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Kansas State University Fellow (Post Doc) - Agronomy in Manhattan, Kansas

About This Role:

The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is looking for a Fellow (Post Doc) to work on a breeding program to transfer herbicide tolerance into elite sorghum lines. This individual will work closely with the other members of Weed Science team in Manhattan and conduct biochemical and molecular mechanisms of herbicide resistance in sorghum.

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.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Weed Science with experience in plant breeding, genetics and genomics.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience conducting breeding experiments and analyzing genomics data.
  • Experience with field experiments.
  • Experience in analysis of large data sets.
  • General lab equipment experience.
  • Able to work independently with limited supervision.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume
  • Contact information of three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by November 18, 2020.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

Minimum of $47,476. Salary commensurate with experience. _ _

Equal Employment Opportunity:

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

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Department: 3670010040 Agronomy

Job no: 509883

Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Agriculture, Research / Scientific / Grants, Agronomy, Plant Sciences

Pay Grade: 001

Advertised: Nov 02, 2020 Central Standard Time

Applications close: Open until filled