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Research Assistant Manhattan, Kansas
The Integrated Genomics Facility (https://www.k-state.edu/igenomics/) in the Department of Plant Pathology is searching for a Research Assistant with experience in molecular biology techniques. The successful candidate will assist researchers working in the field of genomics and support ongoing research projects as needed, provide DNA sequencing and other services to facility clients using modern genomic technologies, conduct literature search to identify most optimal approaches for experimental procedures, and ensure that all research data pass quality control and submitted for analysis.
Research Technician Manhattan, Kansas
The Kansas State University Department of Plant Pathology is seeking a motivated, independent, and organized Research Technician to assist with all aspects of small plot field trials in the Applied Row Crop Pathology Research and Extension Program of Dr. Rodrigo Borba Onofre. The successful candidate will have experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) systems, diesel field equipment operation, agronomic crops, and the ability to travel to field-based experiment locations in Kansas as needed to survey for plant pathogens and collect research observations. This person will show commitment to work under safe conditions and will be expected to obtain a Kansas pesticide license and a commercial driver's license within the first 6 months of employment.
Research Associate Manhattan, Kansas
The Kansas State University Department of Plant Pathology is seeking a motivated, independent, and organized research associate to conduct extension and research in the Specialty Crops & Turfgrass Disease Program of Dr. Megan Kennelly. The individual will work on diverse research and extension projects to support the Kansas horticultural industries. The successful candidate will have strong experience and interest in applied plant disease research and outreach/extension.
Fellow (Post Doc) Manhattan, Kansas
The Nouri lab in the Department of Plant Pathology is seeking a Post Doc Fellow to contribute to an active research program studying plant viruses and their interactions with the host and their insect vectors. The main focus of the research program is on characterization of emerging viruses, plant-virus-vector interactions as well as virus evolution. The successful candidate will study the molecular biology and biology of a newly identified plant virus in wheat, and its interaction with the host at the molecular and cellular levels.
Research Associate Manhattan, Kansas
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.
Research Assistant Manhattan, Kansas
The Kansas State University Department of Plant Pathology is seeking a motivated, independent, and organized Research Assistant to assist with all aspects of small plot field trials in the Applied Row Crop Pathology Research and Extension Program of Dr. Rodrigo Borba Onofre. The successful candidate will have experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) systems, diesel field equipment operation, agronomic crops, and the ability to travel to field-based experiment locations in Kansas as needed to survey for plant pathogens and collect research observations. This person will show commitment to work under safe conditions and will be expected to obtain a Kansas pesticide license and a commercial driver's license within the first 6 months of employment.
Fellow (Post Doc) Manhattan, Kansas
The Cook lab in the Department of Plant Pathology is seeking a Postdoctoral researcher to conduct Plant Receptor Engineering. Come work with a team of scientists to develop novel biotechnology that enables plants to respond to new signals. The applicant will conduct high-impact plant molecular research and receive cross-disciplinary training from collaborators at University of Southern California School for Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Fungal Genetics Stock Center Curator Manhattan, Kansas
The Fungal Genetics Stock Center is seeking a team-oriented individual to serve as its Curator and manage the day-to-day operations of the center in cooperation with current staff. The position requires attention to detail, the ability to coordinate multiple projects at the same time, microbiological laboratory skills, and the ability to interact with customers requesting strains and other reagents. The successful applicant will maintain the FGSC’s strain database, ensure equipment is functioning properly, and assist in the preparation of reports and grant proposals.
Research Assistant Manhattan, Kansas
The Nouri lab in the Department of Plant Pathology is seeking a full-time Research Assistant to conduct virology-related experiments at the bench, growth chamber, and greenhouse. Position duties include independently designing and conducting research experiments relating to plant and insect viruses, maintaining plants and insect colonies in the greenhouse and growth chambers, and ordering lab supplies.
Assistant Professor Crop Science Manhattan, Kansas
12-month, tenure-track faculty position with 70% teaching and 30% research appointment The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is seeking an Assistant Professor to develop an exemplary, innovative teaching and research program in crop science. Primary teaching responsibilities consist of an introductory course in crop science that includes a laboratory (AGRON 220) in fall and spring semesters, a plant and seed identification/seed analysis course (AGRON 350) in spring, and one additional course in their area of expertise. Teaching responsibilities also include coaching the Crops Judging and NACTA Contest Teams, youth programming and recruitment, undergraduate advising, and advising the departmental undergraduate student club associated with the national organization (SASES) within ASA/CSSA/SSSA. The incumbent is expected to integrate their teaching responsibilities with an externally-funded research program in their area of expertise, training graduate students, and publishing peer-reviewed scholarly work in both research and teaching/learning. The research focus can include any discipline within agronomy and should capitalize on opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration as part of the university’s strategic initiatives in Food and Agriculture Systems Innovations and in Digital Agriculture and Advanced Analytics. The candidate must be able to work in a multicultural setting and create an environment that fosters collegiality, diversity, and teamwork.
Fellow (Post Doc) Manhattan, Kansas
The Crop Functional Genomics lab in the Department of Horticulture & Natural Resources is seeking a Postdoctoral fellow to isolate and clone a series of thermotolerant candidate genes in crops and perform functional analyses.
