Open College Positions

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  • Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Assistant/Associate Professor
    Full details Position Summary
    The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Colorado State University seeks applications and nominations for a tenure-track chemical and biological engineering faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level. The successful candidate will develop, or will have developed, a well-funded research program and actively participate in education and scholarship activities. This search is focused on applicants with interests and expertise in microbiome engineering applied to human, animal, plant or soil biology or environmental systems. Microbiome engineering is an emerging field that aims to move beyond characterization of microbiomes, to manipulate, recombine, and control the collective properties, behaviors, and functions of interdependent microbial communities (i.e., viruses, bacteria, archaea, and microbial eukaryotes, including fungi). 
    
    This position is part of a University-wide microbiome cluster hire of faculty focused on the functional and structural aspects of microbiomes, and their ecological relevance and applications to human, animal, plant and soil biology and environmental systems. Faculty hired in this cluster will complement and extend ongoing microbiome research in the Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering, the Warner College of Natural Resources, and the Colleges of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Health and Human Sciences, and Natural Sciences. The candidate hired for this position will be expected to collaborate with other microbiome researchers across campus to enhance interdisciplinary microbiome research.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
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    The Postdoctoral Fellow will be responsible for the management and analysis of experimental data generated by the group research projects in systems and synthetic biology. 
    
    The data management aspect of the position involves the development of robust processes to ensure the seamless migration of large data sets from the instruments that generate them to a central storage location. 
    Involved in the development of processes to link data to the different components of the information systems by the research group including the LIMS and Electronic Laboratory Notebook. 
    
    The Postdoctoral Fellow is responsible for overseeing the development of data analysis workflows. This will entail working with experimentalists and software developers to specify what information needs to be extracted from raw data, manage relations with software developers and mathematical modelers, execute data analysis scripts on new data, and compare experimental data with predictions of mathematical models.
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Engineering Education Research Associate
    Full details Position Summary
    The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is hiring a full-time, NSF-funded, annual-contract Engineering Education Research Associate, to be converted to Research Scientist upon completion of PhD, to conduct Engineering Education research focused on the design, implementation, transfer and assessment of curriculum and training to produce inclusive climates in colleges of engineering. The position is based at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO and will involve collaboration with researchers at West Virginia University, the University of Denver, and a fourth institution to be determined.  For more information on the project, http://source.colostate.edu/new-project-streamline-diversity-inclusion-engineering-curricula/
  • College of Engineering (Dean's Office)
  • Assistant/Associate Professor
    Full details Position Summary
    The College of Engineering at Colorado State University invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position at Assistant/Associate Professor rank.  The successful candidate will be appointed to a home department in one of CSU’s five Engineering Departments.  This search seeks candidates with a systems-centric research and teaching record in the fields of systems engineering, cost modeling and optimization, requirements engineering, test and evaluation, model-based systems engineering, and other aspects of systems engineering and systems engineering science.  This position seeks to build scholarly capacity within the College of Engineering Systems Engineering Program (www.engr.colostate.edu/se).  Further information about the College of Engineering can be found at www.engr.colostate.edu.
    This faculty position is a full-time, regular, nine-month tenured/tenure-track appointment.  Successful candidates are expected to build and maintain a strong, internationally-recognized research program supported through external funding, to enhance their Department’s and Systems Engineering’s educational programs, and to provide service to the College of Engineering and broader community.  Successful candidates will teach courses and advise students in both the Systems Engineering Program and in their home department at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and will develop advanced courses in his or her areas of expertise.  The home department and Systems Engineering Program will be responsible for tenure, promotion, and yearly evaluations.
  • Director of Business and Research Support Operations
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    The  Director of Business and Research Support Operations is a full-time senior manager that provides vision and leadership to the college’s business and research support services. The individual in this position oversees approximately 18 full time staff members, and must provide the vision and leadership to integrate EBO and RBO operations. The individual in this position also serves as a strategic advisor to the college leadership on a wide variety of issues related to the research mission of the college. This position is responsible for improvements in business and research related support services, projections of research funding, financial reporting, advice on policy improvements, and providing strong leadership for the staff in the business and research offices. Additionally, the Director represents the college on appropriate university-wide committees and initiatives.  Independent judgment and analytical skills must be exercised to understand, interpret, and manage data and technical information. All areas of responsibility for this position warrant a great deal of independent analysis to determine the best approach to achieve integrated business and research support. This position requires the skills and flexibility to interact effectively with a range of people, such as faculty, researchers, central research and business offices staff, university administrators, college staff, and students. This position reports to the Assistant Dean for Operations.
  • Engineering Network Services Program Coordinator - 50% part-time
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    The ENS Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the ENS technical and operational activity needed by the staff and student employees in their work across several CSU locations in Fort Collins. General responsibilities include management of processes involving ENS student employment, management of ENS resources, and oversight of the ENS recharge center. Particular duties within these areas of responsibility include budgetary coordination of software licenses and purchases, all ENS purchasing, equipment tracking from acquisition to inventory to disposal, coordinating warranty repairs, coordinating research computing resources, and budget management.
    
