Post-Doctoral Fellow

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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.
Overall Description ofResponsibility or Nature of Work

This position reportsdirectly to the David Bentley, PH.D. Professor in the Department of Biochemistryand Molecular Genetics and Co-Director RNA Bioscience Initiative (RBI).

 Specific Position Dutieswith Percentages of Time

[100]%  The post-doctoral fellow will investigatemechanisms of transcriptional deregulation in Down Syndrome using unique twiniPSC’s. This research will use cutting edge experimental and computational approachesto study RNA polymerase II function and coupled co-transcriptional processesincluding chromatin immunoprecipitation, and RNA-seq methods including NET-seq 1-5. Candidates arestrongly encouraged to pursue creative ideas and direct independent lines ofresearch with input from Dr. Bentley and other lab members.

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 The post-doctoral  fellow willcontribute to the scientific community in the Bentley lab, the Department ofBiochemistry and Molecular Genetics and the RBI by attending and presenting atweekly lab meetings and departmental seminars.  

Salary and Benefits:Stipends will be above the NIH recommended pay scale. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services. The University of Colorado Denver 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 investigations for all prospective employees. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities. 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. Benefits: Compensation Calculator: Diversity and Equity:Please click here for information on disability accommodations:  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 Requirements:

·        PhD degree in biological sciences, or a related field

·        Experiencein scientific writing

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Feb 28, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Job No:
Posted: 2/29/2020
Application Due: 12/1/2020
Work Type: Full Time