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Apply now Department: 3670010040 Agronomy
Job no: 516398
Employment type: Post Doc (Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Agriculture, Research / Scientific / Grants, Agronomy, Plant Sciences
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

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.

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: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits

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 eligible for hybrid worksite. Work is performed partially remote and partially on employer premises or designated assignment location. Employee must have availability to be on campus frequently during the work week.

Visit this link for K-State’s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD degree in Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, Soil Science, or closely related discipline

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Life Cycle Assessment, agricultural farming techniques, and statistical analyses. Familiarity with temperate and tropical environments is desirable.

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. Cover letter
  2. Statement of educational and career objectives
  3. Resume
  4. Transcripts

Three references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

For best consideration, apply by 1/6/2024.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$68,000-$72,000 

 

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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