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Research Associate I, II, III, IV or Senior - Open Pool

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The pool will expire January 31, 2018. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply. References will not be contacted without the prior notification of candidates.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Working Title Research Associate I, II, III, IV or Senior - Open Pool
Research Professional Position Yes
Posting Number 201700655AP
Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional
Number of Vacancies
Work Hours/Week
Proposed Annual Salary Range Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Posting Date 08/22/2017
Open Until Filled No
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 01/31/2018
Description of Work Unit

The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at CSU offers a high quality research and learning environment. Faculty research accomplishments have been recognized nationally and internationally in the areas of biochemistry and molecular, cellular, and structural biology.

Position Summary

The department accepts applications on an ongoing basis from individuals who are interested in obtaining research positions within the department in laboratories in the areas of Gene Expression, Cellular Biochemistry and Structural Biology. The open positions may be temporary or special assignment.

Required Job Qualifications

Research Associate applicants must hold a B.S. degree in an appropriate discipline.
There are five levels of appointment:
Level I is for individuals with less than 3 years of professional, post-baccalaureate experience.

Level II is for individuals with a Bachelor’s degree and more than 3 years of relevant professional experience or a recent Master’s degree.

Level III is for individuals with a Bachelor’s and 5 years of experience or a Master’s degree with 2 years of experience.
Individuals with a PhD who have no experience may also be appointed to this position if appropriate.

Level IV is for individuals with a Bachelor’s degree plus 10 years of experience, a Master’s degree and 5 years of experience or a PhD with 2 years of experience.

The Senior Research Associate level is for individuals with a PhD plus 5 years of experience and demonstrated group leadership activities.

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

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

The pool will expire January 31, 2018. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.

References will not be contacted without the prior notification of candidates.

Conditions of Employment
Search Contact Biochemistry Main Office (970) 491-5566
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

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

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