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Colorado State University MIP Postdoctoral Fellow -Virology / Vector Biology Open Pool in Fort Collins, Colorado

Working Title MIP Postdoctoral Fellow -Virology / Vector Biology Open Pool

Position Location Fort Collins, CO

Research Professional Position Yes

Posting Number 202000746AP

Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional

Classification Title

Number of Vacancies

Work Hours/Week

Proposed Annual Salary Range Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Position start at $45,000 - $50,000

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 03/31/2021

Description of Work Unit

The Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology (MIP) Department is comprised of over 400 individuals who share a common passion for solving some of the most important human and animal health problems today. Research programs include those related to mycobacteria, retroviruses, prions, and arthropod-borne infectious diseases, as well as the diagnostic investigation of naturally-occurring animal diseases. A leader in education, MIP provides the only microbiology undergraduate degree program in Colorado, a graduate program that provides training in a number of cutting-edge disciplines, and several specialized veterinary residency training programs.

Position Summary

Temporary Postdoctoral Fellow positions may become available throughout the year in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology in the area of virology / vector biology research. The projected postdoctoral positions would involve project planning, data acquisition, data analysis and manuscript preparation. Virology, particularly arbovirology and more recently coronaviruses, as well as arthropod vectors of infectious agents, are major areas of research emphasis in the Department.

This is an open pool and applications will be forwarded as position(s) become available.

Required Job Qualifications

Applicants must have a doctoral or equivalent degree in Microbiology, Immunology, Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Veterinary Pathology, Epidemiology, Entomology or closely related field at time of hire.

Preferred Job Qualifications

Knowledge or experience in virology/vector biology demonstrated in submitted application materials

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

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit a letter of intent outlining your specific area(s) of expertise, curriculum vitae, the names and contact information of three references and unofficial transcript. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. This pool will expire on March 31, 2021. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)

Search Contact MIP HR Team, CVMBS-MIP_HR@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 Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523, (970) 491-1715.

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 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 history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also 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

Minimum Requested 3

Maximum Requested 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * This position requires a PhD or equivalent (DVM, etc). Do you have your PhD or equivalent?

  • Yes

  • No

  • * If you have not competed your PhD, when will you complete it?

(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Unofficial Transcripts

Optional Documents

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