Post-Doctoral Fellow

Aurora, CO
Jun 21, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Post-Doctoral Fellow

This is a full time, NIH_ funded Postdoctoral Associate position in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, in Aurora, CO. the fellow will report to Dr. Mair Churchill and will work in her structural biology research group. The position will focus on understanding the mechanisms underlying chromatin structure and its assembly. Duties will involve development and implementation of methods to determine structures, interactions, and functions of histone chaperones. In addition to performing experiments, the fellow will write and prepare manuscripts for publication; and the fellow is expected to pursue extramural funding to help support their research project. The position will begin immediately.

This position requires knowledge of structural biology, X- ray crystallography, NMR, biochemistry, protein chemistry, biophysics, mass spectrometry molecular biology to differing degrees. this position requires problem solving skills, as well as scientific aptitude and creativity.
Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D in Structural Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Pharmacology, or have investigated a closely related field for their Ph.D research project. Evidence of a strong commitment to research from strong publications and letters of reference is required.

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: 05489

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 9, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Jennifer Rhea

Posting Contact Email: jennifer

Position Number: 00627254


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