Post-Doctoral Fellow

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Postdoctoral Fellow

Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome

Position# 00663127

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.

Research Opportunity:The Michael Yeager lab in the  Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome is seeking a postdoctoral fellow. We employ an integrated approach to the study of heart and lung diseases that is informed by clinical samples and use of cell culture and pre-clinical in vivo models. We use cutting edge  genomics, proteomics, imaging, and microscopy to perform mechanistic studies and to make biological discoveries with clear translational potential. Our current work is focused on understanding how bronchus-associated lymphoid tissue contributes to the clinical impacts of trisomy 21, including predisposition to severe respiratory infection and pulmonary hypertension. We currently have numerous NIH-funded positions available.

Duties and Responsibilities:The ideal candidate will work to develop a research project aligned with the overall goals of the team. Responsibilities include designing and performing experiments, analyzing data, contributing to the writing of grants and manuscripts, and aiding in oversight of more junior team members.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary 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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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 Qualifications:

    Ph.D. in vascular biology, molecular biology, experimental pathology, immunology, developmental biology, or a related field

  • Proven ability to work independently within a research lab

Desired Qualifications:

    Experience with cell and molecular vascular biology methods

    Experience with rodent models

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Dec 9, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 12/10/2020
Application Due: 3/10/2021
Work Type: Full Time