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Northwest Research-Extension Center

Employment Opportunities!

We are currently accepting applications for one Assistant Scientist and two Research Technician positions.

 

Assistant Scientist (B.S. Required/ M.S. Preferred)

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 of conducting applied research of practical relevance to farmers in the Great Plains. The successful candidate will plan and conduct field operations; use, maintain, repair, and fabricate agricultural machinery; and assist in the collection, analysis, and dissemination of high-quality data.

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Research Technician (H.S. Diploma Required/A.S., B.S., or experience preferred)

The Northwest Extension Agronomy program at the Kansas State University Northwest Research-Extension Center at Colby, Kansas is looking for a Research Technician. 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 through field measurements.

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Research Technician - Emphasis on Field Instrumentation - DOE Sorghum Project (H.S. Diploma Required with experience/A.S. or B.S.  preferred)

The Northwest Extension Agronomy program at the Kansas State University Northwest Research-Extension Center at Colby, Kansas is looking for a Research Technician. The successful candidate will take a lead role in the execution of a 3 year project utilizing cutting-edge scientific instruments to quantify processes in a producer field of grain sorghum.  This project will measure soil water, plant growth, and CO2, water vapor, and carbon fluxes at a very fine scale.  This position will have responsibility for assisting in the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of electronic equipment, will have responsibility for conducting daily QA/QC of collected data, and will have responsibility for in-field sampling campaigns of both plant and soil properties.

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