University of Colorado - School of Medicine
Drs. Kenneth Tyler (MD) and Penny Clarke (PhD) are seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual to investigate pathogenic mechanisms following virus infection of the central nervous system (CNS). The successful candidate will use primary cultures, organotypic mouse brain and spinal cord slice cultures, and well-described mouse models of viral encephalitis to examine neuroinflammation and specific mechanisms of virus-induced CNS injury and cell death. A good knowledge of basic virology and neuroscience and experience with small animal models, microscopy, gene expression analysis, and animal neurobehavioral monitoring is ideal.
- PhD in molecular biology, neuroscience, microbiology, immunology or related discipline.
- Excellent communication and organizational skills
- The ability to work independently within the research lab
- Computer software or technical skills
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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Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References
Application Materials Instructions:
Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 11072
When applying, applicants must include:
- A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
- A current Resume/CV
- 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 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 - 20244 - SOM-Neurology
Posting Date: Sep 20, 2017
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Dr. Penny Clarke, PhD
Posting Contact Email: Penny.Clarke@ucdenver.edu
Position Number: 00616144