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 Kristen Demoruelle, 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 unique cellular phenotypes in the peripheral blood and lung associated with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)-related autoimmunity, with a particular focus on aberrancies of neutrophil extracellular trap (NET) formation. S/He will join and be a key member of a research team that includes experts in RA-related autoimmunity, lung mucosal immunology and translational studies. 
 Job Responsibilities: The duties and responsibilities of this position will include, but will not be restricted to, the performance of techniques involving cellular processing of blood and sputum, identification and analysis of neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs), immunofluorescence staining and imaging, flow cytometry, cell-based activation systems and ELISA-based antibody testing.

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.

University ofColorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe andsecure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist inachieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees priorto their employment.

The ImmigrationReform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility bedocumented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternativeformats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

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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Diversityand Equity:

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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, strongly desired tobe a U.S. citizen or permanent resident due to training grant fundingopportunities.


Desired qualifications:  A strong background in immunology, meticulousattention to detail and accuracy, good interpersonal skills, strongorganizational skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team, anda desire to pursue an independent academic career.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Sep 10, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 9/11/2019
Application Due: 12/10/2019
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