Engineering Human Resources

Open College Positions

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  • Atmospheric Science
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Full details Position Summary
    This is a joint project between the Department of Atmospheric Science and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; two large academic and research departments in the Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering.  While working on topics spanning both disciplines, the post-doc position will be physically located at the Department of Atmospheric Science.  
    
    The purpose of this position is to develop new ways to integrate atmospheric science knowledge into machine learning approaches, building on the framework of knowledge-guided machine learning (KGML). This is an exciting position that will allow the post-doc to develop extensive machine learning expertise, including approaches for visualization and attribution, and become an expert at applying such methods to important atmospheric science topics, thus be able to work at the forefront of ML research in atmospheric science.
    
    This position is part of a large multi-institutional effort (HDR-team) to bring KGML approaches to four key areas, namely climate and weather, hydrology, aquatic ecodynamics, and translational biology, with the climate and weather component being addressed at CSU.  As part of this role, this position will be expected to assist Barnes and Ebert-Uphoff in supporting convergent research through the planning and implementation of workshops and knowledge transfer of KGML techniques.
    
    The post-doc will report to Dr. Ebert-Uphoff and Prof. Barnes.
  • Research Associate
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    A Research Associate is needed to assist with project reporting, data analysis, dissemination of project results, field campaign organization and science team meetings. 
     
    This position will report to the supervisor team of Professor Sue van den Heever and Professor Michael Bell.
    
    Initially, this position is for one year, with the option to renew for additional years, depending on performance.
  • Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Postdoctoral Fellow - OPEN POOL (Chemical and Biological Engineering 2019)
    Full details Position Summary
    The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering seeks applications throughout the year from individuals who are interested in Postdoctoral positions within the department in 2019.
    
    PhD graduates receive world-class training, participate in cutting-edge and often interdisciplinary research projects.
    
    More job-specific information will be available as faculty members decide to hire a postdoctoral fellow from the open pool.
    
    The open positions are temporary assignments. Annual terms and reappointment may depend on performance and/or the continued availability of funding.
    
    Should your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted.
    
    For more information on postdoctoral fellow employment benefits, please visit the Human Resources web page at http://www.hrs.colostate.edu/benefits/
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Business and Operations Manager - Civil & Environmental Engineering Department
    Full details Position Summary
    The Business and Operations Manager for the CEE Department must be a highly motivated individual to manage the financial resources to advance the mission of the Department. The individual in this position will report to the Department Head of CEE and serve as his/her strategic adviser on a wide variety of issues as well as provide oversight and management of the budget and finances. A detailed understanding of finance and accounting, budgeting, forecasting, and planning, and effective management practices is required. Considerable understanding of the significance associated with the scientific research and teaching missions of the faculty is essential in order to oversee current support for Departmental activities and to plan creatively for the Department’s future.
    
    The individual in this position will also be responsible for researching, preparing, analyzing, and managing information related to projects, people, and programs. 
    
    The Business and Operations manager is required to work on our Fort Collins campus during regular business hours and may be required to work occasionally on evenings and weekends, as necessary.
    
    The desired start date is January 1, 2020 or before.
  • Web Developer-Research Associate II
    Full details Position Summary
    The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Colorado State University (CSU) is seeking an experienced developer to build and deploy web applications to support the Missouri River Recovery Program (MRRP). These applications include web-based interactions with geospatial databases, statistical summarization, visualization, integration of environmental models, and report generation capabilities. The development and deployment of the tools build on two CSU technologies: Cloud Services Integration Platform (CSIP) and environmental Resource Assessment and Management System (eRAMS). Candidates must have strong programming experience with an interest in product design and have coded programs in HTML/JavaScript (React), Python, Java and SQL. The individual will work closely with technical staff at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and ESSA Technologies Ltd.
    This is a 3-year full-time position with annual/sick leave and health and retirement benefits at CSU Fort Collins, CO, Foothills Campus. Should funding allow, this position may be eligible for extension beyond the three-year project timeline, contingent on successful execution of project deliverables and performance. For more information about the benefits package is available at http://www.hrs.colostate.edu/benefits/index.html
  • College of Engineering (Dean's Office)
  • Director of Communications and Strategic Marketing
    Full details Position Summary
    The full-time Director of Communications and Strategic Marketing is responsible for planning and implementing strategic communications for the College internally and externally. The Director implements activities in digital, print, and social media communications; manages public relations projects and services; and initiates and leads strategic communication efforts across the College. The Director reports directly to the Dean and works in strong collaboration with College leadership, academic departments and programs, other communicators within the College and with the Colorado State University Division of External Relations.  This position is responsible for building engagement with the College's wide audience base (alumni, donors, students, prospective students, faculty, staff, academic peers) via planning, execution, and management of messaging, print and digital communication. The Director establishes strategic direction to advance the College’s brand, reputation and visibility. The Director provides subject matter expertise on communication including social media, web content and strategy, news/journalistic content, and print pieces.
  • Outreach and Student Success Coordinator
    Full details Position Summary
    Do you understand how to create a strong community of support for underrepresented students? Are you passionate about access to higher education? The Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering (WSCOE) seeks an energetic and detail-oriented person to join our team as the Outreach and Student Success Coordinator. 
    
