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Research Assistant Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
The Wheat Genetic Resource Center (WGRC) / Akhunov lab in the Department of Plant Pathology is seeking a Research Assistant to work in collaboration with the USDA wheat genetics breeding program to manage the greenhouse crossing and laboratory marker evaluation program for trait introgression into wheat. These are critical activities in the development of wheat germplasm with new traits or combinations of traits.
Research Associate Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
The Wheat Genetic Resource Center (WGRC) in the department of Plant Pathology at Kansas State University is seeking a full-time Research Associate as a Computational Biologist or Bioinformatics Scientist. A successful candidate will join a vibrant team of researchers investigating diverse aspects of wheat genetics and genomics focusing on the development of resources, tools, and strategies to identify and deploy beneficial wild relative diversity in breeding. The position’s focus will be on the computational analyses of large-scale datasets generated for wheat and its wild relatives in genome mapping experiments aimed at identifying beneficial genomic variation and genes to improve agronomic traits important for wheat production. The position will maintain the WGRC informatical infrastructure while developing and maintaining data storage, organization, and the processing capabilities of the on-going research projects.
Fellow (Post Doc) Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
The Wheat Genetics Resource Center (WGRC) at Kansas State University (Manhattan, KS) is actively seeking a Fellow (Post Doc). The WGRC is looking for a highly motivated and open-minded candidate to join a multidisciplinary team of researchers working on diverse basic and applied aspects of wheat genetics and genomics and whose focus will be on the development of resources, tools, and strategies to discover, characterize and effectively utilize genetic diversity of wheat and its wild relatives for wheat improvement.
Agricultural Tech II Research Garden City, Kansas On-site requirement
This Agricultural Technician II Research position is for Agronomy research and extension. Position will implement field activity (tillage, fertilize, apply herbicide, plant, and harvest), layout research plots, collect field data, process plant and soil samples, and prepare data for analysis at the Southwest Research-Extension Center in Garden City, KS. Research from this project will result in developing new knowledge and technology transfer that improves crop production and sustainability in western Kansas and the surrounding High Plains region.
Website & Digital Communications Specialist Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
We are seeking a full-time website and digital communications manager to develop marketing materials and newsletters and oversee and implement social media campaigns, stakeholder outreach, and website content management in an interdepartmental environment located within the Throckmorton Plant Sciences Center building on the main KSU campus. This position requires self-motivation, responsiveness and excellent organizational and interpersonal skills while working with diverse internal units, groups and technical needs. The successful candidate will apply effective project management techniques while consulting with various project leaders and internal organizational units. The candidate will possess graphic design knowledge or experience and demonstrate skills for working with Adobe Creative Suite — primarily Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator or equivalent programs or tools and a general understanding of HTML, CSS, Javascript and how a website works.  Knowledge of UI/UX (user experience/user interface) design and web best practices as well as possess advanced proficiencies in Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  
Research Associate Colby, Kansas, Garden City, Kansas On-site requirement
A research associate position is being requested to conduct irrigation research and extension activities including, but not limited to, maintaining and operating various complex and sophisticated irrigation systems (subsurface drip, research based lateral move overhead irrigation, and center pivot irrigation) with cutting edge technology installed including variable rate water and chemigiation capacity; installing, calibrating, and maintaining research instrumentation; detailed field data collection; maintaining records of field operations and providing write-ups (technical summaries) for various studies, which will impact the way water is applied in the state of Kansas and other surrounding states in the region; providing leadership to graduate students and summer interns; coordinating outreach activities (field days, short courses, etc.); and when necessary communicating with university, state, and industry personnel. In addition, the candidate will guide all agricultural practices at the research facilities relating to water use and management, which will involve transporting and operating heavy machinery for planting, fertilizing, harvesting, etc. At times the candidate will have to work irregular hours and travel across the state to different research locations. The candidate will be responsible for attending professional development programs and incorporating new ideas and concepts into the program. The candidate will be responsible for providing supervision on daily activities for other team members, including technicians, on-calls, temporary, graduate students, interns, etc.
Laboratory Administrator Olathe, Kansas On-site requirement
A Laboratory Manager position is now available in the Urban Food Production and Postharvest Handling Lab within the Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources at Kansas State University based at the KSU Olathe Campus. The selected candidate will work with Dr. Eleni Pliakoni and the Urban Food Production and Postharvest Handling team to perform fresh produce and hemp analysis for research and service.
Agricultural Tech II Research Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is seeking an Agricultural Technician II Research to assist with seed production for the Foundation Seed Program at the Agronomy North Farm. Primary responsibilities include organizing and performing activities related to the production of foundation seed of various species of crops, and working on and with specialized equipment, trucks, augers, structures, etc. This individual will work with Agronomy Farm and Western Kansas Agricultural Research Center personnel to accomplish objectives.
