Post-Doctoral Fellow - 30944 Faculty Description University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Department: Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics Job Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow Position: #00814186 – Requisition: #30944 Job Summary:
Within the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, this Post-Doctoral Fellow will be joining a research team to understand blood clotting using state-of-the-art mass spectrometry techniques.
Prospective individuals will join a productive team utilizing state-of-the-art bioanalytical methods to answer complex questions related to bleeding disorders, thromboembolism, and productive wound healing. The highly motivated candidate will assume responsibility for:
Participate in one or more research collaborations exploring stroke, post-partum hemorrhage, coronary and pulmonary thrombosis. In vitro and ex vivo blood or plasma clot formation, sample preparation and data analysis for mass spectrometry experiments. Carrying out proteomics analyses for the qualitative and quantitative characterization of crosslinked peptides. Instrumentation quality control. Communication with collaborators about experimental design and results. Assisting with preparation of technical reports, publications, and presentations. Updating computer software as needed.
The position requires strong motivation and commitment, analytical skills, attention to details, software & computer capabilities, and an emphasis on communication and interpersonal skills. The position requires the ability to work independently and part of a team on multiple projects concurrently while maintaining a high level of quality control. Successful candidates will have an opportunity for authorship on original manuscripts based on their work. Examples of Duties:
Generate ex vivo and in vitro clot samples. Biomolecule extraction. Preparation and characterization of internal standard solutions. Method comparison and optimization. Maintenance of technical analytical equipment. Exploratory and statistical data analysis Evaluation of software packages Group, department and national presentations
This description is a summary only and describes the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.
Work Location: Onsite
– this role is expected to work onsite and is located in Aurora, Colorado.
Why Join Us:
Our department conducts research across a wide biological scale for fundamental scientific understanding with applications to many disease contexts. The overarching goal is to reach a level of molecular insight that helps develop therapeutic approaches to disease.
As biochemists and molecular geneticists, we are amid an unprecedented time of discovery - our conception of the molecular biology of cells is going from the equivalent of grainy black-and-white to high-resolution technicolor. From deciphering the choreography of transcription complexes, chromosomes, and RNA molecules within cells to developing novel approaches to 3D molecular structure determination to understanding how viruses hijack a cell's machinery and alter its metabolome, the researchers in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics (BMG) are at the forefronts of their fields both conceptually and technologically.
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, holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits-wellness
. 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.
PhD in biochemistry, hematology, chemistry, or related field
Strong background and hands-on experience in bioanalytical techniques, particularly in clot formation, mass spectrometry, and proteomics. Proficiency in performing sample preparation, data analysis, and instrument operation for mass spectrometry experiments. Knowledge of various mass spectrometry techniques and software tools. Demonstrated ability to conduct quality control procedures for analytical instrumentation and maintain analytical equipment in optimal working condition. Previous experience in collaborating with other researchers or teams, especially in areas related to bleeding disorders, thromboembolism, and wound healing. A track record of presenting research findings at conferences and/or publishing in peer-reviewed journals will be considered a plus. Proficiency in relevant computer software, data analysis tools, and statistical software for handling experimental data and generating reports.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proficient knowledge of laboratory techniques including safety procedures and techniques. 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. Outstanding customer service skills. Knowledge of basic human anatomy, physiology, medical terminology. Ability to interpret and master complex research protocol information.
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. List of five professional references, including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address.
Questions should be directed to: Kirk Hansen at Kirk.Hansen@cuanschutz.edu
Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers
Screening of Applications Begins:
Screening of applications 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:
· $56,484 - $68,604
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.
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Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References Job Category
: Faculty Primary Location
: Aurora Department: U0001 -- Anschutz Med Campus or Denver - 20085 - SOM-BioChem&Molecular Genetics Schedule
: Full-time Posting Date
: Aug 21, 2023 Unposting Date
: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Kirk Hansen Posting Contact Email: Kirk.Hansen@cuanschutz.edu
Position Number: 00814186
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