Research Associate

Boulder, CO
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Institute of Behavioral Science invites applications for a two-year research associate ("post-doctoral researcher") position. The position will involve working in Professor Myron Gutmann's research group, focusing on research that links population and environment and on issues in data science related to data access and preservation.

The successful candidate will participate in two kinds of research projects, as well as be involved in public engagement activities about the social and behavioral sciences.

The research projects include:

- Research that relates population, agriculture, and environment in the United States since the 1800's

- Research about the preservation of and access to research data in the context of broader questions of pubic access to all sorts of research materials, including publications

The public engagement activities will be devoted to exposing social science research to stakeholders in Colorado and nationally, and engaging with those stakeholders to learn about their need for social and behavioral science research, and ways that researchers and stakeholders can collaborate.

In addition, it is possible for a successful candidate to teach up to one semester-long class per year, depending on the qualifications of the candidate and the needs of CU's academic departments.

Salary determination made commensurate with applicant experience.

Application review will begin March 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.


Special Instructions to Applicants:This position is eligible for medical, dental and life insurance, retirement benefits programs, and is eligible for monthly vacation and sick leave accruals. The University of Colorado Boulder conducts background checks on all final applicants being considered for employment, prior to the issuance of an offer letter. The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and an EPLS (Excluded Parties List System) check. cumented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

The University of Colorado is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Boulder Campus Title IX Coordinator by calling 303-492-2127. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting Human Resources at

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Reference Letters (Not Confidential), Unofficial transcript(s), Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:Applicants must complete the EEO Data (application) form, and upload the following required documents: 1 - Cover Letter; 2 - Resume; 3 - The document uploaded for Proof of Degree can be a Transcript which shows the date the degree was conferred; Copy of Diploma; or official letter from the Registrar or the Dean of the School or College conferring the degree; and 4 - Letter of Recommendation

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10071 - Behavioral Sci Inst-Admin

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Feb 14, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Cheryl Graham

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00152206


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