University of Colorado - School of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
The School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology has an opening for a full-time Post-Doctoral Fellow. This position will focus on the molecular and functional genetics related to inherited arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathies.
A Full Time 100% Postdoctoral Associate position is available for an independent and motivated post-doctoral student to the study the genetic mechanisms of cardiomyopathies in the collaborative group of Luisa Mestroni, MD, and Matthew Taylor, MD, PhD (Cardiovascular Institute and Dept. of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus). The group utilizes molecular genetics, bioinformatics, and functional genomics (cellular models and induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes) to study mutant genes causing inherited cardiomyopathies. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics, Biology or Biochemistry, or have investigated a closely related field for their Ph.D. research project. Experience with basic molecular genetics, molecular and cell biology is required. Direct experience with induced-pluripotent stem cells is highly desired. Experience with NextGen sequening, bioinformatics, and animal models is desired; fluency in English is required. Evidence of a strong commitment to research from publications in high-impact journals and letters of reference is required.
- PhD, or other relevant terminal degree
Experience in the following:
- Molecular genetics
- Basic molecular and cell biology
- Experience with induced pluripotent stem cells
- Next Generation sequencing
- Gene expression analysis in primary cells and human tissue and of cardiomyopathy
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.
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Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References
Application Materials Instructions:
Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 09668
When applying, applicants must include:
- A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
- A current Resume/CV
- 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
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 - 20169 - SOM-MED-Cardiology
Posting Date: May 23, 2017
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Dennis Evans
Posting Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Number: 00007728