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Fellow (Post Doc)

Apply now Department: 3670010110 Plant Pathology
Job no: 504160
Work type: Post Doc
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Agriculture, Research / Scientific / Grants, Plant Sciences

About This Role:

Conduct research in editing the wheat genome for improving yield and yield related traits, and to improve biotic and abiotic tolerances.  

About The Department:


We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's dedication to the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D. degree in Plant Pathology, Biology, Microbiology, or related fields
  • A strong foundation in plant biology, biochemistry, and current molecular biology techniques

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in bacterial culture maintenance and genetic transformation is desired.
  • Experience with sm RNA sequences and data are preferred.
  • Plant production in greenhouse and environmental chambers experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrate detail to quality control and must be able to design and conduct independent experiments with a strong commitment towards goals.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Previous supervisory skills

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

Upload a CV, a cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to the PageUp applicant system

Screening of Applications Begins:


Immediately and continues until position is filled.


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.

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