Assistant Professor-Research

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The University of Colorado School of Medicine
Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
Research Assistant Professor
Position number: 00780694

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.

We invite applications for a research assistant professor positions in the area of neuroscience/ neurotechnology, with a focus on cellular and developmental neuroscience.  Successful candidates will be expected to establish a vigorous, innovative and independent research program and participate in teaching. They will join a highly interactive, interdisciplinary group of faculty, students, and fellows, who investigate many aspects of cell and developmental biology.

The Department of Cell and Developmental Biology is one of six basic science departments in the School of Medicine on the Anschutz Medical Campus at the University of Colorado. New faculty will join a growing enterprise with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities on the Anschutz Medical Campus (please visit www.medschool.ucdenver.edu/cdb). This campus opened 15 years ago and continues to build new research and clinical buildings, along with a growing bioscience park.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The neuroscience research in the department includes investigations on quantitative cell biology, glial cells, ion channels and taste and smell sensory systems.  This position will conduct research on the brain using systems neuroscience approaches including freely moving awake behaving multisite neuron recording and optogenetics and computational analysis of the neural basis of behavior. 

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring rate (or budgeted rate) for this position has been established at $62,000.  This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The above salary rate represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the rate at the time of posting. 

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

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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:

Please click here for information on disability accommodations: http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx 

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.



QualificationsMinimum Requirements:

    Candidates must hold a Ph.D.
Preferred Requirements:

Preference will be given to candidates with at least 5 years of experience directly related to research on the brain using systems neuroscience approaches including freely moving awake behaving multisite neuron recording and optogenetics and computational analysis of the neural basis of behavior. 

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.



Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Jan 22, 2021
Unposting Date: Jan 27, 2021, 11:59:00 PM

 

 

 

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Posted: 1/23/2021
Application Due: 1/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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