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Apply now Department: 3670010090 Horticulture Natural Resources
Job no: 516766
Employment type: Post Doc (Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: Hybrid eligible (partially remote, must reside in US)
Categories: Agriculture, Research / Scientific / Grants, Natural / Quantitative Sciences, Plant Sciences
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

The Applied Park Science Lab in the Park Management and Conservation program of the Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources is seeking a visitor use management or recreation ecology expert with experience conducting mixed methods research and GIS applications.

The candidate will contribute to three projects that include research for the National Park Service, United States Forest Service, and the United States Department of Agriculture. These projects feature visitor use management and recreation ecology research designs. The candidate will have the opportunity to be involved with designing research projects, data collection, analysis, developing manuscripts for publication, and leading a team of graduate students.

Why Join Us:

Please join our team to help with exciting research projects that will allow you to immediately strengthen your CV!

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 may be eligible for a hybrid worksite (must reside in US). Work is performed partially remote and partially on employer premises or designated assignment location.

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:

  • Ph.D. or equivalent required in visitor use management, recreation ecology, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Quantitative data collection and analysis experience
  • Qualitative data collection and analysis experience
  • ArcGIS Pro proficiency
  • Soundscape monitoring experience

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. Statement of Interest
  2. CV
  3. Contact Information for 3 professional references.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled, for best consideration apply by March 18, 2024.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$55,000-$60,000 annually


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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