Assistant Professor Manhattan, Kansas
The Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources at Kansas State University is seeking an Assistant Professor of Landscape Management (80% teaching / 20% research) to teach courses in Horticultural Landscape Management and conduct extramurally funded research in Landscape Horticulture.
Wild West District Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent Other
The Wild West Extension District is comprised of Haskell, Seward, and Stevens Counties in southwest Kansas. It is a semi-arid rural region with a combined population of approximately 31,142 residents in six communities. The largest city in the district is Liberal with a population of 19,025. Extension agents are professional educators who serve as a link between Kansas State University and communities across Kansas. Agents are jointly responsible to the director of K-State Research and Extension (represented by a designated administrator) and the local extension board. This position will lead the development, implementation, and evaluation of research-based educational programming related to agriculture and natural resources. Programming will include but is not limited to: agronomic and livestock production; agricultural economics, management, and public policy; horticultural production and management; and natural resources conservation and environmental stewardship.
Operations Technician Manhattan, Kansas
The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is looking for an operations technician to provide and coordinate maintenance and repair of the Throckmorton Plant Sciences Center greenhouse complex. This individual will work closely with faculty and staff in the departments of Horticulture and Natural Resources, Agronomy, Plant Pathology, and Entomology, other academic departments and research collaborators and personnel to meet a variety of needs across the facility. The individual will work as part of a team that ensures efficient operation, maintenance, and enhancement of the greenhouse complex, which supports high value teaching and research activities conducted at Kansas State University.
Fellow (Post Doc) Manhattan, Kansas
The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is looking for a Postdoctoral Fellow to conduct a multi-disciplinary project aimed at enhancing post-flowering heat tolerance in soybean. The major responsibility of the successful candidate will be to complete physiological and biochemical evaluations of soybean genotypes in growth chamber studies to identify promising traits or superior haplotype donors for improving post-flowering heat-stress in terms of seed yield and seed quality. In addition, the Postdoctoral Fellow will coordinate and manage laboratory, growth chamber, and computational activities within the group related to physiological and biochemical evaluations. The successful candidate is expected to collaborate actively with other members of the soybean breeding team, collogues and partners.
Project Data Manager Manhattan, Kansas
The Department of Agronomy seeks a Project Data Manager to support the scientific mission of the USDA-NIFA funded Rainfed Agriculture Innovation Network (RAIN) project. This is a multi-institutional interdisciplinary research program spanning Kansas, Oklahoma, and Maryland. The Data Manager facilitates data sharing and organization within the project and works with the project’s investigators to design and deliver data products. Data generated from this project will have temporal, spatial, and tabular components. This position will work with students, postdocs, staff, and faculty. Expertise in relational databases, and geospatial data is required. Emphasis of the position is placed on curation of complex datasets, development of collection tools, and facilitating their use for research scientists.
Fellow (Post Doc) Manhattan, Kansas
The Department of Agronomy seeks a Post-Doc to support the scientific mission of the PI. The individual will conduct research on integrating mycorrhizal symbiosis on the allocation and storage of C belowground, soil aggregation and soil health. The objectives are to determine: 1) the role of mycorrhizal symbiosis on soil aggregation; 2) the impact of mycorrhizal symbiosis on C and N cycling; 3) the overall effect of mycorrhizal symbiosis on soil health. A series of complementary greenhouse and field studies will include experimental manipulations of mycorrhizal fungi, phosphorus on soil C and N cycling use stable isotopic techniques.
Assistant Professor Manhattan, Kansas
About This Role: The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is seeking an Assistant Professor to develop a strong, innovative research and teaching program in precision agriculture to increase agricultural productivity, sustainability, and profitability. Areas of innovation could include site-specific management of crop production inputs; digital and climate-smart agriculture; remote, proximal, and in-situ sensing technologies; GIS applications; geospatial statistics; simulation modeling; and advanced data analytics. Opportunities exist for cross-disciplinary collaboration as part of the university’s strategic initiative in Digital Agriculture and Advanced Analytics. The incumbent is expected to develop a strong, externally-funded research program including the training of graduate students and peer-reviewed publication of research results. Teaching responsibilities will include AGRON 202 (Intro to Precision Ag Software), AGRON 655 (Site-Specific Agriculture), development of a graduate-level course in their area of expertise, and undergraduate advising. The candidate must be able to work in a multicultural setting and create an environment that fosters collegiality, diversity, and teamwork.
Clinical Pathology Locum Instructor (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory) Manhattan, Kansas
The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (KSVDL) is seeking board certified or residency-trained clinical pathologists to provide locum support between August 2022-December 2022. Scheduling within these dates will be flexible with a preference for 1-8 week blocks. The locum will be responsible for review of cytology samples, secondary review of select hematology cases, and consultation on clinical chemistry, urinalysis, and serum protein electrophoresis, as needed. The KSVDL clinical pathology diagnostic service is supported by a high quality, high volume, and diverse case load with submissions from within the teaching hospital and from outside practices, a well-equipped laboratory, and a significant oncology and infectious disease caseload. The Clinical Pathology Section maintains strong and active interactions with the other sections in the Kansas State Veterinary Health Center. The university is located in sunny Manhattan, KS with numerous opportunities for outdoor activities, restaurants, and sporting events. Kansas City is approximately 2 hours by car.
Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Anatomic Pathology Manhattan, Kansas
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.

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