Post-Doctoral Fellow

Aurora, CO
Jun 09, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Three postdoctoral positions are available immediately to study interactions between RNA viruses and the mammalian host, in particular RIG-I-like receptors and other nucleic acid sensing mechanisms, in an exciting newly NIH-funded mouse model of constitutive MDA5 activation. Projects have applications to innate antiviral defense, interferon-stimulated genes (ISGs), and prevention of systemic autoimmunity. Experience in molecular biology, cell culture, mouse experimentation preferred. For one position, skill in RNAseq and associated bioinformatics is sought. Send C.V. and letter of interest to Dr. Eric Poeschla (, Tim Gill Professor and Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. Entitle your email "Poeschla Lab Postdoctoral Fellowship Application."

Job responsibilities include:

  • Molecular biology
  • RNAseq
  • Bioinformatics
  • Virology
  • Cell culture


Minimum qualifications:
  • PhD in a related scientific field

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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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.

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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: 09122

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 - 20204 - SOM-MED-Infectious Disease

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Apr 10, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Michael Durbin

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00635784


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