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Postdoctoral Fellow
Oklahoma State University – Stillwater, Oklahoma

The Ferguson College of Agriculture at Oklahoma State Universityinvites applications for the position of Postdoctoral Research Associate.

Position Description
ThePrecision Nutrient Management Program was established in 2008. Since then,research has been performed in wheat, corn, sorghum, and forages. It isestimated at least 500 site years of data exists for winter wheat along. Thisdata is fragmented across project files and thesis. The incumbent will beexpected to curate this data, perform quality assurance on the data set.Perform analysis and interpretation of the data, then write peer reviewpublications and extension materials. The individual will be expected topresent the data at both scientific and extension meetings. The individual willalso be expected to aid in the thesis/dissertation editorial process forstudents in the Soil Fertility and Precision Nutrient Management Programs.

* Ph.D. in Plant Science and Soil Science
* Previousexperience working in the lab and field
* Knowledgeof database management and statistical software 
* Knowledge of application andmanagement soil fertility field research and agronomic production.
* Attention to detail and strong technical,analytical, and organizational skills
* Ability to carry out lab protocolsindependently
* Familiarity with soil chemical andbiological analyses

Preferred Qualifications
* Experience in working with agronomic databases
* Experience with statistical analysis
* Proficiency in writing for agronomic peerreview journals
* Knowledge of SAS and/or R     
* Knowledge of wet soil chemistry and plantmineral analysis

Employment Conditions

Postdoctoral appointments are madefor a term of one year or less. Reappointment, for a total period of not morethan three years, may be made. The position will be filled by May 31, 2024, oras soon thereafter as an acceptable applicant is available. While applicationswill be accepted until a successful candidate has been identified, interestedparties are encouraged to submit their information by April 1, 2024.

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About the Department
TheDepartment of Plant and Soil Sciences includes a diverse group of 25 facultyalong with support staff, postdocs, and graduate and undergraduate students whoare dedicated to the Land Grant mission through research, teaching, andextension. Our faculty pride themselves on collegiality and are focused onensuring the success of our students, faculty, and stakeholders. Moreinformation can be found on our website:

ormalapplications are via electronic submission at; searchfor req17551.

* A letter ofapplication that includes qualifications, associated relevant extension and research activities, and vision for the position.
* Curriculum vita
* A separate statement of research interests and philosophy
* A copy of transcripts
* A listing of three references, with telephone number and e-mailaddress, for those who may be contacted for additional information

For more informationabout this position, contact Dr. Brian Arnall (

Review of applications will begin May 15, 2024. For best/fullconsideration, please submit all materials by May 15, 2024. Review ofapplications will continue until suitable candidates are selected.

To learn more about OSU Agriculture and Stillwater, visit thesewebsites.

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