Research Scientist/Scholar, Department of Biology

Recruiter
Colorado State University
Location
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
Posted
14 May 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Jun 2018
Ref
56164
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Description of Work Unit

The Department of Biology at Colorado State University (CSU) is one of eight departments in the College of Natural Sciences. The Department has a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, as well as excellence in research.

The Department of Biology has an international reputation for excellence in research across a broad array of disciplines, including cell and molecular biology, physiology of plants or animals, animal behavior, ecology, evolutionary biology and computational/theoretical biology.

PhD graduates receive world-class training, participate in cutting-edge and often interdisciplinary research projects, and are employed at all levels of academia and industry around the globe. The faculty also enjoy an award-winning reputation for teaching excellence.

For more information about the Department, please visit: http://www.biology.colostate.edu/

Position Summary

The Department of Biology seeks applications from PhD level scientists who are interested in obtaining temporary or special research positions at the Research Scientist/Scholar level.

Detailed descriptions of the research programs of the individual faculty are available on the department web page: http://www.biology.colostate.edu/faculty

Required Job Qualifications

A Ph.D. Degree is required.

  • Level I is for individuals generally within three years of receiving their Ph.D. and with significant professional accomplishments.
  • Level II is analogous to the Assistant Professor title for regular faculty. It generally includes people with three to seven years of experience beyond the Ph.D. and very significant professional accomplishments.
  • Level III is analogous to the Associate Professor title for regular faculty. It generally includes individuals with more than seven years of experience beyond the Ph.D. level and with very significant professional accomplishments.
  • The Senior level is analogous to the full Professor title for regular faculty. It generally includes individuals well beyond the Ph.D. level that have demonstrated outstanding, sustained, and extraordinary professional accomplishments, as well as professional leadership.

Preferred Job Qualifications

Candidates with knowledge and experience in one or more of the following fields are preferred: cell and molecular biology, physiology of plants or animals, animal behavior, ecology, evolutionary biology and computational/theoretical biology.

Diversity Statement

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 4/30/2019. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.

The open pool positions are available for people to apply for one calendar year. If/when a faculty member decides to hire a Research Scientist/Scholar, they may elect to hire from the candidates in this open pool. More job-specific information will be available at that time. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and at least 3 professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Search Contact Meagan Taverner meagan.taverner@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 Associate Vice President for Human Capital, 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.