Post-Doctoral Fellow

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Universityof Colorado – School of Medicine

Post-Doctoral Fellow


The University of ColoradoDenver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitmentto creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value theability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diversebackgrounds.

A full-time POSTDOCTORAL POSITION for a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD is available in the laboratory of Kristi Kuhn, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Division of Rheumatology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to study the interactions between bacteria at the intestinal surface, mucosal immunity, and systemic autoimmunity as it relates to rheumatoid arthritis and spondyloarthritis. The candidate will join and be a key member of a multi-disciplinary team with experts in mucosal immunology, microbiome analysis, and translational studies. 
Job Responsibilities: The duties and responsibilities of this position will include but not be restricted to the performance of techniques involving murine models of disease, gnotobiotics, microbiology, human tissue acquisition and processing as well as flow cytometry, immunofluorescence, ELISA-based activation systems, cell based activation systems, and the identification and analysis of antigen-specific B and T cells.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary iscommensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers afull benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, includingeligibility, is located at Employee Services.

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Yourtotal compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University ofColorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributionsthat add to your bottom line.



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TheUniversity of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed torecruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrativestaff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect,communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnicminorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University ofColorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Required education/experience/skills(minimum qualifications):

PhD, MD, or MD/PhD


Desired qualifications:  A strong background in immunology, as well asinnate curiosity, good organizational and interpersonal skills, and a desire topursue an independent academic career.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Feb 7, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 2/9/2019
Application Due: 4/10/2019
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