Fellow (Post Doc)

Location
Kansas
Posted
Mar 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

 

General Description of Position:

The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is looking for a Fellow (Post Doc) to implement a landscape scale ET and crop productivity model, to fulfill a research plan supported by the Ogallala Aquifer Program. This person will work closely with investigators in Manhattan, KS; Colby, KS; and Bushland, TX. This project will synthesize current knowledge of ET mapping and working hypotheses of turbulent transfer into physically-based modeling tools which can be scaled (30 m to 10 km) to provide information regarding consumptive water use, net primary productivity, and yield formation for multi-year crop systems ranging from dry-land to full irrigation.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in a relevant science or engineering field. Capability to implement numerical models using computer software and thorough familiarity with large-volume scientific data and statistical analysis capability.

Excellent verbal, written and graphic communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

At least two years' experience with evapotranspiration modeling and satellite data processing.

Physical Activities and Environmental Conditions :

Speaking, walking/running, keyboarding, sitting, repetitive movement, standing and writing.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, applicants should upload: a letter of interest, resume and the contact information of three professional references.

Screening of Applications Begin:

Immediately and continue until a suitable applicant is found.

Salary Range / Pay Rate:

$47,476 - $50,000 yearly

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. Follow the link to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Kansas State University actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to The Principles of Community which can be found at https://www.k-state.edu/about/community.html

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.  Kansas State University complies with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.