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Colorado State University Research Associates I, II, III, IV and Senior Positions- Physics Open Pools in Fort Collins, Colorado

Working Title Research Associates I, II, III, IV and Senior Positions- Physics Open Pools

Position Location Fort Collins, CO

Research Professional Position Yes

Posting Number 202000613AP

Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional

Classification Title

Number of Vacancies

Work Hours/Week

Proposed Annual Salary Range $30,000-$70,000. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 06/30/2021

Description of Work Unit

The Department of Physics maintains a tradition of excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Department Research Associates participate in research on three continents with programs in many of the most active and exciting areas of physics.

Position Summary

The Department of Physics seeks temporary or special appointment applications for 2020-2021 from individuals who are interested in Research Associate positions within the department. A detailed description of the department and Research Associates are available on the department web page

Required Job Qualifications

Level I is an entry-level position for individuals with a Bachelors degree and less than 3 years of experience.

Level II is the position to which a Research Associate I is promoted after 3 years, or an individual with a Bachelors degree and more than 3 years of relevant experience or a recent Masters degree with no additional professional experience.

Level III is the position to which a Research Associate II is promoted, or an individual with a Bachelors degree and 5 years of work-related experience or a Masters degree with at least 2 year of experience. An individual with a PhD that does not have any additional experience may also be appointed to this position.

A level IV is the level to which a Research Associate III is promoted, or an individual with a Bachelors degree and 10 years of work-related experience. An individual with a Masters degree with more than 5 years experience may be appointed to this position, as well as a PhD who has at least 2 years experience.

The Senior level is the level to which a Research Associate IV is promoted, or individuals with extensive post-baccalaureate experience or a Masters degree and significant professional experience. Individuals with a PhD with at least 5 years of experience may also be eligible.

Preferred Job Qualifications

Diversity Statement

Ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.

Essential Duties

Special Instructions to Applicants

This pool is valid through 6/30/2021, at which time all applicants wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply. Interested individuals should submit a current resume, a statement of research experience and interest, and names and addresses of three references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)

Search Contact Kristin McLaughlin;

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. 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.

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.

References Requested

Minimum Requested 3

Maximum Requested 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

Optional Documents