Post-Doctoral Fellow - Thoracic Oncology Research Initiative

Description
University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology

Postdoctoral Fellow

Thoracic Oncology Research Initiative (TORI)

Position # 00796099 – Requisition #25726

 

* 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.

Applications are sought for a postdoc position in lung cancer research offered through the Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology within the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Colorado, in the laboratory of Sharon R. Pine, who as recently relocated from New Jersey.

The Pine laboratory uses a multi-omics and multi-disciplinary approach to 1) identify the biological contributors to lung cancer health disparities; 2) define the molecular pathways that drive lung cancer growth and metastases, and 3) elucidate the mechanisms of resistant to targeted and immunotherapies, then test novel treatments in pre-clinical studies and move them to clinical trials.

The PI is committed to supporting the candidate’s academic career development and research progress, including the exploration of new project areas and collaborations. While the position requires a working knowledge of molecular and cellular biology, there is an expectation that many of the position responsibilities will be learned “on the job”. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Major Responsibilities:

    Design short- and long-term career and laboratory goals, design projects focused on lung cancerPerform in vitro and in vivo experiments, under the guidance of the lab PI and lab facultyActively pursue fellowship grantsCommunicate results in one-on-one interactions with lab members, regular lab meetings, inter-lab meetings, meetings with collaborators, scientific publications, abstracts and presentations, grants and progress reportsOversee projects from conception to completion, including manuscript writing and submissionAssist and train other lab members Maintain assessable, fully transparent records of experimental design, execution, results and interpretations, as well as be responsible for all rules of conduct related to ethical research
Minor Responsibilities:

    Setup and performance of various in vitro and in vivo assaysBioinformatics analysisMouse experimentsAssembling publication- and grant- quality images in Adobe Illustrator or equivalent softwareLab supply ordering, receiving and inventorying
Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at: $54,835 - $60,000

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.

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a PhD, MD or MD/PhD within the past three years in a relevant scientific disciplineTrack record of productive research including first author publication(s) and presentations
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and effectively with others as part of a multidisciplinary scientific team
  • Knowledge of basic cancer research techniques including molecular biology, cellular biology
  • Experience in immunology, bioinformatics, and/or lung cancer mouse models
  • Self-motivated


Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Apr 27, 2022
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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