Post-Doctoral Fellow-Kabos Lab

Aurora, CO
Jun 22, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

FT post-doc research position for projs in Onc/Molecular Bio with oversight, minimal supervision, provide training to faculty and staff in pre-clinical therapeutics development /Molecular Biology. Emphasis on molecular bio, non-coding RNAs, breast cancer initiating cells and treatment resistance. Bioinfo skills advantageous. Reports directly to PI,Peter Kabos MD, Located @ AMC in Aurora, Colorado. Conduct research, not eligible for tenure. -Daily research laboratory bench work skills, moderate lifting of lab supplies, handling of research lab animals, good hand to eye coordination. -Supervision of Research Assist and Sr. Research Assist lab pstns -Protein/mRNA/DNA extraction, processing and analysis; Molecular biology assays; -Processing, management of patient tissue samples (PBMC's, serum, normal tissues, tumor tissues) from phase I/II clinical trials. -Gene-expression and genomic-based platform use and understanding; -Cell line maintenance; in vitro efficacy testing, proliferation testing; -Collaboration w/other labs incl PIs, post-docs, or PRAs; -Prepare research prstns; train, supervise lab staff/students in experimental tech, preparing written manuscripts and submission for publication. Learn relevant techniques from PI and other staff and function independently
This post-doctoral research position will be responsible for Oncology/Molecular Biology research projects and will provide training to faculty and staff in pre-clinical therapeutics development and Molecular Biology.
Hazardous Chemicals
Infectious Materials/Human Blood or Bodily Fluids
HIPAA - Access to PHI
HIPAA - Operations
HIPAA - Payment
HIPAA - Research
HIPAA - Treatment

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at, refer to job posting 02991

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

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

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Minimum Qualifications Education: Ph.D. degree in the biological sciences or related degree or MD.

Experience/Skills: Proven experience working with research laboratory animals,

working knowledge using a wide range of molecular and cellular biology

techniques. Cell culture, biochemistry and molecular biology expertise required.

-Excellent communication and organizational skills.

-A Publication Record.

Desired Qualifications Preferred qualifications: The successful applicant will have prior research lab

experience with a strong background in cell biology, molecular biology and

bioinformatics is a plus.

-Prior supervisory experience.

-The final candidate will be motivated, reliable and willing to learn new research

techniques, be team-oriented, flexible, able to communicate and possess the
ability to work independently and effectively with research details.

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

Application Materials Instructions:Required Application Materials: 1) A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2) A current CV/resume 3) The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20214 - SOM-MED-Oncology

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Mar 14, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Everlyn Sandoval

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00674647