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Colorado State University Research Associates I, II, III, IV and Senior - Open Pool in Fort Collins, Colorado

Working Title Research Associates I, II, III, IV and Senior - Open Pool

Position Location Fort Collins, CO

Research Professional Position Yes

Posting Number 202000976AP

Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional

Classification Title

Number of Vacancies

Work Hours/Week

Proposed Annual Salary Range $30,000 - $60,000

Employee Benefits

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 05/31/2021

Description of Work Unit

The Department of Biology at Colorado State University ( CSU ) is one of eight departments in the College of Natural Sciences. The Department has a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, as well as excellence in research.

The Department of Biology has an international reputation for excellence in research across a broad array of disciplines, including cell and molecular biology, physiology of plants or animals, animal behavior, ecology, evolutionary biology and computational/theoretical biology.

PhD graduates receive world-class training, participate in cutting-edge and often interdisciplinary research projects, and are employed at all levels of academia and industry around the globe. The faculty also enjoy an award-winning reputation for teaching excellence.

For more information about the Department, please visit: http://www.biology.colostate.edu/

Position Summary

The Department of Biology seeks applications from individuals who are interested in obtaining temporary or special research positions within the department in the areas of cell and molecular biology, physiology of plants or animals, animal behavior, ecology, evolutionary biology and computational/theoretical biology.

Detailed descriptions of the research programs of the individual faculty are available on the department web page: http://www.biology.colostate.edu/people/

Required Job Qualifications

Applicants must hold at least a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline.

  • Level I is for individuals with less than 3 years of professional, post-baccalaureate experience.

    • Level II is for individuals with a Bachelor’s degree and more than 3 years of relevant professional experience or a Master’s degree.

    • Level III is for individuals with a Bachelor’s and 5 years of experience or a Master’s degree with 2 years of experience. Individuals with a PhD who have no experience may also be appointed to this position if appropriate.

    • Level IV is for individuals with a Bachelor’s degree plus 10 years of experience, a Master’s degree and 5 years of experience or a PhD with 2 years of experience.

    • The Senior Research Associate level is for individuals with a PhD plus 5 years of experience and demonstrated group leadership activities.

    Preferred Job Qualifications

    Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Essential Duties

Special Instructions to Applicants

The pool will expire 05/31/2021. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.

The open pool positions are available for people to apply for 6 months. If/when a faculty member decides to hire a Research Associate, they may elect to hire from the candidates in this open pool. More job-specific information will be available at that time. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and at least 3 professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. Answers to supplemental questions are required for an application to be considered complete.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)

Search Contact Meagan Taverner meagan.taverner@colostate.edu

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity (https://oeo.colostate.edu/) is located in 101 Student Services.

The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, titleix@colostate.edu.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

References Requested

Minimum Requested 3

Maximum Requested

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • Please list your academic and/or professional degrees, including area(s) of study.

(Open Ended Question)

    • Please provide a one sentence summary of your research experience (200 character limit).

(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae

    Optional Documents

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