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Fellow (Post Doc) (Agronomy)

Apply now Department: 3670010040 Agronomy
Job no: 509000
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Agronomy
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is looking for a Fellow (Post Doc) to quantify the agronomic and physiological responses of low lignin and conventional alfalfa varieties responses to a range of water-limited conditions, and their impact on yield and quality. The successful candidate will be responsible for imposing drought stress under field-based rain out shelters, manage experiments, schedule temporal data collection, sampling followed by biochemical and quality analysis of alfalfa samples. In addition, the candidate will work in a multi-disciplinary team comprising of PIs in crop physiology, forage management, animal nutrition and forage extension.

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.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in crop physiology or agronomy
  • Experience using LICOR 6400, porometer, chlorophyll fluorometer and other sensor based phenotyping devices

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience with forages

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Resume
  3. Contact information of three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:


Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$ 47, 476 annual salary

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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