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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.
Assistant Professor, Sorghum Breeding and Genetics Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
Assistant Professor, Sorghum Breeding and Genetics 12-month, tenure track position, 80% Research, 20% Teaching Position #W0007443 Location: Department of Agronomy, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506-5501 The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is seeking an Assistant Professor to develop an innovative research and teaching program in sorghum breeding and genetics to address objectives that enhance the productivity, sustainability, and profitability of sorghum production in Kansas and the Great Plains. Responsibilities include leading a breeding program to develop and release new sorghum germplasm, parent lines, and hybrids. Areas of innovation could include germplasm characterization, application of functional genomics, statistical genetics, and applied molecular breeding approaches to sorghum breeding. Specific research targets may include abiotic and biotic constraints to production and pursuit of improvement for productivity and profitability. The presence of a large and diverse community of sorghum researchers with the KSU Center for Sorghum Improvement and USDA-CGAHR provides ample opportunity for cross-disciplinary collaboration. The incumbent is expected to develop an externally funded research program including the training of graduate students, peer-reviewed publication of research results, and promoting collegiality within the KSU and broader communities. Responsibilities include teaching courses in plant breeding/genetics, and the development of commercially relevant improvements in sorghum through public-private collaborations. The candidate must be able to work in a multicultural setting and create an environment that fosters collegiality, diversity, and teamwork.
Landscape Technician II Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
The Gardens at Kansas State University are seeking a Landscape Technician II to provide physical and horticulture support for the entire exterior aesthetics of the garden grounds.
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.
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.
Wyandotte County Horticulture Extension Agent Other On-site requirement
Extension agents are professional educators who serve as a link between Kansas State University and communities across Kansas. This agent will be part of a dynamic team of professionals passionate about serving those who live, work, and play in Wyandotte County. Wyandotte County consists of three cities: Kansas City, KS, Bonner Springs, and Edwardsville. This position will lead the development, implementation, and evaluation of research-based educational programming related to horticulture, including leadership of the vibrant Wyandotte County Extension Master Gardener Program.
Power Plant Operator Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
Provide operating and maintenance support in the Power Plant operation, including related building systems, in order to fulfill its mission of providing uninterrupted utility service to the campus.
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.
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.
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.
Landscape Technician II Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
Join the Facilities Ground Maintenance team as a Landscape Technician II. You will participate in planting, watering, fertilizing, pruning, weed whipping, mowing, pulling and hoeing weeds, raking leaves, picking up trash and debris, cleaning sidewalks, mulching, and snow removal by operating various tools and equipment of the trade.
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, team-oriented and collaborative anatomic pathologist at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.  Requirements include a DVM or equivalent degree and ACVP board certification or board eligibility.  Applicants with ACVP board certification and/or graduate training (MS or PhD degree) will be given preference.
Assistant/Associate or Full Professor- Clinical Pathology Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University seeks an enthusiastic clinical pathologist, who is a collaborative team player at the assistant, associate, or full professor level.
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 Colby, Kansas On-site requirement
The Northwest Extension Agronomy program at the Kansas State University Northwest Research-Extension Center at Colby, Kansas is looking for An Agriculture Tech II Research. This person will be an integral part in conducting applied research of practical relevance to farmers across the High Plains. The successful candidate will plan and conduct field operations such as planting, harvesting, irrigation, and application; use, maintain, repair, and fabricate agricultural machinery; and assist in the collection of high quality data.
Electrician Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
The Division of Facilities at K-State is hiring for an Electrician position. This position is responsible for planning and scheduling new electrical distribution centers and maintain and repair the existing distribution centers which control the power for the campus, both high voltage (4,160V – 12,500V) and low voltage (110v, 220V, 240V, 440V, 480V). Be knowledgeable and proficient in the high voltage loop system on campus to enable the back feeding of high voltage to building substations in order to ensure minimum electrical outage time. Work hours are 7:30am to 4pm
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 genomic research activities related to wheat insect resistance. This individual will work closely with the USDA-ARS Manhattan team to conduct genetics and genomics research to identify genes and genome sequence variants affecting insect resistance and study the insect resistance mechanisms in wheat.
Assistant Forester / District Community Forester Other On-site requirement
Kansas Forest Service is hiring a full-time District Community Forester position for the southeast district of the Community Forestry Program. The position supports the Community Forestry Program by assisting communities in planning, managing, education/outreach and developing tree resources to improve environmental, economic, ecological, social, beautification and recreational benefits. Responsibilities include: • Providing community forestry technical assistance to communities and partners of the southeast district. • Planning, developing, and conducting a balanced full-service forestry program to meet the needs of the resource and communities in a positive and professional manner. • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with federal, state and local agencies, and organizations on forestry related programs. Incumbent delivers community forestry services with limited direct supervision. Approximately 50% of the time will be spent in the field, travel is routine with occasional overnight travel for special duties and training. Work may need to be done in inclement weather on occasion. This position is located within the Southeast Community Forestry District in Haysville, KS.
Animal Technician II Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
This position is responsible for the daily operation and preventive maintenance of the feed equipment. This person has the responsibility of mixing feed to specific standards. Failure to perform satisfactorily may result in loss of milk production, animal death, and inaccurate research results..
Engineering Technician Manhattan, Kansas On-site requirement
The Department of Agronomy at Kansas State University is hiring an Ag Research Equipment Technician to work at the Agronomy Farm in Manhattan, Kansas. This position performs varied, skilled mechanical work to fabricate, repair, and maintain equipment used in agricultural research.

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