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Department: 3670010090 Horticulture Natural Resources
Job no: 511210
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Agriculture, Research / Scientific / Grants, Horticulture
Pay Grade: 001
About This Role:
The Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources at Kansas State University is recruiting an ecologist to investigate landscape-scale drivers of medium-sized mammal distributions in the Great Plains. The incumbent will be using a multispecies detection dataset derived from camera trap encounters at almost 400 sites over three years (the entire western third of Kansas, USA). We anticipate funding for this position will last until December 2022. Because there is no field work associated with this position, the successful applicant could be eligible for remote work.
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: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/overview/
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. or A.B.D. in ecology or wildlife management or appropriate discipline
• Good organizational skills
• Experience with distribution and abundance modelling using unmarked populations
• Excellent quantitative and communication skills
• This position is eligible for remote work and must be located within the United States in order to comply all with all Federal, State, and local payroll withholding taxes and wage 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:
• Cover Letter
• Curriculum Vita
• Contact information for 3 references
Screening of Applications Begins:
Immediately and continues until August 15, 2021.
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: Aug 03, 2021
Application Closes: Open until filled
To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2414622