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Fellow (Post Doc)

Apply now Department: 3670080040 Diagnostic Medicne Pathobiolog
Job no: 517220
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Veterinary Medicine
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

The Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University invites applications for a full time, 12-month, Post-Doctoral fellow position. The position will be primarily focused on research (90%) with the remainder of the appointment as service/outreach.

This position will support the Applied Swine Nutrition team at Kansas State University ( The position will be housed in the College of Veterinary Medicine, but routine collaboration with faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates within the Department of Animal Sciences and Industry will be involved.

Why Join Us:

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 is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. degree in veterinary, animal, or feed science, epidemiology, or related fields.
  • Demonstration of proficiency of conducting statistical analysis using R and/or SAS software.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DVM or equivalent degree.
  • Experience conducting BSL-2 or BSL-3 research in a laboratory setting and/or live animal inoculation research using BSL-2 or BSL-3 pathogens.
  • Willingness and ability to effectively collaborate and communicate at multiple levels, with both internal and external partners, is critical.
  • Experience working with industry and interdisciplinary teams.
  • Experience with production data management and applied statistics.
  • Demonstrated experience and capacity to establish research funding.
  • Demonstrated publication/communication of research results; particularly on swine health and/or nutrition, feed safety and research topics of importance to the swine industry.
  • Demonstrated experience with the commercial swine industry and demonstrated knowledge of contemporary nutrition/production/health challenges affecting swine producers.

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. Curriculum vitae
  2. Cover letter
  3. Academic transcripts
  4. Names and contact information including e-mail addresses for at least three references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:


Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

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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