Fellow (Post Doc)
Apply now 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 Principles of Community.
What You’ll Need to Succeed:
Ph.D. in Plant Breeding, Genetics, Bioinformatics or related field
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:
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 Central Standard Time Applications close: Open until filled