Salary is commensurate with level of training and experience.
The Department of Biology accepts applications throughout the academic year from individuals who are interested in obtaining research positions within the department in cell & molecular biology, physiology of plants or animals, animal behavior, ecology, evolutionary biology or theoretical biology. Applicants must hold at least a bachelorís degree in an appropriate discipline.
There are five levels of appointment. Level I is for individuals with less than 3 years of professional, post-baccalaureate experience. Level II is for individuals with a Bachelorís degree and more than 3 years of relevant professional experience or a recent Masterís degree. Level III is for individuals with a Bachelorís and 5 years of experience or a Masterís degree with 2 years of experience. Individuals with a PhD who have no experience may also be appointed to this position if appropriate. Level IV is for individuals with a Bachelorís degree plus 10 years of experience, a Masterís degree and 5 years of experience or a PhD with 2 years of experience. The Senior Research Associate level is for individuals with a PhD plus 5 years of experience and demonstrated group leadership activities.
Ranking and qualifications within the levels are done on a case-by-case basis with factors that include the complexity of research and specialized skills. Annual terms and reappointment may depend on performance and/or the continued availability of funding
The open positions may be temporary or special assignment. Annual terms and reappointment may depend on performance and/or the continued availability of funding. A detailed description of the departmentís teaching and research efforts is available on the department web page: http://www.biology.colostate.edu/faculty . If you are interested in working with specific faculty member(s), please indicate that in your cover letter. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Application Deadline: 01-31-2015
Interested individuals should upload a letter of interest, a current CV and names and contact information of three professional references to the Biology Department Office at http://cns.natsci.colostate.edu/employment/OpenPool/biology/ . If you are interested in working with specific faculty member(s), please indicate that in your cover letter. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
This pool is valid through January 31, 2015, at which time all applicants wishing to remain in the pool must reapply.
The candidates for this position are expected to support the Universityís commitment to diversity and inclusion.
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