Regular Fellow

Aurora, CO
Jun 16, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Regular Fellow

The Espinosa Laboratory in the Cancer Division of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is seeking independent and creative postdoctoral fellows. The Espinosa Lab utilizes an integrated system of functional genomics and mechanistic studies aimed at making biological discoveries with clear translational potential. Most of our current studies are focused on harnessing the power of pleiotropic transcription factors for cancer treatment.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in molecular biology or a related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Proven ability to work independently within a research lab
  • Experience with mammalian tissue culture

Desired or preferred:

  • 3 years mammalian tissue culture experience
  • Experience with rodent models
  • Experience with generation and analysis of genomic sequence data
  • Experience with standard bioinformatics tools
  • Experience with statistical programming, such as R
Experience with molecular biology methods, such as:

  • RT/quantitative PCR
  • Western blotting
  • RNA interference
  • CRISPR / genome editing
  • Lenti/retroviral production and transduction
  • Flow cytometry

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.

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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: 09942

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 - 20120 - SOM - Pharmacology

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jun 15, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Jennifer Orsund

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00633012


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