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

Working Title Postdoctoral Fellow - Systems Egineering - Open Pool

Position Location Fort Collins, CO

Research Professional Position Yes

Posting Number 202100105AP

Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional

Classification Title

Number of Vacancies

Work Hours/Week

Proposed Annual Salary Range $30,000-$50,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications

Employee Benefits

Colorado State University ( CSU ) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas. https://hr.colostate.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2021/01/benefits-summary-afap.pdf.

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 06/30/2021

Description of Work Unit

CSU’s Systems Engineering Programs began in 2008 and offers graduate level degrees including a Master of Engineering (M.E.), Master of Science (M.S.) a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), a Professional Doctorate (D.Eng.), and a graduate certificate in Systems Engineering Practice. The Systems Engineering courses (and all degrees) are offered face-to-face and by distance delivery, synchronously and asynchronously and may include lecture, seminar, and other distance education formats. Its culture is to embrace intellectual creativity at all levels, operating under the principles of openness, inclusiveness, and integrity.

Colorado State University is a land-grant institution encompassing 57 academic departments in 8 colleges, housing more than 75 majors. It is one of the fastest-growing research universities in the country, with annual research expenditures of nearly $400 million and an enrollment of over 33,000 students. Fort Collins is an attractive community of approximately 160,000 at the base of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, 65 miles north of Denver. The city is routinely recognized as one of the most desirable places to live in the United States. It consistently ranks high on quality of life measures by numerous publications; see http://www.fcgov.com/fcfacts.php?ID=6 for the complete list. The Front Range has developed into a high-technology hub with companies such as Agilent, HP, IBM , Intel, Keysight Technologies, Avago Technologies, AMD , Xilinx, Ball Aerospace, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, and Northrop Grumman located in or near Fort Collins. The city offers a pleasant climate with excellent schools and abundant cultural and recreational opportunities nearby. More information on Fort Collins is available at www.visitftcollins.com.

Position Summary

This is an open pool posting and applicants will be contacted only if a suitable position becomes available. Please apply with a cover letter addressing the required and preferred qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. Annual terms and reappointment may depend on performance and/or the continued availability of funding. This pool expires June 30, 2021.

The Department of Systems Engineering (https://www.engr.colostate.edu/se) at Colorado State University (Fort Collins campus) invites applications for Postdoctoral Fellowship positions to pursue research in design, optimization, assessment, and/or management of complex engineered systems.

Postdoctoral fellows will engage in groundbreaking, multi-disciplinary research in close collaboration with research groups in the Systems Engineering Department and other departments at CSU . Candidates with a demonstrated research background in one or more of the following topics are encouraged to apply:

  1. Energy Systems

  2. Automotive Systems

  3. Transportation Systems

  4. Human Factors

  5. Cybersecurity

  6. Model-based Systems Engineering

  7. Design optimization, controls, and analytics

  8. Situational robotics and awareness

    More job-specific information will be available as search committee members decide to hire from this open pool.

The open positions are temporary assignments. Assignments are 6-12 months, can be extended up to 2 years. Annual terms and reappointment may depend on performance and/or the continued availability of funding.

Should your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted.

For more information on postdoctoral fellow employment benefits, please visit the Human Resources web page at: http://www.hrs.colostate.edu/benefits/

Required Job Qualifications

•Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or documentation of completion of Ph.D. requirements in a related field by the position start date

•Relevant research experience in related field

•Additional required qualifications and salary determined by the specific position to be filled

Preferred Job Qualifications

  1. Authored or co-authored peer- reviewed manuscripts

    1. Experience in multiple research models

    2. Evidence of successful student mentoring in research environment

    3. Willingness to work in a collaborative environment

    4. Demonstrated ability to work as a part of a team

    5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    6. Previous scholarly or industrial experience in the fields of systems engineering

    7. Ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion

    Diversity Statement

Ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.

Essential Duties

Special Instructions to Applicants

This open pool is valid through June 30, 2021, at which time all applicants wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.

Applicants will only be contacted if/when a suitable position becomes available.

To add your name to the applicant pool, please upload individually;

1.Cover letter addressing the required and preferred qualifications

2.Curriculum Vitae/Resume

3.Contact information for three professional references.

References will not be contacted without a prior notification of candidates.

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

Search Contact Chrissy Charny; christy.charny@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 (https://oeo.colostate.edu/) is located in 101 Student Services.

The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, titleix@colostate.edu.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 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 (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume or CV

    Optional Documents

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