Location: Department of Health and Exercise Science at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.
Qualifications: The Department of Health and Exercise Science seeks applications throughout the year from individuals who are interested in obtaining a temporary (i.e., time-limited) research position within the department. Applicants applying for this position must hold a minimum of a Bachelors degree in an appropriate discipline. For basic science research positions, experience with basic biochemistry, molecular biology, and cell culture techniques preferred. For human research positions, experience with graded exercise testing and background in human physiology and/or biomechanics preferred. Other research experience with data collection and analysis, familiarity with Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and a statistical software package highly favored.
Responsibilities: This position includes interaction with the Principal Investigator as well as other research assistants. The individual will be part of a team of researchers completing a federally funded research project and will have a broad range of responsibilities including but not limited to:
1. General lab organization and ordering of supplies. 2. Management of records associated with compliance with Human or Animal Institutional Review Board protocols and guidelines. 3. Recruitment, screening, and testing of human volunteers ranging from 18-95 years of age. 4. Exercise testing and training of human volunteers. 5. Physiological data collection and subsequent analysis using custom computer programs. 6. Data entry and management of electronic data records. 7. Statistical analysis. 8. Training other lab personnel in data collection and analysis. 9. Supervision of the activities of undergraduate and graduate student research assistants. 10. Physiological experiments with animals. 11. Handling of laboratory animals and tissue/blood samples.
Application Deadline: 06-30-2014
Interested applicants should electronically submit a cover letter stating interest in employment, a current resume/curriculum vita, a statement of teaching experience, and the names and contact information for three references to Bret Ellis, Financial Officer, (Bret.Ellis@colostate.edu) . This pool is valid through June 30, 2014, at which time applicants wishing to remain in the pool must reapply.
This open application pool is a continuous, open-ended advertisement for those candidates interested in applying to one of the job titles listed below. Open positions may not be available at the specific time of your submission; however, once a position becomes available, candidates with documents in the pool will be screened preferentially. Additional information about the applicant pool and how to apply are listed at the end of this document. The jobs covered in this pool include: LS0030 – Facilities, Operations and Validation Technician/Manager
Job description of the Facilities, Operations and Validation Technician/Manager position:
This position requires strong knowledge of engineering, facility maintenance, laboratory equipment and experience in biotech or pharmaceutical setting. Preferred experience with manufacturing and knowledge of cGMP quality requirements for FDA regulated products. Under the direction of the Director, this position is responsible for: • Maintaining and repairing equipment and communicating with technical experts to ensure proper function of equipment and efficient operation of facility. • Management of complex systems and large numbers of instruments and equipment. Strict adherence to timelines, management of routine maintenance, equipment installation, operation, and performance qualification. • Being on call and setting up a response team for equipment malfunction and maintenance. • Supervise the procurement and use of all of BioMARC’s equipment. • Responsible for the conforming calibration, qualification and validation status of equipment. • Responsible for supervising the coordination of facility support. • Performs cyclical preventative maintenance on all of BioMARC’s equipment. • Supports a controlled database for the documentation and trending of the performance readings (i.e., temperature readings, pressure readings, etc.) for critical equipment. • Creates equipment protocols, reports, SOPs and other directive documents. • Performs investigations, root cause analysis , and CAPAs related to equipment and system issues. • Proactively communicates equipment status to affected departments during qualification, routine maintenance or unplanned maintenance of equipment Additional experience: • Experience with building commissioning and validation preferred. • Experience with building automation systems preferred.
Candidates must show attention to detail, have excellent communication skills and be able to work within a team under challenging and sometimes stressful conditions. Candidates should have strong time management and organizational abilities. Experience in a cGMP setting is highly advantageous. Candidates must be comfortable entering Clean Room and High Containment laboratories that require specialized personal protective equipment (gowning, tyveks suits, gloves, etc.).
Candidates must have above average communication skills (writing and speaking) and be responsible for supporting a healthy working environment between other departments and facility staff. May oversee personnel engaged in FO & V support activities. Perform other assigned duties as necessary. Compensation and level of responsibilities is dependent on job-specific education, training, and experience. Requires an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree.
