Post-Doctoral Fellow

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University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology

Postdoctoral Fellow


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.


Nature Of Work

This is a full time, Postdoctoral Associate position in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, in Aurora, CO. The fellow will report to Dr. Nathaniel Greene and will work in his research group. The position will focus on understanding the mechanics of alternate sound transmission pathways to the inner ear, and the consequences of such noise exposures on hearing.


Examples Of Work Performed

Development and implementation of methods including measurements of middle and inner ear mechanics for noise and vibration exposures in cadaveric specimens.Development and implementation of noise exposure protocols in animals.Conduct experiments, collect and analyze data.Disseminate results at conferences.Prepare manuscripts for publication. The role offers substantial opportunities for professional growth including experimental design and implementation, data collection and analysis, publication and dissemination of results, as well as mentoring of trainees and opportunities for collaboration with audiologists, residents and attending in the Department of Otolaryngology, as well as industry partners. The successful candidate will show an interest in the mechanics and physiology of the auditory and vesicular systems.

 Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $53,760 to $58,608. Salaries will align with the current NIH NRSA stipend levels.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line. 


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Diversity and Equity:

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Office of Equity:

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.


Minimum qualifications: 


  • PhD in Neuroscience, Engineering, or related field
  • Proven ability to work independently within a research lab
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Preferred qualifications:
  • Programming (MATLAB/Python) and statistical analysis experience
  • Experience with middle and inner ear mechanics in human or animal models
  • Experience with physiological and histological assessments of neural function, particularly in the auditory system.
The ideal candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, and a proven ability to work independently within a research lab. Evidence of a strong commitment to research from presentations, publications, and letters of reference is required. Ambition and independence of thought and work are highly encouraged.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Feb 18, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Job No:
Posted: 10/25/2019
Application Due: 3/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time