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Professor Position(s)

No positions currently available. 

Assistant Professor Position(s)

Assistant/Associate Professor, Meat Science
12-month, tenure-track faculty position (job #508698)
The Department of Animal Sciences and Industry within Kansas State University’s College of Agriculture is seeking applications for a 12-month, tenure-track position (70% Research, 30% Teaching). The position will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and located in Manhattan, KS. The successful individual will be expected to develop a nationally-recognized, externally funded research program in meat science. Applicants with research interests and expertise that target discoveries with the potential to be translated to improve meat quality are preferred. Participation interdisciplinary efforts to enhance the Department’s research in focus areas including nutrition, breeding and genetics, reproductive physiology, food science and others is strongly encouraged. Opportunities exist to form multidisciplinary groups with faculty in Veterinary Medicine, Biology, Biochemistry and others. Teaching and mentoring responsibilities would be consistent with the successful individual’s expertise, interests and needs of the Department. It is expected that the successful individual develops a dynamic graduate training program.

Application deadline: March 9, 2020
For more information, contact Dr. Liz Boyle, Search Committee Chair, at 785-532-1247 or lboyle@k-state.edu.
See attached position announcement.
To apply, go to https://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/508698/assistantassociate-professor.

Instructor Position(s)

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Research Assistant Position(s)

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Post Doctoral Position(s)

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Unclassified Staff Position(s)

Office Specialist II – Weber Hall
Full-time, Unclassified position (term contract – job #508666)
This position provides clerical support of teaching, research, and extension faculty in Weber Hall. This position will be responsible for the Animal Sciences and Industry Testing Center and all mailroom responsibilities on a daily basis. This person will help with departmental schedules, events, and other faculty itineraries. This position will assist with marketing and communications projects, including but not limited to web page updates and newsletters, etc. This person will maintain the daily calendar for the Extension vehicle reservations. This position will also make sure that maintenance and cleaning are done on the vehicles. The incumbent will order and maintain inventory of supplies for the Department.
Application deadline:  Screening of applications will begin February 4, 2020, and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.
For more information, contact Dr. Joel DeRouchey, Search Committee Chair, at 785-532-2280 or jderouch@k-state.edu.
To apply, go to https://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/508666/office-specialist-ii.

Extension Specialist 4-H Youth Development
Full Time, Unclassified Staff Position, (job no 508664)
The Department of 4-H Youth Development seeks a dynamic and innovative professional to provide leadership and programmatic direction for Agricultural Science project areas for:

  1. Local professionals and volunteers from across Kansas Counties engaging in community based youth development work
  2. Statewide Animal and Plant Science youth programs
  3. Career and college readiness of youth

To apply, go to https://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/508664/extension-specialist-4h-youth-development


University Support Staff Position(s) 


Agricultural Technician II
Full-time, University Support Staff (USS) position (job no 508825)
This position is key to the agricultural planning of crop planting and harvesting to utilize the land and resources that we have as a department to meet the needs of our Animal Units during the year. This position is vital in supporting mechanical experience to all of our units to keep machinery up and running on a daily basis. The incumbent will have other duties as assigned including but not limited to all related livestock and general farming jobs, grounds maintenance, departmental functions such as field days, clinics, and seminars and maintaining necessary records and reports. Must be neat and able to work with staff, students, producers, and departmental clientele.
Application deadline: Screening begins immediately and continues until a suitable candidate is identified.
For more information, contact Bob Heptig, Search Committee Chair, at 785-256-5420 or bobheptig@k-state.edu.
To apply, go to https://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/508825/agricultural-technician-ii.