We are currently accepting applications for an Agricultural Technician, Assistant Scientist, Post Doctorial Fellow, and Student Technicians.
We offer competitive pay, a great work environment, and an exceptional benefits packages including health, dental, vision, retirement, and generous paid vacation and paid holidays.
If you have any questions on the positions or would like to discuss, please contact Lucas Haag at (785) 462-6281 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Northwest Extension Agronomy program at the Kansas State University Northwest Research-Extension Center at Colby, Kansas is looking for An Agriculture Tech II Research. This person will be an integral part in conducting applied research of practical relevance to farmers across the High Plains. The successful candidate will plan and conduct field operations such as planting, harvesting, irrigation, and application; use, maintain, repair, and fabricate agricultural machinery; and assist in the collection of high quality data.
The Northwest Extension Agronomy program at the Kansas State University Northwest Research-Extension Center at Colby, Kansas is looking for an Assistant Scientist. This person will be an integral part in conducting applied research of practical relevance to farmers in the Great Plains. The successful candidate will provide day-to-day leadership in conducting field operations; use, maintain, repair, and fabricate agricultural machinery; and play a critical role in the collection, analysis, and dissemination of high quality data.
The full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate will be an integral part of the Northwest Agronomy team at the Kansas State University Northwest Research-Extension Center, Colby, Kansas. This individual will have leadership responsibilities for the day-to-day operations of multiple research projects that are focused on improving nitrogen use efficiency in dryland cropping systems and reducing nitrogen losses to N2O greenhouse gas emissions and NH3 volatilization. These projects are part of a DOE supported SmartFarm project and a FFAR AgMission project. This individual will take a lead role in the analysis and publication of data resulting from the many aspects of these projects while also being involved in field operations.
In addition, the individual will have the opportunity to become involved with a diverse set of projects that include corn, sorghum, wheat, dry beans/pulses, cotton, and other crops in the context of dryland and limited irrigation production systems. Opportunities for involvement could include field operations and data collection, data processing and analysis, publication of peer-reviewed manuscripts, and grant submissions.
Student Technicians - Part-Time (school year) and Full-Time (summer)
The scope of the job is to provide assistance to the agronomy in conducting field research.
- assist in establishing field trials
- maintaining crops during the growing season
- collecting data
- processing crop samples
- entering data into a computer
- assisting with other miscellaneous tasks.
Pay range: $13-$16/hour depending on experience
If you enjoy working outside, variety in your work day, and can follow written and oral instructions, paying close attention to detail, please apply by contacting Lucas Haag at email@example.com