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Colorado State University Postdoctoral Fellow - Open Pool in Fort Collins, Colorado

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Working Title Postdoctoral Fellow - Open Pool

Position Location Fort Collins, CO

Research Professional Position Yes

Posting Number 201900719AP

Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional

Number of Vacancies

Work Hours/Week

Proposed Annual Salary Range Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 06/30/2020

Description of Work Unit

The Institute for Research in the Social Sciences (IRISS) is a core facility supported by the Vice President for Research and College of Liberal Arts at Colorado State University which aims to connect and support social scientists with other researchers, as well as university, community, and industry partners. We develop and deliver services that enhance social science research capacity, help to improve grant competitiveness campus-wide, promote interdisciplinary research networking opportunities and provide and support research methods training in support of the University’s land grant mission.

Position Summary

IRISS seeks applications from Ph.D. level social science researchers/scientists who are interested in obtaining temporary or special research positions at the Postdoctoral Fellow level. Postdoctoral Fellow level is for individuals generally within three years of receiving their Ph.D., and with significant professional accomplishments.

Ranking and qualifications within these levels are done on a case-by-case basis with factors that include the publication record, past research funding, professional honors and awards, decisive discoveries, and management experience. Applicable department research areas include, among others, qualitative, quantitative, analytical and team science. Critical to this position is managing programmatic aspects of grants and projects in accordance with the procedures, guidelines and expectations required.

This position will play a formative role in IRISS’s development, in the execution of current research projects, and in the project management and coordination with government partnerships and engaging with key personnel as necessary. The successful candidate will build strong and positive working relationships with staff, unit directors, researchers, campus faculty and administrators, as well as external community and business partners as required with each project and grant. Occasional travel and working non-standard hours are expected and will support other organizational priorities, as defined by the Associate Director of Research and the Director of IRISS.

Required Job Qualifications

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in an appropriate discipline.

Preferred Job Qualifications

A minimum of one-year work experience is preferred.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit a letter of intent outlining your specific area(s) of expertise, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references.

Successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States at time of application; IRISS will not provide visa sponsorship for these positions.

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

The open pool positions are available for people to apply for one calendar year. If/when IRISS staff decides to hire a postdoctoral fellow, 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.

This pool is valid through 06/30/2020. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply. Applicants wishing to be considered after this date must reapply.

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

Search Contact Nicole Franklin - Nicole.Franklin@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.

References Requested

References Requested

Minimum Requested 3

Maximum Requested 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

Optional Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • List of Professional References

  • Unofficial Transcripts

  • Official Transcripts

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