DEPARTMENT: BIOCHEMISTRY and MOLECULAR GENETICS
SCHOOL: SCHOOLOF MEDICINEPOSITION TITLE: POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW/TRAINEEPOSITION CLASSIFICATION: RESEARCH FACULTYRESEARCH AREA: OMIC PHENOTYPES IN HEALTH and DISEASE
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.
Overall Description ofResponsibility or Nature of WorkThisposition is responsible for directing and performing research focused on metabolic and proteomic adaptations toinflammatory responses, hypoxia and aging.
We seek a bright, energetic, motivatedindividual to contribute to our research program focused on blood and regenerativetherapies driven by mass spectrometry-based omic readouts. Candidates must beself-motivated, detail oriented, have a strong aptitude for learning new areasof research, and be adept at managing multipleprojects in parallel. The candidate’s primaryresponsibility will be to analyze omics data sets from diverse researchsettings and disseminate results in an understandable format as part of ahighly productive research team. Good organizational, computational skills andthe ability to work independently, as well as, part of a research team arenecessary. Thefellow will have the opportunity to interact with a variety of researchers,both locally and nationally, and will support informatics analysis for severalfunded projects aimed at improving patient outcomes. Opportunities to developnew visualization tools that enable interactive analysis of MS omic data setsare available. In addition, the fellow will develop and help teach curricula(e.g., graduate level classes and short courses) that promote the use of cutting-edgetechnologies on campus. Ideal candidates have a Ph.D. in biological or computersciences, bioinformatics experience, and wish to expand their training in bothdisciplines. The position will be for two years with the possibility to extendthe fellowship for an additional year. Stipends will beabove the NIH recommended pay scale. Fellows will have the opportunity todevelop collaborations with faculty in the School of Medicine and liaise withpharmaceutical and biotech companies to secure a stable long-term position inInformatics.
Examples of Work PerformedCandidate willcontribute to research involving the following:
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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.
Successfulcandidate is expected to be a curious, organized, and highly motivatedindividual, with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills.Post-doctoral fellows are expected to direct independent projects, assist inmentoring junior lab members, and apply for independent fellowship funding.
- PhDdegree in biological sciences, computational disciplines, or a related fieldwithin the last three years. PhD candidates withrelevant experience will also be considered.
- Recordof productivity supported by peer-reviewed publications in internationallyrecognized English language journals
- Preferredexpertise in R, Python or C+
- Workingknowledge of mass spectrometry-based metabolomics and proteomics.
- Stableisotope tracing experiments
- Multivariateanalysis and statistics
- Targeted(mass spectrometry-based) quantitative methods
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Posting Date: Jun 13, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing