|Working Title||MIP Research Associates I, II, or III - Open Pool|
|Position Location||Fort Collins, CO|
|Research Professional Position||Yes|
|Position Type||Admin Professional/ Research Professional|
|Number of Vacancies|
|Proposed Annual Salary Range||$30,000 - $49,000|
|Desired Start Date|
|Position End Date (if temporary)|
|To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on||12/31/2019|
|Description of Work Unit||
The Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology (MIP) Department is comprised of over 400 individuals who share a common passion for solving some of the most important human and animal health problems today. Research programs include those related to mycobacteria, retroviruses, prions, and arthropod-borne infectious diseases, as well as the diagnostic investigation of naturally-occurring animal diseases. A leader in education, MIP provides the only microbiology undergraduate degree program in Colorado, a graduate program that provides training in a number of cutting-edge disciplines, and several specialized veterinary residency training programs.
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 infectious disease research. The open positions may be temporary or special assignment and may be for limited time periods. This is an open pool, and applications will be forwarded to open positions as they become available.
Research Associate positions are available in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology in the area of infectious disease research. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in microbiology, biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or a closely related field.
|Required Job Qualifications||
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in microbiology, biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or a closely related field.
|Preferred Job Qualifications||
Candidates with knowledge and experience in one or more of the following fields are preferred: bacteriology, virology, parasitology, pathology, immunology, molecular biology, biochemistry, prion biology or vector biology. One-year of work experience is also preferred.
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
|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.
|Conditions of Employment||Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)|
|Search Contact||MIP HR Team, CVMBS-MIP_HR@colostate.edu|
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|Background Check Policy Statement||
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