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Research Associate Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
The Wheat Genetic Resource Center (WGRC) in the department of Plant Pathology at Kansas State University is seeking a full-time Research Associate as a Computational Biologist or Bioinformatics Scientist. A successful candidate will join a vibrant team of researchers investigating diverse aspects of wheat genetics and genomics focusing on the development of resources, tools, and strategies to identify and deploy beneficial wild relative diversity in breeding. The position’s focus will be on the computational analyses of large-scale datasets generated for wheat and its wild relatives in genome mapping experiments aimed at identifying beneficial genomic variation and genes to improve agronomic traits important for wheat production. The position will maintain the WGRC informatical infrastructure while developing and maintaining data storage, organization, and the processing capabilities of the on-going research projects.
Fellow (Post Doc) Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
The Wheat Genetics Resource Center (WGRC) at Kansas State University (Manhattan, KS) is actively seeking a Fellow (Post Doc). The WGRC is looking for a highly motivated and open-minded candidate to join a multidisciplinary team of researchers working on diverse basic and applied aspects of wheat genetics and genomics and whose focus will be on the development of resources, tools, and strategies to discover, characterize and effectively utilize genetic diversity of wheat and its wild relatives for wheat improvement.
Assistant Professor, Sorghum Breeding and Genetics Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
Assistant Professor, Sorghum Breeding and Genetics 12-month, tenure track position, 80% Research, 20% Teaching Position #W0007443 Location: Department of Agronomy, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506-5501 The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is seeking an Assistant Professor to develop an innovative research and teaching program in sorghum breeding and genetics to address objectives that enhance the productivity, sustainability, and profitability of sorghum production in Kansas and the Great Plains. Responsibilities include leading a breeding program to develop and release new sorghum germplasm, parent lines, and hybrids. Areas of innovation could include germplasm characterization, application of functional genomics, statistical genetics, and applied molecular breeding approaches to sorghum breeding. Specific research targets may include abiotic and biotic constraints to production and pursuit of improvement for productivity and profitability. The presence of a large and diverse community of sorghum researchers with the KSU Center for Sorghum Improvement and USDA-CGAHR provides ample opportunity for cross-disciplinary collaboration. The incumbent is expected to develop an externally funded research program including the training of graduate students, peer-reviewed publication of research results, and promoting collegiality within the KSU and broader communities. Responsibilities include teaching courses in plant breeding/genetics, and the development of commercially relevant improvements in sorghum through public-private collaborations. The candidate must be able to work in a multicultural setting and create an environment that fosters collegiality, diversity, and teamwork.
Research Associate Colby, Kansas, Garden City, Kansas On-site requirement
A research associate position is being requested to conduct irrigation research and extension activities including, but not limited to, maintaining and operating various complex and sophisticated irrigation systems (subsurface drip, research based lateral move overhead irrigation, and center pivot irrigation) with cutting edge technology installed including variable rate water and chemigiation capacity; installing, calibrating, and maintaining research instrumentation; detailed field data collection; maintaining records of field operations and providing write-ups (technical summaries) for various studies, which will impact the way water is applied in the state of Kansas and other surrounding states in the region; providing leadership to graduate students and summer interns; coordinating outreach activities (field days, short courses, etc.); and when necessary communicating with university, state, and industry personnel. In addition, the candidate will guide all agricultural practices at the research facilities relating to water use and management, which will involve transporting and operating heavy machinery for planting, fertilizing, harvesting, etc. At times the candidate will have to work irregular hours and travel across the state to different research locations. The candidate will be responsible for attending professional development programs and incorporating new ideas and concepts into the program. The candidate will be responsible for providing supervision on daily activities for other team members, including technicians, on-calls, temporary, graduate students, interns, etc.
Agricultural Tech II Research Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is seeking an Agricultural Technician II Research to assist with seed production for the Foundation Seed Program at the Agronomy North Farm. Primary responsibilities include organizing and performing activities related to the production of foundation seed of various species of crops, and working on and with specialized equipment, trucks, augers, structures, etc. This individual will work with Agronomy Farm and Western Kansas Agricultural Research Center personnel to accomplish objectives.
Johnson County Horticulture Extension Agent Olathe, Kansas On-site requirement
Extension agents are professional educators who serve as a link between Kansas State University and communities across Kansas. Johnson County is home to over 619,000 residents, serving a diverse and expanding population living in both urban and rural areas. This position will lead the development, implementation, and evaluation of research-based educational programming related to horticulture. Programming may include but is not limited to: home lawn care and gardening, ornamentals, trees/shrubs/flowers, turf, local food systems, and landscape maintenance and improvement. This position will manage Johnson County's thriving Extension Master Gardener (EMG) volunteer program. There are currently 492 EMG volunteers leading horticultural education activities and maintaining the nine community demonstration gardens throughout the county.
Wildcat District Horticulture Extension Agent Other On-site requirement
The Wildcat District proudly serves the 98,000+ residents of Crawford, Montgomery, Labette and Wilson Counties. We work with community partners in all four counties and deliver research-based information related to agriculture, natural resources, youth development, families, health, wellness, community vitality, and more. This position will lead the development, implementation, and evaluation of research-based educational programming related to horticulture. Programming may include but is not limited to: horticultural crop production, marketing, and economics; horticultural waste management; landscape maintenance and improvement; and conservation of natural resources.
Fellow (Post Doc) Manhattan, Kansas Hybrid eligible (partially remote, must reside in US)
The Applied Park Science Lab in the Park Management and Conservation program of the Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources is seeking a visitor use management or recreation ecology expert with experience conducting mixed methods research and GIS applications.
Instructor/Teaching Assistant Professor Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
The Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources is seeking a creative, innovative Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor to teach courses and advise students in our undergraduate Park Management and Conservation (PMC) major.
