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Fellow (Post Doc)

Apply now Department: 3670010040 Agronomy
Job no: 504194
Work type: Post Doc
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Agriculture, Research / Scientific / Grants, Agronomy

About This Role:

The Sorghum Genetics lab at Kansas State University is hiring a Fellow (Post-Doc) in crop modeling. This individual will design and conduct crop simulation model experiments for grain sorghum in water-limited environments. The goal of these experiments will be to identify water-use traits for sorghum, design water-optimized sorghum ideotypes, and predict the effect water-use traits on grain sorghum production. The individual will work with a team of field researchers and crop geneticists to integrate modeling insights into field phenotyping and genomic-assisted breeding activities.

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. in Agronomy or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Crop simulation modeling, crop genetic analysis, crop improvement, computer programming

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  • Letter of interest, resume and contact information of three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Salary Range/ Pay Rate:

Minimum yearly salary 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.

 

 

 

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