Research Associate in Physics
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.
The Department of Physics seeks temporary or special appointment applications for 2017-2018 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 http://www.physics.colostate.edu
Required Job Qualifications
Level I is an entry-level position for individuals with 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 significant 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.
Ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.
Special Instructions to Applicants
This pool is valid through 09/30/2018, 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.
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