Associate Professor- Hi3

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University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

SOM/Department of Immunology & Microbiology

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

Position #728102- Requisition 11201

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a comprehensive urban research university serving more than 28,000 students in metropolitan Denver and online. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado public institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer 119 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is well known for its distinctive and highly productive research programs, its world-class health facilities at the Anschutz Medical Campus and its well-established partnerships in business, industry and government. These campuses currently have over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at our Anschutz Medical Campus, a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver. Denver is one of America's most vibrant urban centers and the downtown campus, located just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District, affords our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

The CU School of Medicine (CU SOM) Dean's Office recently established the Human Immunology and Immunotherapy Initiative (HI3) to become a leader in human immunology research and clinical applications. The HI3 is focused on building the necessary infrastructure to become a premier facility, including the development of a Human Immune Monitoring Shared Resources (HIMSR) facility, Translational Research Networking and Pre-Clinical Models Services, and GMP Immunotherapeutic Production. Faculty appointees will work in a collaborative environment with state-of-the-art core facilities, including flow cytometry, mass cytometry, genomics, proteomics, imaging, and BSL3.

The Department of Immunology and Microbiology at the University of Colorado SOM invites applications for tenure-eligible faculty positions at all levels. Preferred candidates will have well-developed research programs with a focus on basic and translational human immunology and an emphasis on cancer and autoimmunity. Other requirements include a PhD, MD, or equivalent in the biomedical sciences and a strong record of peer-reviewed publications.

The duties of the individual holding this position will be threefold:

First, the individual is expected to develop a productive and cutting edge, externally funded research program. This responsibility will include keeping abreast of current literature; formulating long- and short-term research goals; designing and performing appropriate experiments to achieve these goals; evaluating laboratory data and protocols; preparing and submitting manuscripts based on research conducted within the lab; and preparing and submitting grant applications to appropriate federal or private agencies to secure funding for the research program. It is important that individual to interact effectively with other members of the scientific and clinical research communities and establish fruitful research collaborations. The individual is expected to present research in all appropriate venues to increase the awareness of research being preformed in the lab, and to facilitate collaborative interactions.

Second, the individual will carry out teaching responsibilities for medical and graduate students assigned by the department chair and performed under the supervision of designated directors for individual courses.

Third, as a secondary but still important responsibility, the individual is expected to participate in service activities within the department, the university and the broader scientific community that contribute to the accomplishment of department and university missions, and that promote the success and welfare of the broader scientific and medical community.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary for this position is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience and will include start-up support.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

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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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Minimum Qualifications:

  • This position requires a PhD and/or MD degree or comparable doctoral degree in the biomedical sciences with at least two years of post-doctoral experience within the field of immunology.
  • Experience in immunology, molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry and/or a closely related field is essential.
  • Priority will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience investigating basic and translational human immunology.
  • Faculty applicants at the senior level (Associate or Full Professor) should have a track record of research funding.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

The applicant must be highly motivated, have good interpersonal skills, and have experience in supervising or training of research personnel.

Special Instructions to Applicants:REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1) A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2) A current CV with a bibliography and list of active and/or pending grants and teaching efforts. 3) List of 3 professional references, which includes daytime telephone numbers and email addresses, recorded on your CV or uploaded as a separate document. 4) Statement of Research Philosophy and/or Interests. Note: Please do not submit any application materials via email to the posted contact name. All materials must be submitted electronically through CU Careers.

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 an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

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

Application Materials Instructions:APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled or the search is terminated.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 21577 - SOM-Immunology Microbiology

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Sep 25, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Rebecca Propes

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00728102





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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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