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Apply now Department: 3670010030 Agricultural Economics
Job no: 514497
Employment type: Post Doc (Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Agriculture, Research / Scientific / Grants, Crop Production
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

Activities include (all are essential and should take roughly the same amount of time.)

1. Collect global gridded data on land cover, agricultural production, and area.

2. Develop aggregation routines of gridded data to larger geographical units, such as for example, biomes or ecoregions.

3. Ensure consistency of the land use dataset and aggregation routines with the emission factors dataset that will be built by the University of Wisconsin in parallel with the land use database.

4. Ensure the underlying data can be used to calibrate a GTAP-AEZ-based model.

5. Define research questions and empirical approaches, draft papers, present in conferences, and see articles through the publication process---in close collaboration with collaborators at the University of Wisconsin---Madison, and the USDA Economic Research Service.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

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.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctoral degree in agricultural economics, environmental economics, or a closely related field by start date.
  • Research experience and a conceptual foundation in economic and quantitative modeling using spatially explicit data.
  • Skill using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software.
  • Software carpentry skills and good knowledge of R.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with applied general equilibrium model.
  • Advanced GEMPACK knowledge.
  • Formal coursework and research experience using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter—describing the applicant’s research interests, experience, and how the individual is a good fit for the position.
  2. CV
  3. Peer-reviewed first-author publication, or a first-author writing sample (i.e. job market paper).
  4. Names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three references who can evaluate the applicant’s qualifications for this position.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

(Enter the anticipated hiring pay range – if none, use pay grade minimum to midpoint.) 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

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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