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Post-Doctoral Fellow

Post-Doctoral Fellow - 25050 Faculty

University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Immunology and Microbiology


Position #00794842 – Requisition #25050

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at

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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

Overall Description of Responsibility or Nature of Work

This position reports directly to Ross Kedl, Professor in the Department of Immunology and Microbiology, and is responsible for performing the research summarized below. This position may supervise the work of graduate students and technicians.

This position is for a PhD post-doctoral researcher with experience in analysis of T cell and antigen presenting cells in mouse models of infection and/or vaccination. The main objective is to understanding the cellular and molecular mechanism by which the cellular immune response can be better mobilized through adjuvanted subunit vaccination to therapeutically intervene in chronic infectious diseases and cancer. The proposed training will be conducted at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

Research description:

We aim to improve our knowledge of the immune response to cancer, providing an intensive training, and ultimately provide for transition into a successful independent investigator in academia or industry. All of the duties listed below are to achieve this goal in specific categories.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) 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.

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.
    All requirements of graduation from an accredited college or university with a Ph.D., M.D, D.V.M., or equivalent doctoral level degree in microbiology, immunology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or a related field before the starting date for this position. Candidates in the final stages of completing their doctoral level degree are eligible to apply.

Preferred qualifications:
    Participate in the initiation of the research projects Carry out his or her projects independently Develop research protocols Perform experiments as related to research project Trouble-shooting and problem-solving as related to the research project Record results of experiments: Tabulate research data and keep a detailed, easy to understand laboratory notebook Interpret the experimental results Collaboration with PI and others in the lab Conduct literature searches Training of laboratory personnel in experimentation techniques Preparation of tissues, cell cultures, blood samples, etc. for testing Measure and monitor gene expression Perform recombinant DNA work Modify, test, verify and analyze research data Prepare samples for analysis by various instrumentation Develop and maintain research databases Self-motivated, hard-working, and willing to work with flexible hours Other duties as assigned by PI Familiarity with Microsoft office suite of applications, FlowJo and Graphpad Prism. Familiarity with R preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Refer to requisition number: 25050 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 three to 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 - 21577 - SOM-IMM MICRO GENERAL OPER

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Mar 8, 2022

Unposting Date: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Brooke Lydick Posting Contact Email: [email protected] Position Number: 00794842

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