Research Associate, Statistics Department
Description of Work Unit
The Department of Statistics at Colorado State University currently comprises 17 faculty and over 50 graduate students, and has a network of faculty affiliates at nearby research agencies (National Center for Atmospheric Research, National Institute of Standards and Technology, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, among others). Our faculty members have a wide range of expertise and are involved in various interdisciplinary graduate training and research activities.
The Statistics Department accepts applications on an ongoing basis from individuals who are interested in obtaining research positions within the department. The open positions may be temporary or special assignment.
Required Job Qualifications
Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics or a closely related field.
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.
Applicant must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. by start date.
Preferred Job Qualifications
Graduate degree preferred.
The Department of Statistics is committed to diversity and inclusion and expects candidates to have the ability to advance the department’s efforts in these areas.
Special Instructions to Applicants
A complete application includes a cover letter, CV, and 3 professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
All applications must be submitted through this web-site. Do not e-mail applications to the contact person listed on this posting. This open pool expires April 26, 2019. Applicants wishing to remain in the pool after April 26, 2019 must reapply.
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Employment and Appeal Rights
If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination. Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.
Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb.
A standard appeal form is available at: www.colorado.gov/spb. If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.