Post-Doctoral Fellow

Aurora, CO
May 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Overall Description of Responsibility or Nature of Work:

The department of Dermatology is seeking a full-time post-doctoral fellow and the position is available immediately. The research involves the study of diseases involved in pigment cells, including melanoma and inherited pigmentation disorders. The laboratory has established cell culture, mice, and patient-specific iPSC models for these studies. The candidate will use these models to conduct mechanistic investigation to understand the functions of a novel pigmentation gene and to identify therapies for these diseases.


Minimum Qualifications:

The candidate will have a PhD or equivalent degree in cell biology, developmental biology, molecular biology, immune biology, or a closely related field from an accredited university. Experience in cell and molecular biology is required and experience with handling mice is highly desirable.

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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Special Instructions to Applicants:Questions should be directed to Yiqun Shellman at APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 09707

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
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 - 20143 - SOM-Dermatology

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: May 26, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Yiqun Shellman

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00008102


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