Description
University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery

Post Doctoral Fellow

Position #00790861– Requisition #23596

* 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_

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.

The School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery has an opening for a full-time Post Doctoral Fellow position.

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.

 

The University of Colorado Denver 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 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.

Nature of Work

The Department of Neurosurgery is looking for a full-time Postdoctoral Fellow to join Dr. Lotta Granholm’s laboratory located at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO. The Granholm lab is looking for a motivated and technically gifted Postdoctoral fellow to play a key role in an interdisciplinary project funded by an R01 from the National Institutes on Aging.

The project is a close collaboration with the University of Denver (DU) Concussion Program, which is a multidisciplinary program in the Engineering, Athletics, and Psychology Programs at DU. The postdoctoral fellow is expected to engage in studies investigating the long-term effects of one or multiple concussions (mTBIs) on brain health, studying balance, cognition and blood biomarkers as part of an interdisciplinary and collaborative group of investigators at CU and DU. Preference will be given to individuals with previous experience with neurodegenerative blood or brain biomarkers and/or studies of exosome biology.

Essential Functions

    Play a key role in a funded Concussion project: plan, design and conduct complex experiments, analyze data including statistics, write manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals. Work independently after initial training with minimum supervision.Work closely with laboratory staff and faculty to coordinate and develop research studies.Participate in coordination and execution of interdisciplinary clinical studies.Establish and maintain a research database compatible with national guidelines for TBI research.Work with athletes and trainers at DU and other participating sites.
 

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) has been established at $53,760-65,292

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.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, person, with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.



Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications

    PhD in neuroscience, cell biology or biology related field.Skilled with data handling, biochemical assays.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    Excellent interpersonal skills.Ability to work in a professional manner as both a self-starter and a team member.Strong enthusiasm for science, with published scientific manuscripts and excellent writing skills.Experience with biochemical assays, western blots, clinical studies, and data maintenace are desired.Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word, willing to work flexible hours, and willing to work as part of an inter-University team.Proficient with SPSS, JASP, GraphPad or similar statistical package.Must be willing to learn and use new processes, tools, and equipment.Must be able to drive and finish projects independently.
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 



Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Nov 5, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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