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Fellow (Post Doc) - Hays, KS
Department: 3670010220 Agricultural Research Ctr Hays
Job no: 510002
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Hays, Kansas
Categories: Agriculture, Research / Scientific / Grants, Agronomy
Pay Grade: 001
About This Role:
The job duties of this full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate will be to support the Weed Science program at the Kansas State University, Agricultural Research Center, Hays, KS by successfully conducting greenhouse/laboratory and applied field research on integrated strategies for weed control and herbicide resistance management in the Kansas cropping systems. The person on this position will primarily be responsible for conducting basic and applied research in the area of weed science to discover, develop, and integrate new technology or strategies including computer-based models designed to increase the efficiency and sustainability of crop production in dryland cropping systems. Expectations include self-direction and innovative problem solving, leadership, the ability to work independently and cooperatively (inter- and intradisciplinary), assisting PI in writing grants, reports, and peer-reviewed journal articles, participation in professional, scientific meetings in problem identification and assessment, research planning and implementation, and dissemination of research findings at public and professional meetings and through various media outlets.
Why Join Us:
This position is benefits eligible: health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays.
To learn more visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/
Visit our website: www.wkarc.org
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 https://www.k-state.edu/about/community.html
What You'll Need to Succeed:
• Ph.D. in weed science, agronomy, or closely related plant science discipline
• Two years experience in weed science, agronomy, or closely related plant science discipline
• Good verbal and written skills in English, knowledge of experimental design and analysis, and computer literacy and application.
• Ph.D. in weed science.
• Experience or knowledge of Great Plains agriculture.
• Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
• Must have existing or obtain a Kansas Certified Pesticide Applicators license and a valid non-commercial driver's licence.
How to Apply:
Please submit the following documents:
• 3 Professional References
Screening of Applications Begins:
Immediately and continues until position is filled.
Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:
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.
Advertised: Dec 07, 2020
Application Closes: Open until filled
To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2233757