Post-Doctoral Fellow

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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Location
Denver, CO

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University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Division of Rheumatology

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

Denver: https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus

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.

A full-time POSTDOCTORAL POSITION for a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD is available in the laboratory of Kristi Kuhn, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Division of Rheumatology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to study the interactions between bacteria at the intestinal surface, mucosal immunity, and systemic autoimmunity as it relates to rheumatoid arthritis and spondyloarthritis. S/He will join and be a key member of a multi-disciplinary team with experts in mucosal immunology, microbiome analysis, and translational studies.

Job Responsibilities: The duties and responsibilities of this position will include but not be restricted to the performance of techniques involving murine models of disease, gnotobiotics, microbiology, human tissue acquisition and processing as well as flow cytometry, immunofluorescence, ELISA-based activation systems, cell based activation systems, and the identification and analysis of antigen-specific B and T cells.

UCD is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students, and visitors.  To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

 

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $53,760 -$65,292, based on number of full years of relevant postdoctoral experience using NIH Kirschstein-NRSA stipend limits.

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

Required education/experience/skills:

Minimum qualifications:

  • PhD, MD, or MD/PhD
  • Research experience in immunology or microbiology
  • Experience with experimentation in mice
  • Demonstrated organizational and communication skills

Desired qualifications: 

  • Able to perform laboratory techniques of qPCR, ELISA, flow cytometry, and microbial culture
  • Desire to pursue an independent academic career
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 



Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Sep 28, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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