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Working Title Research Associate (I or II) OPEN POOL - Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture
Position Location Fort Collins, CO Work Location Position is fully in-office/in-person Research Professional Position Yes Posting Number 202300864AP Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional Classification Title Number of Vacancies Work Hours/Week Proposed Annual Salary Range Entry level research associate positions start at full-time annualized salary equivalent of $36,000 with a range up to $65,000. Salary commensurate with level, qualifications, and experience. Employee Benefits
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Desired Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 07/31/2023 Description of Work Unit
The Horticulture and Landscape Architecture department strives to discover, apply, and disseminate knowledge and technology while developing future leaders in the state, the nation, and the world. Through hands-on experiential learning in each of our three majors, Environmental Horticulture, Horticulture, and Landscape Architecture, we encourage human engagement with the landscape and demonstrate our focus to solve problems for people, agriculture, and the environment through scholarship and creativity fostered by teamwork and individual diversity.
Founded in 1870, Colorado State University is among the nation's leading research universities and enrolls approximately 32,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Located an hour north of the Denver metro area, Fort Collins is a vibrant community of approximately 157,000 residents that offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a large city. Fort Collins is situated on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with views of 14,000 foot peaks, and offers access to numerous cultural, recreational, and outdoor opportunities.
The department accepts applications on an ongoing basis from individuals who are interested in research positions within the department. The open position may be a temporary, special, or regular Research Associate (Level I or II) assignment and may be for limited duration/time periods. This is an open pool and applications will be considered as positions become available. This pool is active through July 31, 2023.
Required Job Qualifications
Minimum of a bachelor's degree or equivalent specialized experience and/or training. Additional required qualifications, rank and salary determined by specific position to be filled.
Level I is an entry-level position for individuals with a bachelor's degree or commensurate specialized experience and/or training and less than 3 years of professional experience.
Level II includes individuals with a Research Assistant I + 3 years experience of professional experience, or a Master's degree.
Preferred Job Qualifications Diversity Statement
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Interested parties may apply by submitting the following application materials:
References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
This pool is valid until July 31, 2023, at which time the pool will expire. Applicants wishing to remain in the pool must reapply.
Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires) Search Contact Melissa Harmon, [email protected] 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/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University 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 and equal access institution and 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 is located in 101 Student Services.
The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, [email protected].
The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, [email protected].
The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University's Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, [email protected].
Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education.
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 for the finalist before a final offer. 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
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