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Graduate Student – Research / Teaching with Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS

Type of position PhD or MS position and coordinator of Agronomy Learning Farm
Employer Dept of Agronomy, Kansas State University
Location Manhattan, KS
Salary GRA/TA stipend – MS 22,371; PhD 24,672
Benefits Health insurance and other benefits available.
Closing date of competition 8/1/2013 or until filled
Date position available Fall 2013 semester
Description of duties JOB DESCRIPTION: The Agronomy Learning Farm is 80 acres of land dedicated to experiential learning activities for undergraduate students in Agronomy and the College of Agriculture.

  • The GRA/GTA will coordinate field activities and planning meetings with Teaching faculty, staff, students and the Farm Manager.
  • The candidate will be responsible for scheduling class trips, compiling field data (GPS, GIS, database management), and maintaining a web site to highlight Learning Farm activities.
  • The GRA/GTA will assist in recruiting and supervising undergraduate research assistants working at the Learning Farm.
  • The GRA/GTA will also be expected to complete an MS or PhD research degree in an area of Agronomy (soils, crops, and weed sciences).
Qualifications sought
  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Agronomy, Plant Science, Soil Science, or related discipline.
  • Demonstrated excellence in course work, in written and oral communication skills, and ability to work as a team member are required.
  • Production agriculture experience preferred.
  • Teaching experience is desirable.
Contact for additional
Dr. Anita Dille, Professor, Weed Ecology
Application procedure
Submit what
Submit a letter of application, including a statement of career objectives, detailed resume, copy of all college transcripts and three letters of reference. Visit http://www.k-state.edu/grad/ for online application to Graduate School.
Submit to
Mr. Robert Berry, Graduate Program Administrative Assistant
Kansas State University
Department of Agronomy
3009C Throckmorton Plant Sciences Center
Manhattan, KS 66506-5501
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