Research Associate, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
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.
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.
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Special Instructions to Applicants
The pool will expire June 30, 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
Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
Search Contact Biochemistry Main Office (970) 491-5566
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