Associate Professor

University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology

Neuroscience Associate Professor

We invite applications for a Mid-level Assistant/Associate Professor faculty position in Neuroscience, with a focus on cellular or developmental neuroscience. Successful candidates are expected to have an established, innovative and independent research program and will participate in graduate, medical and dental school teaching. The successful candidate will join a highly interactive, interdisciplinary group of faculty, students, and fellows, who investigate many aspects of cell and developmental biology. The neuroscience research in the department includes investigations on photoreceptors in Drosophila, glial cells, ion channels and sensory systems with a focus on taste and smell.

The new faculty member is expected to participate in the strong, interdepartmental Neuroscience Graduate Program (, and become a member of the Center for Neuroscience (, which supports basic, translational and clinical research at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

The Department of Cell and Developmental Biology is one of six basic science departments in the School of Medicine on the Anschutz Medical Campus at the University of Colorado. New faculty will join a growing enterprise with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities on our new campus (please visit The University of Colorado School of Medicine is currently recruiting in several basic science departments, including neuroscience recruitments in the Dept. Pharmacology or Dept. Physiology, and other recruitments in immunology, microbiology, stem cell biology, cancer biology and structural biology.

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016.


Required Qualifications:
  • Candidates must hold a M.D. or Ph.D.
  • 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.

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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 06531

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. Statement of research philosophy
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 - 20091 - SOM-Cell and Devopmental Bio

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Aug 29, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Kate Beatty

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00727833


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