University of Colorado - School of MedicinePost- Doctoral FellowDepartment of DermatologyPosition Number: 00775543Req. Number: 18796 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 of Responsibility or Nature of WorkThis full time position will report directly to Dr. Yiqun Shellman in the Department of Dermatology, and will work on grant funded projects, mainly on a new R01 project. We aim to better understand proliferation, differentiation, maintenance, and development of the melanocyte lineage, and tumor microenvironment of melanoma. The relevant models for these studies are already established in our lab, and include transgenic and xenograft mouse models, cell cultures, and a human iPSC model. As part of a team, the main emphasis of this position is to utilize mouse models and in vitro molecular and cell biology techniques to study the functions and molecular mechanisms of a novel human pigmentation gene we identified. We are seeking motivated and independent candidates. The duties of this position include, but are not limited to experiments with mice; immuno-fluorescence, immunohistochemistry staining of tissue samples; flow cytometry; culture of mammalian cells; and basic and advanced cell biology techniques including confocal microscopy. This position can have supervisory responsibilities of medical students, undergraduates or research or student assistants.
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· Graduation from an accredited college or university with a PhD in developmental and cell biology or biological related fields
· Prior successful experiences working with mice
· Basic computer software skills, and the ability to learn new software programs
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
· Strong work ethic and excellent team communication skills
· Able to keep detailed documentation and meet deadlines for experiments and literature research
· Strong scientific writing skills and reliable organizational skills
· Able to work independently and efficiently, as well as in a team setting
Desired or preferred:
· Experiences in embryonic development of mice
· Experience in development of melanocyte
· Experiences in confocal microscopy
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Posting Date: Feb 23, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing