Clinical Sciences Research Associates I, II, III - Open Pool FY22

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Fort Collins, COLORADO
Deadline: 30 Jun 2022

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Working Title Clinical Sciences Research Associates I, II, III - Open Pool FY22
Position Location Fort Collins, CO
Research Professional Position Yes
Posting Number 202100716AP
Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional
Classification Title
Number of Vacancies
Work Hours/Week
Proposed Annual Salary Range $38,200-79,300 Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Employee Benefits

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Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 06/30/2022
Description of Work Unit
The Department of Clinical Sciences mission is to assure the health and productivity of animals to meet societal needs through high quality educational programs for professional veterinary medical students, graduate veterinarians, and the public through a faculty and veterinary medical center of excellence, and to advance and disseminate comparative biomedical knowledge in an environment of interdisciplinary collaboration.
Our areas of expertise include animal health, imaging and diagnostics, infectious disease, cancer, and orthopaedics. The department is highly interactive and offers research associates a friendly but rigorous learning environment. There is ample opportunity for informal interactions between RA’s and faculty, thus encouraging the kind of discussions and collaborations that are critical to success in the cutting-edge atmosphere of modern clinical research. Program faculty members are housed on South Campus, CSU. Most of the laboratory space is relatively close in proximity to the faculty. University facilities that support research efforts include immunotherapy and stem cell therapy, cancer, diagnostics and treatment, fundamental causes of heart disease and developing novel new treatments, reproductive biology of domestic animals, improved quality of life for animals and indirectly improve human health, orthopaedic health in horses and humans and in-vivo orthopaedic and soft tissue preclinical research.
Position Summary
Research Associate I, II or III positions are available in the Department of Clinical Sciences, in the area(s) of animal health, infectious disease, cancer, orthopedics, and reproduction. These positions include interaction with the Principal Investigator as well as other research assistants. The individual will be part of a team of researchers completing a federally funded research project and will have a broad range of responsibilities.
The successful candidate must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. at time of application; the Clinical Sciences department will not provide visa sponsorship for these positions.
Required Job Qualifications
Candidates with a bachelor’s degree, or an Associate’s degree with 2 years of related professional experience, or a High School Diploma (or GED) and 4 years of related professional experience will be considered for employment at the Research Assistant I level.  Research Associate II and III candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or higher in the specified or related field and years of experience generally would not substitute for the degree.
Applicants must have at least one of the following post-baccalaureates (or equivalent) experience level:
·         B.A./B.S. in a related field 
• Associate degree in a related discipline plus 2 years of relevant, specialized training/experience. Experience must include minimum of two (2) years with:
o              Experience sedating canine patients
o              Experience as a veterinary technician 
• Four years of relevant, specialized training/experience. Experience must include minimum of two (2) years with:
o              Experience sedating canine patients
o              Experience as a veterinary technician
• Minimum of two years’ experience in the field of small animal veterinary medicine
• Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and customer service
• Exemplary organizational and time management skills
Preferred Job Qualifications
Diversity Statement
Personal or professional commitment to diversity and inclusion as demonstrated by persistent effort, active planning, allocation of resources and/or accountability for diversity and inclusion outcomes.

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Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a letter of intent outlining your specific area(s) of expertise, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
The department accepts applications on an ongoing basis from individuals who are interested in obtaining research positions within the department in laboratories in the areas of animal health, infectious disease, cancer, orthopedics, and reproduction. The open positions may be temporary or special assignment and may be for limited time periods.
This pool is valid through 06/30/22. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.
Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
Search Contact Clinical Sciences HR,
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