Post-Doctoral Fellow - 18949 Faculty Description University of Colorado – School of Medicine Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome Post-Doctoral Fellow
The University of Colorado Denver l 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. Research Opportunities
The Espinosa and Sullivan labs in the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome are seeking postdoctoral fellows. We employ an integrated approach including functional genomics, mechanistic studies, and animal research to make biological discoveries with clear translational potential. Our current work is focused on understanding how hyperactivation of interferon signaling in people with Down syndrome contributes to the clinical impacts of trisomy 21, including predisposition to autoimmune conditions, Alzheimer's Disease, leukemia, and protection from solid malignancies (e.g. Sullivan et al., eLIFE 2016; Powers et. al., Nature Communications 2019; Waugh et al., Cell Reports 2019). We currently have numerous NIH-funded positions available. Duties and Responsibilities:
The ideal candidate will work to develop a research project aligned with the overall goals of the team. Responsibilities include designing and performing experiments, analyzing data, contributing to the writing of grants and manuscripts, and aiding in oversight of more junior team members. Salary and Benefits:
The salary range (or hiring range) for this position 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.
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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. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
- Ph.D. in immunology, neuroscience, developmental biology, or a related field
- Proven ability to work independently within a research lab
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
- Experience with molecular biology methods
- Experience with rodent models
Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below Application Materials Instructions:
Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers
, refer to requisition ID: 18949
When applying, applicants must include:
- A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
- A current Resume/CV
- Proof of doctoral degree (transcript or diploma)
- The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for 3-5 professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
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 - 21393 - SOM-Linda Crnic Inst Gen Ops Schedule
: Full-time Posting Date
: Jan 25, 2021 Unposting Date
: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Lyndy Bush Posting Contact Email: [email protected]
Position Number: 00743254
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