Employment Type: The job title categories within this pool are for positions (when available) that are within a range of 0.5-1.0 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) effort (i.e., 50-100% work effort). Hiring into a particular position at a specific FTE effort is based on the availability of task-specific funds and one’s skill set. Please note that this FTE effort and your salary will be very clearly communicated to you prior to hiring. Continued employment is not guaranteed and is also based on the availability of task-specific funds, one’s skill set and other variables.
Applicatin Deadline: 7-15-2013. NOTE: This pool will expire in approximately one year (7-15-2014) and individuals will need to reapply to be considered beyond that date.
How to Apply to the Bio/Pharmaceutical Facilities, Operations and Validation Technician/Manager Applicant Pool: Email in PDF form a cover letter addressing your ability to meet the required and desired professional attributes, provide a job specific resume to: FOVBioMARC@colostate.edu
Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis.
Colorado State University Libraries will establish and maintain a pool of librarians from which future appointments to temporary positions may be made. Appointments may be part-time or full-time, depending on the nature of the position and the duties assigned. This temporary librarian pool is anticipated to remain continuously active through October 31, 2014.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Various assignments may include: • Reference services; may work some evenings and weekends. • Individual research assistance, including virtual research. • Instruction for classes and groups. • Collection management activities to build the collection in specific areas. • Cataloging and metadata. • Special projects.
QUALIFICATIONS: • Graduate degree in library science or equivalent professional experience gained in fulfilling the above Responsibilities; • Excellent oral and written skills; • Exemplary customer service skills; • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment. • Personal and professional commitment to diversity as demonstrated by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, service to the profession and/or diversity/inclusion activities.
RANK: Rank is at the Instructor (faculty) level. Insurance benefits are available through a “cafeteria” allocation – faculty may select from several options for medical, life, dental, and personal disability insurance, as well as retirement plans. Full-time faculty earn 24 days of vacation and 15 days of sick leave annually. Optional deferred compensation.
UNIVERSITY DESCRIPTION: Colorado State University was established as the land-grant institution of the State of Colorado in 1870. Student enrollment is approximately 25,000, and the University employs 1,400 academic faculty, 1,900 administrative professionals, and 2,000 classified staff. Colorado State University is located in Fort Collins, a dynamic community with a population of approximately 135,000, and situated 65 miles north of Denver, at the western edge of the Great Plains and at the base of the Rocky Mountains. Averaging 300 days of sunshine per year, with low humidity and moderate winters, Fort Collins is ideally located for a variety of recreational, cultural, and family activities. The University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), and has a comprehensive online presence at http://lib.colostate.edu.
To apply, send a letter of application addressing qualifications, plus a current resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references, to Beth Wetzel, Colorado State University Libraries, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1019, or by e-mail to Beth.Wetzel@colostate.edu. References will not be contacts without prior notification of candidates. This applicant pool expires October 31, 2014. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.
Requirements: Research Associate I, II, or III Positions available in biomedical sciences laboratories studying the role of selected molecules on biological processes in vivo or in vitro. Must have Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or Neuroscience related field. A minimum of one year work experience is preferred. Requires experience with molecular, cellular or anatomical techniques, and familiarity with microcomputers, analytical instrumentation, and data analysis. Individuals will assist in the organization and operation of specific laboratories, and in some cases, the possibility of working with animal models (including surgery).
Management duties may consist of managing inventory and databases, and ensuring a supply of solutions, and disposable and non-disposable supplies. Experimentation duties may involve basic techniques in molecular and cellular biology including PCR (genotyping), DNA digests, electrophoresis, recombinant protein expression and purification; basic techniques in molecular anatomy including immunocytochemistry and in situ hybridization; and basic techniques in cell culture. Personal or professional commitment to diversity as demonstrated by persistent effort, active planning, allocation of resources and/or accountability for diversity outcomes.
Application Deadline: 11-30-2014. NOTE: This pool will expire in one year (11-30-2014) and individuals will need to reapply to be considered beyond that date.