Fellow (Post Doc) Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is looking for a Fellow (Post Doc). The successful candidate will develop a Life Cycle Assessment of regenerative agriculture of integrated crop and livestock systems in temperate and tropical systems. Analyze changes designed to improve environmental performance. Build and maintain databases of information about energy alternatives, pollutants, natural environments, industrial processes, and other information related to ecological change. The selected candidate will be responsible for conducting LCA and drafting publications for technical reports, and scientific journals. The successful applicant will work in an interdisciplinary team involving crop scientists, soil scientists, and modelers working together to improve water use and nutrient use efficiency in rainfed agricultural systems.
Fellow (Post Doc) Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is looking for a Fellow (Post Doc). The successful candidate will analyze and assess the spatial distribution of CRP in Kansas and the Great Plains. Analyze the potential soil carbon sequestration linked with soil type, climate, and yield potential. Determine the vulnerability of conversion to cultivated agriculture and synergy with adjacent grasslands with critical wildlife habitat. The selected candidate will be responsible for conducting research and drafting publications for technical reports, and scientific journals. The successful applicant will work in an interdisciplinary team involving ecologists, soil scientists, and modelers.
Assistant/Associate Professor, Extension Agronomist Parsons, Kansas On-site requirement
The Eastern Kansas Research and Extension Centers at Kansas State University is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor, Extension Agronomist to lead an active and innovative extension education and applied research program to support counties in the Southeast region of Kansas, focusing on agronomic crop production and collaborating with an interdisciplinary team of Extension specialists and research scientists. Tenure home for this position will be in the Department of Agronomy. The successful candidate will investigate forages and cropping systems for the region, collaborate with other subject matter disciplines at the regional and state level, and meet expectations of extension-related scholarship and applied research. The candidate filling this position is responsible for providing leadership for Extension educational programs in forages, field crops, precision agriculture tools/techniques, soils, and weed management in Southeast Kansas. Additionally, the successful candidate will provide mentorship and in-service training opportunities for local unit Extension agents across this region that includes 26 counties.
Assistant Professor/NE Regional Extension Agronomist Other Remote eligible (must reside in US)
The Eastern Kansas Research and Extension Centers at Kansas State University is seeking an Assistant Professor/Extension Agronomist to lead an active and innovative extension education and applied research program to support counties in the Northeast region of Kansas, focusing on agronomic crop production and collaborating with an interdisciplinary team of Extension specialists and research scientists. Tenure home for this position will be in the Department of Agronomy. The successful candidate will investigate cropping systems for the region, collaborate with other subject matter disciplines at the regional and state level, and meet expectations of extension-related scholarship and applied research. The candidate filling this position is responsible for providing leadership for Extension educational programs in field crops, precision agriculture tools/techniques, soils, and weed management in Northeast Kansas. Additionally, the successful candidate will provide mentorship and in-service training opportunities for local unit Extension agents across this region that includes 31 counties.
Landscape Technician I Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
Facilities is looking for a Landscape Technician I. This position will maintain university property and surrounding areas, cuts grass, trims, rakes leaves, cleans areas, plants flowers and prunes trees or shrubs. Maintains driveways, parking lots and walkways by removing debris, litter, snow and ice. Performs routine maintenance on equipment.
Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Anatomic Pathology Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (http://www.ksvdl.org/) and Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology (https://www.vet.k-state.edu/academics/dmp/), College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University are seeking an enthusiastic, team-oriented and collaborative anatomic pathologist at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.  Requirements include a DVM or equivalent degree and ACVP board certification or board eligibility.  Applicants with ACVP board certification and/or graduate training (MS or PhD degree) will be given preference.
Assistant/Associate or Full Professor- Clinical Pathology Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University seeks an enthusiastic clinical pathologist, who is a collaborative team player at the assistant, associate, or full professor level.
Director, University Printing Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
As Director, you will provide strategic, financial, and supervisory leadership for University Printing, the in-plant printing operation for Kansas State University. A key responsibility will be forecasting business and industry trends to identify and develop a shared vision that will help support university strategic goals. You also will be responsible for managing an annual budget exceeding $2.2 million.
Agricultural Tech II Research Hays, Kansas On-site requirement
Sorghum and pearl millet breeding program is one of the major research activities. The program involves continuous field every year starting April to November crop growing period and greenhouse work during the off-season months. Development of parental lines and hybrids, evaluation at multi-locations and involves the following field and laboratory operations: field preparation, fertilizer and herbicide application, planting, irrigating the breeding field nurseries, field crossing, assist selection, data collection, compilation, plot combine and single plant harvesting, drying, threshing, cleaning, seed treatment with chemicals, short-term and long-term seed storage, shipping seeds to winter nursery. This position is vital to assist the classical breeding program on sorghum and other millets.
Intern - Diagnostic Medicine Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
The purpose of the position is to offer quality of after-hours testing performed by the clinical pathology laboratory while at the same time train veterinarians who want to advance their diagnostic skills and/or those who are hoping to pursue advanced training in the field of veterinary diagnostic medicine. The successful candidate is one with an interest in veterinary diagnostic medicine, has excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to arrive to perform afterhours tests within 20 minutes of being paged. This internship will help prepare and assist interns in preparation for residencies, in any diagnostic field, particularly clinical or anatomic pathology.
Agricultural Tech II Research Colby, Kansas On-site requirement
The Northwest Extension Agronomy program at the Kansas State University Northwest Research-Extension Center at Colby, Kansas is looking for An Agriculture Tech II Research. This person will be an integral part in conducting applied research of practical relevance to farmers across the High Plains. The successful candidate will plan and conduct field operations such as planting, harvesting, irrigation, and application; use, maintain, repair, and fabricate agricultural machinery; and assist in the collection of high quality data.

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