Research Associate I,II, III- Open Pool

Updated: about 4 hours ago
Location: Fort Collins, COLORADO
Deadline: 31 Dec 2021

Posting Details
Working Title Research Associate I,II, III- Open Pool
Position Location Fort Collins, CO
Research Professional Position Yes
Posting Number 202100938AP
Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional
Classification Title
Number of Vacancies
Work Hours/Week
Proposed Annual Salary Range 35,000-53,000
Employee Benefits
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
Position End Date (if temporary)
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 12/31/2021
Description of Work Unit
The Analytical Resources Core (ARC) is an institutional core facility at CSU. The Bioanalysis and Omics (BIO) Core is a center within ARC. The mission of the ARC-BIO is to serve as an enabling resource for research and development programs at Colorado State University. We strive to build instrumental capabilities and expertise that exceed the normal resources of individual research programs, and make those technologies available as a shared resource. We also aim to provide an environment rich in expertise and educational resources, and to foster collaboration across the CSU community and beyond.  
Position Summary
The RA will contribute to essential laboratory operations of ARC-BIO, contributing to sample receipt and organization, sample preparation, customer communication, data acquisition, analysis, and management, operation and/or maintenance of mass spectrometers housed at ARC-BIO, record keeping, and reporting.  
Required Job Qualifications
  • B.S. degree in a related field such as Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Informatics, Statistics, or another relevant field.
  • Demonstrated written and/or oral communications experience.
  • 1 year of relevant laboratory experience.
Preferred Job Qualifications
RA I:  The ideal candidate will have at least one year of demonstrated laboratory experience in mass spectrometry, gas and/or liquid chromatography, protein and/or metabolite extraction, derivatization, informatics, and/or protein digestion.
RA II: The ideal candidate will have at least three years of demonstrated laboratory experience in mass spectrometry, gas and/or liquid chromatography, protein and/or metabolite extraction, derivatization, informatics, and/or protein digestion.  Relevant experience obtained while attaining a master’s degree will count toward the three-year requirement.
RA III: The ideal candidate will have at least six years of demonstrated laboratory experience in mass spectrometry, gas and/or liquid chromatography, protein and/or metabolite extraction, derivatization, informatics, and/or protein digestion.  Relevant experience obtained while attaining a master’s and doctorate degree will count toward the six-year requirement.
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
References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
This is an open pool posting and applicants will be contacted when a position becomes available. This pool will close on Dec 31, 2021.  Those wishing to remain in the pool after Dec 31, 2021 will need to reapply.  
Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
Search Contact Deanna.Adams@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/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University 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 and equal access institution and 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 is located in 101 Student Services.
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, titleix@colostate.edu .
The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, oeo@colostate.edu .
The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University’s Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, oeo@colostate.edu .
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. 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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