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|Working Title||Post-Doctoral Scholar: Hydrologic Connectivity and Watershed Resilience|
|Position Location||Fort Collins, CO|
|Is this position eligible for hybrid or remote work?|
|Research Professional Position||Yes|
|Position Type||Admin Professional/ Research Professional|
|Classification Title||Postdoctoral Fellows|
|Number of Vacancies|
|Proposed Annual Salary Range||55,000 - 60,000|
Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: https://hr.colostate.edu/hr-community-and-supervisors/benefits/benefits-eligibility/ & https://hr.colostate.edu/prospective-employees/our-perks/ .
|Desired Start Date||07/01/2023|
|Position End Date (if temporary)|
|To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on||12/08/2022|
|Description of Work Unit||
The CEE Department at CSU is recognized both nationally and internationally for its education, research, and service and outreach programs, and is ranked in the top 40 of such programs in the USA. The CEE Department consists of 36 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 16 research scientists/scholars, 27 research associates, and 11 administrative professionals. Additional information about the CEE Department can be found at http://www.engr.colostate.edu/ce/.
Founded in 1870, Colorado State University is among the nation’s leading research universities and enrolls approximately 32,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Located an hour north of the Denver metro area, Fort Collins is a vibrant community of approximately 157,000 residents that offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a large city. Fort Collins is situated on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with views of 14,000 foot peaks, and offers access to numerous cultural, recreational, and outdoor opportunities.
River-floodplain systems connect headwaters and headwater-dependent social-ecological systems and provide numerous important ecological services. These systems are increasingly being fragmented due to land and hydrologic alterations. Loss of connectivity, in turn, affects floodplain function, ecosystem services, and community resilience. New large-scale datasets representing human impacts to rivers and floodplains (e.g., see https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-022-01566-1) and high-resolution remotely sensed data provide opportunities to evaluate loss of river-floodplain connectivity, reductions in river and floodplain process, and subsequent loss of resiliency throughout river corridors. This position will support research to understand:
|Required Job Qualifications||
|Preferred Job Qualifications||
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
|Job Duty Category||Data Management|
Prepare, retrieve, and organize data.
|Percentage Of Time||20%|
|Job Duty Category||Modeling|
Develop and apply models; model calibration, sensitivity analysis, and uncertainty analysis; analyze results.
|Percentage Of Time||50%|
|Job Duty Category||Reporting / Publication|
Support project reporting requirements; prepare and submit peer-reviewed publications.
|Percentage Of Time||20%|
|Job Duty Category||Project Coordination|
Coordinate with other project postdocs and researchers to support project management and integration activities.
|Percentage Of Time||10%|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter which addresses how professional experiences align with identified required and preferred qualifications of the position, a current resume or CV, and the names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references.
References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
|Conditions of Employment||Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Valid Driver’s License|
|Search Contact||Dr. Ryan Morrison firstname.lastname@example.org|
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The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, email@example.com .
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Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education .
|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 for the finalist before a final offer. 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.
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