Postdoctoral Fellow – Fort Collins, Colorado

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado
Job Category
Post Doctoral Appointments
$45,000- $50,000
Last Date to Apply
Title: Postdoctoral Fellow - Fort Collins, Colorado Location: Fort Collins, Colorado Full job description: Full Consideration Application Date: 01/23/2023 Salary Range: $45,000- $50,000 Position Summary: We conduct research in the area of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources (HDNR) and prepare students for careers in conservation leadership and tourism. This area of study focuses on understanding and attending to the needs and values of humans, human society, and culture as they relate to the natural environment. HDNR has more than 90 years of collaborative research in parks and protected areas and contributes to informed decision making while conveying a broad based understanding of the way humans value, use and depend on the natural environment. HDNR is one of the few programs in the United States that offers a comprehensive bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral program. Founded in 1870, Colorado State University is among the nation’s leading research universities and enrolls approximately 32,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Located an hour north of the Denver metro area, Fort Collins is a vibrant community of approximately 157,000 residents that offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a large city. Fort Collins is situated on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with views of 14,000 foot peaks, and offers access to numerous cultural, recreational, and outdoor opportunities. This Postdoctoral Fellow position will perform mostly independent research, collaborate on a multi-scholar research initiative, and lead responsibility for discrete components of a larger research project or program, all while under the general direction of a senior or principal researcher. The position is for I year (12 mos) and will be responsible for implementing a research project focused on (black, indigenous, and people of color) BIPOC communities and diversity and access of recreational fishing in Colorado. Main responsibilities include developing and implementing a state-wide survey, and conducting interviews with BIPOC project participants. Additional duties include interview and survey data management, data analysis, and writing of manuscript and reports. The position may also be responsible for supervising undergraduate students. Beginning Monday, August 16, 2021, Colorado State University has mandated vaccinations against COVID-19. Faculty and staff are required to submit their vaccine status or declare an exemption. More information about the vaccination mandate can be found on the CSU COVID-19 Information & Resources site here, Employee Benefits: Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: & Colorado State University conducts background checks on all final candidates. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer.
Required Qualifications: The minimum education required for this position is a completed, or near-completed (ABD), PhD in environmental social science, human dimensions of natural resources, or related discipline. The position requires that the Postdoctoral Fellow have expertise in social science research methodologies including quantitative, and qualitative methods, and survey design. The candidate must have skill using R, SPSS, or JMP, and qualitative software programs. The Postdoctoral Fellow must have critical thinking skills, and be able to perform duties under minimum supervision.
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Jessica Horvath
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