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Research Technologist

Apply now Department: 3670010240 SE Research Ext Center Parsons
Job no: 513353
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Parsons, Kansas
Categories: Agriculture, Research / Scientific / Grants, Crop Production
Pay Grade: 06B

About This Role:

K-State Southeast Research & Extension Center is seeking applicants to fill our Research Technologist position at the Parsons location. This position will assist various research projects by overseeing and utilizing farm machinery to establish, maintain, and harvest experimental plots, measuring, sampling, weighing, and recording data, maintaining and repairing equipment as needed, and other duties as assigned. 

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree and two or more years of relevant experience
  • Education equivalency may be substituted as determined by a hiring manager

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of methods, practices, and procedures of general farm operations
  • Ability to learn and adjust to new methods of farming and agricultural research experiments
  • Ability to operate vehicles with manual transmissions and farm machinery proficiently
  • Ability to follow precise instructions and procedures with complete accuracy to assure testing validity and to proceed independently without supervision in performing familiar activities
  • Ability to maintenance various equipment
  • Record keeping knowledge
  • Must be able to read, write, comprehend, and communicate in the English language

Other Requirements:

  • Valid Kansas driver’s license
  • Commercial Pesticide Applicator License and CDL must be obtained within 6 months of employment
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Online application
  2. Resume, with professional references
  3. Transcripts, if applicable
  4. Certifications, if applicable

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$18.13- $25.00

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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