Post-Doctoral Fellow

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Universityof Colorado – School of Medicine

Department of Pharmacology

Post-Doctoral Fellow 

The University of ColoradoDenver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitmentto creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value theability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diversebackgrounds.


OverallDescription of Responsibility or Nature of Work

TheEspinosa lab is looking for motivated post-doctoral fellows interested inperforming research in the field of cancer biology. This position reportsdirectly to Dr. Joaquin Espinosa in the Department of Pharmacology

Areas of Responsibility / Scope of Research

The Espinosa lab investigates important signaling pathways involved incancer development, including but not restricted to p53, hypoxia-induciblefactors and transcriptional cyclin dependent kinases. Candidates should have aPhD and expertise in one or more of the following areas: molecular biology,cell biology, computational biology, genomics, pharmacology, and mousegenetics.

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.


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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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Diversityand Equity:

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TheUniversity of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed torecruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrativestaff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect,communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnicminorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University ofColorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.




  • Graduation from an accredited college oruniversity with a PhD in one of these fields of study or related: molecularbiology, cell biology, computational biology, genomics, pharmacology, andgenetics
  • Expertisein one or more of the following areas: molecular biology, cell biology,computational biology, genomics, pharmacology, mouse genetics
  • Provenability to work independently within a research lab
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer software,equipment operation, and research technical skills


  • Proven experience and familiarity with molecularand cell biology approaches
  • Skills in computational biology

*Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the timeof hire.  

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




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Posted: 8/27/2020
Application Due: 11/13/2020
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