University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
School of Medicine, Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Position 00781883 – Requisition 20397The 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.The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a comprehensive urban research university serving more than 28,000 students in metropolitan Denver and online. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado public institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer 119 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is well known for its distinctive and highly productive research programs, its world-class health facilities at the Anschutz Medical Campus and its well-established partnerships in business, industry and government. These campuses currently have over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at our Anschutz Medical Campus, a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver. Denver is one of America’s most vibrant urban centers and the downtown campus, located just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District, The metropolitan area affords our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets. Moreover, the state of Colorado offers ample outdoor activities through its 42 state parks, 8 mountain ranges, and 7 national forests.Job Summary:Basic, clinical and translational research scientist who will conduct experiments related to clinically-applicable immunology issues in lung immunology. The particular project focuses on the role of CD4+ T cells in the lungs of humans with sarcoidosis and in a murine model of sarcoidosis. Professional FieldImmunology, molecular biology, molecular genetic research.Supervision ReceivedThis position reports to Dr. Andrew Fontenot in the Division of Allergy & Clinical ImmunologySupervision ExercisedPosition will oversee some work performed by Professional Research Assistants (PRAs). Will assign tasks, monitor progress and workflow, check the product for timeliness and correctness or soundness.Examples of Work Performed
- Processing of blood and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid from human subjects
- Exposure of mice to various antigens and harvesting lungs, spleen and lung-draining lymph nodes for single cell analysis, monoclonal antibody staining of those cells for analysis by flow cytometry, cloning and expressing TCRs on hybridoma cells, proliferation assays, adoptive transfer, immuno-histochemistry and immunofluorescence staining, and Western blotting.
- PhD or MD in one of these fields of study; Immunology, Molecular Biology.
- Minimum of 5 year(s) experience in one or more of the above fields.
- Pre- and post-doctoral experience in immunology with particular interest in T cell biology.
- In depth knowledge of human and murine immunology, as related to the lung
- Ability to work independently
- Meets responsibilities without supervision
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Proven expertise in manuscript submissions
- Proficient at trouble shooting and problem solving, keeping detail records and maintain the highest level of scientific integrity
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Posting Date: Mar 4, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing