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Post-Doctoral Fellow

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University of Colorado – School of Engineering

Post-Doctoral 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.

Postdoctoral researchposition in platelet biology and microfluidics

Overall Description:

We are looking postdoctoral research candidate to work in a project on determining structure-function relationships in platelets and how those relationships change with age. The work is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and directed by Profs. Keith Neeves (University of Colorado, Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus). This position is renewable annually for up to 2 years. The salary structure is both attractive and nationally competitive. Other benefits include health/dental insurance, vacation/sick leave and access to all University facilities. The position is available immediately. 

Specific Position Duties:

Responsibilities will include designing, fabricating, testing, and implement a hydrogel platform to study the activation potential of single platelets. The postdoc on this project will work with a team that includes engineers, biologists, and clinicians. The ability to communicate across disciplines is essential.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary will be based on the current NIH postdoctoral pay scale guidelines, and is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

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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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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:

·Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in biomedical, chemical, mechanical, or electrical engineering, applied physics, cell biology, or closely related field.

·The successful candidate must have a strong publication record in high-impact journals and demonstrate the ability to conduct independent research.

Desirable Qualifications/Experience:

·Expertise in instrumentation, microfluidics, calcium signaling, and platelet biology are of particular interest.

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




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Job No:
Posted: 4/29/2020
Application Due: 2/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time