Post-Doctoral Fellow

Employer
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Location
Denver, CO

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Description
University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Post Doctoral Fellow

 

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *

The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:

Anschutz: https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2

Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

  • Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.
  •  Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.
The University of Colorado 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.

Nature of Work

Postdoctoral fellow’s main focus in the Kumar Lab is to study functional analysis of gonadotropin biosynthesis, secretion and action in gonads and bone and adipose tissues using multiple in vivo and in vitro approaches. These include transgenic, cell culture, molecular biological, genetics, biochemical and other physiological approaches.

 

Examples of Work Performed

The duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

 

90% 

Research:

  • Work under supervision of Dr. Kumar on research projects including performing experiments
  • Interpretation of experimental results, data and statistical analyses.
  • Collaborate with mentor and other PRAs/students in the lab.
  • Assist in maintaining lab equipment and laboratory maintenance.
10% 

Mentorship:

  • Teach/supervise students and/or research assistants
 

Supervision Received

The Postdoctoral Fellow reports to the Professor and Principal Investigator of the Lab, Dr. T. Rajendra Kumar, PhD

 

Supervision Exercised

The Postdoctoral Fellow will not supervise other employees, but when necessary, will provide training and mentoring to graduate students, and lab technicians.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

To be successful in this position, candidates will need the following:

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • A strong work ethic and a commitment to becoming an independent scientist
  • Excellent skills in scientific writing
Salary Rate/Range per EPEWA Requirements

  • The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $53,761 to $65,292.
  • Salaries commensurate with experience according to NIH Kirschstein-NRSA guidelines. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package.  Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at www.cusys.edu/pbs.       
  •  

    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 (or hiring 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.

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

    Diversity and Equity:

    Please contact [email protected] for information on disability accommodations

    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.

    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

    •  PhD in Cell Biology/Molecular Biology/ Genetics / Physiology
    • Experience in handling mice
     

    Preferred Qualifications

    PhD in reproductive biology/endocrinology/mouse genetics

     

    Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 



    Job Category: Faculty
    Primary Location: Aurora
    Schedule: Full-time
    Posting Date: Aug 10, 2021
    Unposting Date: Ongoing

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