apple,” a nod to its East Coast namesake, but has a vibrant culture all its own. Learn more about the Manhattan Community at manhattan.org.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.


Job Type: 
Job Listing Expiration: 
60 Days
Company Name: 
Kansas State University
Name of Contact Person: 
Dr. Nina Lilja
Contact Person's Phone: 
United States
Downloadable File with Additional Information: 
PDF icon KSU Entomology Department Head Position Announcement 2020.pdf