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Post-Doctoral Fellow

Post-Doctoral Fellow - 27861 Faculty

University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Neurology

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Position #00796791 – Requisition #27861

* 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 Department of Neurology has an opening for a motivated, full-time postdoctoral fellow to support the CU Neuromagnetic lab. This position is anticipated to be for 2 or more years. The postdoctoral fellow will work independently under the supervision of Dr. Isabelle Buard to assist in investigating oscillatory patterns of people with traumatic brain injury (TBI) during sleep and their relationship with sleep quality and memory consolidation. We are seeking an individual who is collaborative, communicative, organized, proactive, able to think critically, focused on quality and dedicated to personal growth.

The CU Neuromagnetic lab at CU Denver exists since 1975 and has been involved in many MEG "firsts". These include first recording of the magnetic equivalent of the P50 auditory evoked magnetic field and the first published MEG recordings in non-human primates. Several patient populations were first studied in Denver with MEG as well: 1) patients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder and Fragile X syndrome. Our current research projects focus on movement disorders, such as Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases, as well as on clinical populations with traumatic brain injuries.

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The position is located at the Anschutz Medical Campus. Hours are usually 8:00 to 5:00 weekdays, but occasionally longer hours are required.

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

Examples of Work Performed

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
    Investigate oscillatory patterns of people with traumatic brain injury (TBI) during sleep and their relationship with sleep quality and memory consolidation. Assist with MEG data collection and lead the analysis part of the project, in collaboration with other study stakeholders. Learn and understand the clinical profile of people with TBI and its relevance to functional impairments. Learn about grants and the submission process. This position will receive grants submission mentorship and is encouraged to submit grants. Working, communicating, and collaborating with various internal and external stakeholders and colleagues (e.g., principal investigator and research team, Marcus Brain Institute for Brain Health -, research staff, finance and billing professionals, and regulatory team).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work independently and with the team
  • A positive, motivated, engaged, and caring attitude
  • Great attention to detail and quality
  • Ability to follow all department SOPs and department policies
  • Good documentation practices
  • Dedication to professional development and life-long learning
  • Ability to be adaptable, flexible, and to think on your feet
  • ­­­­­­­­­­Knowledge and experience with neuroimaging-based specific statistical methods
  • Proficient programmer in Matlab, Python or similar

*Travel to and from interviews is at the expense of the applicant

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) has been established at $ 56,484 - $ 59,592/yr. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience and based on current NIH NRSA post-doctoral stipend levels.

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 Qualifications

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
    Ph.D. in neuroscience, physics, biomedical engineering, computer science or associated field. Prior experience with signal processing and analysis of neuroimaging data (MEG, EEG, fMRI, fNIRS, etc...)
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Refer to requisition number: 27861. 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 - 20244 - SOM-NEUR GENERAL OPERATIONS

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Feb 10, 2023

Unposting Date: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Rob Hamilton Posting Contact Email: [email protected] Position Number: 00784096

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