Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering

Open College Positions

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  • Atmospheric Science
  • Postdoctoral Fellow - OPEN POOL (Atmospheric Science)
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    Working with a faculty adviser, the postdoctoral fellow will conduct specialized research in one or more areas of Atmospheric Science, including atmospheric chemistry; climate and atmosphere-ocean dynamics; cloud microphysics, severe storms, and mesoscale meteorology; data assimilation, machine learning, and causal discovery; education and human resources; global biogeochemical cycles and ecosystems; and radiation and remote sensing. The research may range from theoretical to applied and involve the use of measurement and/or modeling approaches. This position will also summarize findings and publish research results in journals and present findings at scientific meetings and conferences.
     
    The department accepts applications on an ongoing basis from individuals who are interested in obtaining postdoctoral fellow positions within the department. Annual terms and reappointment may depend on performance and/or the continued availability of funding.

    More job-specific information will be available as faculty members decide to hire a postdoctoral fellow from the open pool.

    Should your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted.
  • 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.
  • College of Engineering (Dean's Office)
  • Business Operations Manager - College of Engineering
    Full details Position Summary
    The Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering at Colorado State University (CSU) is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as Business Operations Manager, a full-time position providing vision and leadership for the college. This position reports to the Director of Business and Research Support Operations. They serve as a strategic advisor to the college leadership for all services related to purchasing, travel, cash management, and new faculty and staff transitions.   

    The Business Operations Manager acts as a subject matter expert on all purchasing, travel, and cash management matters of the college and serves in an advisory capacity to the director, the college leadership, and departmental personnel representatives. This position requires wide-ranging knowledge of varied purchasing, and travel, including policies and regulations within the university system. The Business Operations Manager also demonstrates fundamental knowledge of state and local regulations as well as the ability to interpret and implement university regulations and policies for overall compliance. Creative problem-solving skills and the aptitude to develop working solutions are important. The successful candidate must also demonstrate the ability to work collegially and in cooperation with the departments and units across the college and the campus community.     

    Successful applicants will have strong written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, a commitment to customer service, and impressive organizational skills. Adaptability and the ability to work well with others are critical. The dress code is business casual.

    The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States by the proposed start date in January 2022. The Department will not sponsor a visa for this position. 
  • Events Coordinator
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    The Events Coordinator is directly responsible for planning and coordinating college-level and student related events for the Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering, including Commencement, Ram Welcome, recruitment events, and summer camps and programs. Event responsibilities also include partnering with CSU Engagement to support the college’s Advancement events, including the annual Scholarship Brunch and other donor stewardship events. 
     
    This individual will partner with colleagues in the college to plan and execute college events from start to finish, including budget, room reservations, catering, decorations, staffing, and processing of all necessary event forms, purchase requests, payments, and contracts as required by University policies. 
     
    This is a full-time, 12-month Administrative Professional position reporting directly to the Director of Enrollment, Access, and Equity. The position also has a dotted line for reporting to the Managing Director of Development and the Executive Assistant to the Dean. 
     
    Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to manage projects independently and work collaboratively as part of a team. Prior event management experience is required.  A strong skillset in prioritization, execution of tasks, organization, and a customer-focused approach are essential to success in this role. Candidates must be able to work a standard full- time schedule, with occasional evening and weekend hours as required. 
  • Financial Business Manager - Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering
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    The Financial Business Manager is responsible for coordinating the technical and operational financial activity needed by the Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering faculty and staff in their work across several Colorado State University locations in Fort Collins.

    The college Financial Business Manager provides financial expertise, guidance, and services to college leadership and department business managers. General responsibilities include sub-fund oversight and approvals, developing financial processes and procedures in keeping with university and state financial policies, and data analysis in support of the college’s mission. Particular duties within these areas of responsibility include establishing all department budgets, managing all non-budgeted revenue streams for the college, and overseeing all annual procedural audits, e.g., the course fee audit. The individual in this position reports to the Assistant Dean for Operations, who serves as the College Business Officer.
  • Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA)
  • 22-104 Data Visualization Researcher
    Full details Position Summary
    The individual in this position will join the research team of the NSF AI Institute for Research on Trustworthy AI in Weather, Climate, and Coastal Oceanography (AI2ES; www.ai2es.org) to design, develop, and code visualizations and web-based interactive user interfaces of AI weather, climate, and coastal information in order to support the development of meaningful and trustworthy AI tools for forecasters. The individual will closely collaborate with the interdisciplinary AI2ES team, including risk communication scientists, atmospheric scientists, and AI scientists at CIRA, NOAA GSL, NCAR, and the University of Oklahoma to develop AI visualizations in conjunction with the team’s user-oriented research about forecasters’ attitudes, interpretations, perceptions, and uses of AI. The proposed work is likely to include visualizing uncertainty and confidence, evaluating the temporal consistency of AI predictions, and facilitating interactivity of and interactions with AI output as an approach to explaining AI, to enhance the existing AI2ES efforts along these lines.  This position reports directly to the Principle Investigator. 

    This Research Associate II position is a 12-month appointment with a flexible start date between March 2022 and June 2022. A 1-year renewal is possible, contingent upon receipt of additional funding.  The Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) with Colorado State University seeks to fill a full time, professional research position to conduct collaborative research with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) located at the Global Systems Laboratory (GSL) in Boulder, CO. The primary office for this position will be located in Boulder, CO, at a federal facility and requires the ability to pass a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI, federal background check) for building access.  Office space is also available at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, 1 or 2 days per week, to enhance communication with their risk communication team.
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Department Head - Electrical and Computer Engineering
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    The ECE Department Head will provide leadership for the 26 tenured, tenure-track, and instructional faculty, including 3 University Distinguished Professors and a University Distinguished Teaching Scholar, 25 administrative and research staff, 408 undergraduates and 159 graduate students.

    This is a full-time, 12-month appointment, 5-year term, tenured full-professor faculty position, reporting directly to the Dean of the Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering.

    Applications and nominations will be considered until the position is filled; however, applications should be received by full consideration date to ensure full consideration.

    The desired start date for this position is July 1, 2022.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow - Electrical and Computer Engineering - Open Pool
    Full details Position Summary
    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 Ph.D. degree in an appropriate discipline related to Electrical and Computer Engineering by the proposed start date.
  • Systems Engineering
  • Postdoctoral Fellow - Human Systems Integration Lab
    Full details Position Summary
    The Department of Systems Engineering (https://www.engr.colostate.edu/se) at Colorado State University (Fort Collins campus) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship position to pursue research in the areas of human factors, transportation systems, and data analytics. 

    This individual will engage in multi-disciplinary research related to transportation safety, automation, and electrification with the Human Systems Integration Lab research group in the Systems Engineering Department at CSU. Candidates with a demonstrated research background in human factors and transportation are encouraged to apply. 

    This is a 12-month assignment, can be extended up to 3 years depending on source 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/