Post-Doctoral Fellow

Employer
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Location
Denver, CO
Closing date
Oct 23, 2021

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University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus
Department of Neurosurgery
Postdoctoral Fellow 
Position 00784422– Requisition 21599

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.

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, affords our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

The lab of Dr. Graner and Dr. Yu is seeking a dynamic, independent, and creative neuroscience postdoctoral researcher to join the team in the Department of Neurosurgery at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Trainings in neurobiology and neuroimmunology are preferred.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

Job Responsibilities:
This new postdoctoral position has been created for carrying out an NIH funded project to investigate the interaction of phage peptides and extracellular vesicles derived from patients with CNS disorders.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Carrying out independent projects
  • Communication weekly with PIs
  • Ordering and maintaining lab supplies
Salary and Benefits:
The salary range (or hiring range) has been established at $53,760-$63,500.

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.

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-wellness

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

Diversity and Equity:

Please contact [email protected] for information on disability accommodations

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.

The 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 investigations for all prospective employees.



Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:

    Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree in life science or related field.
Preferred Qualifications:

    Individuals with a strong background in neuroscience are especially welcome.
  • PhD and post-doctoral experience in neurobiology, neurosciences, cell biology, and molecular biology
  • Highly motivated, detail oriented, responsible individual with excellent communication, writing, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to write results for publication in the scientific literature
  • Experience in neurodegenerative disease research, cell signaling, neuronal or glial cell cultures, immunocytochemistry, flow cytometry, ELISA, and Western blots
  • Extracellular vesicle purification and characterization
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 



Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Jun 15, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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