Posting Detail Information
Working Title Research Scientists/Scholars I, II, III and Senior - Open Pool
Position Location Fort Collins, CO
Research Professional Position Yes
Posting Number 202200584AP
Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional
Number of Vacancies
Proposed Annual Salary Range $40,000 - $120,000; Salary is commensurate with
experience and qualifications.
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Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT)
Description of Work Unit
The Department of Chemistry has an international reputation for excellence in
research across a broad array of disciplines, including analytical,
biological, inorganic, organic, materials and physical chemistry. Ph.D.
graduates receive world-class training, participate in cutting-edge (and
often interdisciplinary) research projects, and are employed at all levels of
academia and industry around the globe. The faculty also enjoy an award-
winning reputation for teaching excellence. Undergraduate students benefit
both from access to this classroom expertise and from a long tradition of
substantive undergraduate participation in research. The Department's research
efforts are supported by a state-of-the-art Analytical Resources Core that
provides 24/7 student access to shared instrumentation.
The Department of Chemistry seeks applications from Ph.D. level
scientists/engineers who are interested in obtaining temporary or special
research positions at the research scientist/scholar level.
Level I is for individuals generally within three years of receiving their
Ph.D., and with significant professional accomplishments.
Level II is analogous to the assistant professor title for regular faculty. It
generally includes people with three to seven years of experience beyond the
Ph.D. level, and with very significant professional accomplishments.
Level III is analogous to the associate professor title for regular faculty.
It generally includes individuals with more than seven years of experience
beyond the Ph.D. level, and with very significant professional
The Senior level is analogous to the full professor title for regular faculty.
It generally includes individuals well beyond the Ph.D. level that have
demonstrated outstanding, sustained, and extraordinary professional
accomplishments, as well as professional leadership.
Ranking and qualifications within these levels are done on a case-by-case
basis with factors that include the publication record, past research funding,
professional honors and awards, decisive discoveries, and management
experience. Applicable department research areas include, among others,
analytical, biological, chemistry education, inorganic, materials, organic,
and physical chemistry. The department also provides instruction of both
undergraduate and graduate students. A detailed description of the department
and information on specific faculty research programs are available on the
department website at: https:// www. chem.colostate.edu.
Required Job Qualifications
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in an appropriate discipline.
Preferred Job Qualifications
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
Interested individuals should submit in pdf format 1) a current resume; and
2) a statement of research interests. At least three professional references,
including email addresses, should be included within your application.
References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
Research scientist open pool positions may be temporary or special assignment.
Annual terms and reappointment may depend on performance and/or the continued
availability of funding. Please indicate in application materials your
interest in being considered for temporary assignment openings and/or special
The pool will expire 04-30-2023. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond
this date must reapply.
Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required
for new hires)
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Statement of Research Interests