To Apply: Submit curriculum vitae and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references electronically to: CVMBS-BMS_ra_pool@mail.colostate.edu. For questions please call (970) 491-6187 or email CVMBS-BMS_ra_pool@mail.colostate.edu, applications may also be mailed to: BMS RA Pool, 1680 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1680 or FAX to (970) 491-7569.
This open application pool is a continuous, open-ended advertisement for those candidates interested in applying to the job title listed below. Open positions may not be available at the specific time of your submission; however, once a position becomes available, candidates with documents in the pool will be screened preferentially. Additional information about the applicant pool and how to apply are listed at the end of this document. The job covered in this pool is:
009294 Research Associate I
Additional information about the applicant pool and how to apply is listed at the end of this document
Job description of the Research Associate I position:
The Next Generation Sequencing Core Facility at the Infectious Disease Research Complex is looking for an enthusiastic , motivated and team oriented individual who is willing to accept and conduct basic responsibilities independently as well as learn new techniques and develop advanced skills to join our team as a part time Laboratory Assistant I. This position will serve as support in all general laboratory operations of the core facility, including but not limited to, inventory management, laboratory maintenance, sample intake and quality control, project scheduling and sample processing assistance. Operation of standard laboratory equipment as well as advanced genomic and NGS technologies will be required.
Minimum Qualifications: 1) BS Molecular Biology, Biology or related field as well as bench top experience is preferred, with special considerations given to experience in NGS or other service core facilities. 2) Molecular lab experience, knowledge and ability to perform RTPCR, Nucleic Acid Isolation and Molecular Biology protocols and quality control applications are desired. 3) Flexible and team oriented individual preferred as hours will often be variable and all research is based on individual PI timelines and instrument output abilities. 4) Looking for a motivated and team oriented individual who is willing to accept and conduct basic responsibilities independently as well as learn new techniques and develop advanced skills.
Preferred Qualification: 1) Strong molecular biology background and laboratory experience is highly desired. 2) Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Employment Type:
The job title categories within this pool are for positions (when available) that are within a range of 0.5-1.0 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) effort (i.e., 50-100% work effort). Hiring into a particular position at a specific FTE effort is based on the availability of task-specific funds and one’s skill set. Please note that this FTE effort and your salary will be very clearly communicated to you prior to hiring. Continued employment is not guaranteed and is also based on the availability of task-specific funds, one’s skill set and other variables.
Application Deadline: 12-15-2014. NOTE: This pool will expire in approximately one year (12-15-2014) and individuals will need to reapply to be considered beyond that date.
How to Apply to the IDRC/Next Generation Sequencing Core (Research Associate I) Applicant Pool: Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis during the pool year. Submit electronically by a letter addressing your interest and how you meet the requirements of this position, a professional resume, and contact information for three references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. Submit your completed application package to: email@example.com with a subject line of Research Associate I and note that incomplete applications will not be considered.
Colorado State University seeks an entry-level assistant professor (tenure track) with research interests in
Health Communication – Public communication and/or social marketing approaches to health communication. Requires ability to teach graduate-level campaigns and health communication theory courses that include contemporary uses of digital technologies and other classes based on qualifications.
Multiculturalism and Media – Use of traditional and digital media by diverse populations in urban and/or rural settings, and/or representations of diverse populations in mainstream media. Will teach undergraduate multiculturalism and the media course and other classes based on the candidate’s background and interests.
Required qualifications include a completed Ph.D. or advanced ABD status, a demonstrated research interest in one or both of these areas, professional experience complementing the department’s converged undergraduate journalism, media production and strategic communication curriculum, the potential for excellence in teaching, and the ability to advise M.S. and Ph.D. students in the department’s graduate program focused on Public Communication and Technology. Promise for attracting external research funding is among preferred qualifications. Colorado State is Colorado’s land-grant institution situated in the picturesque foothills of the Rocky Mountains, one hour north of Denver.
Applications will be accepted for this position until it is filled.
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.