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Colorado School of Mines welcomes applications for ongoing
Post-Doctoral Fellow Research positions across all research
Colorado School of Mines (Mines) faculty have an ongoing need for
support of new research projects. This is a pool of candidates for
future needs. Candidates will be contacted as needs arise and we
appreciate your interest in research at Mines.
Responsibilities will vary per assignment and may include the
- Lead independent research activities in collaboration with
- Participate in a weekly 1-hour research group meeting
- Meet weekly with graduate students to provide mentoring and
- Assist in preparing up to 2 proposals each year
- Lead/submit a minimum of 2 research papers each year, and
revise/resubmit others as needed
- Conduct preliminary reviews of student research products:
abstracts, posters, proposals, defense presentations, thesis,
- Assist graduate students in submitting their work for
publication, as appropriate
- Present findings at regional and national conferences
- Performs other duties as assigned
- Additional professional development activities as mutually
agreed upon by employee and advisor
About Mines & Golden, CO
- PhD in related field
- Technical expertise related research
- Must be a resident of Colorado upon the assignment
When the world looks for answers, the world looks to Mines.
Colorado School of Mines is a top-ranked public university solving
the grand challenges facing our society, particularly those related
to the Earth, energy and the environment. Founded in 1874 with
specialties in mining and metallurgy, Mines’ scope and mission have
continually expanded to meet the needs of industry and society.
Today, we are the No. 38 public university in the nation,
recognized for our innovation and undergraduate teaching in
science, technology engineering and math (U.S. News and World
Mines graduates are change makers, boundary breakers and problem
solvers. Since our earliest days, a Mines education has been and
continues to be a transformational opportunity, with one of the
strongest returns on investment out there for talented STEM
students of all backgrounds.
At the same time, Mines faculty members are pushing their fields in
new directions, whether that’s manufacturing, space resources,
quantum engineering, carbon capture or more. Mines was recently
classified as a R1 “Very High Activity” research institution by
Carnegie, a notable feat for any university but particularly one of
Are you looking for an inspiring, mission-driven workplace where
you can contribute to solving the world’s problems and educating
the next generation of change makers? Are you an individual who
values a diverse and inclusive community, where our different
perspectives, experiences and cultures enrich the educational and
Look to Mines.
Annual rate of $55,000- $65,000 (average depending on the home
Mines takes into consideration a combination of candidate’s
education, training and experience as well as the position’s scope
and complexity, the discretion and latitude required in the role,
work location, and external market and internal value when
determining a salary level for potential new employees.
Mines is proud to provide exceptional benefits that include fully
paid health and dental premiums as well as pay, health &
wellness and work/life balance offerings. Our portfolio of benefits
includes medical, dental, vision, disability insurance, flexible
spending accounts, life insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Additionally, Mines employees are eligible for tuition benefits
(for employees and dependents), generous paid holidays and leaves
and discount programs. For more information, visit Mines benefits
All Mines employees also have access to discount programs through
the State of Colorado and free tickets for Mines Athletics home
games, as well as access to the on-campus Recreation Center
(fitness classes and training, swimming pool and more), equipment
rentals through the Outdoor Rec Center, the Colorado State Employee
Assistance Program (CSEAP), and backup child and elder care. Coming
soon is an on-campus daycare center. For more information about
benefits at Mines, go to mines.edu/human-resources/benefits
How to Apply
Review of applications will be ongoing until filled. Applicants
will be asked to complete an online application indicating the
academic department of interest (personal information, demographic
information, references, veteran status) and upload the following
- Cover Letter
- Statement of research experience and interests (1 page)
with any questions.
Colorado School of Mines is committed to equal opportunity for all
persons. Mines does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex,
gender (including gender identity and gender expression), ancestry,
creed, marital status, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin,
disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status
or current military service. Further, Mines does not retaliate
against community members for filing complaints regarding or
implicating any of these protected statuses.
Mines’ commitment to nondiscrimination, affirmative action, equal
opportunity and equal access is reflected in the administration of
its policies, procedures, programs and activities and in its
efforts to achieve a diverse student body and workforce.
Through its policies, procedures and resources, Mines complies with
federal law, Colorado state law, administrative regulations,
executive orders and other legal requirements to prevent
discrimination (including harassment or retaliation) within the
Mines campus community and to address potential allegations of
inequity or concerns for safety.
If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you
will enjoy your career with us!