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Working Title Research Associate I, II, III or IV - Open Pool
Position Location Fort Collins, CO
Research Professional Position Yes
Posting Number 202200552AP
Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional
Number of Vacancies
Proposed Annual Salary Range $40,000-$50,000
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To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT)
Description of Work Unit
The Department of Psychology is in CSU's College of Natural Sciences along
with seven other departments: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biology,
Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics. The
Department serves approximately 1400 undergraduate majors and 100 graduate
students, with approximately 30 full-time faculty members distributed across
five doctoral programs: (1) Applied Social and Health Psychology, (2)
Cognitive Neuroscience, (3) Cognitive Psychology, (4) Counseling
Psychology, and (5) Industrial/Organizational Psychology. The Department
also offers two Master's degrees: (1) Master's in Addiction Counseling and
(2) Master's in Applied Industrial/Organizational Psychology, which is an
online degree. The Department houses several service centers including the
Psychological Services Center, supporting graduate training objectives in
counseling psychology while serving the CSU population's mental health needs;
the Center for Meaning and Purpose, which focuses on acquiring, creating, and
disseminating knowledge about enabling meaning, well-being, and positive
health; and the Aging Clinic of the Rockies, which focuses on research,
clinical services, and outreach for older adults in the community.
The Department proudly boasts the Tri-Ethnic Center for Prevention Research
that concentrates on social problems that affect rural areas. Additionally,
the department has an externally funded occupational health psychology
training program, funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and
Health (NIOSH) Education and Research Center which provides financial
resources to support graduate student education, research, and professional
The Department is primarily housed in the Behavioral Sciences Building, a
building that was completed in 2010 and was designed to meet LEED Gold
Certification standards for environmental quality, innovative design,
sustainability, and efficiency. The Behavioral Sciences Building includes
office space for all full-time faculty and graduate students, meeting and
seminar rooms, state-of-the-art classrooms, numerous lounge and study areas,
and a wi-fi café. Also included are faculty research laboratories in cognitive
psychology, neuroscience, and sensation and perception that have been designed
to specification. More information on the Department can be obtained on the
Department's website: https:// www. colostate.edu/Depts/Psychology
The Department of Psychology and other research centers within the department
and funded research grants within the department seek applications throughout
the academic year from individuals who are interested in Research Associate
positions. The open positions may be temporary or special assignment. Annual
terms and reappointment may depend on performance and/or the continued
availabilty of funding. Psychology department research positions are in the
areas of Applied Social and Health, Cognitive, Cognitive Neuroscience,
Counseling and Industrial/Organizational psychology. Research centers within
the department include the Tri-Ethnic Center for Prevention Research and the
Institute for Applied Prevention Research, which is a Diversity Program of
Research and Scholarly Excellence and is an umbrella group for a number of
centers including Tri-Ethnic and CoAMP. Research Associate applicants must
hold a B.S. degree in an appropriate discipline. A minimum of one-year work
experience is preferred.
Qualifications for Research Associate I are a Bachelor's degree and less than
3 years of professional, post-baccalaureate experience.
Qualifications for Research Associate II are more than 3 years of relevant
professional experience for an individual with a Bachelor's degree or a
Master's degree and no other significant professional experience.
Qualifications for Research Associate III are individuals with a Bachelor's
degree and 5 years of work-related experience or a Master's degree with at
least 2 years experience. Individuals with a Ph.D. who have no additional
experience may also be appointed to this position.
Qualifications for Research Associate IV are individuals with a Bachelor's
degree and 10 years of work-related experience, or a Master's degree with more
than 5 years of experience. Individuals holding a Ph.D. who have at least 2
years experience may also be appointed to this position.
Required Job Qualifications
Research Associate applicants must hold a B.S. degree in an appropriate
Preferred Job Qualifications
A minimum of one-year work experience is preferred.
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to
have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a cover letter, resume or CV, and 3 professional references.
This pool is valid through 4/30/2023. Individuals wishing to be considered
beyond this date must reapply. References will not be contacted without prior
notification of candidates.
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