Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering

Open College Positions

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  • Atmospheric Science
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Full details Position Summary
    This position is funded by Department of Energy for developing an innovative, synergistic retrieval method for cloud and precipitation, aiming to advance our process-level understanding of cloud microphysics and precipitation formation. The work is based on an iterative Ensemble approach, but may expand to neural networks, machine learning or similar techniques. 
     
    This position will report to Professor Christine Chiu.
  • Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Instructor
    Full details Position Summary
    The individual in this position will report to the Department Head of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) in the Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering (WSCOE) and support the educational mission of the CBE Department in providing high-quality instruction in its undergraduate curriculum. They will be appointed in Chemical and Biological Engineering and will provide intellectual leadership and excellence in teaching undergraduate courses in chemical and biological engineering. In addition, they will carry out academic advising duties for the department’s undergraduate students. The individual in this position will teach/co-teach a maximum of six academic courses per year and advise up to 30 undergraduate students. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal upon review.
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering - Postdoctoral Fellow - Open Pool
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    The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at CSU seeks applications throughout the year from individuals who are interested in Postdoctoral positions within the department.
    
    Positions may become available in the areas of Environmental and Energy Systems, Infrastructure Systems, and Water Engineering and Science research.
    
    Doctoral graduates receive world-class training, participate in cutting-edge 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.
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Air Toxics
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    The successful candidate will work as part of a multidisciplinary team of engineers, physical and social scientists, and public-health practitioners to assess air pollution exposures across indoor and outdoor environments (with a primary focus on exposure to volatile organic compounds). The work requires knowledge of analytic chemistry and experience with thermal-desorption gas-chromatography mass spectrometry systems.  The candidate should also have interest in exposure science, environmental justice, and public health.  Applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to work both independently and within a fast-paced multidisciplinary research environment, and be comfortable conversing with academicians, community members, workforce, and policy makers.  This is a one year appointment with the option to renew based on performance and availability of funding. 
  • College of Engineering (Dean's Office)
  • Academic Support Coordinator - College of Engineering
    Full details Position Summary
    The individual in this position will provide proactive advising support for the students in WSCOE and meet the University and College’s mission to increase retention and diversity, through the programs which are managed by the Academic and Student Affairs Office (ASA). This individual will organize and participate in events within the College and in coordination with other University offices; including the summer RAM Orientation program for incoming students to the College, Engineering Exploration Week events, and Admissions Visit Days. Serves as the primary RAM Orientation advisor in addition to organizational responsibilities for RAM Orientation for the WSCOE. Serves as the primary advisor for Engineering Open Option students and Engineering Science majors, and acts as a liaison to the Collaborative for Student Achievement in support of prospective students interested in pursuing Engineering. Serves as the primary coordinator for the Engineering Residential Learning Community (ERLC), providing supervision of staff, oversight of community events and Early Move-In activities, and coordinating mentoring and tutoring programs as appropriate. 
  • Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA)
  • 21-108: Financial and Research Project Manager
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    The individual in this position will report to the Research Finance Manager of CIRA and work with many different groups of people, including individuals and teams of faculty, research scientists, university administrators, program managers, and scientific collaborators in the U.S and abroad. Working within a fast-paced research environment with dynamic priorities and deadlines, the individual in this position will adhere to a strong work ethic and commitment to a quality work product and environment and provide day-to-day financial and project management of a broad range of scientific research projects while working closely with principal investigators (PIs) at CIRA to ensure successful on-time and on-budget project completion. The individual in this position also will play a role in the preparation and submission of scientific proposals to external sponsors, including federal, state and local government agencies, industry, and foundations. They also will coordinate expenditure planning for a varied portfolio of research projects, forecast and recommend appropriate solutions for any funding shortfalls with respect to support of scientific staff, consumables, scientific equipment, or project travel. The individual in this position will not typically execute financial transactions; rather they will field, review, and approve or decline requests for project-related expenditures, in consultation as needed with the PI.
  • 21-112: GDOC Algorithm Integration Specialist
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    The GeoCarb Data Operations Center (GDOC) at Colorado State University’s Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) will be responsible for generating the official data products for NASA’s GeoCarb mission after launch in 2023. To do so, the GDOC is currently developing a data processing system that incorporates software science applications supplied by internal and external developers. The individual in this position will report to the GDOC Lead and contribute to the construction of the data processing system and collaborate with GDOC and external algorithm teams to develop and implement the science applications into the data processing system.
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Postdoctoral Fellow - Electrical and Computer Engineering - Open Pool
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    The department accepts applications on an ongoing basis from individuals who are interested in a postdoctoral position within the department.  Positions with specific areas of research could include: 
    -Biomedical engineering
    -Communications and signal processing 
    -Computer engineering
    -Controls and robotics
    -Electromagnetics and remote sensing 
    -Lasers and photonics
    
    NOTE: Applicants must obtain a PhD degree in an appropriate discipline related to Electrical and Computer Engineering by the proposed start date.
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Assistant/Associate Professor - Engineering Mechanics
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    With approximately 1,000 undergraduate students, the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Colorado State University is the largest program in the Rocky Mountain region, and the third largest major at Colorado State University. In support of this growth, the Department invites applications for a non-tenure track full-time faculty professor to teach second-year MECH Design Courses (MECH 201 and MECH 202), third-year MECH engineering mechanics courses (MECH 324 and MECH 325), and Senior Design Practicum (MECH 486A&B). 
    
    This position supports the educational mission of the Department and its commitment to provide high-quality educational opportunities in engineering design. The position reports to the Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department on a one-year renewable contract, pending successful performance and available funding.
    
    The Assistant / Associate Professor may be given responsibility for one or more of our undergraduate laboratories; responsible for the quality, efficacy and learning outcomes of experiments, and modification and change consistent with the Department’s goals. Successful candidates will be given the opportunity to develop and teach new courses consistent with the academic goals of the Department and its students.
  • Assistant/Associate Professor - MECH & BIOM
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    With approximately 1,000 undergraduate students, the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Colorado State University is the largest program in the Rocky Mountain region, and the third largest major at Colorado State University. We offer BS Mechanical Engineering and MS in Mechanical & Biomedical Engineering (dual degree program).  In support of this growth, the Department invites applications for a non-tenure track full-time faculty professor to teach core undergraduate Mechanical Engineering Courses (MECH 103,105,201,202,231,301A/B) and core undergraduate Biomedical Engineering courses (BIOM 100,200,300). 
    
    This position supports the educational mission of the Mechanical Engineering Department and the School of Biomedical Engineering and our commitment to provide high-quality educational opportunities. The position reports to the Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department on a one-year renewable contract, pending successful performance and available funding.   
    
    The Assistant / Associate Professor may be given responsibility for one or more of our undergraduate laboratory courses; responsible for the quality, efficacy and learning outcomes of experiments, and modification and change consistent with the Department’s goals. Successful candidates will be given the opportunity to develop and teach new courses consistent with the academic goals of the Department and its students.
  • Mechanical / Aerospace Engineering Adjunct Faculty - Open Pool
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    Colorado State University recently launched an Aerospace Engineering Program, and is looking for Adjunct Faculty to teach the following courses:
    •  Aircraft Design - Principles of aircraft configuration and design to meet performance specifications, with special emphasis on aerodynamics, stability, control, and flying quality considerations.
    •  Orbital Mechanics - Basic orbital mechanics, trajectory design and simulation, mission integration, rocket propulsion and performance in the undergraduate course.  Interplanetary mission design, N-body trajectory design & simulation, guidance and navigation, and total system mission design optimization methods in the graduate course.
    •  Space Propulsion and Power Engineering – Orbital mechanics and space missions; chemical, nuclear, and electric rockets, nuclear heat sources, thermoelectric and photovoltaic devices.
    
    The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for positions of Adjunct Faculty:
    •  Instructor
    •  Senior Instructor
    •  Master Instructor
    •  Assistant Professor
    •  Associate Professor
    •  [Full] Professor
    Adjunct Faculty typically have significant experience in industry or academia and want to work part-time by teaching 1-2 courses per semester or 1-2 courses per academic year.  Individuals selected for these positions will be assigned one of the six working titles listed above based on education and experience.  Specifically, selected individuals who have an MS will have a working title of Instructor, Senior Instructor, or Master Instructor; selected individuals who have a PhD will have a working title of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. 
    
    Within those two working titles, selected individuals who have > 5 years of experience will have a working title of Senior Instructor or Associate Professor; selected individuals who have > 10 years of experience will have a working title of Master Instructor or [Full] Professor.
  • Research Associate I and II - Open Pool
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    The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Colorado State University (CSU) is seeking applications for Research Associates.  The selected individuals will work with Sustainability Analysis, the Fuel Laboratory at the Powerhouse Energy Campus, Thermal Energy, and the Center for Electric Propulsion and Plasma Engineering. These positions have the possibility of renewal depending on performance and availability of funds.
  • Research Scientist / Scholar I and II - Open Pool
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    The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Colorado State University (CSU) is seeking applications for Research Scientists.  The selected individuals will work in Sustainability Analysis and the Center for Electric Propulsion and Plasma Engineering (CEPPE). These positions have the possibility of renewal depending on performance and availability of funds.