    This position will start at 20 hours per week and may increase to full-time.  The individual in this position will report to the Director of ENS.
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Assistant/Associate Professor
    Full details Position Summary
    The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, invites applications and nominations for a tenure track faculty position at the assistant or associate level to start in Fall 2018. Research areas of particular interest include any area within the field of computer engineering.  This nine-month, full-time position will carry a salary commensurate with qualifications.  
    
    New faculty members will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in computer engineering; advise graduate and undergraduate students; conduct innovative research; and provide service to the department, the university, and the professional community.
    
    A successful candidate will have a doctorate in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or related discipline, by the start date of the position; the potential to develop a vibrant sponsored research program; the ability to effectively teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels; and the interest to serve the department, university, and professional community.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Full details Position Summary
    The successful candidate will pursue research activities related to the NSF award 1608898 titled “Collaborative Research: A Scalable Sustainability-Based Approach to a Novel Demand Response Paradigm in the Emerging Smart Grid.” The research duties will include editing existing codes as well as developing new computer programs in C++, Python/Matlab, and HPC environments for performing resource allocation in energy management systems for smart electric distribution. Additional duties may include mentoring and guiding graduate students working in the lab. Expected outcomes of the appointment will include generating and communicating research results in peer-reviewed venues such as journals and conferences. The postdoctoral researcher will directly report to Prof. Suryanarayanan during the term of employment. There may be opportunities for the successful candidate to engage in teaching and grant-writing activities.
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Assistant/Associate Professor - Translational Medicine Institute
    Full details Position Summary
    The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Colorado State University invites applications for at least one tenure/tenure-track faculty position at the level of an assistant professor or associate professor.  Candidates with research and teaching expertise in all areas of biomedical engineering and related mechanical engineering areas are encouraged, particularly those with the following interests that synergistically strengthen current departmental research and teaching activities.  
    •	Regenerative medicine and tissue engineering (see Translational Medicine Institute below)
    •	Neural engineering
    •	Biofluid/microfluidics
    •	Biosolid mechanics
    •	Biomaterials and biofabrication
    •	Biosensors/bioMEMs
    This faculty position will be a full-time nine-month appointment starting for Fall semester 2018.  Successful candidates will be expected to build and maintain a strong, internationally recognized research program supported through external funding, to enhance the Department's educational programs, and to provide service to the University and broader community.  Successful candidates will be expected to teach courses in our mechanical and biomedical engineering curricula at the undergraduate and graduate levels, advise undergraduate and graduate students, and develop advanced courses in his or her areas of expertise. 
    More information about the department can be found at www.engr.colostate.edu/me
  • Assistant/Associate Professor- Materials
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    The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Colorado State University invites applications for one tenure/tenure-track faculty position at the level of assistant professor or associate professor.  Candidates with research and teaching expertise in advanced materials and materials manufacturing and related mechanical engineering areas are sought to synergistically strengthen current departmental research and teaching activities. Specific areas of interest include:
    •	Multifunctional Materials
    •	Advanced Materials Characterization
    •	High Temperature Structural Materials
    •	Soft Materials
    •	Micro and Nanofabrication
    
    This faculty position is a full-time nine-month appointment starting Fall 2018.  Successful candidates will be expected to build and maintain a strong, internationally recognized research program supported through external funding, to enhance the Department's educational programs, and to provide service to the University and broader community.  Successful candidates will be expected to teach courses in our mechanical engineering curriculum at the undergraduate, M.S. and Ph.D. levels, advise undergraduate and graduate students, and develop advanced courses in his or her areas of expertise. Further information about the Department can be found at www.engr.colostate.edu/me/.
  • Electrical Power Systems Research Engineer
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    With a strong multi-disciplinary focus, the Systems Engineering Program at CSU includes faculty from diverse departments with the university such as Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, and Biomedical Engineering. In this position, the research engineer will be fortunate to work with some of the best students and faculty across the university and in collaboration with industrial partners to support research on innovative and transformative projects to help solve the world’s most pressing energy challenges. 
    
    In this role, the research engineer will provide a key role in helping to build and expand CSU’s power system laboratory capabilities, standardize test procedures and data collection, provide information for technical reports, ensure safe operation of the laboratory, and provide mentoring and supervision for undergraduate and graduate students in the laboratory. The research engineer will be a key liaison for interactions with external partners conducting research experiments in the laboratory. It is also expected that the research engineer will contribute to research that will result in co-authorship on scholarly publications.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow - Aerosol and Clouds
    Full details Position Summary
    The Laboratory for Air Quality Research (http://tinyurl.com/aerosol-csu) and Aerosol and Cloud Research Group (http://pierce.atmos.colostate.edu), spanning the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Atmospheric Sciences at Colorado State University, have an opening for a post-doctoral researcher in the field of regional air quality/climate modeling. The successful candidate will play a leadership role in a multi-disciplinary research project (funded by DOE-Atmospheric Science Research) focused on improving the representation of organic aerosols and studying the radiative and cloud effects in large-scale three-dimensional models.
    Research will occur under the supervision of Dr. Shantanu Jathar (Mechanical Engineering) and Dr. Jeffrey Pierce (Atmospheric Sciences) at the Powerhouse Energy Campus (http://www.energy.colostate.edu) in collaboration with the Dr. Christopher Cappa (Civil and Environmental Engineering) at the University of California Davis.