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Fellow (Post Doc)

Apply now Department: 3670010040 Agronomy
Job no: 508346
Work type: Post Doc (Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Agriculture, Research / Scientific / Grants, Agronomy, Plant Sciences
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

The Morris lab at Kansas State University is seeking a postdoc in plant genetics.

The postdoc will contribute to our mission of understanding and improving crop adaptation to water scarcity. The postdoc will conduct field and laboratory experiments to understand the genome-phenome map for crop adaptation, and test hypotheses as a part of an interdisciplinary public-private collaboration. To learn more about the project see https://www.g2pbridge.org/.

The ideal candidate will have experience in plant genetics or genomics, and a commitment to rigorous and creative application of the scientific method. Experience in statistical programming is preferred but not required. No previous experience with agricultural or crop systems is required, just a strong interest in applying plant genetics to the global challenge of overcoming water scarcity.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Genetics or related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in plant genetics or genomics, and statistical programming.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents

  1. Letter of Interest
  2. Resume
  3. Contact information of three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until a suitable candidate has been found.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

 Annual salary minimum of $47,476 

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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