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Kansas State University
Posted: 12/27/2021
Fellow (Post Doc)
Salary: $47,476

Fellow (Post Doc)

Department: 3670010040 Agronomy

Job no: 512019

Employment 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 post-doctoral Fellow to work on genomic/bioinformatic aspects of research intended to facilitate, characterize and utilize introgression of new traits into wheat from wild relative and unadapted materials. This person will work closely with K-State and USDA-ARS personnel to understand introgression of new diversity from wild relatives into wheat with a focus on yield, disease resistance and quality related traits and also facilitate and characterize yield associated genes from outside the adapted gene pool.

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

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

• Ph.D. in Plant Breeding, Genetics, Bioinformatics or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

• Two years experience analyzing large genomic data sets

• Knowledge and experience in conducting GWAS and QTL analyses

• Demonstrated ability to write manuscripts for publication in refereed journals

• Demonstrated ability to analyze data using R, experience using high-performance computing clusters

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

• Cover Letter

• Resume

• Contact information of three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until a suitable candidate is found.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

Minimum of $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.

Advertised: Dec 23, 2021

Application Closes: Open until filled

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