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University of Colorado Postdoctoral Fellow in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

*SOM/Cell & Developmental Biology *

Postdoctoral Fellow

Position #00600416– Requisition 15008

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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.

_Nature of Work:_

This is a full time, Postdoctoral Associate position in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, in Aurora, CO. The fellow will report to Dr. Ethan Hughes and will work in his research group. The position will focus on understanding the mechanisms underlying cortical remyelination.

_Examples of Work Performed:_

  • Development and implementation of methods including/in vivo/multi-photon imaging, mouse genetics, and optogenetics.

  • Performing experiments

  • Write and prepare manuscripts for publication.

*The role offers substantial opportunities for professional growth in speaking and writing, experimental design, data analysis and primary publication. Ambition and independence of thought and work are highly encouraged. The position will begin immediately.

_Salary and Benefits:_

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located atEmployee Services.

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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:*

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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.

_Minimum Requirements:_

  • PhD in Neuroscience or other scientific discipline appropriate to the job.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

  • Proven ability to work independently within a research lab

_Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:_

  • This position requires knowledge and experience in cellular neuroscience, advanced microscopy, immunohistochemistry, survival surgery, image analysis, and programming.

  • This position requires problem solving skills, as well as scientific aptitude and creativity.

  • Candidates are expected to have a PhD in Neuroscience, or a closely related field.

  • Evidence of a strong commitment to research from strong publications and letters of reference is required.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus

Title: Postdoctoral Fellow

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 15008

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