Post-Doctoral Fellow

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University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension

Post-Doctoral Fellow


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 Nature of Work:

The position is within the T32 Training Program of the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The Nephrology training program, which has been funded for 47 consecutive years, seeks to continue to provide scientifically rigorous, multidisciplinary research training in academic nephrology to postdoctoral fellows who have previously earned M.D., and/or Ph.D. degrees. Individuals accepted into the training program dedicate two or more years to research activities in bench science, clinical nephrology research studies, and/or translational investigation. The program is enriched with regularly scheduled lectures and seminars as well as local, regional, and national courses. Participants have the option in enrolling in formal postgraduate course work at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The most important component of the proposed program is the intensive research training for several years under the mentorship of experienced and committed investigators who have extensive track records of securing independent funding from the National Institute of Health. Emphasis is placed on integration of basic and applied nephrology. Basic research opportunities in physiology and clinically relevant areas include (but are not limited to) physiology and pharmacology of vasoactive hormones, human and mouse genetics, acute kidney injury, and immunological mechanisms in kidney diseases. Clinical research opportunities include epidemiological and patient-oriented investigations in chronic kidney disease, hypertension, mineral metabolism, the cardiorenal syndromes, dialysis, and genetics as well as novel urinary biomarkers in acute and chronic kidney disease, and randomized clinical trials. Our 25 research mentors are outstanding faculty at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, representing many disciplines and departments. We look forward to continuing our tradition of excellence in training leaders in nephrology while continuing to critically assess and improve the fellowship experience by providing outstanding research and mentoring opportunities to the next generation of nephrology investigators. 

Job Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be highly-motivated and will work with one of the T32 faculty members. The fellow is expected to take a leadership role in planning scientific activities and developing research projects, conducting reviews of scientific literature, training laboratory personnel in experimental techniques, participating in educational seminars and lab meetings, and writing grants and scientific publications.  The candidate will be expected to work both independently and collaboratively.  The research environment at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and within the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension is outstanding and will support the successful career development of the candidate.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range for this position has been established at $53,760- $65,292 based on the NIH stipend levels, and corresponding years of experience

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation 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.

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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:

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Office of Equity:

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:

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Mar 11, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Job No:
Posted: 3/12/2021
Application Due: 5/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time