Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Job description

The University of Denver is a medium-size (12,000 students) private university located in a thriving metropolis at the base of the Rocky Mountains. The Department of Biological Sciences focuses on two areas of research and teaching; 1) Cell and Molecular Biology including biophysics, neuroscience, cell signaling, and developmental biology, and 2) Ecology, Biodiversity including behavioral ecology, plant-insect interactions, conservation biology, restoration ecology and evolution. The department offers undergraduate majors of study including Biology (B.A./B.S.), Molecular Biology (B.S./B.S.), Ecology and BioDiversity (B.A./B.S.) or Integrated Sciences (B.A.).

Position Summary

The Department of Biological Sciences has an opening for a postdoctoral research associate in the Blankenship lab.

Funding for this position is provided by an external grant. The position may be terminated if and when funding expires.

Essential Functions

Reporting to Dr. Todd Blankenship the successful candidate will:

  • Conduct full time academic research in the cell and molecular biology of tissue morphogenesis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Possess knowledge of cell biology and/or molecular biology and/or biochemistry.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or related.

Salary Range:
Salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information.

Application Deadline

Review of application material will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) July 1, 2019

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. C.V.
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Names and contact information for three references

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.




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Job No: 492478
Posted: 6/5/2019
Application Due: 8/4/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable