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Fellow (Post Doc) Manhattan, Kansas
The Crop Functional Genomics lab in the Department of Horticulture & Natural Resources is seeking a Postdoctoral fellow to isolate and clone a series of thermotolerant candidate genes in crops and perform functional analyses.
Fellow (Post Doc) Manhattan, Kansas
The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is looking for a Postdoctoral Fellow to conduct a multi-disciplinary project aimed at enhancing post-flowering heat tolerance in soybean. The major responsibility of the successful candidate will be to complete physiological and biochemical evaluations of soybean genotypes in growth chamber studies to identify promising traits or superior haplotype donors for improving post-flowering heat-stress in terms of seed yield and seed quality. In addition, the Postdoctoral Fellow will coordinate and manage laboratory, growth chamber, and computational activities within the group related to physiological and biochemical evaluations. The successful candidate is expected to collaborate actively with other members of the soybean breeding team, collogues and partners.
Assistant Professor Manhattan, Kansas
The Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources at Kansas State University is seeking an Assistant Professor of Landscape Management (80% teaching / 20% research) to teach courses in Horticultural Landscape Management and conduct extramurally funded research in Landscape Horticulture.
Assistant Professor Crop Science Manhattan, Kansas
12-month, tenure-track faculty position with 70% teaching and 30% research appointment The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is seeking an Assistant Professor to develop an exemplary, innovative teaching and research program in crop science. Primary teaching responsibilities consist of an introductory course in crop science that includes a laboratory (AGRON 220) in fall and spring semesters, a plant and seed identification/seed analysis course (AGRON 350) in spring, and one additional course in their area of expertise. Teaching responsibilities also include coaching the Crops Judging and NACTA Contest Teams, youth programming and recruitment, undergraduate advising, and advising the departmental undergraduate student club associated with the national organization (SASES) within ASA/CSSA/SSSA. The incumbent is expected to integrate their teaching responsibilities with an externally-funded research program in their area of expertise, training graduate students, and publishing peer-reviewed scholarly work in both research and teaching/learning. The research focus can include any discipline within agronomy and should capitalize on opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration as part of the university’s strategic initiatives in Food and Agriculture Systems Innovations and in Digital Agriculture and Advanced Analytics. The candidate must be able to work in a multicultural setting and create an environment that fosters collegiality, diversity, and teamwork.
Assistant Professor Manhattan, Kansas
About This Role: The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is seeking an Assistant Professor to develop a strong, innovative research and teaching program in precision agriculture to increase agricultural productivity, sustainability, and profitability. Areas of innovation could include site-specific management of crop production inputs; digital and climate-smart agriculture; remote, proximal, and in-situ sensing technologies; GIS applications; geospatial statistics; simulation modeling; and advanced data analytics. Opportunities exist for cross-disciplinary collaboration as part of the university’s strategic initiative in Digital Agriculture and Advanced Analytics. The incumbent is expected to develop a strong, externally-funded research program including the training of graduate students and peer-reviewed publication of research results. Teaching responsibilities will include AGRON 202 (Intro to Precision Ag Software), AGRON 655 (Site-Specific Agriculture), development of a graduate-level course in their area of expertise, and undergraduate advising. The candidate must be able to work in a multicultural setting and create an environment that fosters collegiality, diversity, and teamwork.