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Post-Doctoral Fellow

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

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Post-Doctoral Fellow - 30101 Faculty

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Department: Pediatrics, Section of Hematology, Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplantation

Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow/Trainee

Position #00627011 – Requisition #30101

Job Summary:

Key responsibilities:
  1. Responsible for development and performance of project
  2. . Maintain accurate lab notes and primary data
  3. Work independently with supervision from Dr. Witkowski
  4. Present data to lab and group lab meetings
  5. Write project summaries and manuscripts.
  6. Supervise students rotating through lab
  7. Apply for postdoctoral and career transition grants

Why Join Us:

The Metro Denver region has nearly 300 days of annual sunshine, with mountains and outdoor recreation located nearby. The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks consistently among the top 30 medical schools in the country, with the Department of Pediatrics ranking consistently in the top 10 (U.S. News and World Report 2022 rankings).

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, ECO pass, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

Diversity and Equity:

The University of Colorado 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.


Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
  • Doctor in Philosophy (PhD) in Cancer biology/molecular biology/biochemistry/bioinformatics or related field.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with advanced molecular tools (sc-RNA-seq, ChIP-seq).
  • Previous work with leukemia models and biology.

  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • PhD in Cancer biology/molecular biology/biochemistry.
    • Experience with animal models of cancer.
    • Competence in basic molecular and cell biology assays.
    • Excellent communication skills; written and orally
    • Able to troubleshoot, design experiments, and collaborate amongst peers.
    • Ability to follow and maintain protocols when handling hazardous materials.
    • Able to work independently within a large collaborative environment.

    How to Apply:

    For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):

    1. A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position

    2. Curriculum vitae / Resume

    3. Five professional references including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address

    Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at

    Questions should be directed to: Paul Lopez at

    Screening of Applications Begins:

    Screening begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

    Anticipated Pay Range:

    The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established as HIRING RANGE:
  • Entry yearly salary based on table below.
  • Yearly raise amount is determined by PI based on candidate performance and must be approved by Department administration.
  • Lump sum of $10,000 signing bonus (pre-tax) for candidates to cover, for example, relocation, J and/or any other expenses as determined by the candidate.
  • For international candidates, $2,000 (pre-tax) for visa fees.

  • Years Postdoctoral Experience upon Entry into Witkowski laboratory

    Entry level salary













    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. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation unless it is non-exempt.

    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.

    Total Compensation Calculator:

    ADA Statement:

    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​.

    Background Check Statement:

    The University of Colorado 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.

    Vaccination Statement:

    CU Anschutz strongly encourages vaccination against the COVID-19 virus and other vaccine preventable diseases. If you work, visit, or volunteer in healthcare facilities or clinics operated by our affiliated hospital or clinical partners or by CU Anschutz, you will be required to comply with the vaccination and medical surveillance policies of the facilities or clinics where you work, visit, or volunteer, respectively. In addition, if you work in certain research areas or perform certain safety sensitive job duties, you must enroll in the occupational health medical surveillance program.

    Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

    Job Category: Faculty

    Primary Location: Aurora Department: U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS - 20164 - SOM-MED-BoneMarrow Transplant

    Schedule: Full-time

    Posting Date: May 30, 2023

    Unposting Date: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Dan Page Posting Contact Email: Position Number: 00810647

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