Post-Doctoral Fellow

Description
 

 

University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine/Department of Pathology

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.

 

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.

Nature of Work:

The Translational Breast Cancer Research Group is seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual to join our team of interdisciplinary investigators focused on mechanisms of breast cancer drug resistance and metastasis. This full time Postdoctoral research position will provide training in working with patient specimens, pre-clinical oncology models and next generation sequencing with an emphasis on single cell technologies. There will be opportunities for learning bioinformatics skills. This Postdoctoral Fellow position will bridge the interests of the Carol Sartorius, Ph.D. and Peter Kabos, M.D. laboratories. The fellow will have the opportunity to interact researchers from multiple disciplines, both locally and nationally. The overall goals of the Postdoctoral Fellow position are to advance knowledge of metastatic breast cancer with improvement in medicines that will help transform late-stage breast cancer into a chronic disease.

 

Professional Field:

Molecular and Cellular Biology, Translational Cancer Biology, Next Generation Sequencing.

Supervison Received:

PIs (Sartorisu, Kabos)

Supervision Exercised:

None.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Execution of molecular biology assays including protein/mRNA/DNA extraction, processing, and analysis.
  • Processing and management of patient tissue samples (serum, normal tissues, tumor tissues and fluid).
  • Next generation sequencing applications including single cell platforms; understanding of genomic-based platforms and sample preparation.
  • Working with primary breast cancer cell lines and organoids.
  • Complete research projects, data analysis, and prepare research presentations and written manuscripts for first author publications.
  • Collaboration with other laboratories including PIs, other postdoctoral fellows, and bioinformaticians with opportunities for co-authorships.
  • Presenting research at national and international scientific meetings.
  • Opportunities to submit grants for postdoctoral research fellowships.
Salary and Benefits:

Current NIH salary levels for 0-3 years of experience: $53,760 - $56,712.

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 degree, or expected graduation within 6 months, from an accredited college or university in the biological sciences or related field.
  • Experience in cancer research with skills in molecular and cellular biology techniques and working with laboratory animals.
  • A publication record in PubMed referenced journals.
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with molecular biology techniques including RNA/DNA isolation, tissue culture, immunohistochemistry.
  • Experience with animal models of cancer and/or patient samples.
  • Prior experience in next generation sequencing.
  • Knowledge of programming software including R.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent skills in scientific writing.
  • Ability to work independently yet collaboratively.
  • A strong work ethic and commitment to being a team player and advancing knowledge in the field.
  • Eligibility for federal grants from the National Institutes of Health or Department of Defense.


Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Dec 14, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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