Assistant Professor

Aurora, CO
Apr 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Assistant Professor

The RNA Bioscience Initiative ( http://rnabio.CO) is a major new interdepartmental effort to expand basic and clinical RNA biology research and education at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. We invite applications for new faculty, and anticipate hiring 5 new faculty members in diverse areas of RNA biology over the next 5 years. Applications in all areas of RNA research are welcome, and candidates using novel RNA technologies, RNA informatics and single-cell methods are particularly encouraged to apply. Highly qualified applications at the Assistant Professor and more senior levels will be considered.

New recruits will join a highly interactive and interdisciplinary group of faculty, students, and postdoctoral fellows, and will enjoy access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities on the new Anschutz Medical Campus. Candidates must hold a PhD (or equivalent) degree and have a strong record of research accomplishments.


Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must hold a PhD (or equivalent) degree and have a strong record of research accomplishments.

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:Full consideration will be given to applications received by September 15, 2016.

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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 05851

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. A brief description of research plans (2 pages)
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 - 20085 - SOM-BioChem&Molecular Genetics

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jul 13, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Karen Vockrodt

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00726255


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