UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO ANSCHUTZ MEDICAL CAMPUSSCHOOL/DEPARTMENT: SOM/Department of Pathology
HIRING UNIT: 20112 POSITION TITLE: POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW/TRAINEEPOSITION CLASSIFICATION: RESEARCH FACULTY POSITION JOB CODE: 1438HRMS POSITION NUMBER: 00780788The 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 Responsibility or Nature of WorkThe University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks a postdoctoral fellow to work in the Department of Pathology. The University of Colorado 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.Specific Position Duties with Percentages of Time100% Postdoctoral position in Dr. Xiao-Jing Wang’s laboratory. The lab has ongoing research in head and neck cancer in the following areas: cancer stem cells, immunotherapy and the microenvironment, microRNAs, and TGFβ signaling. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and able to work independently. Qualified candidates should have a recent Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related field with a background in molecular biology, cell biology, immunology, and/or oncology. Self-motivation, commitment to scientific research, ability to learn new techniques, and excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. Applicant should be proficient with computers. Experience with cell culture, western blotting, immunohistochemistry, PCR and animal models, including handling, colony management and genotyping strongly preferred. Position will include conducting research experiments, data management, molecular biology assays, writing grants and papers, and other duties as assigned. Salary and Benefits:The hiring rate (or budgeted rate) for this position has been established at $53,706.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. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities. 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. Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation Diversity and Equity: Please click here for information on disability accommodations: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/human-resources/employee-relations-performance/ada-compliance Office of Equity: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/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: Must have completed an advanced degree (PhD, MD, DVM) from an accredited institution.Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. Preferred Qualifications: Particular consideration will be given to applicants with experience in signal transduction and mouse models of cancer.
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Posting Date: Apr 12, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing