Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering

Open College Positions

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  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Postdoctoral Researcher-Center for Contaminant Hydrology
    Full details Position Summary
    The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) is hiring a full-time annual-contract Postdoctoral Researcher to conduct research within a federally funded initiative, aimed at developing forensic analytical tools for fingerprinting, source tracking, and allocation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in contaminated groundwater.
  • Web Developer I
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    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 projects with the One Water Solutions Institute (OWSI). 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 OWSI staff.
    This is a 1-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 one-year timeline, contingent on successful execution of project deliverables and performance evaluation. For more information about the benefits package is available at http://www.hrs.colostate.edu/benefits/index.html
  • Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA)
  • 18-133: Satellite Infrared Sounder Researcher
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    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.
  • 19-108: Radiative Transfer Scientist
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    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).
  • 19-119 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.
  • 19-124: Satellite Researcher and Science Coordinator
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    The individual in this position will report to the CIRA Senior Program Developer/Project Manager at Aviation Weather Center (AWC)  and actively pursue the testing of new satellite products and decision aids. This project will entail activities focused at maximizing the forecast value of satellite data and products, particularly activities centered on NWS WFO operations to improve forecast and warning services to the nation. The individual in this position will interact with NWS operational forecasters, NESDIS satellite analysts, academia, and the meteorological research community to prepare and evaluate operational and experimental products for potential integration into NWS WFO operations.
    
    CIRA proposes to support the expanding use of satellite-based weather products by placing a satellite researcher at the NWS OPG in Kansas City, MO.  This researcher will provide leadership, satellite expertise, and meteorological support for the Satellite Proving Ground efforts based at the OPG and will work closely with CIRA researchers, scientists at the NOAA/National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS)/The Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR), the GOES-R Program Office, and the staff at the OPG. Position title of Research Associate II will apply to the finalist with a Bachelor’s Degree plus 3 years of experience working with satellite data observations and products, or a Master’s degree plus at least one year of experience working with satellite data observations and products.  Position title of Research Scientist I will apply to the finalist who possesses a PhD plus at least 1 year of experience working with satellite data observations and products, and position title of Research Scientist II will apply to the finalist who possesses a PhD plus 3 years of experience working with satellite data observations and products.  The Federal Advisor for the individual in this position will be the Director of OPG.
  • 19-125 Statistical Post-Processing Meteorologist/Developer
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    The individual in this position will assist in the update and development of improvements to the LAMP system for the benefit of the NWS and the aviation community. Focus will be given on improving both station-based LAMP guidance as well as gridded LAMP guidance for the elements of ceiling height and visibility, lightning and convection, and other aviation-related weather elements. The position will report to the ANC and Impacts Catalog/IRIS Software Engineer who assists with collaboration efforts at MDL.
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Assistant or Associate Professor
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    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.
  • 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/.
  • WSCOE 19-102: Technology Researcher
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    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
  • Communications and Marketing Coordinator
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    The individual in this position will have been trained and specialized in communications, outreach, and marketing and will be responsible for reporting on the department’s significant events and disseminating news, targeted recruitment efforts, and upkeep of engagement with current students and alumni through social media and other channels.  This individual must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment with the ability to set priorities under pressure.  Must possess strong organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines.  Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills; commitment to diversity and inclusion; demonstrated ability to work with a diverse range of people and the ability to manage office workflow and work successfully both individually and in a team-based environment. Occasional local and in-state travel will be required.