Post-Doctoral Fellow

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Universityof Colorado – School of Medicine

Post-Doctoral Fellow The University of Colorado Denver l AnschutzMedical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating aninclusive learning and working environment.  We value the ability toengage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

This is a full-time, NIH-funded PostdoctoralAssociate position in the Department of Pharmacology at the University ofColorado Anschutz Medical Campus, in Aurora, CO.  The fellow will report to Dr. Mair Churchilland will work in her structural biology research group.

The position will focus on understanding the mechanisms underlying chromatin structure and its assembly. Duties will involve development and implementation of methods to determine structures, interactions and functions of histone chaperones. In addition to performing experiments, the fellow will write and prepare manuscripts for publication; and the fellow is expected to pursue extramural funding to help support their research project.

This positionis in the professional field of Biochemistry and Structural Biology. The laboratory studies structural and mechanistic aspectsof gene regulatory systems in eukaryotes using biochemical, biophysical, and structuralmethods.

This positionmay train Professional Research Assistants, Graduate Students and StudentWorkers, with specific biochemistry or structural biology techniques.

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.Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons withdisabilities.

 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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 The University of Colorado Denver | AnschutzMedical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse studentbody, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote aculture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. Weencourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilitiesand all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity andequality in education and employment.


This positionrequires knowledge of structural biology, X-ray crystallography, NMR, electronmicroscopy, biochemistry, protein chemistry, biophysics, mass spectrometry,molecular biology to differing degrees. This position requires problem solving skills, as well as scientificaptitude and creativity.

Candidatesare expected to have a Ph.D. in Structural Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry,Pharmacology, or have investigated a closely related field for their Ph.D.research project. Evidence of a strong commitment to research from strongpublications and letters of reference is required.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Jun 26, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 3/7/2020
Application Due: 12/31/2020
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