Assistant Professor

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

University of Colorado - School of Pharmacology

Assistant Professor

The Department of Pharmacology at the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus is seeking applicants to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Cancer Pharmacology/Cancer Biology.


Preferred Qualifications:

The applicant should have an active research program in cancer biology/pharmacology. The ideal candidate will develop a vibrant and productive independent research program in any area of cancer biology/cancer pharmacology that has potential translational impact on cancer. We are interested in candidates using, approaches that include, but are not limited to, cancer cell and molecular biology, structural biology, general -omics technologies, computational modeling and animal modeling. Research that is complementary with current interests within the Department of Pharmacology ( is a strength.

Applicants should also be enthusiastic about teaching cancer biology and pharmacology to graduate and medical students and participating in graduate student and postdoctoral research training.

Required education: Applicants must have a PhD and/or MD degree and appropriate and sufficient post-doctoral experience to establish an independent research program and be competitive for obtaining extramural grant support.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications will be accepted through December 1, 2016.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Research Philosophy, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 06689

When applying, applicants must include:
  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
  4. Statement of research interests and future directions
  5. 2-3 appended publications
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20120 - SOM - Pharmacology

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Sep 20, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Jennifer Orsund

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00728325


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