Fellow (Post Doc) Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is looking for a Fellow (Post Doc) to work on wheat genetics and breeding research activities related to wheat disease resistance. This individual will work closely with the USDA-ARS Manhattan team to conduct genomics and breeding research to identify genes and genome sequence variants affecting disease resistance and transfer the disease resistance genes into multiple genetic backgrounds in wheat.
Fellow (Post Doc) Manhattan, Kansas Hybrid eligible (partially remote, must reside in US)
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.
Instructor/Teaching Assistant Professor Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
The Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources is seeking a creative, innovative Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor to teach courses and advise students in our undergraduate Park Management and Conservation (PMC) major.
Fellow (Post Doc) Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
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.
Fellow (Post Doc) Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is looking for a Fellow (Post Doc). The successful candidate will analyze and assess the spatial distribution of CRP in Kansas and the Great Plains. Analyze the potential soil carbon sequestration linked with soil type, climate, and yield potential. Determine the vulnerability of conversion to cultivated agriculture and synergy with adjacent grasslands with critical wildlife habitat. The selected candidate will be responsible for conducting research and drafting publications for technical reports, and scientific journals. The successful applicant will work in an interdisciplinary team involving ecologists, soil scientists, and modelers.
Fellow (Post Doc) Manhattan, Kansas Hybrid eligible (partially remote, must reside in US)
The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is looking for a Fellow (Post Doc) in Agronomy/Soil Science. The successful applicant will analyze a 10-year data set on regenerative crop and livestock farm in Mato Grosso, Brazil. The candidate will coordinate additional measurements to determine water, nutrient, and energy efficiencies and soil health. The candidate will design and implement additional on-farm research to improve efficiency and reduce the environmental footprint. The selected candidate will be responsible for conducting research 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 system.
Assistant/Associate Professor, Extension Agronomist Parsons, Kansas On-site requirement
The Eastern Kansas Research and Extension Centers at Kansas State University is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor, Extension Agronomist to lead an active and innovative extension education and applied research program to support counties in the Southeast region of Kansas, focusing on agronomic crop production and collaborating with an interdisciplinary team of Extension specialists and research scientists. Tenure home for this position will be in the Department of Agronomy. The successful candidate will investigate forages and cropping systems for the region, collaborate with other subject matter disciplines at the regional and state level, and meet expectations of extension-related scholarship and applied research. The candidate filling this position is responsible for providing leadership for Extension educational programs in forages, field crops, precision agriculture tools/techniques, soils, and weed management in Southeast Kansas. Additionally, the successful candidate will provide mentorship and in-service training opportunities for local unit Extension agents across this region that includes 26 counties.
Assistant Professor/NE Regional Extension Agronomist Other Remote eligible (must reside in US)
The Eastern Kansas Research and Extension Centers at Kansas State University is seeking an Assistant Professor/Extension Agronomist to lead an active and innovative extension education and applied research program to support counties in the Northeast region of Kansas, focusing on agronomic crop production and collaborating with an interdisciplinary team of Extension specialists and research scientists. Tenure home for this position will be in the Department of Agronomy. The successful candidate will investigate cropping systems for the region, collaborate with other subject matter disciplines at the regional and state level, and meet expectations of extension-related scholarship and applied research. The candidate filling this position is responsible for providing leadership for Extension educational programs in field crops, precision agriculture tools/techniques, soils, and weed management in Northeast Kansas. Additionally, the successful candidate will provide mentorship and in-service training opportunities for local unit Extension agents across this region that includes 31 counties.
Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Anatomic Pathology Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (http://www.ksvdl.org/) and Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology (https://www.vet.k-state.edu/academics/dmp/), College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University are seeking an enthusiastic and collaborative anatomic pathologist to join our pathology group.  Position is clinical track at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.
Landscape Technician I Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
Facilities is looking for a Landscape Technician I. This position will maintain university property and surrounding areas, cuts grass, trims, rakes leaves, cleans areas, plants flowers and prunes trees or shrubs. Maintains driveways, parking lots and walkways by removing debris, litter, snow and ice. Performs routine maintenance on equipment.
Director, University Printing Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
As Director, you will provide strategic, financial, and supervisory leadership for University Printing, the in-plant printing operation for Kansas State University. A key responsibility will be forecasting business and industry trends to identify and develop a shared vision that will help support university strategic goals. You also will be responsible for managing an annual budget exceeding $2.2 million.
Agricultural Tech II Research Hays, Kansas On-site requirement
Sorghum and pearl millet breeding program is one of the major research activities. The program involves continuous field every year starting April to November crop growing period and greenhouse work during the off-season months. Development of parental lines and hybrids, evaluation at multi-locations and involves the following field and laboratory operations: field preparation, fertilizer and herbicide application, planting, irrigating the breeding field nurseries, field crossing, assist selection, data collection, compilation, plot combine and single plant harvesting, drying, threshing, cleaning, seed treatment with chemicals, short-term and long-term seed storage, shipping seeds to winter nursery. This position is vital to assist the classical breeding program on sorghum and other millets.

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