The Department of Economics at Colorado State University invites applications for the position of Special Assistant Professors/Special Instructor to teach courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, and/or various applied fields. Requirements for special assistant professors are a Ph.D. in Economics. Requirements for special instructors are a minimum of two years of graduate course work in economics or a Master’s degree in economics. Preference is given to individuals who are current graduate students in the CSU Economics Department, who have passed the comprehensive theory examinations, who have taken the relevant field courses, and who have a record of excellence in teaching.
To add your name to the applicant pool, please send a letter of interest, a CV and evidence of teaching effectiveness to Ms. Barbara Alldredge, Department of Economics, C306 Clark Building, Colorado State University, Ft Collins CO 80523. This pool is effective January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013. Individuals who wish to keep their names in the pool beyond this date must reapply by e-mailing Barbara.Alldredge@colostate.edu.
Full time or part time Instructors or Special Assistant Professors may be hired to teach courses in the music division such as Introduction to Music, Music Theory Fundamentals, applied instruction, and in administrative roles coordinating ensembles and special programs. Requirements for this position are a minimum of a master’s degree in music or significant professional performance experience and documented teaching experience at the college or university level.
To add your name to the applicant pool, please send a letter of interest, resume, and the names of three references to: Heather Bellotti, Department of Music, Theatre and Dance, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1778 or Heather.Bellotti@colostate.edu. If you have questions, please contact Heather Bellotti at (970) 491-5533 or Heather.Bellotti@colostate.edu.
The pool will expire December 31, 2013. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.
The Department of Communication Studies hires Special Assistant Professors/Special Instructors from an applicant pool. Such Special Assistant Professor/Special Instructors may be hired for fall, spring, and/or summer term in a given academic year. They are hired to teach courses in communication studies such as public speaking, popular culture, public argumentation, and group communication. Requirements for this position are a Ph.D. in Communication Studies for Special Assistant Professor rank or M.A. in Communication Studies for Special Instructor rank, experience teaching a specific subject area, and teaching excellence. For those teaching public speaking, experience teaching assignments equivalent or similar to the assignments in Colorado State University’s public speaking course is desirable. Public speaking instructors new to the department must attend public speaking training sessions as determined by the course director. Applicants who are ABD or Ph.D. in hand may be hired to teach additional courses such as interpersonal communication, nonverbal communication, evaluating contemporary television, critical media studies, and film history. For summer teaching, previous experience in teaching public speaking at Colorado State University is required.
Please send the following materials: a letter of application that outlines your teaching experience and range of teaching interests; a statement of interest in and qualifications for teaching specific courses; a detailed résumé or c.v.; recent supporting materials that indicate teaching quality in each of four categories: written reports of classroom observations, student evaluations, syllabi, AND three graded student papers and/or student performance projects/evaluations—one A, one B, and one C of the same assignment. Please also include the names of three references who can speak to your teaching. Send required materials to Gloria Blumanhourst, Department of Communication Studies, 1783 Campus Delivery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1783. Applications will be accepted throughout the calendar year. Hiring decisions may be made during the late spring and throughout the summer for fall semester, during the fall semester for spring semester, and during spring semester for the summer term. If you have questions, please contact Dr. Pendell, (970) 491-6140. This pool expires December 31, 2013. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply. Reapply by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Send any pertinent updated material at the time of reapplication.
The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures hires Special Assistant Professors/Special Instructors from an applicant pool. Such Special Assistant Professors/Special Instructors may be hired for fall, spring, and/or summer term in a given academic year. They are hired to teach courses in language acquisition, literature, and culture in the following languages American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Russian, and Spanish. Requirements for this position are a Ph.D. for Special Assistant Professor rank or M.A. for Special Instructor, experience teaching a specific subject area, and demonstrated teaching excellence. Near-native fluency and experience teaching the language or literature are preferred. For summer teaching, previous experience teaching at Colorado State University is required.
A complete application will include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three professional letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching strengths. Please submit all application materials electronically to: Jourdan Jiruska at Jourdan.Jiruska@colostate.edu.
Several Teaching Aide positions are available in the Professional Veterinary Medical program at Colorado State University which will support the program’s Foundations in Clinical Practices course.
A bachelor’s degree in a biomedical science area OR the substitution of an Associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology (or its equivalent) with five to ten years of veterinary clinical experience OR the substitution of at least ten years of veterinary technician on-the-job training in a certified clinic is required. The successful applicants must have at least one semester of experience teaching as a clinical educator in veterinary medicine and demonstrate skill in physical exam techniques regarding small animals. Veterinary technicians with at least five to ten years of experience working in high quality veterinary practices (such as AAHA certified practices) that have demonstrated ability as good communicators and clinical instructors will be given preference.
The individuals will be required to assist in the instruction and evaluation of veterinary students in the performance of physical, ophthalmologic, dermatologic, cardiologic, orthopedic and neurologic exams of small animals. They must help to evaluate these student exams in a clinical setting. They are expected to implement the guidelines set in the student task booklet and the student syllabus.
All positions are temporary and are not benefit eligible. Positions are for one semester with the potential of continuing the following semester. Hours worked are approximately 2-6 hours per week depending on the employee’s schedule as well as the need for clinical educators for the courses for that semester. The course runs approximately 8-9 weeks per semester and there is a 2-3 hour orientation at the beginning of each semester as well as a one hour introduction class period that aides are required to attend. Hours preparing outside of the class environment will be paid. Hourly wage for these positions is $15/hour and no benefits.
The Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Colorado State University is seeking a Finance Coordinator which provides professional, comprehensive guidance in developing and executing fiscal strategies, utilizing sound cost based accounting principles, policies and procedures in support of the overall strategic missions of CSU, CVMBS, and VTH. Specifically this involves cost accounting and fiscal management oversight; supervision, guidance and training on fiscal operations and policies; oversight of inventory management system; database mining and validation for financial and operational data; and oversight of Kuali purchasing, accounts payable and financial document approvals. This requires knowledge of revenue recognition principles, university and state fiscal rules, donor intentions and other rules and regulations as applicable.
Financial Oversight • Apply professional interpretations of accounting policies, rules and regulations to ascertain a range of appropriate internal controls, working in partnership with the Veterinary Teaching Hospital Business and Finance Manager. • Provide oversight of fee estimates, deposits and collections activities to ensure compliance and fiscal responsibility. • Determine appropriateness and allow ability of purchasing, accounts payable and financial documents in the Kuali financial system and make necessary approvals or denials. Provide direction and insight on policies and regulations which may apply. • Provide oversight of inventory management system and ensure accuracy and compliance with internal and university policies. Manage the year-end internal audit process. • Review financial reports for accuracy. • Coordinate cost analysis projects with the various cost centers within the hospital by providing guidance for the collection of data and then developing accurate cost analysis reports for review by management. • Gather data from e-thority database, validate correctness, and provide reports as requested from management, section heads and staff. Develop additional reports to assist the Director and the Business and Finance Manager with decision making. • Assist the Business and Finance Manager in the analysis of financial data to track trends. • Initiate and manage the capital equipment request process. • Prepare Kuali documents for month-end and year-end processes, including Cost of Goods Sold entry, revenue transfers, accounts receivable and sales tax.
Supervision • Supervise the Accounting Technician II who is responsible for account reconciliation, financial reporting, travel, p-card reallocation, cell phones and reception backup duties. Provide direction and training as needed to ensure fiscal compliance and customer service excellence. • Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Education/ Work Experience:
Required Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree and three year’s minimum work in an accounting / finance capacity at a professional level directly relevant to the position responsibilities as described. • Proficiency working with the Microsoft Office suite including significant experience in Word, Outlook and particular emphasis on Excel. • Minimum two year’s supervisory experience. • Demonstrated effective communication skills. • Demonstrated excellence in customer service.
Preferred Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance and/or business administration. • Experience in a revenue generating business with internal and external client interaction. • Experience interpreting and ensuring compliance with regulatory policy. • Experience with an operating budget of $10m or higher. • Experience managing budgets with multiple funding sources and or cost/sharing requirements. • Financial working knowledge and project management within an institution of higher education.
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin December 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
Apply electronically by sending a cover letter that addresses the responsibilities and qualifications of the position as noted above, resume, and the names of three work references to the attention of the Business and Finance Manager at the following email address: Linda.Hutson@colostate.edu. References will not be contacted without prior notification of applicants.
Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA)
Commensurate with experience.
In coordination with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) at Colorado State University is accepting applications to a Visiting Scientist Program (VSP) to support the activities of the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation (JCSDA). The visiting scientist program seeks to stimulate collaboration and idea exchange between science partners for the purpose of advancing/accelerating the use of satellite observations in weather, climate and environmental analysis and prediction. A wide range of research topics fall under the umbrella of this VSP, and applicants are encouraged to propose ideas that resonate with the understood challenges and current research fronts of satellite data assimilation. These topics include but are not limited to: • Radiance assimilation techniques within operational systems and reanalysis, including all-sky (cloudy/precipitating) observations and over all surface types. • Satellite data assimilation from passive and active, microwave, infrared and visible sensors (such as SNPP/ATMS, CrIS, VIIRS, OMPS, scatterometers, GCOM-W AMSR-2, etc • Satellite data assimilation from both polar and geostationary sensors with applications in both global and regional models • Readiness for the assimilation of future sensors such as GOES-R, GPM,NASA/SMAP • Improvements to the accuracy, efficiency, scalability and error characterization of radiative transfer models. • Improved surface radiation schemes, including high resolution representation of surface emissivity and bidirectional reflectance distribution. • Microwave and infrared imager data quality-control, pre-processing and observational error characterization. • Assimilation of new data (not assimilated) with a potential to improve analysis accuracy and forecast skills. • Satellite data sampling and thinning techniques, observational operator improvements • Design of Observing System Experiments and Observing System Simulation Experiments for current/future sensor impact studies.
Selected candidate(s) will interact closely with a team of scientists at the NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction in College Park, MD, to advance satellite data assimilation techniques.
Eligibility: Appointments will be made to Ph.D.-level scholars and university faculty planning sabbatical leave. Applications will be reviewed on a case by case basis and preference will be given to candidates who have established a general plan in coordination with a host scientist who is working on satellite data assimilation issues. This program is open to scientists from all countries, and appointments can begin at any time during the year.
Salary and Duration: The terms of this appointment are negotiable, but targeted for 3 to 6 months. The annual salary is commensurate with experience and is meant to cover all lodging, commuting, and living expenses incurred over the course of the visit. A modest relocation reimbursement will be provided up to $3,000 against receipts, and a research budget will be provided up to $3,500.
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
For full consideration, apply by: December 31, 2013. Review of applications will begin in January 2014 and may continue until the position(s) is/are filled. Interested parties are encouraged to submit proposals outlining their research and specific ideas for collaboration, along with a current CV, budget requirements, and list of three references to the attention of Human Resources Manager at the following email address: email@example.com. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. Please put your last name and 13-132 in the subject line of the e-mail.
The annual Fire and Safety Update and University Drug/Alcohol Policy booklet informs the University Community about important procedures, policies, crime prevention programs and crime statistics. A copy of the booklet may be found online (http://police.colostate.edu/pdfs/2011-Safety-Report.pdf), or a paper copy can be requested by contacting the Colorado State University Police Department at (970) 491-1160.