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Postdoctoral Fellow - Computer Science Open Pool

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Postdoctoral Fellow - Open Pool Computer Science

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Admin Professional/Research Professional

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Salary is commensurate with level of training, research experience and qualifications.

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To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on:


Description of Work Unit:

The Department of Computer Science at Colorado State University is one of eight departments in the College of Natural Sciences.

The department has a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, as well as excellence in research. A detailed description of the department and faculty research programs is available at http://www.cs.colostate.edu/

The CSU campus is located in Fort Collins which is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States. CSU ranks as one of the nation’s top-performing research institutions.

Fort Collins is a city of 140,000 residents 60 miles north of Denver along the beautiful front range of the Rocky Mountains. It offers a pleasant climate with abundant recreational and cultural opportunities nearby.

Position Summary:

The Department of Computer Science seeks applications throughout the year from individuals who are interested in obtaining postdoctoral research experience in the area of computer science.

Individuals in these positions are expected to conduct a program of research in collaboration with one or more faculty members in the Department of Computer Science. Applicants should identify faculty member(s) of interest for collaboration. A detailed description of the department and information on specific faculty research programs are available on the department web site at http://www.cs.colostate.edu/.

The open positions are temporary assignments. Annual terms and reappointment may depend on performance and/or the continued availability of funding.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in an appropriate discipline.

Required Job Qualifications:

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in an appropriate discipline.

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Diversity Statement:

Ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested individuals should electronically submit (1) a cover letter stating interest in employment and the requested faculty collaboration, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a concise statement of research philosophy (experience and interest), and (4) contact information, including email addresses for three professional references. Submit applications at http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/36259.

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

This pool is valid through April 30, 2017. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.

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Search Contact:

Sharon Van Gorder at sharon.van_gorder@colostate.edu

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 or expression, or pregnancy. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/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.

Background Check Policy Statement:

Colorado State University (CSU) 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. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Statement of Research Philosophy
  4. List of Professional References

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