Job Opening – Postdoctoral Fellow at Kansas State University – Molecular Breeding program

The Molecular Breeding program at Kansas State University is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to perform field research including genetic analysis, trait phenotyping, and soil science. The research will focus primarily on iron deficiency chlorosis resistance, as well as other biotic and abiotic resistance. Specific responsibilities include phenotyping, working collaboratively with an industry partner, and data processing/management. Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for coordinating and managing laboratory, field, and computational activities within the group related to the project.

The position is full time and offers benefits including health insurance, life insurance, retirement plan and paid time off. The anticipated salary range is $47,476 – $60,000. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis until a candidate is selected.

The following documents are required to apply:

  • Letter of application 
  • Resume
  • contact information for three references

Job Requirements:


  • Ph.D. in Agronomy, Soil Science, Crop Genetics, or related field
  • Current authorization to work in the United States


  • Educational background in soil science. 
  • Two years relevant experience. 
  • Experience with soil science research. 
  • Experience with databases and/or programming. 
  • Experience handling farm machinery, in small plot research settings and/or in production agriculture.

For more information see the job posting.