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Department of Agronomy

Department of Agronomy
Kansas State University
2004 Throckmorton Plant Sciences Center
1712 Claflin Rd.
Manhattan, KS 66506-0110

785-532-6101
785-532-6094 fax

Other Employment Opportunities

Web Database Developer

The selected candidate will work independently to manage existing databases and web servers that disseminate critical Kansas Mesonet/Office of the State Climatologist weather data. They will focus on maintaining, developing and designing additional tools utilizing this data. Selected candidate will also consult with team/user groups to increase applications of the data, implement research, quality control/assure data and support metadata. Receptiveness to feedback improving products and thorough documentation of code is vital to the position. The candidate must be able to work in a multi-cultural setting and have a strong commitment to promoting diversity in the workplace. Selected candidate must also flourish in a team environment. Qualifications: Essential – Associates degree with three years of experience or B.S. in Computer Science or closely related discipline. Knowledge and experience with database development and management including MySQL, PHP, Python. Web development experience including CSS, HTML, JavaScript, and mobile optimization. Effective oral and written communication skills in English; Strong commitment to expanding and fostering diversity. Desired – Degree/training in atmospheric science, agriculture, or other applied science. Graphic and interface design skills using SVG, NCL, Javascript toolkits, AJAX, and JSON.

For more information, contact Christopher Redmond. Contact phone: 785-532-3029
Available date: December 2015 Position open for application, Closing date: 12/09/2015
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Agricultural Technician Senior

The selected candidate will consult with a supervisor the instruction of student employees and/or temporary employees on adjustment, calibration and operation of equipment for desired results of Foundation seed production fields and on research plots. The candidate will also be expected to perform various research duties which include but are not limited to: calculate and weigh amounts of seed, fertilizer, chemicals and other materials by ensuring proper equipment calibration, supervision of part-time employees in collection of original data from experiments, verification of data through comparison of computer printouts. Occasional heavy work is required to transport up to 100 pound tractor, planter and fertilizer applicator weights. The selected candidate will consult with supervisor on Foundation seed operations to maintain genetic purity of high quality seed stocks by leading various activities. As instructed by supervisor, the candidate will inspect and oversee maintenance of equipment, buildings and grounds, including roadways and grass waterways, for neat appearance and to complete job responsibilities efficiently and other related duties. The candidate must be able to work in a multi-cultural setting and have a strong commitment to promoting diversity in the workplace. Selected candidate must also flourish in a team environment.

For more information, contact Gary Cramer. Contact phone: 620-662-9021
Available date: January 2016 Position open for application, Closing date: 12/14/2015
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Assistant Agronomist, Associate Agronomist, or Agronomist

The selected candidate will provide programmatic leadership, management, and coordinator for the Agronomy Farm in alignment with departmental and university vision and goals. The candidate must be able to work in a multi-cultural setting and have a strong commitment to promoting diversity in the workplace. For more information or to apply, visit: http://careers.pageuppeople.com/742/cw/en-us/job/492516/agronomist.

For more information, contact Kraig Roozeboom. Contact phone: 785-532-3781
Available date: March 2016 Position open for application, Closing date: 03/01/2016