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

Updated: about 5 hours ago
Location: Fort Collins, COLORADO
Deadline: 30 Apr 2023

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Working Title Research Associates I, II, III, IV and Senior - Open Pool
Position Location Fort Collins, CO
Research Professional Position Yes
Posting Number 202200586AP
Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional
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Number of Vacancies
Work Hours/Week
Proposed Annual Salary Range $30,000 - $55,000; Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
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/ .
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Position End Date (if temporary)
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 04/30/2023
Description of Work Unit
The Department of Chemistry has an international reputation for excellence in research across a broad array of disciplines, including analytical, biological, inorganic, organic, materials and physical chemistry. Ph.D. 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. Undergraduate students benefit both from access to this classroom expertise and from a long tradition of substantive undergraduate participation in research. The Department’s research efforts are supported by a state-of-the-art Analytical Resources Core that provides 24/7 student access to shared instrumentation.
Position Summary
The Department of Chemistry seeks applications throughout the academic year from individuals who are interested in obtaining temporary or special research positions within the department in the areas of analytical, biological, chemistry education, inorganic, materials, organic, or physical chemistry. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline.
Level I is an entry-level position for individuals with a bachelor’s degree and generally with less than three years of professional, post-baccalaureate experience.
Level II includes individuals with a bachelor’s degree and more than three years of relevant professional experience, or a recent master’s degree, and no other significant professional experience.
Level III includes individuals with a bachelor’s degree and five years of work-related experience, or a master’s degree with at least two years of experience.
Level IV includes individuals with a bachelor’s degree and ten years of work-related experience, or a master’s degree with more than five years of experience.
Senior Research Associate includes individuals with extensive post-baccalaureate experience, or a master’s degree and significant professional experience.
Ranking and qualifications within these levels are done on a case-by-case basis with factors that include the publication record, past research funding, professional honors and awards, decisive discoveries, and management experience. A detailed description of the department and information on specific faculty research programs within the department are available on the department website at: http://www.chem.colostate.edu.
Required Job Qualifications
Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline.
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.

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Special Instructions to Applicants
Interested individuals should submit in pdf format 1) a current resume; and 2) a statement of research interests. At least list three professional references, including email addresses, should be included within your application. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
Research associate open pool positions may be temporary or special assignment. Annual terms and reappointment may depend on performance and/or the continued availability of funding. Please indicate in application materials your interest in being considered for temporary assignment and/or special assignment openings. 
The pool will expire 04-30-2023. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.
Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
Search Contact Cindy Ungerman, 970-491-1090, cindy.ungerman@colostate.edu
EEO Statement
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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, 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 .
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