    The Outreach and Student Success Coordinator is responsible for overseeing Diversity Programs in Engineering, the ENpower summer bridge and peer mentoring program, and local pre-collegiate outreach initiatives for underrepresented and underserved students. 
    
    Housed in the Office of Academic and Student Affairs (the Engineering Success Center), this individual will work in close collaboration with the undergraduate access and enrollment team to create pathways to an engineering education for underserved students and support the retention and success of diverse students in the WSCOE. 
    
    This Outreach and Student Success Coordinator will also serve as a point person for prospective students and families from underrepresented backgrounds, with a focus on creating access to higher education and providing excellent customer service. This individual will also coordinate summer programs, including day camps, overnight camps, and bridge programs. 
    
    This is a regular, full-time, 12-month administrative professional position reporting directly to the Manager of Strategic Recruitment Initiatives. Key staff that will work closely with this individual include the Visit Programs and Marketing Coordinator and an Administrative Assistant who provides event and administrative support. This position requires regular travel to Colorado high schools including transporting student employees in university vehicles. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), this position is non-exempt and is eligible for overtime.
  • Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA)
  • 18-133: Satellite Infrared Sounder Researcher
    Full details Position Summary
    The Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) at Colorado State University (CSU) seeks to fill one or two Postdoctoral Fellowships in satellite infrared sounding and assimilation of such data into Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) models. These Postdoctoral Fellowships are 1-year positions with a possibility of extension for an additional year. The individual(s) in these fellowship(s) will be members of the CIRA Meteorological Satellite Applications team supporting NOAA’s Regional and Mesoscale Meteorology Branch (RAMMB) located in Ft. Collins, CO, and will report to the project team lead. Specifically, the individual(s) in these fellowship(s) will research, develop, and create synthetic hyper-spectral mid-wave infra-red datasets utilizing the Community Radiative Transfer Model (CRTM) that will be tested and demonstrated within the Gridpoint Statistical Interpolation (GSI) data analysis and assimilation framework for NOAA/NWS NWP models. The goal of this project is to evaluate and demonstrate the extent to which future small satellite observations can be quickly and robustly assimilated within operational weather models during the short life span of the resource. The individual(s) in these fellowship(s) will have latitude to conduct their research, including use of physical or artificial intelligence-based methodologies, and will be expected to establish strong partnerships with both CIRA research staff and sponsors.
  • 19-107 Aviation Weather Website Programmer/Developer
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    This is a first level, computer and web support position with potential for considerable growth. The individual in this position will report to the Senior Research Meteorologist/Developer Team Lead at AWC and work closely with NWS federal collaborators, aviation partners and a federal advisor to improve NWS aviation weather services. The individual in this position will engage in a range of research, development, and program support for the AWC websites and will participate in exploratory web development, web tools evaluation, and operational implementation projects to enhance the AWC’s web presence.
  • 19-108: Radiative Transfer Scientist
    Full details Position Summary
    The Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (www.cira.colostate.edu) at Colorado State University is pursuing research activities related to the development, maintenance and assessment of the Community Radiative Transfer Model (CRTM) in partnership with the NOAA Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR) and U.S. Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation (JCSDA), to improve and accelerate the uses of research and operational satellite data in remote sensing and numerical weather prediction (NWP) models. The CRTM plays a key role in supporting the GOES-R and JPSS programs, as well as many NOAA partner satellite missions, for instrument design, retrieval algorithm development, and satellite data impact studies in NWP. To keep supporting a variety of U.S. satellite missions and data assimilation activities, the individual in this position will be responsible for leading/supporting collaborative projects with other algorithm and data assimilation groups, as well as other institutions, to improve CRTM scientific and technical capabilities. The major tasks include CRTM code management, software optimization, testing and release; sensor coefficient generation; new transmittance model development; user support, issue tracking, and issue resolution; improving CRTM performance for visible, infrared, and microwave sensors. The individual in this position will report to the NESDIS Environmental Applications Team (NEAT) Manager and actively collaborate with NOAA and other researchers, in particular with NOAA/NESDIS/STAR and JCSDA research groups in College Park, Maryland (office will be in College Park, MD).
