Post-Doctoral Fellow - 26476 Faculty

University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences - Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Position #00798802 – Requisition #26476

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at

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    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

The University of Colorado's Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, located at the Anschutz Medical Campus, is an internationally renowned School of Pharmacy and a top tier school. At the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, we are committed to excellence and innovation in professional, graduate and post-graduate education; scholarship and research; patient-centered care; public health advocacy; and societal leadership and engagement. Together, our innovation, discoveries and engagement with our communities improves the health and well-being of society.

A full-time position is immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Manisha Patel ( funded by NIH and the Dravet Syndrome Foundation. The research involves investigation of metabolic mechanisms in epilepsy in a collaborative and inclusive environment with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. The successful candidate will conduct mechanistic studies on the role of metabolism in patient-derived cell lines and zebrafish models.

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.


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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.

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
    A Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree or PhD in neuroscience, biochemistry, pharmacology, molecular biology or a closely related field from an accredited institution. Experience with biochemical and molecular techniques

Preferred Qualifications
    Experience in Zebrafish husbandry, cell culture, bioenergetics and metabolism

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution. Excellent organizational skills, ability to problem-solve, multi-task, and work independently. Excellent attention to detail. Ability to interpret and comprehend complex research information. Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office products. Knowledge of basic human anatomy, physiology, medical terminology.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Refer to requisition number: 26476. Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References Application Materials Instructions: Required Application Materials: To apply, please visit: and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV/resume 3. List of five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references) Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process. Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora Department: U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS - 20518 - SOP-Administration

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jun 21, 2022

Unposting Date: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Manisha Patel Posting Contact Email: [email protected] Position Number: 00798802

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