Description

University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine

Postdoctoral- Fellow

Position #7800- Req#25035

* 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.Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal 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 world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative science, medicine, education and patient care. The campus encompasses the University of Colorado health professional schools, more than 60 centers and institutes, and two nationally ranked independent hospitals - UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado - that treat more than two million adult and pediatric patients each year. Innovative, interconnected and highly collaborative, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus delivers life-changing treatments, patient care and professional training and conducts world-renowned research fueled by over $650 million in research grants. For more information, visit www.cuanschutz.edu.

Nature of Work

This full time Postdoc position will support an NIH-sponsored research project. The focus of the project is immune development and involves functional and phenotypic flow cytometric assays, transcriptomics, metabolomics, and microbiome studies. The postdoc will be mentored by Dr. Weinberg and will work collaboratively with senior and junior co-investigators, and research assistants and associates in the Weinberg lab. The postdoc will have the opportunity to work independently and propose studies that complement on-going projects in the laboratory.

Professional Field

  • Immunology, virology, inflammation, molecular biology.
  • Supervision Received

  • Adriana Weinberg, Principal Investigator.
  • Supervision Exercised

    Variable depending on the interest of the candidate.

    Example of Work

  • Perform tissue culture
  • In vitro infection,
  • ELISA and other antibody and cytokine assays
  • RNA/DNA extraction, PCR, library preparation
  • Immunostaining,
  • ELISPOT/FLUOROSPOT,
  • Lymphocyte proliferation,
  • Flow cytometry,
  • The work will involve human specimens and may require working with blood-borne pathogens and radioactivity.
  • Salary & Benefits:

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

    The University of Colorado offers postdocs most employee benefits.  Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at www.cusys.edu/pbs.  Postdoc-specific benefits are found here:  http://www.ucdenver.edu/faculty_staff/research/postdoctoral/Pages/default.aspx,

    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.

    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: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125

    Diversity and Equity:

    The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at [email protected].

    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, persons within the LGBTQ+ community, 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 meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

  • Doctoral degree in a human biology-related area.
  • Condition of Employment:

    • Must successfully pass a drug test through Children’s Hospital Colorado
    • Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal background check
    Required Competencies: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Sterile laboratory techniques
  • Flow cytometry
  • Computer literacy: Office, Statistical Analysis software
  • Ability to compile large datasets, perform analysis and present data
  • Excellent communication organizational skills
  • Ability to work individually as well as part of team
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent fund of knowledge in human immunology
  • Excellent statistical fund of knowledge
  • Experience with high dimensional flow cytometry and deep sequencing


  • Job Category: Faculty
    Primary Location: Aurora
    Schedule: Full-time
    Posting Date: Apr 22, 2022
    Unposting Date: Ongoing

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