  • 19-113 Post Doctoral Fellow
    Full details Position Summary
    The individual in this fellowship will collaborate with the GSD machine learning science group and sponsors, along with the CIRA machine learning science team located in Fort Collins, Colorado. The individual in this fellowship will report to the Principal Investigator and help with both understanding and improving applications of machine learning (ML) towards improvement of environmental modeling.  This is an exciting high-impact position that would provide a great opportunity for a motivated researcher to push the boundaries of ML research in several weather/climate applications, and includes a stimulating blend of activities.  The postdoctoral fellow will work with machine learning applications to develop, test, and improve them for different aspects of environmental modeling.  Applicants will be expected to establish strong partnerships with both CIRA research staff and sponsors. This Postdoctoral Fellowship is a 12-month position with a flexible start date that will commence between October 2019 and December 2019. A 1-year renewal may be possible contingent upon performance and funding.
  • 19-119 RAIII Aviation Weather Center Web Developer
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    The individual in this position will be a matrix management employee and will report to the CIRA Aviation Weather Testbed Meteorologist/Developer Team Lead at AWC.  Seventy percent of the work that the individual in this position will perform will come at the direction of the immediate supervisor and thirty percent of the work will be assigned by the Web Development Lead.  The individual in this position will work closely with NWS federal collaborators to develop and transition experimental aviation weather products to the AWC Testbed with a final path to the operational web.  The individual in this position also will engage in a range of research, development, and program support for the AWC/AWT websites and participate in exploratory web development, web tools evaluation, and operational implementation projects to enhance the AWC’s web presence.
  • 19-122 FIQAS Scientific Analyst
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    The individual in this position will collaborate with stakeholders and other team members to assess the quality of weather products used in operational decision-making. The individual will be responsible for assessment development and implementation, data analysis, and communicating findings in technical talks and reports. The individual will also work with software engineers to incorporate techniques in verification and decision support tools. The individual will report to the FIQAS Section Deputy Chief.
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Assistant or 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 2020. Candidates are sought with interests that complement and expand upon current research and teaching activities in the Department. Applicants in all areas will be considered. Research areas of particular interest include computer engineering, data sciences, photonics and quantum materials and devices, high intensity lasers and applications, and radars.  This nine-month, full-time position will carry a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  
    
    New faculty members will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in electrical and/or 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. Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.  This is a full-time, nine-month faculty position.
  • Industrial Liaison and Center Administrator of ERC/EUV Center
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    The Industrial Liaison and Center Administrator for the EUV ERC is responsible for supporting the daily operations and events at the EUV/ERC. The person in this position oversees and preforms all administrative duties on behalf of the Center Director.
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Assistant/Associate Professor-Energy
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    This tenure track faculty member will have research and teaching expertise in energy applications and related mechanical engineering areas to synergistically strengthen current departmental research and teaching activities. Specific areas of interest for this faculty member include:
    
    • Energy Systems Engineering
    • Internal Combustion Engines
    • Combustion, Fuels, Chemical Kinetics and/or Catalysis
    • Impact of Energy Use on Environment, Climate, Air Quality, Public Health and Policy
    • Control of Energy Systems
    • Solar and/or Wind Energy
    • Energy Storage Systems
    • Transportation and Propulsion Systems
    • Smart buildings / infrastructure / connected communities and related
    
    This faculty position is a full-time, nine month appointment. 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. 
    
