Post-Doctoral Fellow

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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Postdoctoral Fellow in Biophysics, Biochemistry, or Pharmaceutical Sciences

Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is seeking applicants for two full-time postdoctoral fellow positions in biophysics, biochemistry or pharmaceutical sciences in the laboratory of Dr. Krishna Mallela. The research is focused on understanding the causes of protein instability and aggregation in the course of vaccine development. This work is part of a multi-investigator, federally-funded project to identify approaches for mitigating protein instability and aggregation and thus enhancing vaccine effectiveness. The successful candidate will use multiple biophysical approaches to examine underlying mechanisms of protein stability, folding, and aggregation. The candidate will also work closely with Drs. David Bain and John Carpenter's laboratories to identify approaches for mitigating such effects.


Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in biophysics, biochemistry, biophysical chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences or a closely related field. Candidates with strong knowledge and experience in protein biophysical characterization or structural biology are highly desirable. As per the federal funding agency requirements, U.S. citizens or permanent residents are strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary will be based on the NIH stipend scale and 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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Diversity and Equity:

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. 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.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Any questions regarding the responsibilities of this position can be directed to Dr. Krishna Mallela 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: 14206

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: Jul 24, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Jay Rodenburg

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00613477





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Job No:
Posted: 11/22/2018
Application Due: 1/21/2019
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