Research Associates I, II or III (Economics) - Open Pool 2021

Updated: about 17 hours ago
Location: Fort Collins, COLORADO
Deadline: 31 Dec 2021

Posting Details
Working Title Research Associates I, II or III (Economics) - Open Pool 2021
Position Location Fort Collins, CO
Research Professional Position Yes
Posting Number 202000996AP
Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional
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Number of Vacancies
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Proposed Annual Salary Range $30,000-100,000 based on the project and budget considerations. Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
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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 12/31/2021
Description of Work Unit

The goal of the Department of Economics is to build a learning community that supports the intellectual development and professional aspirations of both students and faculty. Our undergraduate and graduate programs offer courses that cover an unusually wide range of economic thought, including neoclassical economics, Keynesian economics, institutional economics, Marxian economics and feminist economics. We want our students to become critical thinkers who understand the debates about economic methodology and policy as well as the techniques of economic analysis.

Position Summary

The Department of Economics at Colorado State University invites applications for the positions of Research Associates I, II or III as part-time and full-time research associates, as projects become available. For most projects, a minimum 1-year commitment is desired.

Please note this is an open pool posting. If/When a position becomes available within the department applicants in the pool will be reviewed.

Required Job Qualifications

Experience in one or more of the following is required depending upon the position: data collection, management and analysis, survey work, mathematical and econometric modeling, report writing and article co-authorship, oral presentations or communication with stakeholders.

Research Assoc I: entry-level positions for individuals with less than 3 years of professional, post-baccalaureate (or equivalent) experience. Possess knowledge of basic economics principles, concepts, and methodologies.

Research Assoc II: Bachelors degree and 3 years of relevant professional experience or a recent Masters degree and no other significant professional experience. Possess knowledge of basic economics principles, concepts, and methodologies supplemented with job experience or additional professional knowledge.

Research Assoc III: Bachelors degree and 5 years of work-related experience or a Masters degree with at least 2 years experience or a PhD with no additional experience. Possess knowledge of a wide range of economics principles, concepts, and practices.

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.

Essential Duties

Special Instructions to Applicants

This is an open pool that expires at 11:59pm on December 31, 2021. We will continue to review the pool for potential applicants as positions become available. Applicants wishing to be considered after December 31, 2021 must reapply.

A complete application consists of:
1) Cover Letter
2) Current CV
3) Three references

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
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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 or expression, or pregnancy and 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/equal access/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 Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, 201 Administration Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-8004, (970) 491-5312.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) 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 (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will 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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