Post-Doctoral Fellow

Job description

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Postdoctoral Fellow in Protein Biophysics

Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences has an immediate opening for a full-time postdoctoral fellow position in in the laboratory of Dr. John Carpenter. The University of Colorado provides an outstanding research environment, and we are seeking highly motivated and independent postdoctoral fellows. The research projects provide opportunities to have major, positive impacts on human medicine by investigating the mechanisms of aggregation and particle formation for therapeutic proteins. The projects focus on applying advanced analytical methods and biophysical insights to mitigate protein degradation during critical bioprocessing steps, such as low-pH viral inactivation. In addition, the research will employ state-of-the bioprocessing and analytical equipment for groundbreaking new results. The projects will be conducted in collaboration with leading global pharmaceutical and instrument companies.


Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences, biophysics, biochemistry, chemical engineering, or a closely related field. Candidates with excellent writing skills, as evidenced by multiple peer-reviewed publications, are preferred. Curiosity and a passion for biomedical science; and an ability and desire to work independently, but also be part of a cooperative, productive team are highly desirable.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary will be based on the NIH stipend scale and commensurate with the applicant's qualifications. 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.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Any questions regarding the responsibilities of this position can be directed to Dr. John Carpenter at [email protected] Questions regarding the application process can be directed to Jay Rodenburg, Director of Personnel at [email protected] or at 303/724-2648. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 11608

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 - 20518 - SOP-Administration

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Oct 26, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Jay Rodenburg

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00705264





Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
Work Type: