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Research Associate (I, II, III, IV or Senior) - CAS/CAES Open Pool

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

This pool is valid until Dec. 31, 2017, at which time the pool will expire. Applicants wishing to remain in the pool must reapply. Application Materials: A cover letter addressing relevant education/experience as well as research interest(s), a resume or Curriculum Vitae, and contact information of three professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. Transcript(s) may be requested at a later date to confirm degree completion.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Working Title Research Associate (I, II, III, IV or Senior) - CAS/CAES Open Pool
Research Professional Position Yes
Posting Number 201700538AP
Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional
Number of Vacancies
Work Hours/Week
Proposed Annual Salary Range
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Posting Date
Open Until Filled No
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 12/31/2017
Description of Work Unit

The College of Agricultural Sciences at Colorado State University speaks to our institution’s land-grant mission through its economic impact, cutting-edge research, and innovative education. The College offers nine undergraduate majors with 28 different concentration options as well as 39 graduate degree programs within the College and its five academic departments. The Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) conducts research that addresses the economic viability, environmental sustainability, and social acceptability of activities impacting agriculture, natural resources, and consumers in Colorado.

Position Summary

Temporary, Special, or Regular Research Associate positions (Level I, II, III, IV or Senior) may become available throughout the year in Animal Sciences (AS), Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management (BSPM), Horticulture and Landscape Architecture (HLA), Soil and Crop Sciences (SCS), Agriculture and Resource Economics (DARE), or at one of our Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) Research Centers at locations throughout the state.

Required Job Qualifications

Minimum of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent specialized experience and/or training. Additional required qualifications, rank and salary determined by specific position to be filled.
Level I is an entry-level position for individuals with a bachelor’s degree or commensurate specialized experience and/or training and less than 3 years of professional experience.
Level II includes individuals with an RAI + 3 years experience or bachelor’s degree + 3 years of professional experience, or a Master’s degree.
Level III includes individuals with RAII + experience or a bachelor’s degree + 5 years related experience, or a master’s degree + 2 years related experience or Ph.D.
Level IV includes individuals with a RAIII + experience or bachelor’s degree + 10 years of related experience, or a master’s degree with 5+ years of experience or PhD + 2 yrs. experience.
Senior Research Associate includes individuals with RAIV + experience or bachelor’s degree + extensive related experience or master’s degree + significant professional experience or Ph.D. + 5 years experience.

Preferred Job Qualifications
Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s or Center’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Essential Duties

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

This pool is valid until Dec. 31, 2017, at which time the pool will expire. Applicants wishing to remain in the pool must reapply.
Application Materials: A cover letter addressing relevant education/experience as well as research interest(s), a resume or Curriculum Vitae, and contact information of three professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
Transcript(s) may be requested at a later date to confirm degree completion.

Conditions of Employment
Search Contact Joanna.Holliday@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 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 Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Executive Director of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, 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.

References Requested

References Requested

Minimum Requested 3
Maximum Requested 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume or CV
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts