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Assistant Professor

Apply now Department: 3670035270 Southeast Research - Ext Cntr
Job no: 505104
Work type: Academic / Faculty - 12 month
Location: Other
Categories: Agriculture, Education / Instructional, Agronomy
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

Provides expertise in extension and applied research for SE Kansas

Why Join Us:

Join an exciting and innovative team enhancing production agricultural systems in SE Kansas.

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 closely related field, with emphasis in forages, weed science, crops, or soils, with a strong background in applied agronomy.
  • Ability to conceive, plan, design, implement, and deliver extension educational programs and applied research in production agriculture.
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrated proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Interpersonal skills that promote interaction in a multidisciplinary context.
  • Commitment to work in a multi-cultural setting and create an environment that fosters diversity, collegiality, and teamwork.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in forage production and weed control methods for rainfed cropping systems.
  • Experience planning and delivering extension programming.
  • Record of extension and scientific publication and grant writing.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Letter of application, articulating experience or training for qualifications
  2. Statement of interest and vision regarding research (2 pages)
  3. Statement of interest and vision regarding extension (2 pages)
  4. Resume
  5. Undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  6. Three letters of reference sent to msexton@ksu.edu.  Please include contact information (phone, email address)

Screening of Applications Begins:

December 10, 2018 and continues until position is filled.


Salary Range/ Pay Rate:

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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