    This faculty member will 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 areas of expertise. 
    
    Further information about the Department can be found at www.engr.colostate.edu/me/.
  • Assistant/Associate Professor-Materials
    Full details Position Summary
    The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Colorado State University is seeking a tenure/tenure-track faculty position at the level of an assistant or associate professor. This faculty member will have research and teaching expertise in materials science and engineering and related mechanical engineering areas, particularly in the areas that synergistically strengthen current research and teaching activities. Biomaterials research areas that are complementary with current research are of particular interest. 
    Materials science research areas that will also be considered include the synthesis, processing, testing and characterization of metals, alloys, ceramics, smart materials, and advanced composite materials as well as advanced manufacturing methodologies applied to these materials. 
    
    This faculty member will be a full-time nine-month appointment. The individual 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.
    
    A successful faculty member is expected to teach courses in our mechanical, materials and potentially biomedical engineering curricula at the undergraduate and graduate levels, advise undergraduate and graduate students, and develop advanced courses in their area of expertise. A successful individual is expected to make contributions to the School of Advanced Materials Discovery (https://www.research.colostate.edu/samd/), and potentially the School of Biomedical Engineering (https://www.engr.colostate.edu/sbme/) as well.
  • Mechanical Engineering Non-Tenure-Track Faculty - Open Pool
    Full details Position Summary
    The Department of Mechanical Engineering  invites applications for positions of Non-Tenure-Track Faculty (NTTF):
    * Instructor
    * Senior Instructor
    * Master Instructor
    * Assistant Professor
    * Associate Professor
    * [Full] Professor
    
    NTTF are needed to teach Intro to Mechanical Engineering, Problem Solving, Design, Mechatronics, Experimentation, Thermodynamics, Fluids, Dynamics of Machines, Heat and Mass Transfer, Materials, and Machine Design.
    
    Should your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted. More job-specific information will be available at that time.
    
    For more information on Non-Tenure-Track Faculty (NTTF) benefits, please visit the Human Resources web page at http://www.hrs.colostate.edu/benefits/fap-insplans.html.  Persons selected for these five positions will be slotted into one of the six NTTF working titles listed above based on education and experience.  Specifically, selected persons who have an MS will have a working title of Instructor; selected persons who have a PhD will have a working title of Professor.  Within those two working titles, selected persons who have > 5 years of experience will have a working title of Senior Instructor or Associate Professor; selected persons who have > 10 years of experience will have a working title of Master Instructor or [Full] Professor.
  • WSCOE 19-102: Technology Researcher
    Full details Position Summary
    The Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at Colorado State University (CSU) seeks to fill a Postdoctoral Fellowship in sustainability analysis.  This fellowship is intended to start on or before June 1, 2019, and the individual in this position will work at the CSU PowerHouse Energy Campus and report to the project PI and collaborate with the Manager of the Power Systems Research and Development Group.  He/She will work with a team of researchers to understand and communicate the environmental impact of various methods of driving compressors.   This work will be done with temporal and geographic resolution and will include collaboration with industrial partners to accurately characterize performance.  In addition, this work will include evaluation of the economics of the different solutions through techno-economic analysis.  The individual in this position will leverage modeling tools, web services, data, stakeholder relationships, and institutional knowledge and present results to stakeholders and through peer reviewed publications.
  • Systems Engineering
  • Associate or Full Professor
    Full details Position Summary
    The Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering at Colorado State University invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position at Associate or Full Professor rank.  The successful candidate will be appointed to CSU’s Systems Engineering Department.  This search seeks candidates with a systems-centric research and teaching record in the fields of systems engineering, design 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 grow scholarly capacity within the Systems Engineering Department (www.engr.colostate.edu/se).Further information about the Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering can be found at: www.engr.colostate.edu
    This faculty position is a full-time, regular, nine-month appointment.  Successful candidates are expected to build and maintain a strong, internationally-recognized research program supported through external funding, to enhance 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 the Systems Engineering Department, and will develop advanced courses in her or his areas of expertise.